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Articles about "Manhattan nightlife"

  • The Origins of St. Patrick’s Day and Where to Celebrate By Nikko Espina | March 17, 2016

    The St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York is the largest in the world. Celebrate today with some history on the saint himself and an eclectic list of bars to visit tonight.

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  • Livability and the Lower East Side: Part II By Angel Jiang | October 04, 2012

    In Part I, we looked into the controversy behind the proposal for a bistro-lounge on 106 Rivington Street. The proposal for the establishment has recently raised quality of life concerns on the Lower East Side, particularly, the role of nightlife in neighborhood life as the constitution of the area changes. The move to open yet another establishment is an issue only on the grounds that Hell's Square, the area closed by Houston, Delancey and Allen, is completely uninhabitable. Hell's Square--easily the mostly highly concentrated area of bars in New York City--is already a destination in itself. The "grittiness" of the Lower East Side is an attraction, and attracts those who seek it more than a higher end bistro-lounge will attract people for its fine dining. In the midst of it's lychee-martini-serving neighbors, a Latin-themed restaurant is already uncomfortably tame.

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  • Livability and the Lower East Side: Part I By Angel Jiang | October 02, 2012

    Residents of the Lower East Side recently convened for a community meeting to discuss a brewing issue: their quality of life. Locals originally created the "LES Dwellers Association" because of concern over the crowds that the tiny block of land between Essex and Ludlow attracts by night. Frustration reached the boiling point when the owners of Stop 1 Deli and E&S Wholesome Foods, local chains, proposed to open a latin bistro-lounge on 106 Rivington, a currently vacant lot, and attempted to secure liquor privileges.

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  • Redefining Nightlife Along East Houston Street By Gabrielle Hughes | August 10, 2012

    Bars are plentiful along the East Houston Street corridor, but the border between the East Village and the Lower East Side is ready to change up its local nighttime feel. While venues amidst Bowery and Avenue A are known for rowdy crowds and cheap drinks, the area is now looking to build some new destinations, and mirror more sophisticated hotspots in New York City.

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  • Tracing Cocktail Origins Back to New York City By Gabrielle Hughes | March 30, 2012

    Going out for drinks is a fundamental component of Manhattan social life, but many bar patrons cast aside the history of what they’re sipping on while they are out on the town. The origins of numerous cocktails can be traced to back to the city itself, and many bar staples were created within the various neighborhoods of New York.

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