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Delicious bourbon, brownest of the brown liquors. In case you're dense to the theme, bar's back is covered with bottle after bottle of sour mash whiskey. Curious tongues seek out single-ounce sampl... read more
Not quite riding the speakeasy trend, although does obscure bar identity by dealing flowers up front. Scuffed diamond tiles lead you past the annuals and into low-key, neighborhoody spot, decked wi... read more
Industrial floor-to-ceiling windows keep it sociable and airy at this Red Hook fave. Venetian chandeliers, wide-planked floors, marble bar work the bourgeois angle. Inventive fruit- and herb-influe... read more
Everyone's favorite mayo factory still growing into its new life after departure of much-loved Galapagos. Continuing to trot out expansive lineup of no-name bands, dance parties, benefits, burlesqu... read more
A Flatiron Lounge for Cobble Hill. Takes its name from a gin, raspberry, lemon, and egg white cocktail, which took its name from a 19th-century Philly speechifying crew. Victorian vibe, pressed tin... read more
Ginger Man alum brings craft-beer expertise to the Hook. Elaborate list broken down by country, globetrotting through usual-suspect nations like Australia, Scotland, Belgium, Japan, and Germany. Ke... read more
South Paw peep takes on a garage in Crown Heights, comes away with an outdoor paradise. Massive back garden parks picnic benches atop poured concrete. Interior bar and annex space mean the party ke... 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
Little house on the Greenpoint prairie. Weathered wood, jade-green walls provide the backdrop for rustic, low-key scene. Tight quarters so seats are at a premium, but score a spot and you'll be sit... read more
Decapitated chicken with a halo marks the spot for anti-sceney booze hole. Punk, hardcore, stoner rock soundtrack on reliable juke. Dim interior with a pool table and a couple of flatscreens. Free ... read more
Best subway-style drunk since the old Siberia closed. White-tiled retro haven brings Sasha Petraske influence all the way to Prospect Heights. Eponymous owner Kathryn Weatherup transplants East Sid... read more
TEMPORARILY CLOSED. Sweaty hotbed of plastic cups and man shorts. D.I.Y. music venue spans Brooklyn indie gauntlet—from shoe- to navel-gazing. Catch that new hardcore⁄doo-wop⁄math... read more
Next weekend leave the Zipcar on Kent. Cutchogue all up in this bitch, with new satellite location of Long Island winery settled near the shores of the East River. House-made chardonnay, pinot gris... read more
Off the beaten path, lures with its easy-going atmosphere, innovative tapas menu, and inventive cocktails. Solid wine list and beers on tap cement rep as choice spot for a healthy drinking session ... read more
We miss the slutty dirndls, but beerhall otherwise keeps things authentic. Mammoth converted warehouse nicely designed with skylights, old brick, all kinds of rustic wood details. Sit at a picnic t... read more
Bottle service comes to Boerum Hill. Kind of a Brooklyn answer to Limelight: old Atlantic Avenue synagogue converted to a bumping nightclub. Supperclub upstairs, for lounging with a menu by Brookly... read more
Williamsburg all growed up, with its own OCD-cocktail bar. Edward Bulwer-Lyttons with grapefruit, crème de cacao, and ginger-infused Gosling's—dark and stormy, get it? Lounge with DJs, café with ch... read more
Billyburg gets even more Ohio. Midwest lane salvage reborn as eight lanes of retro bowling heaven. Barcade peeps bring a dozen well-chosen drafts, happy hour discounts, pin-toppling mayhem. Beer ha... read more
Standard enough, hits the neighborhoody angle hard. Low-key, exposed-brick front room for mellow fringe Slopers. Dorm common room vibe in back, with darts, primary-school world map, cheap-ass couch... 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...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...