Not an OMC reference. Takes name from legendary beatnik hangout Café Bizarre, brings bohemian flair to B-wick. Two French filmmakers do cocktails and screenings 9and burlesque!) in space pep... read more
Historic den of weirdness is back in business and offering variety shows that stretch the boundaries of wcreativity. Newly renovated spot showcases striptease, burlesque, animal acts, puppetry, acr... read more
Ode to the Windy City’s bohemian speakeasies. Wood bar made from the flatbed of a truck joins cagey lights and brick walls in providing character for neo-cellar scene. Del Pedro of Pegu C... read more
Lounge atop the Cabin Down Below, trades in the same pasty rockers and women who are too good for them, with the addition of oysters. Rehabbed Pizza Shop ditches punk pie boxes for black leather ba... read more
Pizza Shop may be gone, but basement speakeasy rocks on. Downstairs is all incandescence and glow. Ex-Strokes and the models who date them rub leather elbows with UK rockers who just hauled gear an... read more
Provocative art gallery by day, rockin' music venue by night. Helping artists and musicians collaborate on more than just t-shirts and album art. Sneakily tucked inside the Lovin' Cup Café... read more
Rare blend of haute and tacky. For the former, ex-Bouley chef brings confit chicken wings, duck and arugula, truffles for your fries. Trademarked (literally) Dirty Burger given spice rubdown then s... read more
New dysfunctional kid on the block. Backed by same trio that cranks out exhibitions at Stay Gold Gallery. Beat youngun’s huddled at the bar, bobbing along to jukebox blaring vintage 45s. Natu... read more
Hangar-sized Saloon Moderne space. Named for Keanu character in Point Break, but you’ll feel more like Travolta in Urban Cowboy. Main draw is mechanical bull in center ring. Mix of Rock Cente... read more
Pioneer of lazy bar-naming practices still holding down eponymous corner. Big pane windows offer sweet views of Second Street from ground level and one floor up. Dual bars sporting decent draft sel... read more
Artists flock to this bohemian bar, brightly furnished with blue sofas and retro metal chairs. The orange ceiling, white brick wall, and chopped spiral staircase add an art gallery aesthetic. Known... read more
Saunter into this moody, relaxing boite in a quiet part of town. Rest your tired body at the bar and enjoy a serving of pumpkin squash lasagna or artichoke and chard dip. Wash it down with a perfec... read more
If it was in the East Village or Lower East Side, Barbès would be a good, if unremarkable, pub and live music venue. But its unlikely location in family-friendly Park Slope makes i... read more
Enter under the unmarked, black awning into a dimly lit, perfectly posh neighborhood watering hole. Sophisticated bartenders serve wines by the glass and made-to-order cocktails. Plenty of regulars... read more
Mixology: there goes the neighborhood. Masterful concotions prepared by serious dudes in vests with excellent mustaches. Look is just shabby enough to offset the potential pretentiousness of the c... read more
Long, dark rock bar takes over bizarre Remote space, keeps things upretentious and rocking. Reminds us a little of Dark Room on the LES, and shares a lot of the same music scenster crowd. While the... read more
Get wrecked inside a shipwreck. True dive bar: used to rest at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay. Salvaged lightship home to one of the scarier and weirder nights out in NY, especially when you're l... 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...