Where Locals Actually Go For A Night Out In NYC

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.
A quick internet search or scroll through Instagram will show you that New York City has no shortage of places to spend a night out, but that doesn't make it any easier to pick one — and it definitely doesn't mean those spots offer an experience that feels uniquely New York.
That's why we set out to discover what nighttime in the city looks like for a local, following an NYC-based photographer out for a tour of her favorite spots. With only a Samsung Galaxy S9+ in hand, she took us borough-hopping for a night of late-night pizza, rooftop cocktails, and even some shuffleboard — all while testing out the phone’s revolutionary dual-aperture camera (aka a rad new feature that automatically adjusts to different lighting).
Whether you're from New York and need to shake up your routine or you're just visiting for a weekend, click through to find out how you should be spending your next free night in NYC.

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