Like that place with beers and arcade games, except with cocktails and partying and arcade games, Half & Half is the latest and greatest inside the drinking destination that is the Hudson Hotel -- a half dance hall, half arcade that's decked out with works from a rotating selection of local artists.
It'll get the occasional big-time act (the opening party, in an awesome move, featured Biz Markie) while you crush high scores on Cruis'n Exotica or Ms. Pac-Man, and enjoy cocktails by Mr. Lyan -- including a boozy Cherry Cola, loaded with bourbon, Fernet Branca, bitters, cherry-cola caramel, and lime, or the signature Half & Half, which is a mix of lemon tea vodka, gin, tequila, Cointreau, rum, lemon, cider, cola bitters, and mint. Both pair excellently with eating berries and ghosts.
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Andrew Zimmer is Thrillist's NYC Editor and his favorite arcade game is The Simpsons. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.