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The buzz: NYC lounges, bars, dives, and rooftops (ongoing)

The Lunch Belle's guide to boozing in NYC: here, you will find a category for your every whim, taste, and situation.  Enjoy!

Beer venues with impressive and/or local lists

Club, dancing

Decent food, too beyond 'wings and fried calamari


Happy hour

Hookah lounge

Hotel bars worth checking out even if you're not checking in

"If you've got the money, honey, I've got the timeposh, expensive cocktail menus

Live Entertainment

(Straight) Male-centric

Margaritas that don't suck


Outdoor patios/gardens 

*Jonesing for the outdoors?  NY Magazines guide for alfresco drinking & snacking

Post-work pickup joint

Restaurants w/ exceedingly delicious cocktails

Specialty venues which focus on one particular subject/theme

Sports on the tube / where to watch the game (sports bars that even chicks will dig)

Staple  a good neighborhood bar w/ strong cocktails and a relaxed scene

Tres romantique/zexy  spots to take her/him that promise a prolonged evening

Wine centric

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