Lucky Dog peeps go honky-tonking on Metropolitan. Retro-basement vibes, with mismatched chairs, pressed-tin walling, wood by the shit-ton. Old beer signs and outlaw-country iconography round out yo... read more
Alums of 285 Kent and Trip House bring tropical vibes and eclectic beats to a linoleum dance floor on Myrtle Avenue. Beach murals and coconuts spruce up your B-Wick staycation. Handful of artful co... read more
Former ‘50s horse stable gets deluxe conversion to roomy music club. Two-story space along the lines of Terminal 5 or Irving Plaza can pack in the crowds. Nightclub lighting meets industrial ... read more
Chris Noth, the artist formerly known as Mr. Big, is the proprietor of this second-go-round performance joint. Roomy two-tiered space highlighted by serpentine bar shaped into a giant guitar. Rock ... read more
After much hand-wringing and arguing about eminent domain, the Barclays Center is now open, having been christened by no less than Brooklyn legend Jay-Z. At a capacity of just over 18,000, it's big... read more
The owners of this bar have found a way to keep NY'ers real loyal to it: by giving them something to own. At The Flatiron Room, you can polish off half a bottle of your favorite bourbon or rye, and... read more
The Wick’s sib, cribbing name from open-air drug market once occupying this slice o' Bushwick. Danbro Studios location offers space by the shit-ton. Former Hittleman brewery loaded with vinta... 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
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
Bona-fide Broadway cabaret brings back glamour era-NYC, beneath what was once Studio 54. Tony Award winners on the lighting and interior design. Dark wood paneling and plum-colored seating keep it ... read more
Hotel known for quiet sleeps makes a little noise. Jazz sets run six nights a week, with live music brunches come Sunday. Airy, high-ceilinged space not your usual jazz hole. Sunlight shines do... read more
Paul Oveisi of Momo's in Texas brings a taste of Austin to the central Village. Menu takes inspiration from the Lone Star State, features brisket tacos, “grown up” grilled cheese, and a... read more
Sing your heart out at this Russian karaoke hot spot located in the uptown Dream Hotel. Jelsomino is the latest from the Ginza Project, those fabulous Russians who gave Gotham its most glamorous Ru... read more
Harlem Renaissance redux in a subterranean speakeasy. Red Rooster’s Marcus Samuelsson and Andrew Chapman evoke Uptown of the ‘30s with this leathery lounge, replete with low light, bist... read more
Outdoor DJ venue/park behind a warehouse in Gowanus is practically a micro-Woodstock (minus the pyschedelics; for the most part). Weekends find the beats pumping with plenty of dance space for ever... 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
MePa-style awning marks former Annex, now a rock bar from the Crash Mansion peeps. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion one of the early headliners, main stage boasts good sound and lighting. Second bar ups... 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
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
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...
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Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...