Tag: Bars and Nightclubs

Pour at Your Own Risk: America Warms to a Spill-Prone Wine Jug

All along the counter at Bar Celona, in Mercado Little Spain at Hudson Yards in New York, patrons were holding glass watering cans above their heads. And what they were watering was themselves. “I spilled a little, but not much,” said Amanda Horwitz. “I spilled a lot,” her friend Tara Knapp added, laughing. “I think […]

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Where to Stay, and Where to Eat Noodle Soup, in Ho Chi Minh City

For a place with so much history — decades of wartime and occupation have left their scars — Ho Chi Minh City (still often referred to as Saigon) feels surprisingly new. The metropolis is constantly reinventing itself, and when you consider that the U.S. trade embargo was lifted only 25 years ago, and that the majority […]

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A Celebrity Sommelier Is Accused of Sexual Assault

On Sept. 10, Wine & Spirits magazine posted an image of its October cover on Instagram. Behind the bold type — “BEST NEW SOMMS” — was the smiling face of Anthony Cailan, a sommelier named by his peers as a future leader of the $300 billion global wine business. Mr. Cailan’s coronation was unsurprising to […]

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Don’t Sleep on Tunis, a City That’s More Awake Than Ever Before

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Pairs Well With Weed

[Sign up for our daily newsletter about news from California here.] WEST HOLLYWOOD — The food at West Hollywood’s first weed restaurant, Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, isn’t actually infused with weed. But the cuisine could certainly be described as cannabis complementary. There are vegan nachos and upscale corn dogs; French fries and Angus burgers; […]

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Los Angeles Has a New Comedy Clubhouse: Dynasty Typewriter

LOS ANGELES — The small triangular greenroom is typically decorated with artificial vines over a soothing woodland backdrop. Earlier this month it was also crowded with friends, agents, publicists, producers, makeup artists and hair stylists, all hovering around the stand-up Esther Povitsky. Cameras, monitors, lights and a rainbow’s worth of gaffer tape had been trucked […]

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The Nightlife Outlaws of East Los Angeles

The Look Club Scum, a monthly party that embraces punk and drag, is a distillation of the fringe-friendly gay underground on the Eastside. Photographs by Daniel Jack Lyons Text by Daniel Hernandez Produced by Eve Lyons ImageJosefina Valdez, an original attendee of Club Scum nights, in downtown Los Angeles.CreditDaniel Jack Lyons for The New York […]

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The Chefs Reinventing the Midwestern Supper Club

THE LIGHTS ARE dim, set to eternal dusk. You enter and blink. If there are booths, they should be plush: Naugahyde or brocade limned in gold. Napkins are linen, tables likely cloaked. Maybe a Persian rug lies underfoot. Taxidermied animal heads peer from the walls. From your seat, you might see a living white-tailed deer […]

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A Brooklyn Burger That Conjures Old New York

Billy Durney, the Brooklyn restaurateur and pitmaster, has been talking for several years about the fried chicken that he planned to bring to Red Hook. At first, there was no reason to doubt him. That the man is comfortable with long time horizons was clear to anyone who watched how patiently he studied the science […]

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Shooting at South Carolina Bar Leaves 2 Dead and 8 Wounded, Officials Say

Two people were killed and eight others wounded in a shooting early Saturday morning at a sports bar near Lancaster, S.C., the authorities said. The shooting happened around 2:45 a.m. at the Old Skool Sports Bar & Grill, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The gunman was still at large, it […]

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2 Dead and 9 Injured in Shooting at South Carolina Sports Bar, Officials Say

Two people were killed and nine others injured in a shooting early Saturday morning at a sports bar in Lancaster, S.C., the authorities said. The shooting happened around 2:45 a.m. at the Old Skool Sports Bar & Grill, the Lancaster Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The gunman was still at large, the sheriff’s […]

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‘The Energy Was Just Indescribable’: Club Langston Didn’t Go Quietly

Endangered Spaces Located on an unassuming block in Brooklyn, one of the last black-owned gay nightclubs in the city has closed. ImageCreditJulia Wertz /* Center headlines for standalone and embedded interactives */ /* @import url(“nyt5/centered-headline.css”); */ /* Fullbleed interactive-graphic container */ /* @import url(“nyt5/fullbleed.css”); */ /* For use with LaziestLoader */ /* @import url(“nyt5/laziestloader.css”); */ […]

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How Ivy Mix, Cocktail Expert, Spends Her Sundays

Growing up in Vermont, Ivy Mix would rise at dawn to spend her Sundays riding horses. But when she became a bartender in New York City, Sundays were all about sleeping in. These days Ms. Mix, 33, is busy as a co-owner of Leyenda (Spanish for “legend”), a “pan-Latin cocktail bar” in Cobble Hill that […]

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49 Good Reasons to Make a Restaurant Reservation

Change is the only constant in New York, and each season brings a host of new options for diners weary of the same old, same old. There are bigger, better food halls to lure the lunch crowd, and breweries and bars to tempt after work. Veteran chefs with solid reputations are taking risks, while unproven […]

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Masked Gunman Opens Fire on Police in Brooklyn Backyard

Patrol officers in Brownsville, Brooklyn, spotted an unusual sight early Monday morning: a masked man walking on a quiet residential street. The officers attempted to stop him, but the man fled and then began shooting at their patrol car, the police said. The gunman tried to hide, but a neighbor soon alerted the police to […]

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The Man Behind Those Throbbing Warehouse Parties in Brooklyn

ImageRob Toma surveyed the techno rave scene that his company, Teksupport, held at a warehouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.CreditChristopher Lee for The New York Times An army of young people swarmed through the darkened rectangles of industrial Brooklyn, orienteering by thudding beats and prismatic light to a former shipbuilding factory. They wore chokers and […]

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