10 of New York City's Most Storied Literary Haunts

May 17, 2014 at 10:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

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New York City has been a literary bastion for over 200 years, and the city's watering holes bear witness to that history. Poets and writers from all over the world have flocked to New York to find inspiration in the city's streets and cultural institutions, not to mention the cafés, taverns, bars, and bistros where they gather to exchange ideas. From New York's oldest bars to upscale hotel restaurants to modest cafes, here are ten spots to visit when you want to soak in a literary atmosphere.

by Laura Itzkowitz

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