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On one of Islington’s backstreets sits 69 Colebrooke Row, an intimate (read: tiny) speakeasy-style bar for excellent experimental cocktails from master mixologist Tony Conigliaro.
Rather, the quiet industrial backstreet runs beside a row of warehouses near a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. yard.
Instead of risking dangerous backstreet abortions, some women have babies in secret and then dump them.
Intercut with Khuddoos’ progressive paranoia is a parallel tale about two boys who are bosom buddies and who prowl the backstreets together.
Restaurants dotting the main drags and backstreets cover a huge number of global cuisines.
The artists' homes, mostly rustic, one-story structures painted white and oxblood, are scattered on backstreets or throughout the surrounding woodlands.
Wander the backstreets of the town, through the little cabins and past the french-speaking punks and their silent pit bulls.
Fine and casual dining, museums, waterfront spots, artistic communities, and laneways, which are backstreets with shopping and plenty of places to eat and drink.
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BACKSTREET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of backstreet for English Language Learners
: a street that is away from the main streets
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