Brooks's Saved Places
Blue Sprocket Sound is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

1. Blue Sprocket Sound

44 Miller Cir, Harrisonburg, VA
Uncategorized · No tips or reviews
Stella Blues is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

2. Stella Blues

204 Crown St (btw Temple and College), New Haven, CT
Rock Club · Downtown New Haven · 12 tips and reviews
Roger Smith Hotel is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

3. Roger Smith Hotel

501 Lexington Ave (btwn 47th & 48th St.), New York, NY
Hotel · Turtle Bay · 50 tips and reviews

MashableMashable: Attend a free Cork'd wine tasting. It's wine meets social media. Bring your laptop so you can review the wines on Check out the schedule at - Erica Swallow Read more.

The Chelsea Room is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

4. The Chelsea Room

222 W 23rd St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY
Night Club · Chelsea · 11 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Has that oldie look while attractive women and cocktails, like the 19th Century (grand marnier, vodka), round out the goodie feel. Read more.

Bar III is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

5. Bar III

745 5th Ave (at E 58th St), New York, NY
Café · Midtown East · 3 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: The main attraction is the Gotham Salad ($18), made with chicken, ham, gruyere, tomatoes, beets, bacon, egg, iceberg lettuce and Thousand Island dressing. Read more.

Brooklyn Bowl is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

6. Brooklyn Bowl

61 Wythe Ave (btwn N 11th & N 12th St), Brooklyn, NY
Bowling Alley · Williamsburg · 536 tips and reviews

VH1VH1: There’s usually a cover, but if you’re in a large enough group, they may waive it – just ask. Also, you’ve got to get the fried chicken. – Piotr S.

Housing Works Thrift Shop is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

7. Housing Works Thrift Shop

122 Montague St (at Henry St.), Brooklyn, NY
Vintage and Thrift Store · Brooklyn Heights · 11 tips and reviews

VH1VH1: I bought every hardcover Harry Potter book at housing works for $3. Nerdy? Yes. But also thrifty! Brooklyn Heights' rich people's trash is now my treasure. - Elizabeth, blogger

H&H Bagels is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

8. H&H Bagels

1551 2nd Ave (at E 80th St.), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Yorkville · 159 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Nothing is like getting up on a weekend morning and getting a coffee and a creame cheese bagel from H&H. -Alex Eusebio, Top Chef

Stage Deli is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

9. Stage Deli

834 7th Ave (btwn W 53rd & W 54th St.), New York, NY
Deli · Theater District · 48 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: In an apartment above the Stage Deli, several Yankees lived together in the early 1950s including Mickey Mantle, Hank Bauer, and Johnny Hopp.

10. Travertine Restaurant

19 Kenmare St (@ Elizabeth), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · NoLita · 7 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Do it all for the “Nookie,” which in this case is their signature drink made of mint/Bombay/St Germain/dry vermouth. Read more.

The Stanton Social is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

11. The Stanton Social

99 Stanton St (btwn Orchard & Ludlow St), New York, NY
Lounge · Lower East Side · 388 tips and reviews

PeoplePeople: No LES grit here; just posh comfort food, from Kobe beef sliders and French onion dumplings to blood orange jalapeno margaritas. Don't skip the just-out-of-the-oil donuts—a fave at Matt Damon's table.

Vintry Wine & Whiskey is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

12. Vintry Wine & Whiskey

57 Stone St (Hanover St), New York, NY
Wine Bar · Financial District · 110 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: 95 of the wines in the 495-strong collection here can be bought in two-ounce tastes or five-ounce glasses, with prices starting at $3.50. Our pick for Where to Drink near Wall Street. Read more.

Bondi Road is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

13. Bondi Road

153 Rivington St (Suffolk), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · Lower East Side · 37 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Check out this weekend happy hour: $20 scores you two hours of all-you-can-drink boozing (even Fosters and Moo Juice cocktails—fruity concoctions served in baby bottles—are fair game). Read more.

Donatella is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

14. Donatella

184 8th Ave (at W 19th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Chelsea · 51 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: This spot's an ode to everything Neapolitan, w/ a 5-ton, gold tiled pizza oven built by hand completely out of materials imported from Italy that gets so hot it can pump out the pies in 60-90 seconds. Read more.

Community Food & Juice is one of Brooks's Saved Places.

15. Community Food & Juice

2893 Broadway (btwn 112th & 113th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Harlem · 161 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: The brunch crowd here is a mix of college students and stroller-steering parents. For traditionalists, there are blueberry pancakes; for the adventurous, coconut pancakes with passion-fruit syrup. Read more.