Smalls Jazz Club
183 West 10th Street
Former Navy submariner, Mitchell Borden opened Smalls Jazz Club in 1994. A jazz violinist himself, Borden wanted to carve out a space in lower Manhattan where jazz music and jazz …
178 7th Avenue South
From 1935 until his death in 1989, Max Gordon ran the nearly 80 year old Village Vanguard, one of the city’s most colorful jazz spots. Over the decades, hundreds of …
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Prohibition-era cocktails like the Old Cuban or Whiskey Smash dazzle along with a brief menu with snacks like mini burgers and a shrimp cocktail satiate.
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981 Madison Ave., New York, NY
A New York staple that looks straight out of a black-and-white MGM classic.