The Garret

The Garret 296 Bleecker St Skylighted secret bar atop a burger joint. With couches, books, artwork and a fireplace, the Garret feels like a sunny living room. If you come when it’s not busy, you can bring your burgers up and wash ’em down with one of 14 tap beers or with a cocktail prepared…

Chumley’s

Chumley’s 86 Bedford St Once a celebrated literary speakeasy, whose patrons defined 20th-century American literature, it is now an upscale restaurant. All one has to do is to find the entrance. Don’t be surprised if you don’t see a Chumley’s door sign. There never was one… A flaming radical, Lee Chumley came to New York…

White Horse Tavern

Made famous by its literary regulars the White Horse Tavern is one of oldest drinking establishments in New York. The White Horse Tavern is best known for its 1950s and 1960s Bohemian culture, as it was the favorite spot amongst local writers and artists at that time. It started humbly in 1880 as a longshoremen’s…