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Your guide to bars and drinking in New York City. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail or a beer, use our guide to find the best new bars in NYC.

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The coziest restaurants and bars in NYC

Carving out a comfortable spot to unwind in the city that never sleeps is easy—if you know where to look

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Peek inside Butter & Scotch

Take a gander at Crown Heights' new bakery-bar

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The most romantic bars in NYC

Take a date to one of these crazy, sexy, cool bars for a romantic night out

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Best-looking bars of 2014

New York was looking mighty fine this year, as evidenced by these stunning bars and restaurants

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On our radar: The Happiest Hour

Here, it's always 5 o'clock. 

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Latest bar reviews

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Berg'n

A suds-sloshed Smorg

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Lobby Bar

Torrisi marks new territory

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Boobie Trap

Titillating nipples, er, tipples

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Crimson & Rye + Copper & Oak

Whiskey business

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Latest food and drink news

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Slurp noodles at Arrogant Swine's Streetfighter-themed soup smackdown tonight

Once his whole-hog kitchen closes for the evening, Tyson Ho will turn over his Carolina barbecue brick-and-mortar, Arrogant Swine, to a Streetfighter–themed...

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Gotham West Market is getting its own broth stall

Bone broth's status as the It soup of the season just got a boost. There's already Brodo, the takeout window ladling out steaming cups of broth at the back...

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The Hooters flagship has busted into Midtown

Breastaurant fans, rejoice! (Actually, don't. That's creepy). After a nearly two-year wait, the OG of cleavage-filled food chains, Hooters, has moved into...

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Sushi Nakazawa crew to open a sushi-free spinoff restaurant in the West Village

Daisuke Nakazawa, the sushi master whose uni cracked the top ten of our 100 Best Dishes list and whose namesake Sushi Nakazawa is one of the best-reviewed...

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Empire Mayonnaise to create flavor inspired by Kevin Hart's SNL sketch

In his spot-on parody of Bushwick on Saturday Night Live last week, Kevin Hart brags about spin classes, boozy brunch and dog-walking with fellow...

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Best bars in New York

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50 best New York bars

From dives to cocktail dens and craft-brew havens to wine haunts, here are the best bars to visit right this second

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NYC's best rooftop bars

Have a cocktail high above the city and take in spectacular views at one of the best elevated bars in NYC

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NYC beer guide

Get the lowdown on the best beer bars to open within the past year, tastings and other boozy happenings

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Best sports bars in NYC

With a long winter ahead and sports seasons just heating up, it’s important to find a good spot for settling in and watching the game

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Winter cocktails and cozy bars in NYC

Cold-weather contingency plans should include a wide range of things to do, including seeking refuge in a bar

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Best bars for outdoor drinking

All the finest beer gardens, patios and terraces for those sunny, boozy afternoons in the city

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Best bars by neighborhood

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Best bars in Astoria

The best bars in the neighborhood range from kitsch cocktail dens to an original early-20th-century beer garden

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Best bars in the East Village

The best bars in the neighborhood range from sophisticated cocktail dens to craft-beer meccas—and one of the city’s oldest pubs

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Best bars in Harlem

The best bars in the neighborhood include everything from retro cocktail lounges to Euro-style beer gardens

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Best bars in Hell's Kitchen

The best bars in the neighborhood range from laid-back craft-beer pubs and sleek wine bars to kitsch themed lounges

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Best bars on the Lower East Side

The best bars in the neighborhood range from cocktail dens and gastropubs to a tenacious bohemian hangout

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Best bars in Park Slope

The best bars in the neighborhood range from craft-beer destinations and specialist spirits spots to neo dives

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Latest bar stories

The best fireplaces at New York bars

New Yorkers are a tough breed, but when the winter chill really sets in, you’re bound to see bargoers flock to a few specific NYC bars

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The beer gardens and beer halls in NYC

Brewhounds can keep the suds flowing at these drinking destinations

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The best fall cocktails in NYC

Forget the fleece—wrap yourself up in these crisp cold-weather cocktails

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The best Bloody Marys in New York City

Brunchtime bastion and New York icon the Bloody Mary turns a cool 80 years old—and she’s never looked better

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