by Patrick Heig - 324 Reviews - 95 List
You can't flick a Parliament without hitting a bar in this neighborhood; Williamsburg basically IS a bar. But it's not just the dive bars you'd expect from the global headquarters of hipster--the 'Burg is also home to world-class music venues, laid-back cocktail dens, beer gardens and pickup joints where all it takes is a waxed moustache or a neck tat to bag that fauxhemian fox. Below are five of each, plus five spanking new Williamsburg bars for good measure. (Photo: Good Company)
Updated: August 16, 2010
In a sign of the times, this legendary Manhattan venue moved to the 'Burg, and is better than ever, with a 200-seat concert area separated from a bar by soundproof glass so you can watch performances even if you don't have a ticket.