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Bars in Soho/Village -maybe live bands

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bgsarge Apr 1, 2008 11:35 AM

Hey all:

I am travelling down to Manhattan with a friend May 9th weekend.

He's not a foodie but loves to hang out at bars with more artistic/creative people - NOT the trendy, look at me kinda crowd.

Therefore, I am at a loss as to what to do with him :) Live music venues would be good too.

And cheap, simple eating places too. I really don't want to scare him :)

I am thinking the village or soho but we can go anywhere - we are staying at 70 park avenue

PLS HELP

  1. The Chowhound Team Apr 1, 2008 11:38 AM

    Hi Everyone--Just a reminder to stick to simple eating suggestions for bgsarge. Artistic bars and live bands are off topic on Chowhound. Thanks!

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      bgsarge Apr 1, 2008 11:42 AM

      oop sorry!

      Yes food help would be appreciated :)

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        180macd Apr 1, 2008 11:48 AM

        How about getting a quick bite at Pepe Verde in the West Village, then heading over to Art Bar?

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        nycgirl08 Apr 1, 2008 01:28 PM

        hi, i think you will enjoy Cafe Wha? live music and dancing.

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