From dunkel to weizen to bock, steins and boots of seasonal Hofbräu beers are always on tap at this Bavarian-style beer hall with communal tables, outdoor balcony seating and a traditional menu of wursts and schnitzels. Mon-Wed, Sat 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m., Thurs-Fri 11:30 a.m.-4 a.m., Sun noon-2 a.m.

Big Apple Ranch

The country dance party for same-sex partners, led every second and fourth Saturday of the month, begins with a two-step lesson at 8 pm, followed by a line-dancing lesson at 8:30 pm.

Open dancing 9 pm-1 am.



This high-gloss, black-laquered underground club caters to its scene-ster crowd with bottle service, banquettes in private nooks for intimate parties and nonstop music. M-Sa 11:00 pm-4:00 am. $$$

Bin 71

This cozy wine bar also serves craft beers and a variety of Italian cuisine, artisanal cheeses and desserts. Su noon-12:30 am, M 4:00 pm-12:30 am, Tu-Th noon-12:30 am, F & Sa noon-1:00 am. $$$

Bin No. 220

Italian antipasto and paninis complement the Italian wines by the glass or bottle at this rustic riverfront watering hole. Su-W 4:00 pm-midnight, Th-Sa 4:00 pm-2:00 am. $$

Black Flamingo

This supervenue opens at noon daily, serving a full menu of authentic Tex-Mex fare that includes tacos of seared mofongo or vegan sausage marinated in tofu. A weekday happy hour from 6 to 8 pm offers $4 tacos, beer and champagne, and a full-service specialty cocktail bar drives the energy that turns this restaurant into a bumping nightclub, open Th-Sa until 4 am. 

Black Hound Bar & Lounge

Bibliophiles can get a buzz on at this well-read pub in Battery Park City, where handcrafted cocktails reference such literary lights as Oscar Wilde ("An Ideal Husband," made with Russian Elite Vodka, St. Germain, strawberries, lemon and Prosecco), William Faulkner ("Dry September," made with Aged Pisco, Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao, grapefruit, Angostura bitters and Prosecco) and Nathaniel Hawthorne ("My Kinsman," made with Suerte Reposado Tequila, Mezcal, Compass Box Spice Tree Scotch, pomegranate molasses, apple cider and fresh lime). Nightly 4:30 pm-midnight. $$

Blind Tiger Ale House

Craft beers from New York State and all around the U.S. comprise the ever-changing repertoire, either on draft or by the bottle or can; while deviled eggs, Cajun mac ’n’ cheese and pigs-in-blankets keep hungry hop-lovers at bay.

Blue Bar

Oak paneling and Broadway-themed artwork by Al Hirschfeld define this intimate watering hole nestled in the Algonquin Hotel—the historic meeting place for 1920s writers. Daily noon-1:00 am. 

Blue Ribbon Downing Street Bar

An intimate space in which to sample more than 150 wines from Spain and France, plus a selection of breads and cheeses from the neighboring Blue Ribbon Bakery. Su-Th 5:00 pm-1:00 am, F & Sa 5:00 pm-2:00 am. $$


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