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ECC

Experimental Cocktail Club

191 Chrystie St between Stanton and Rivington Sts

New Yorkers are now used to a culture that promotes cocktails with ten-odd ingredients, prepared by men who measure the potions like chemists. Over in Paris, though, the idea was still a novelty. A... Read More

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Pulqueria

11 Doyers St., New York, NY (Bowery & Pell Sts.)
212-513-1527
www.pulquerianyc.com

It’s time to break out those weathered maps of NYC you have stashed away from your first few months living here: your hunt for Pulqueria will test just how well you navigate the winding streets of... Read More

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Bemelmans Bar

35 E. 76th St., New York, NY (@ Madison Ave.)
212.744.1600
www.thecarlyle.com

Remember the beloved Madeline series of children’s books? Ludwig Bemelmans was their creator, as well as the whimsical murals at Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel – even the illustrations on... Read More

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Pianos

158 Ludlow St., New York, NY (@ Stanton St.)
212.505.3733
www.pianosnyc.com

A former piano shop-turned-Lower East Side performance space with a Parisian-style protocol, Pianos is the type of space to host skyrocketing indie groups like Cold War Kids, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah... Read More

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Church Bar

2 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY (@ Church St)
212.519.6500
www.tribecagrand.com

New York might have made the classic hotel bar famous, but it’s Tribeca Grand’s Church Bar that revolutionized it. Dead center in the hotel’s open triangular atrium, the Church Bar offers an... Read More

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Lit Lounge

93 Second Ave (East 5th & East 6th St)
212.777.7987
www.litloungenyc.com

Dirty.
 Dark.
 Divey.
 Awesome. With an upstairs bar, a downstairs cavern, and in-house art gallery Fuse, this East Village nightspot is a never-ending come-as-you-are dance party filled with... Read More