Nightlife

Cocktail Bar in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

Ginny’s Supper Club

Looking straight out of the TV series Boardwalk Empire, this roaring basement supper club is rarely short of styled-up regulars sipping cocktails, nibbling on soul and global bites (from Red Rooster's kitchen upstai…
Bar in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

Shrine

To see what's happening on the global music scene, the friendly, unpretentious Shrine (run by the talented team behind Silvana) is a great place to start. Here you'll find live bands taking the small stage every day…
Bar in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

Silvana

This appealing Middle Eastern cafe and shop whips up tasty hummus and falafel plates; the real draw, though, is the hidden downstairs club, which draws a friendly, easygoing local crowd with good cocktails and live …
Beer Hall in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

Bier International

A fun, buzzing beer garden that peddles some 18 different drafts from Germany, Belgium and the UK, plus local brews from the Bronx Brewery and Brooklyn's Sixpoint. The extensive menu makes it worthwhile to stick aro…
Cocktail Bar in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

67 Orange Street

Named after the address where NYC's first black-owned bar stood (back in the 1840s!), 67 Orange Street serves up beautifully crafted cocktails in a cozy, speakeasy-like setting. Exposed brick, flickering candles and…
Bar in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

Paris Blues

This down-home dive is named after the 1961 Sidney Poitier – Paul Newman flick about two expats living and loving in Paris. It’s worn in places and the booze selection is limited, but it compensates with buckets of …
Cafe in Harlem & Upper Manhattan

The Chipped Cup

Hipsterdom gets all cozy at the Chipped Cup, where coffee-slurping scribes and students work away among dainty teacups, worn novels and quirky artwork. If the weather is behaving, order a latte and pain au chocolat,…