Union Square Area

Union Square Cafe

Union Square Cafe

I worked right across the street from this place for like two years. I watched people from my offices' window eat burgers and whatnot at outside tables....
Shades of Green

Shades of Green

More like shades of beige. After trying to bring our group of five or so to Revival next door, and being denied seating by the drunken crowd, we strode with lit...
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Cedar Tavern

The kids have wood. Well, the students have cedar, at least. And by the looks of this place, it took a whole forest of those big boys to build it. Such a quin...
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Irving Plaza

Crap, I've seen a bunch of shows here. They've ranged from horrendously boring (Elliott Smith), to terrifically danceriffic (The Dismemberment Plan & Soul C...
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AZ

Is it closed or isn't it? Well, it should be. Wasting a cool space like this with overwrought Asian fusion cuisine should be a crime. Mrs. Hipster had been ...
Republic

Republic

Give me Mao! Actually, we could take it or leave it. The food at this place is about as authentic Chinese as Olive Garden is authentic Italian. In other wor...
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Union Bar

Union Bar is funny. We've never had a particularly good time there, yet we continue to go there. Whoever said location, location, location really had someth...
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Revival

There are no gimmicks at this Astor Place area bar--and that's actually pretty refreshing. No little couches, no pinpoint halogens, no horrendous drum 'n ba...
Bar 13

Bar 13

If the drinks weren't so damn expensive, this would be one of the better bar/clubs around. So, go there for their two-for-one happy hour, and the problem is sol...
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Bowlmor Lanes

We wouldn't normally include a bowling alley in a bar and restaurant survey, but with the amount of time you'll end up waiting for a lane, this place might as...
Park Bar

Park Bar

The Park Bar is a tiny, little box of a room situated just off of Union Square, an area amazingly devoid of decent places to get a drink. Luckily, this gem open...