The Cutting Room

The nightclub, co-owned by actor Chris Noth (“Sex and the City,” “Law & Order”), is known for its mix of live acts, from music and comedy to burlesque. The guitar is central to the club’s aesthetic: Witness the sinuous guitar-shaped bar.

The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog

Whether it's the convivial communal punch in the Parlor or a twist on well go-tos in the Taproom, such as vodka and soda spiked with Orinoco bitters, drinks here conjure up Old New York.

Taproom: Daily 11 am-4 am. Parlor: M-W 5 pm-2 am, Th-Sa 5 pm-3 am. $$

The Delancey

The multilevel rock club, offering live acts from every genre, punk to grunge, features a rooftop tropical garden with a retractable roof for rain-or-shine partying. Nightly 5 p.m.-4 a.m.

The Duplex

This buzzing piano bar hosts open mic nights every night of the week, plus popular cabaret and musical theater performances.

Nightly 4 pm-4 am

Cabaret cover charges vary

The Flatiron Room

The classy crowd at this sophisticated watering hole in its namesake neighborhood has over 1000 varients of whiskey as well as wine, beer, sangria and classic and seasonal cocktails made by educated bartenders. The food menu ensures that you will never have to drink on an empty stomach. Check the website for live music schedule. M-F 4 pm–2 am, Sa 5 pm-2 am, Su 5 pm-midnight. $$


The Flower Shop

An upstairs restaurant serving classic American fare like sweetcorn and grain risotto and fried chicken with curry sauce and burnt lime is complemented by a downstairs bar with a pool table and a 1970's ambiance created by wood paneling, low lighting, elegant brown carpet, potted plants and floral banquettes. D (nightly). $$$

The Full Shilling

A wood, glass and bronze interior, imported from Belfast, is the homey setting for drinks and pub fare. Mon-Fri 11a.m.-midnight, Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

The Ginger Man

The Irish pub quenches the thirst of serious beer lovers with 150-plus bottles and 70 ales and lagers on tap, plus pub grub that includes shepherd’s pie. Mon-Thurs 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m., Fri 11:30 a.m.-4 a.m., Sat 12:30 p.m.-4 a.m., Sun 12:30 p.m.-2 a.m.

The Griffin

Habitues sip old-fashioned cocktails while relaxing on over-sized velvet couches. Tues-Sat 7:30 p.m.-4 a.m.

The Happiest Hour

Palm trees dot the wallpaper, blue velvet lines the U-shaped booths and rock and soul sounds on the radio upstairs, while jazz standards serenade in the smaller downstairs lounge at this casual and upbeat cocktail spot. Plus, snacks and small plates. Nightly 5 p.m.-2 to 4 a.m. 


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