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Bflat

B Flat

277 Church Street btwn White and Walker, basement.

www.bflat.info

B Flat is exactly as cozy and cavernous as a basement cocktail lounge should be, but while the locations may be underground, the drinks are definitely top level. Helmed by the original bartenders... Read More

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Weather Up

159 Duane St between Hudson St & West Broadway
(212) 766-3202

Step foot into this oasis of alcohol, and there’s no question where Tribeca’s beautiful people hang out. Thanks to Weather Up’s low-key, egalitarian vibe (this is most definitely not a club),... Read More

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Racines

94 Chambers St between Church St & Broadway
(212) 227-3400

Searching for a little je ne sais quoi in the neighborhood? Look no further than the Tribeca outpost of Racines, David Lanher’s renowned Parisian wine bar and bistro. It’s a spacious... Read More

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The Lounge at Atera

77 Worth St between Church St. and Broadway
(212) 226-1444

The Lounge at Atera is a cozy subterranean den under the Michelin-starred Tribeca restaurant Atera. Bartender Benjamin Foote uses hand-picked spirits, homemade infusions, fresh juices and herbs in... Read More

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Brandy Library

25 North Moore St, #1 near Varick St
(212) 226-5545

This burnished boite is a literal library of dark spirits, bottles of which line shelves along the walls. Settle back into a clubby leather chair to scope the drink menu, a veritable card catalogue... Read More

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The Box

189 Chrystie St between Stanton & Rivington Sts
917-280-5977 (Reservations); 212-982-9301 (Office)

A defunct twenties sign factory was transformed into an ‘intimate Hammerstein Ballroom’, thanks to Serge Becker (La Esquina, 205) joining forces with theater folk Richard Kimmel, Randy Weiner,... Read More

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