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Nightlife Archive

March 31, 2008
Artifact: A Highly Valued Tradition

Findings from the streets, files, and hard drives of New York.

March 11, 2008
Your New Favorite Bar

Our latest look at notable nightlife openings

February 29, 2008
Final Pour

Forget seeding, Cinderellas, "One Shining Moment"—the important thing to worry about during March Madness is where to drink. With gracious input from the NYC alumni chapters of 18 big schools, we present a conference-by-
conference bar breakdown for all you transplanted Bulldogs, Blue Devils, and Longhorns alike.

March 10, 2008
Best Dog Run

This was the first dog run in the city, and it takes credit for helping make Tompkins Square Park a safer place.

March 10, 2008
Best Birthday Bar

This neighborhood spot is modest Middle America meets cool Brooklyn Heights.

March 10, 2008
Best Surf Spot

Long Beach stands out because it is easy to reach, consistent, and uncrowded.

March 10, 2008
Best Game Night

Since November, the Pourhouse has been drawing competitors with Guitar Hero Night every Tuesday to channel their inner Pete Townshend.

March 10, 2008
Best Indie-Comedy Night

Every Sunday, Eugene Mirman and Michael Showalter draw a standing-room-only crowd to host their favorite stand-up performers.

March 10, 2008
Best Cheap Movie Theater

Admission runs only $6.50, all day, every Tuesday and Thursday at this retro neighborhood theater.

March 10, 2008
Free Shot of Booze

If you go to Hank’s “Rootin’ Tootin’ Saloon” on a Monday night, the band leader will deliver a shot of “courage” into your mouth for free.

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