Archive for November, 2015

18th November
2015
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39th btw 5th and 6th Ave.

Used to be EVR, and they have thankfully revamped this spot.  While both floors are still pretty spacious, it’s no longer giving off a club vibe, loud music aside, but still a little snooty.  TV’s are present, it’s a crowd mixed of business people old and young with groups going out for happy hours.  Service is alright, average and above average beers, slightly above average prices, taste fine.

www.properwest.com

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13th November
2015
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3rd Ave. btw 26th and 27th St.

The latest to the cocktail craze in this neck of the woods, but by no means the smallest.  Plenty of space here, about a dozen or so seats at the bar, and then it basically is like every other cocktail bar/gastropub you’ve been to.  Service is friendly (dressed in the usual suspendered attire), crowd is mixed, clever names for cocktails that are at cocktail prices, taste fine.

www.whitmanandbloom.com

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12th November
2015
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2nd Ave. btw 31st and 32nd St.

Used to be Whiskey River, and while they’ve stripped the place and changed the decor to something not resembling a lodge and more an actual bar, the same crowd still comes here.  Staff is friendly, average and above average beers at slightly above average prices, taste fine.

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11th November
2015
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Allen St. btw Delancey and Rivington St.

Pretty large space that has a long bar up front, and a small seating area in the back, like most other places.  The rooms are split oddly so try hunting for a spot or else you’re standing.  It’s pretty hipster (based on staff, music, and movie selection), but the crowd is more of a young mix of varying kinds.  Above average beers at above average prices, taste fine.

www.antlerdispensary.com

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