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No Matter Where You Find Yourself Thirsty




B Flat

Live Music, Low-Key Scene

Asian-inflected drinks to the tune of live jazz from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. 277 Church St., nr. Franklin St.; 212-219-2970

Financial District

Jeremy’s Ale House


Where bras swing from the rafters and buckets of Coors go for $5 at happy hour. 228 Front St., nr. Peck Slip; 212-964-3537

Lower East Side

Nurse Bettie


Burlesque dancers bare (almost) all in this intimate, pin-up-themed spot. 106 Norfolk St., nr. Delancey St.; 212-477-7515

West Village

Marie’s Crisis

Divey, Sing-alongs/Open Mike

Kitschy show tunes and sing-alongs in a subterranean hangout. 59 Grove St., nr. Seventh Ave. S.; no phone

East Village

Double Wide

Games, Cheap Eats

Frito pies and sweet-tea bourbon cocktails fuel supercompetitive trivia. 505 E. 12th St., nr. Ave. A; 917-261-6461

Midtown West

32 Karaoke

Sing-alongs/Open Mike

Have a BYOB sing-along (till 5 a.m.) without the weekend throngs of students. 2 W. 32nd St., nr. Broadway; 212-290-0085

Midtown East

The Ginger Man

Low-Key Scene

Taste brews from gravity casks at this capacious spot. 11 E. 36th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-532-3740

Upper East Side

JG Melon

Cheap Eats

Forty years famous for, yes, the burger, but it’s also a New York post-work classic. 1291 Third Ave., at 74th St.; 212-744-0585

Upper West Side

Cleopatra’s Needle

Sing-alongs/Open Mike, Live Music

Open mike, live jazz, and all-are-welcome jam sessions around the grand piano. 2485 Broadway, at 92nd St.; 212-769-6969


Noorman’s Kil

New, Low-Key Scene

Whiskey tastings, chosen from a selection of the bar’s 350-plus bottles. 609 Grand St., nr. Leonard St.; 347-384-2526



New, Games

Bingo tournaments, well-priced beer, and coffee till 2 a.m. 1011 Manhattan Ave., nr. Green St.; 347-889-6761

Park Slope

Uncle Barry’s

Outdoor Area, Low-Key Scene

Leave work early to grab craft beers in the sunny backyard. 58 Fifth Ave., nr. Bergen St.; 718-622-4980

Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

The Fulton Grand

Dogs Welcome, Outdoor Area

How to cure hump-day pain? With patio beers and a ready-to-mingle clientele. 1011 Fulton St., at Grand Ave.; 718-399-2240

Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill


Low-Key Scene

The midnight happy hour involves $7 Pimm’s Cups. 442 Court St., nr. Third Pl.; 718-522-6900

Long Island City/Astoria

L.I.C. Bar

Dogs Welcome, Live Music

Bring your dog for live indie music and a full backyard barbecue. 45-58 Vernon Blvd.; 718-786-5400

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