Don’t go to Hair Of The Dog and complain to us when an NYU undergrad chugs your mom’s pinot grigio thinking it’s lemon water. There’s nothing refined about this dark, crowded bar on the LES, but if you’re fine with that, then the abundance of big screens and projectors makes it a good place to watch sports. They also have drink specials everyday and half-off beer on weekends, so you can play some cheap games of beer pong against a couple guys in Bengals jerseys taking it way too seriously.
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Banzarbar is a small cocktail bar behind an unmarked door on the second floor of Freemans on the LES.
If you like glutinous and sticky textures, pick up some sweets at Moon Man in The Market Line on the LES.
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Syndicated is a bar, restaurant, and movie theater in Bushwick. Come here to watch a TV show projected on the wall, for a laid-back drink, or to eat.
The Ground is an indoor soccer center in Chinatown where you can watch (or play) soccer while eating food from Kiki's.
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What we have found at Blind Tiger is a New York City bar that actually has an extensive microwbrew selection AND excellent food. Unfortunately, the place gets very crowded at times.
Boulton & Watt
Boulton & Watt is a solid neighborhood hang with average bar food and some TVs for sports viewing purposes. Adjust expectations accordingly.
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