If you don’t want to want to run into half of your office on Stone Street and spend the evening talking about what you spent the day doing, then head to Cedar Local. It’s a dark, casual bar a few blocks from Wall Street, and it’s a good spot to have a Manhattan alone at the bar, or for drinks before dinner at Manhatta or Crown Shy.
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