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Wine bar takes inspiration from 1660 map by Jacques Cortelyou -- a name familiar at least to Ditmas residents. Spin-off of Mimi's Hummus a nice place for a grown-up evening of charcuterie and stell... read more
Dumbo says yay for ñ, spin-off of super-narrow Soho tapas spot. Menu carries over, with plenty of sherries to wash down small plates of herring, croquettes, and spinach with currants and pin... read more
You know all those scruffy 20 and 30 something cats playing soccer in Prospect Park? Well, they need a drink. Soccer, footie, futbol themed bar ideal for quaffing Guinness while catching Arsenal v ... read more
Nostalgic BlackBook editors rejoice! EV fave Xunta rises from the dead, resurfaces in Williamsburg. Tapas with a lotta Galician flavor. Flamenco shadows along candle-lit walls on dance nights (usua... read more
Checkerboard shoemaker takes on massive G-Point warehouse. A skate park gets first pass at the square footage, but space is better known for its summer house parties. Shows are all free, all ages, ... read more
Brooklyn Inn vet applies old-school lessons to Atlantic Avenue newcomer. Similar name signals similar feel: simple, classic, vintage. Brooklyn Bridge pics reference eponymous engineer John A. Roebl... read more
A gritty locale in Brooklyn where you can glimpse a bit of what Brooklyn used to be, pre-gentrification. While it lacks some of the more modern comforts of a go-to bar, the table and drink prices w... read more
Kings County barkeep drops nabe saloon on a second up-and-coming stretch. Washington Avenue spot answers back to Manhattan's Carnival with sideshow theme. Vintage circus posters, complemented by wo... read more
In the beginning there was Skee-Ball. Then, inevitably, a BrewSkeeBall league. And now, finally, a national headquarters. Billyburg bar dedicated to the pursuit of the full circle: all nine tosses ... read more
Red Hook's Ice House peeps drop a mom and pop bar on burgeoning SoSlo stretch. Half a dozen taps, plus dozens and dozens of bottles. Bourbons for when you're ready to escalate. Comfy digs, lots of ... read more
GlassLands crew light out for Greenpointer pastures. Gallery referenced in elaborate woodwork, playful doorknob tap handles, school desk tables. Vintage space large enough to support ragtime tunes ... read more
Former Prospect Heights pharmacy now dispensing top libations and small plates. Lovely bones: weathered wood and bricks, long marble bar, comfort to spare. Open kitchen turns out seasonal eats with... read more
Despite the sign up front, no longer carries coats, suits, or dresses. Instead retails frothy pints and full English breakfasts. Sundays come with traditional roasts and a day full of football (but... read more
'Bout time stroller mafia got a cocktail joint. Intimate side-street space makes love to old-timey, ornate past. Foofy golden wallpaper, exposed brick, French doors, and requisite antique d&eacut... read more
Owner and former fashionista Cynthia Diaz's stylistic prowess informs unabashed, swanky décor. Crystal chandeliers, benches suspended from gold chains, animal print lounge chairs, glittery ... read more
Buttermilk and Great Lakes peeps bring their BK-style neighborliness to Williamsburg. On the east side and somewhat out of the way, like its eponymous inspiration. Canadian theme most visible in th... read more
Classic pub on the south side will have you exclaiming "Gordon Bennett!" Dim lights, dark bar, tin ceilings. Big space affords plenty of elbow room. Excellent selection of draughts at gentle prices... read more
Savalas spinoff goes for the industrial chic thing. Concrete and exposed beams, chalked beer list, random remote location. Former metal shop is huge and high-ceilinged, so plenty of space for rubbi... read more
Hipster pocket on a grim stretch of Myrtle. Work in process evolving its way into posh sippery. Two rooms plus sweet garden out back. Louche Victorian couches, old-time piano, bare bulbs, DJs. Absi... read more
Harlem sprawler not embarrassed to name check the highway (9A) that...
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are t...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...
Frenchish café chain has many, many outposts throughout NYC,...
Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...