The Best Truly Local Bars in New York

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? New York has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Flute Champagne Bar – Prohibition-era speakeasy

Flute Champagne Bar – Prohibition-era speakeasy

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“Flute Champagne Bar” in New York is a speakeasy that’s the real deal. It has Champagne Happy Hours on Tuesdays and live jazz on Wednesdays.

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

Freemans – Bowery restaurant and bar

Freemans – Bowery restaurant and bar

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“Freemans” New York is not only a charming establishment — getting there is quite interesting. At a restaurant like this, I expect the salmon to be wild.

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

Harlem Dive Bars – Paris Blues

Harlem Dive Bars – Paris Blues

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‘Should a real dive bar get zero stars or five stars?’ Let me take you on a tour of the best, or worst, dive bars in New York City’s Harlem…

Full Article by Geoffrey Dunbar

House of Yes – Uninhibited fun

House of Yes – Uninhibited fun

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“House of Yes” is a colorful, eclectic space in New York that houses everything from roller skating to trapeze artists. Free entry on Fridays before 11pm!

Full Article by Victoria Yang

Industry City – A thriving cultural hub

Industry City – A thriving cultural hub

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“Industry City” in New York City used to be a warehouse; now it’s transformed into a community gathering space for art, fitness, food, shopping & culture!

Full Article by Victoria Yang

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