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The Cobble Hill

Famed for creating such new-classic cocktails as The Penicillin and the Paper Plane, here’s one more potential classic for the books from Sam Ross, now of NYC’s Attaboy.

Water Table Oddities New York City

Water Table

No mere bar-on-a-boat, Water Table is a full-fledged dinner cruise on a WWII-era Navy patrol ship, departing from the edge of Greenpoint and sailing south toward Liberty Island for a…


Irish Haven Bar

Before Sunset Park became "Little Latin America" it was home to a large population of Polish, Norwegian, Finnish and Irish immigrants. Deep into the neighborhood remains Irish Haven, a bar of…


Hank’s Saloon

Hank's has a couple charms. One of them is a jukebox stocked with Hank Williams (obviously). Another is cheap drinks. It stops there. The dive-iest of the dives, Hank's has collected…

sunny's brooklyn


Over on Red Hook's waterfront, there's a little bar with a neon anchor in the window and an old-fashioned truck outside. That's Sunny's, a Brooklyn institution owned by—you guessed it—a…



Commodore hasn't been around for decades, but it sure as hell feels like it. Complete with a 1980s television playing weird pulpy films in the corner, floors caked with hipster grime,…