All aboard for south side bar inspired by classic train culture. Duplex space is all about the blown-out front ceiling, with all kinds of headroom leading up to rustic beams. Light-industrial fixtu... read more
Was spinoff of Rent-inspiring East Village original, totally fitting since the nabe approximates the EV of yore, right down to creeping gentrification. Former Life Café NINE83 now resuscitat... read more
Rocking nights under the smokestack. Former factory steeped in history―air conditioning was invented here, no kidding. Converted boiler room now filled out with handmade wood bar, mishmash of hangi... read more
Team of designers follows up on drunken promise to open low-pretense neighborhood hang. Converted horse stable near everyone’s favorite canal (once so nasty it was nicknamed the “lavend... read more
Frontier feel, as befits joint on Brooklyn’s fringe, with a name cribbed from lipstick-pit bull land. Thrift store art on the walls highlights country living, weathered wood ups the rus... read more
Beloved old-man bar Timboo's gets a retro makeover. Inspired by grandma’s basement, Leah Allen of Abilene Bar switches out pool tables for pinball machines. Kitsch-fest on the furniture and t... read more
As they say, "an elegant space for dirty kids." Leif Huckman follows (literal) dream to bring Central American vibes to Billyburg. Jessica Wilson (Prune, A Voce) and Jeremy Oertel (Dram) drop light... read more
The brains behind Lit Lounge and Home Sweet Home bring swinging jazz club to Williamsburg. Vintage furniture, carpets, and pics like a Victorian parlor. Old-fashioned cocktail menu re-imagined with... read more
A Bushwick bar that would make Tim Taylor proud. Stays true to blue-collar moniker with wall décor that includes chicken wire and antique tools. Saddle up to the long oak bar and sup up loca... read more
Ooh, sparkly. Glittery walls camp up Brooklyn outpost of nationwide parlor chain. If Hairspray was a bar. Prime destination for Slope bachelorette parties. Central oak bar, kitschy green hairdryer ... read more
Shares a name with a Sinatra flick, but sounds here tend to be considerably more contemporary. Sick DJ lineup starts up around 10pm. Ownership has BMX and X Games connections, appreciation for skat... read more
This cocktail spot's old-world appeal, dim lighting, and exposed brick, is enough to induce the sexiest of exchanges between Dick, Jane, and every cocktail-cradling patron. An ideal destination for... read more
Nods to Brooklyn nautical history, cribs name from legendary New York clipper ship. Seafaring theme picks up inside, with anchor-chain stools, aquarium, reclaimed woks looking like constellations... read more
Former Polish dive reconstituted as retro corner bar. Some love for former tenant in salvaged “S” from the old sign, well-preserved brick walls. Tin ceilings and pendant lamps complete ... read more
High Horse Salon adds an 'o' and booze. Next door saloon a good spot to chat up your stylist, unwind after a mid-day trim. Rustic look cribbed from the mothership. Janky brick, weathered wood, lite... read more
Juilliard-trained actor Anthony Mackie opens a Bed-Stuy hang. Went so far as to build his own bar, using recycled barn wood, and topped with an antique cash register. Low-key spot despite the Holly... read more
There's actually a non-hangover reason you can't remember the name of the bar you were in last night: there is no name. You may wonder if the place even existed at all. From the outside it looks li... read more
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
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are t...
Harlem sprawler not embarrassed to name check the highway (9A) that...
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...