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The Bensonhurst

Made with Italian amaro Cynar, Solomon named this Brooklyn cocktail variation for Bensonhurst, a “rough and tumble” Italian-American neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Sunny’s

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…