The Dining Room in downtown Brooklyn offers great specials such as Tequila Tuesdays and Whiskey Wednesdays.
Livingston Manor hosts New York trivia nights every other Monday, and winning teams get a $35 bar tab. This bar also serves a wide selection of craft beers.
The Alibi, considered the best dive bar by L Magazine, lies in the nearby neighborhood of Fort Greene. Don’t let the old regulars scare you off. This hip bar has been on the scene a long time.
Also in Fort Greene, the Mayflower looks like a page out of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel with men in coattails and women in drop-waist dresses. The Manhattan cocktail is famous in this small, cozy bar.
Known for its hipster attitude, Brooklyn is also the most populous of the New York City boroughs. Naturally, it offers plenty of bars and restaurants. Summer is the busiest time of year, but if you don’t mind a chill in the air, try wintertime when hotel rooms come at a discount. There’s no bad time to visit Brooklyn, though, so pick your season and come visit.