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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Cafe MUD

A sibling of the roving coffee truck, this chill spot also serves American fare & craft beers.

307 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
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St. Mazie Bar & Supper Club

A funky bar with frequent live music, St. Mazie’s has an outdoor area & a downstairs restaurant with a compact menu.

345 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
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Achilles Heel

Gastropub-style small plates, house cocktails & brews in a quaint corner tavern with a tin ceiling.

180 West St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
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Brouwerij Lane

Low-key hangout & store with a wide selection of bottled, canned, and growler-tap craft beers.

78 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
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Bemelmans Bar

The Carlyle Hotel’s sophisticated, upscale piano bar, adorned with Ludwig Bemelmans’ famed murals.

THE CARLYLE RESTAURANT, 35 E 76th St, New York, NY 10075, USA
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No Fun

Trendy nightspot featuring a simple menu of elevated pub grub, late-night DJs & whiskies galore.

161 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002, USA
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The Ear Inn

Beers & bar bites are on the menu at this popular joint in a landmarked, circa-1817 building.

326 Spring St, New York, NY 10013, USA
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Hotel Delmano

Popular Williamsburg bar serving cocktails in an upscale setting that recalls old New York.

82 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
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Maracuja Bar and Grill

Laid back haunt featuring a menu of Brazilian-influenced pub fare & drinks in a retro setting.

279 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
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Zablozki’s

Airy, old-school joint luring locals with a chill vibe, happy-hour deals, billiards & pinball.

107 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
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Cabin Down Below

An unassuming subterranean hangout that draws weekend crowds with outdoor seating & a speakeasy vibe.

132½ E E 7th St, New York, NY 10009, USA
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Post Office

Compact saloon serving small-batch bourbons and other whiskeys in an old-timey setting.

188 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
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The Scratcher

Rustic watering hole with a traditional Irish vibe down to the Guinness on tap & whiskey drinks.

209 E 5th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
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Noorman’s Kil

Trendy sipping spot with 400+ whiskeys (& some beer), a gourmet grilled cheese menu & vintage vibe.

609 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
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Dutch Kills

Classic & newly invented craft cocktails served with hand-cut ice in a dark, throwback-style space.

27-24 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
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McSwiggan’s

Comfortable, no-frills Irish pub offering billiards, darts, video games & weekly entertainment.

393 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA
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An Beal Bocht Cafe

A neighborhood favorite, An Beal Bocht Cafe is an Irish pub committed to the arts. Showcasing music, poetry, comedy, theatre and art exhibits, this is a premier venue to see both Irish and local talent.

445 W 238th St, Bronx, NY 10463, USA
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Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden

Enjoy Czech beer & grilled bratwurst in a huge, family-friendly beer garden full of picnic tables & trees.

2919 24th Ave, Astoria, NY 11102, USA
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Croxley’s Ale House

A lively, late-night hangout offering draft microbrews, sports television, cocktails & pub grub, Croxley’s is Grand Streets hub for delicious food and a traditional bar experience.

63 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA
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Black & White

A below-street-level bar, Black & White attracts a trendy crowd with its low-key, candlelit ambiance and DJ soundtrack.

86 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
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Fanelli Cafe

In the heart of SoHo, traditional pub grub, beer & cocktails are served in this classic pub that dates back to 1847.

94 Prince St, New York, NY 10012, USA
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Forgetmenot

This funky tavern lures locals with drinks & simple American-Mediterranean dishes for brunch & dinner.

138 Division St, New York, NY 10002, USA
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Black Market

Burgers, oysters & fancy cocktails are the specialties of this compact East Village eatery.

110 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, USA
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The Meatball Shop

Hip New York-based chain of eateries specializing in simple, locally-sourced meatball dishes, vegetarian favorites, and cocktails.

84 Stanton Street, New York, NY, United States
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Off the Wagon

Beers and bar snacks are offered along with sports on 17 screens at this collegiate watering hole.

109 Macdougal Street, New York, NY, United States
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Mr. Fong’s

When Jesse comes to this laid-back bar he usually orders the Negroni.-Prelow

40 Market St, New York, NY 10002, United States
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Randolph’s Bar and Lounge

Matt reveals that they always, “seem to find ourselves at Randolph’s at the end of the night.” This classy joint is situated in the Warwick hotel.-Prelow

 

65 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019, United States
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169 Bar

An iconic bar on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, with oysters and a leopard-print pool table. Menu and music inspired by the owner’s New Orleans roots.

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169 Bar, East Broadway, New York, NY, USA
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Russian Vodka Room

“Go for the martinis and infused vodkas, the Russian sing-a-longs from the piano player, the decor, and herring. It’s best to go on a cold, winter’s eve. Order the Filthy Russian, comrade.” — Jeremy & the Harlequins

Russian Vodka Room, West 52nd Street, New York, NY, USA
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