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2011 Winner177 S. 4th St.Need that perfect date spot? Off the beaten track, darkly wooded, and possessing drinks so strong that each seat ought to have a lap belt, at least? Dram is your spot. It's right by the bicycle exit of the Williamsburg Bridge, so watch out! The pl...
2011 Winner400 Carroll St.Warm weather brings the season of outdoor concerts to New York, and there is no shortage of great venues. But as wonderful as all these open-air venues are, they're all big and inevitably crowded and sweaty, and just getting through the gate can f...
2006 Winner537 W. 24th St.Tarah Hasted and W.M. Hunt (longtime co- directors at Ricco Maresca) went out on a limb when they opened their brand-new gallery Hasted Hunt last year, with a survey of pho-tojournalism by VII, the five-year-old agency whose members include James ...
2011 Finalist700 W. 125th St.The first Dinosaur Bar-B-Que was founded by a couple of bikers in Syracuse back in the 1980s, and this branch is appropriately decked out with biker regalia. While the spot doesn't serve the city's best 'cue (the pulled pork isn't bad, though), it...
35 E. 21st St.You did good. You got toys for the nieces and nephews, books for the parents, and you navigated Anthropologie to find something for the special lady in your life. You deserve to see the other special ladies in your life at Cabaret Gentlemens Club ...
2011 Winner188 Bedford Ave.Respect your elders, as the dictum goes, especially when they're managing your alcoholic intake. That's the most important rule of thumb in befriending the decidedly colorful over-sixty bartending staff of Rosemary's Greenpoint Tavern (a/k/a "GPT"...
2011 Winner167 5th Ave.Tired of buying the same old baby stuff, cute as it might be, from registries or department stores? Pink Olive breaks the mold of wee children's stores in that you will secretly want at least half of its offerings for yourself, whether you have a ...
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2011 Finalist1230 5th Ave.El Museo del Barrio highlights the culture and art of Latin America, and its café does, too, featuring dishes from countries throughout the region. Current offerings on the menu include fish ceviches from Peru, chicken tamales from Mexico, and roa...
2011 Finalist207 W. 14th St.Frita Cubana Burger at Coppelia: How can you go wrong with a burger topped with pulled pork and fried pork skins? Julian Medina's upscale, pan-Latin diner is open all night, meaning you can get your porky, beefy fix whenever the craving strikes.
2011 Finalist53 Great Jones St.Sharing plates helps set the mood for romance, and there's plenty to divvy up at this new offshoot of Il Buco (another romantic spot, though somewhat pricier). Your ideal meal: acorn squash salad and ricotta bruschetta with grapes to start, bucati...
2011 Winner450 W. 15th St.Changing apartments is (and we hate to be indelicate here) a complete ass-pain. An informal survey around the Voice revealed past grievances with professional movers: abandoning boxes in rainstorms, breaking valuables, and just good ol' fashioned ...
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