Visitors Guide to Silicon Alley
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1. Silicon Alley

41 E 11th St (at University Pl.), New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · No tips or reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: During the dot-com boom, the jokers at DoubleClick put this billboard up so the tech hungry media and clueless tourist would have something to fixate on.

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2. foursquare HQ

East Village (at 5th St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · 211 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Clocking in at #2, since there would be no list without them. Stop by with an NFC phone and check in with a bump.

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3. General Assembly East

902 Broadway Fl 4 (btwn E 20th & E 21st St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Flatiron District · 60 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: The campus center for the city's tech scene. Lots of great event here, plus dozens of companies working out of the space. Always good for a quick sit down or random chat.

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4. NYC Resistor

87 3rd Ave Fl 4 (at Bergen St), Brooklyn, NY
Event Space · Boerum Hill · 13 tips and reviews

Eric S.Eric Skiff: Go to NYC Resistor on Thursday Night for Craft Night, hack on something (tech, craft, otherwise), and enjoy some hacker-geek-crafter camaraderie.

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5. Coffee Shop

8.1
29 Union Sq W (at E 16th St), New York, NY
Brazilian Restaurant · Union Square · 398 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Java spot for founder and VC types.

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6. Google New York

76 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Office · Chelsea · 121 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: It's worth signing the NDA just for the buffet. Don't forget to have someone let you into the stairwell so you can check out the crazy non-floors where they store their secrets.

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7. Shake Shack

9.4
11 Madison Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · NoMad · 1105 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Enjoying waiting in long lines with other tech folks, all checking in on Foursquare. This is your spot.

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8. NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts

8.6
566 Laguardia Pl (at Washington Sq S), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · Greenwich Village · 50 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: The first Tuesday of every month, NYU's Skirball Center becomes the city's tech mecca as hundreds crowd in for the NY Tech Meetup.

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9. SecondMarket HQ

636 Avenue of the Americas (19th St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Flatiron District · 6 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Only place in New York you can cash a check and get Facebook shares back.

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10. Ace Hotel New York

9.1
20 W 29th St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Hotel · NoMad · 386 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Founders, hipsters, investors and magicians. Have your cool friends meet your tech friends, see who picks up the tab.

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11. NYU ITP

721 Broadway Fl 4 (at Waverly Pl), New York, NY
College Arts Building · Greenwich Village · 25 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: The alma mater of Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley, this is ground zero for arty hackers building the next big thing.

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12. IAC

555 W 18th St (at West Side Hwy.), New York, NY
Building · Chelsea · 29 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: College Humor, Match.com and a slew of other web properties live here, just a brief walk from the beautiful High Line Park.

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13. Etsy HQ

117 Adams St (at Prospect St), Brooklyn, NY
Tech Startup · Downtown Brooklyn · 8 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Crafty visitors know the whole crew eats a locally grown lunch together a week.

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14. WeWork Soho

154 Grand St, New York, NY
Coworking Space · SoHo · 33 tips and reviews

Ayan C.Ayan Chatterjee: This is a really well designed coworking space with large windows, wifi, a T1 connection and conference rooms. Plus they have towels in the bathrooms instead of nasty paper towels!

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15. Barcade

9.1
388 Union Ave (btwn Ainslie & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · East Williamsburg · 304 tips and reviews

IFCIFC: The Barcade equation is simple and elegant: Vintage Arcade Games + Local Microbrews. Somebody get this guy the Field's Medal! - IFC Staff

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16. Apartm.net

669 Manhattan Ave #2FL (Bedford Ave and Norman Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Event Space · Greenpoint · 4 tips and reviews

Erin S.Erin Sparling: Go to apartm.net and hang out with Nick and Erin.

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17. Hunch HQ

54 W 21st St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Flatiron District · 5 tips and reviews

ted h.ted hudson: for a good time, try the maker bot!

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18. New Work City

412 Broadway (at Canal St.), New York, NY
Coworking Space · Downtown Manhattan · 28 tips and reviews

drron S.drron Suarez: Coworking with great people at a 5,000 sq ft space with easy daily dropin rates. Read more.

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19. Union Square Ventures

915 Broadway Fl 19 (btwn E 20th & E 21st St), New York, NY
Office · Flatiron District · 19 tips and reviews

Morgan M.Morgan Missen: Instead of magazines, the lobby has iPads with USV portfolio company apps preloaded on the homepage

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20. First Round Capital NYC

200 Park Ave S Fl 15 (at E 17th St.), New York, NY
Office · Union Square · 3 tips and reviews

Darren H.Darren Herman: Phin usually wears awesome kicks, check them out.

21. Saturdays Surf NYC

9.4
31 Crosby St (btwn Grand & Broome St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · SoHo · 207 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: the back deck is one of my favorite places in nyc. (ssssh!)

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22. Betaworks

29 Little West 12th St (9th Avenue), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Meatpacking District · 12 tips and reviews

Tony H.Tony Haile: Marvel at their beautiful staff

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23. TechStars HQ

841 Broadway Fl 8, New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · 10 tips and reviews

Phoebe E.Phoebe E: It's counter-intuitive but flush the toilet handle up for #1 (to save water) and down for #2 (solid waste).

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24. Gilt Groupe

2 Park Ave (at 32nd St), New York, NY
Office · NoMad · 22 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Sneak your app onto the homescreen of the iPad's in the lobby, and important people may see you when they're bored.

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25. Meetup HQ

632 Broadway Fl 10 (at Bleecker St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · 13 tips and reviews

MashableMashable: If you have time to stay a while, catch a quick cat nap in the designated nap room. Yes, they have a nap room. - Vadim Lavrusik Read more.

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26. NYU-Poly Varick Street Incubator

137 Varick St (Spring St and Varick St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Hudson Square · 9 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Good place to meet college age hackers surfing on some start-up dreams.

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27. Shapeways HQ

419 Park Ave S (E 29nd St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Rose Hill · 6 tips and reviews

Peter W.Peter Weijmarshausen: Bring pizza or beer and the coders might implement your feature request ;-)

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28. Salesforce Marketing Cloud

155 Avenue of the Americas Fl 12 (at Spring St.), New York, NY
Office · Hudson Square · 10 tips and reviews

Wesley B.Wesley Barrow: Play ping pong and take in an amazing view!

29. reBar

147 Front St (at Jay St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · DUMBO · 147 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: This Dumbo mainstay is the latest to get in on the hipster movie theater trend. This week, they unveil a 60-seat space for indie films, with concessions including bacon popcorn and stuffed pretzels. Read more.

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30. Tarallucci e Vino Restaurant

8.2
15 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Flatiron District · 144 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: A popular cafe for one on one meetings frequented by investors like Brad Burnham and Roger Ehreneberg.

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31. Thrillist HQ

568 Broadway (at Prince St), New York, NY
Office · SoHo · 12 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Ben Lerer takes the stairs between Thrillist and his offices at Lerer Ventures, so catch him here for a 60 second pitch.

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32. Betabeat

W. 44th (8th Ave.), New York, NY
Uncategorized · Hell's Kitchen · 1 tip

AdrianneAdrianne: hip as shit

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33. AOL Ventures

670 Broadway Fl 4 (between Great Jones & Bond Street), New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · 8 tips and reviews

Keegan Vance F.Keegan Vance Forte: come hang and play some pool, there are always good tunes playing too!

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34. AOL Inc.

770 Broadway (btwn E 8th & E 9th St), New York, NY
Office · Greenwich Village · 21 tips and reviews

Jon D.Jon Dube: Shhh! Listen carefully and you can hear the ghosts of laid-off AOLers roaming the halls!!! BOO!!!

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35. Wiredset

580 Broadway (Prince St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Meatpacking District · No tips or reviews
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36. Aviary HQ

243 W 30th St (Btwn 7th & 8th Aves), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Chelsea · 10 tips and reviews

Alexander T.Alexander Taub: Look in the freezer for ninja star ice cubes

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37. Maker Studios NYC

636 Broadway (Bleecker St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · 14 tips and reviews

Jared K.Jared Klett: Look up for evidence of past business card throwing competitions.

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38. The Roxy Hotel

8.6
2 Avenue of the Americas (btwn Walker & White St), New York, NY
Hotel · Tribeca · 110 tips and reviews
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39. Onswipe HQ

39 W 14th St (btw 5th and 6th), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Greenwich Village · 6 tips and reviews

Wayne C.Wayne Chang: Heard about this mystical place. If you ever find yourself here, count yourself lucky. Make sure you rub the buddha.

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40. Gawker Media

2 W 17th St (Fifth Avenue), New York, NY
Office · Union Square · 8 tips and reviews

molly s.molly steenson: hammocks on the roof!

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41. Cooley LLP

1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Office · Midtown East · 2 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: One of the top venture law firms in town, repping start-ups and VCs. Frequently holds classy tech events, followed by cocktails and a great view of the city.

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42. WeWork Empire State

349 5th Ave, New York, NY
Coworking Space · Koreatown · 16 tips and reviews

Daniel M.Daniel M.: 6th floor has a keg and a pool table. Woohoo!

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43. MongoDB HQ

229 W 43rd St (btwn 7th and 8th Ave), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Theater District · 11 tips and reviews

RyanRyan: Open office hours every Wednesday from 16:30 - 18:30.

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44. Chartbeat

416 W 13th St Ste 315 (btwn 9th Ave & 13th), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Meatpacking District · 5 tips and reviews

Justin L.Justin Lintz: Talk to their GM and listen to his funny French accent

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45. The Grey Dog

9.1
90 University Pl (btwn 11th & 12th St), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · Greenwich Village · 295 tips and reviews

David A.David Ambrose: Amazing breakfast spot for casual meetings. Ideal for fundraising or serious BD talks.

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46. SeatGeek

400 Lafayette St (E 4th St), New York, NY
Tech Startup · NoHo · 6 tips and reviews
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47. Spotify

76 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St.), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Chelsea · 17 tips and reviews
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48. Pivotal Labs

625 Avenue of the Americas Fl 2 (at 19th Street), New York, NY
Office · Chelsea · 23 tips and reviews
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49. Twitter NYC

245-249 West 17th Street, New York, NY
Tech Startup · Midtown East · 7 tips and reviews
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50. LinkedIn New York Office

350 5th Ave (at Empire State Bldg), New York, NY
Tech Startup · Koreatown · 7 tips and reviews
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51. Facebook NYC

770 Broadway (at E 9th St), New York, NY
Office · Greenwich Village · 28 tips and reviews
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52. Facebook Developer Garage

Webster Hall, New York, NY
Event Space · Greenwich Village · No tips or reviews
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53. Tumblr HQ

35 E 21st St (at Broadway), New York, NY
Office · Flatiron District · 32 tips and reviews
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54. Gawker Media

2 W 17th St (Fifth Avenue), New York, NY
Office · Union Square · 8 tips and reviews

Benjamin P.Benjamin Popper: Dope spot for tech events and mixers.