Ale House

St. Mark’s Ale House

St. Mark’s Ale House

[CLOSED] We’re not sure there was a huge outcry for a brightly-lit sports bar in this neighborhood, but we’ll have to take their word for…

Spritzenhaus

Spritzenhaus

I swear it was like 2008 or so when hot dogs became hip — or gourmet, at the very least. And, let’s face it, German…

The Pony Bar

The Pony Bar

This joint has a seriously classic look. A long wooden bar with wooden bar stools lines one side of the narrow space, with low tables…

Jimmy's No. 43

Jimmy’s No. 43

Everything at this joint screams good time. Some sort of vaguely Belgian theme combined with a kind of Arthurian rusticness and close subterranean quarters and…

Hop Devil Grill

Hop Devil Grill

[CLOSED] Evil this place is not. But Satan’s lair is flush with beers. Service? Not so much. To be fair, though, we hit this place…

Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger Ale House II

The scene of one of my most embarrassing drinking escapades happened at the old Blind Tiger Ale House right before they closed shop. I won’t…

Amity Hall

Amity Hall

So, Mr. Hipster, you ask. What the hell were you doing at this Village bar just steps from NYU? Isn’t this where kids go when…