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Homage to Nawlins' Old Absinthe House takes it seriously enough to pack its own marble and brass absinthe fountain topped by a Napoleon statuette. Horseshoe-shaped white marble bar, distressed fini... read more
Freddy’s dead no more! Phoenix-like rise from Bruce Ratner’s ashes for beloved Prospect Heights dive. Downhill slide to the south Slope, but 2.0 is cleaner and nattier all around. Origi... read more
Tavern on Dean regulars reassemble to greet new regime. Low-key décor preserves previous incarnation’s neighborly vibe, although white tablecloths have been ditched for wood-topped tab... read more
A Brooklyneer for Brooklyn. Friendly public house pays attention to craft, sources from the best of BK. Sahadi’s hummus, melties on SCRATCHbread, pints from Sixpoint. Kombucha, too, for the h... read more
People looking for that old fashioned (like, 2003) Williamsburg experience could do worse than seeing a show at this DIY performance space next to Glasslands Gallery. Buzzy bands play here to catch... read more
Wine bar named for a footstool, serving up plenty of curds. Chalkboard menu breaks it down into bloomy rinds, washed rinds, aged, blues, and more. Smart wine list to accompany, plus a full bar. Sto... read more
Named for former dry cleaner tenant, try not to get "MMMBop" stuck in your head every time you walk by. Brooklyn boozing who’s who (Southpaw, Franklin Park, and Brooklyn Social are on the r&e... read more
Dram and Spuyten Duyvil folk among the deckhands plying this nautical nook. Spiked punches get the focus, but it's not the Everclear-n-Kool Aid you're used to. Instead, quality booze meets fresh-... read more
Touted as "The Next Generation in Nightlife," Capri is a club that brings a little bit of the city's "lounge" vibe to the area. Brass, antiques, and plush interiors create a vibe that is both chill... read more
Fine sipping right across from Fort Greene Park. Quiet landmark street hosts wine bar from Penang vet. Name nods to French grape, petite copper-topped bar doubles as wine storage, with well-curated... read more
Nothing to do with the late Fred Berry. Dumbo's reBar gets into the cinema game with cherry 60-seat theater. Drive-in inspiration, complete with seats repurposed from old minivans. Hubcaps, reels, ... read more
LES biergarten pioneer crosses the river, opens huge annex in recycled gas station. Maple, brick, and brass inside, row after row of picnic tables out back. Wursts, krauts, and shanks meet th... read more
Sleek new spot just off McCarren, does double duty with dining and drinking. For the former, haute takes on wine bar faves: deviled eggs, crostini, Sprout Creek Farm cheese plates. Warm bag of crou... read more
Earth-toned, wood-paneled, exposed-bulb booze hole keeps in step with the zeitgeist. Vested barkeeps dispense classic cocktails from a menu that changes nightly. New York drafts, international vint... read more
Bushwick reaches the wine bar stage of urban development. Bodega as in "wine cellar," not as in sketchy corner spot for smokes and Slim Jims -- Spanish bar culture is a major inspiration here. Smal... read more
Park Slope/Smith Street parallel gets even stronger with arrival of Bar Great Harry peeps. Same love of brew carries over to two dozen-draft selection in reclaimed industrial space. Mostly made in ... read more
On the downside of the Slope's slope, come revel in the Lowlands. Abilene spinoff bar converts former karate dojo into eclectic beer den. Plenty of brews: a dozen taps mix standard faves with small... read more
Booze and writers go together like wine and cheese. Find all four at this neighborly Williamsburg bar. Vintage stools and black and white tile make for rustic, Euro feel. The wine swings New World,... read more
Spinoff of Harefield Road and Pencil Factory keeps with the rustic vibe. Roomy spot on Bushwick Avenue decked in wood planking, tile, and tin. Bar stools lined against massive wall of windows for... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...