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Former upscale pawn shop and Jasper Johns studio now hosts the largest club on the Lower East Side. Three levels of party action. Downstairs vault topped in arched brick ceilings, with accents from... read more
Club within a club. Webster Hall turns over its balcony to NY nightlife legend Gary Spencer. Stealth separate entry leads to marble staircase rising to velvet lounge. Hanky panky theme sees wait st... read more
Cringe Humor crew opens their own club. Paying dues since ought-four, comedian collective has evolved enough to take on sweet duplex in Gramercy. On the restaurant side it’s upscale comfort f... read more
"Local hang" on an epic scale. Spin-off of Chelsea joint takes over four separate private party spaces, plus a patio. Sports bar first and foremost, proudly packing 65 flat-screens, with enough acr... read more
Oyster bar from the Fat Radish peeps, so not quite a Huddie Ledbetter hang. Still, plenty of louche charm to go around. Distressed walls in the living room-like back lounge, vintage vinyl prime for... read more
XIX makes way for Lil Charlie’s, named in honor of the clam house that stood here 'til aught-seven. Intimate lair beneath Ken & Cook puts on the glitz, with a disco ball, recessed light e... read more
Craft brews, ambitious menu shake the Bleecker bar rut. Atmo comes courtesy of raw stone walls and dark wood bar. Craft brews are the order of the day, including Brooklyn Sorachi Ace and their own ... read more
Jazzy cocktail lounge beneath oyster house McCoy. Plush yellow armchairs, purple walls, studded leather stools, and plenty of velvet. Offshoot of the speakeasy theme, heavy cocktails are a-go. Bran... read more
Joe’s changes genders, joins the Mona and Sophie family. Loving restoration of barroom that hasn’t seen many changes since its 1973 inception. Wallpaper re-created to bring back p... read more
Side street sports bar across from City Hall. Five screens play the games du jour. Bar up front, tables in the back, exposed brick holding up the walls. Dress code follows proper theme, prefers col... read more
Hotel rooftop for the few. Outdoor patio’s cushioned wicker chairs are vibrant enough, view from atop West Street goes unobstructed. Inside, shabby chic digs befitting SRO/boutique below. Lik... read more
Takes Lakeside’s broken wings, learns to fly. Former Blackbird takes inspiration from songs by Roy Orbison and Suicide. Legendary space keeps continuity with a carryover bartender, along wit... read more
Rocker bar gastropub trailing in the wake of Bourgeois and Spotted pigs. Bites swing sophisticated, crispy pig’s head terrine or stuffed zucchini blossoms for starters, bone marrow and briske... read more
McKittrick Hotel rooftop bar linked with insomniac experiential play Sleep No More. Dank elevator ride up opens to a seriously lovely roof garden. Wooden tables set about railroad-track trellis o... read more
Like a 19th hole, secreted away on an island atop the city. Hotel rooftop arrays deck furniture around mix of natural grass and Astroturf flooring. Dangling exposed bulbs complement prairie o... read more
Sixties Jamaican throwback bar, for the East Village hepcats. Brick chamber-like space with plants and elephant pictures for a Jumanji-chic front bar and pool room. Appleton Spiced Rum abounds on t... read more
Koch twins team up with El Chod for sprawling space at the Gansevoort. Ready to play, with indoor-outdoor oyster bar, al fresco spread, multiple levels of action. Blue booths and ebonized tables se... read more
Dee Dee Patton, veteran bartender of Bowery Electric and Niagra, opens her own spot. Dark tin ceiling and simple décor feels grown-up hip, not fratty St. Marks dive. Ten beers on tap feature... read more
Gin Palace—sort of is what it sounds like. Bank vault-esque façade is breached through winged doors, inside’s decked out with metal cages, skeleton clocks, and lighting fixtures ... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Den...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...