by Melanie Berliet - 203 Reviews - 49 List
You had a baby. It happens. Despite consensus among suburbanites, you're not obligated to shed every aspect of your former self. In New York, at least, you can maintain some semblance of a social life. Just tote your wee one along with you to the pub. There, in addition to spending quality time together, you can teach your child important life lessons--like how to squat above a toilet seat. Check out five bars where pushing a stroller inside is welcomed. (Photo: Devin and his daddy at Abilene)
Updated: August 07, 2009
Forget the infamous stroller backlash at its brother, Union Hall. Here you won't be bothered while reliving your pre-parenthood days. During happy hour (Mon-Fri, 5pm-7pm) you can relax and have a beer before taking the opportunity to wow your kid with your prowess on the bocce ball court.
Park Slope's strollerati mix with hipster laptop tappers here, and everyone enjoys a kindly priced cup of coffee or bottled beer. In fact, some say the pickup mood lingering in the air partly explains the prevalence of under-employed creative types with children in the area.