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No Matter Where You Find Yourself Thirsty




Bubble Lounge

Party, Burlesque

The free Tiny Bubbles party includes a burlesque show. 228 W. Broadway, nr. N. Moore St.; 212-431-3433

Financial District

SHO Shaun Hergatt


The fun post-work crowd is worth the steep cocktail prices. 40 Broad St., nr. Exchange Pl.; 212-809-3993

Lower East Side

Second Floor on Clinton


Chase your whiskey with a volume from this speak­easy’s library. 67 Clinton St., nr. Rivington St., second fl.; no phone

West Village

Le Bain

Party, Hot Bartenders

Bring your bikini to ZigZag, the Standard Hotel’s weekly gay disco party. 444 W. 13th St., nr Washington St.; 212-645-4646

East Village

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Live Music

Latin jazz in what Allen Ginsberg called “the most integrated place on the planet.” 236 E. 3rd St., nr. Ave. C; 212-780-9386

Midtown West


Low-Key Scene

A reliably chill post-theater wine bar with cheese flights galore. 401 W. 52nd St., nr. Ninth Ave.; 212-247-8137

Midtown East


Swanky, Low-Key Scene

Unwind after your grind at this serene Tokyo-style sake bar. 211 E. 43rd St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-953-7253

Upper East Side

The Guthrie Inn


The Earl’s team’s new cocktail bar is still (kind of) a secret, or at least not yet overrun. 1259 Park Ave., nr. 97th St.; 212-423-9900

Upper West Side

Barcibo Enoteca

Low-Key Scene

The wine list is gigantic, the post–Lincoln Center crowds are surprisingly not. 2020 Broadway, nr. 69th St.; 212-595-2805


Full Circle Bar

Games, Cheap Eats

Pay for your booze and get gratis hot dogs, pretzels, and Skee-Ball games. 318 Grand St., nr. Havemeyer St.; 347-725-4588


One Stop Beer Shop

Sing-alongs/Open Mike

Unrivaled beertails and, tonight, the Kings of Karaoke party. 134 Kingsland Ave., at Beadel St.; 718-599-0128

Park Slope

Freddy’s Bar

Sing-alongs/Open Mike, Live Music

The monthly boot-scootin’ Hootenanny Jamboree. 627 Fifth Ave., nr. 17th St.; 718-768-0131

Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

No. 7

Cheap Eats

Happy hour goes till 8 p.m., with beers and broccoli tacos for $3 apiece. 7 Greene Ave., nr. Fulton St.; 718-522-6370

Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill

The Brooklyn Inn

Low-Key Scene

An energetic but laid-back crowd inhabits this Kings County fixture on weeknights. 148 Hoyt St., at Bergen St.; 718-522-2525

Long Island City/Astoria

Alewife Queens

New, Low-Key Scene

At “tap takeovers,” bartenders pour drafts mostly from breweries like Victory. 5-14 51st Ave.; 718-937-7494

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