Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recording. Glass encasements by the bar house old phonographs, kitschy signage. Private lounge kitted out with leather sofas and an artful... read more
Brasserie Pushkin peeps take another stab at the city with glossy MePa triplex. Name and inspiration come from Manon Lescaut of operatic lore. Kitchen works up seasonal ingredients, adds internat... read more
Southside and GunBar peeps try their hand at cursed Chrystie location. Stylish revamp looks to Art Deco inspirations, although we don't remember any disco balls in The Great Gatsby. Amenities make ... read more
Groovy pop-up late night club in 4000 square foot residential loft on the third floor of 61 Gansevoort, happening every Friday and Saturday through May, 2013. Owner Matt Levine (Sons of Essex, Cock... read more
Milk & Honey reboots with its star bartenders kicking off a new regime. Sam Ross and Michael McIlroy drop the reservations policy, revamp for a less precious future. Still works the speakeasy a... read more
West Village restaurant and lounge from Holiday Cocktail Lounge, 5 Ninth alums. Cozy confines courtesy pressed-tin ceiling, hardwood floors. Sleek leather couches surround a fireplace when Persepho... read more
With Orson Welles' 1949 film in mind, Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban created this Alphabet City space to reflect Europe in the early 20th century, accented by Austria. Thick, exposed wooden beam... read more
La Piscine’s winter hibernation. Hôtel Americano rooftop bar turns up the cozy at Patagonia-inspired aerie. The piscine is now a hot tub, and the solarium is looking Viking-friendly wit... read more
"Lesbian-implied" (but straight-friendly) lounge and restaurant delivered by reality stars Kim Stolz and Amanda Leigh Dunn. From The Real L Word and ANTM to chipotle tuna rubbed with avocado, ... read more
Romanesque Revival former Astor Library now hosting swank resto-lounge on the mezzanine. Earth-toned leather and pale wood space somewhat like a library, except one with a killer booze program. Red... 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
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
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
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
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
“8” as in Bungalow 8, although ostensibly Amy Sacco isn’t behind this reboot of her Chelsea legend (she really is). On the books, LDV Hospitality of Revel fame runs the show, take... read more
Bordering on an Irish pub, Chelsea sports bar touts unfettered views with HDTVs surrounding the entire room. Upscale-yet-casual menu lists more than your typical bar food. Mussels frites, lobster m... read more
Not inspired by an action hero accountant, more like "super pretty," i.e. the crowds that Matt Abramcyk and Serge Becker routinely attract. Spanish accent carries over to the cooking, with an ex-JG... read more
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
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Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...