New York State Nightlife

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New York State Nightlife

  • McSorley's Ale House

    New York City Nightlife

    We talked every day, how we should visit the place, but the days just went so fast, and before we knew, it was allready friday, and our last night. Even if it wasn´t so late (around 19 o´clock I think) the place was so full, I felt terrible! I don´t understand how did they let us in. The man at the door just pushed us in. When we found a little...

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  • Williamsburg

    Brooklyn Nightlife

    Pleasant, established, comfortable Anglo/Irish pub on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. Good tap beer selections, and numerous bottle choices as well. Pub grub too. Sit at the window and look out at the strollers.

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  • Elements

    White Plains Nightlife

    One of Liz's co-workers entered them in a Radio contest for a free Happy Hour and won. So off we headed to Elements for our Holiday Happy Hour. Parking was a bit of a nightmare due to it being Christmas time and the shoppers all head to White Plains. After twenty five minutes of searching for parking we found a spot about 5 blocks down from the...

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  • Glenlo Tavern

    Queens Nightlife

    Ferni and I often found ourselves here on a Sunday during football season when we lived in the neighborhood. The pub was just a short walking distance from our home which was good as we didn't have to worry about driving. This is a local bar that gets quite crowded during the afternoon games. The bar is a nice size with two separete areas, one...

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  • The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

    New York State Nightlife

    Thousands of artfully carved Jack O' Lanterns cover the property of the historic Van Cortlandt Manor in the quaint little town of Croton on the Hudson. The 300 year old Manor is the perfect setting for this amazing Halloween display. A lantern guided path takes you past all kinds of carved masterpieces, including intricate Celtic designs,...

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  • SOB's

    New York City Nightlife

    I was at SOB's just last night as an invited guest. I was there to do a freelance job for Art of Rhyme which involved doing a video spotlight on one of the artist they had performing that night. We made all our arrangements with the club's publicist, Derick, who appeared to be very accomidating. He put our party of three on the "guest list" and...

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  • Smith Street/Cobble Hill

    Brooklyn Nightlife

    If you get up to Smith street, you're set for the night. You can find parking on the street (I didn't have any problem, but we got there early) and just roam from bar to bar. Here's a few of the many many places to go in this area: Angry Wade's 224 Smith 718-488-7253 This place is corner bar with lots of room inside--pool tables and such, if you...

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  • Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden

    Queens Nightlife

    This place is the tale of two visits. I chose it for the evening of the NYC June 2007 meeting based on a visit I made earlier in the year. The first visit we kept to the inside and it was a lot of fun. A small inside bar keeps everything friendly and together. They have dining rooms and an large outside. The outside beer garden on the Saturday...

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  • Copacabana

    New York City Nightlife

    My first time here we were lucky enough to get on the guest list for this great club. Saved us the hassle of waiting on line as well as the admission price. I honestly really like the place. Upstairs is live music and dancing while downstairs is more of the DJ/mix club scene you are used to. It was great fun. The other times I’ve been here we have...

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  • Park Slope

    Brooklyn Nightlife

    This is a funky spot to stop by before/after a movie or just to get a bite or a drink. It has a fantastic array of furniture and is arranged to allow for SOME privacy. Very cool. Try to get a seat by the windows overlooking Prospect Park. Sadly, they no longer have tea-time. Try the crepes or the sandwiches...it's more for the location and...

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  • Tupelo

    Queens Nightlife

    Yuki, my lady, use to live next door to this bar which we considered the best of the boro. She would walk by on her daily morning city voyage and a Dread wearing dude told her to come by that night, so naturally we accepted and dropped by. To our suprise they had a live experimental band and a fireplace ripping. The interior was detailed with a...

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  • The Village Idiot

    New York City Nightlife

    i went there i was staying down town for a talk show iwent around the cornner to bar it sucked i asked weres a good down to earth bar with a abetter prace whyb pay 20$ for abeer when you could pay buck fifty it was great had at a van coach seat in the cornner i had the time of my life in the village idiot and had planed on going back and they...

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  • Flatbush Avenue

    Brooklyn Nightlife

    Now, I don't know if this is nightlife, necessarily, but it's definitely a place to go just hang out and have a few beers. This bar is great, but not for everyone, I don't think. If you are looking to meet someone or hook up for the night, then this isn't the place. If you're looking to avoid covers, have good conversation and feel a little bit...

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  • L.I.C.

    Queens Nightlife

    The owners of the Pencil Factory are making an iron curtain of beautiful establishments on the shores of Brooklyn and Queens. Their newest addition, LIC adds to their two other beautiful establishments The Greenpoint Coffee House and the Pencil Factory both in Greenpoint Brooklyn. (see my Brooklyn page). They hopped over the Newtown Creek and...

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  • Broadway & Shows

    New York City Nightlife

    Can you imagine that some performances were so good that I forgot to use my camera? I was lucky to see George Coleman playing sax, like God. It was such a great experience! I was hypnotized for an hour and a half, by the sounds of the Jazz music, played by the BEST! Smoke is a very small Jazz Club, so if you’d like to go there make sure you made a...

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  • Brooklyn Academy of Music

    Brooklyn Nightlife

    If you are interested in seeing good shows, go to Brooklyn and investigate what the program is at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Many big names appear there because they do not have to make as long a commitment.

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  • Coyote Ugly

    New York City Nightlife

    After seeing the (pretty awful) film of the same name, I was sure that the Saloon would be the No.1 tourist trap of all time. Unbelievably this my No.1 bar in NYC. At $4 a pint, bottle or short, it's also one of the cheapest. OK, if you've been bred on the cocktail bars of Mid-Upper Manhatten, then this probably isn't the best place for you. But if...

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  • The Bitter End

    New York City Nightlife

    The Bitter End claims to be New York City's oldest rock club. I will not dispute the claim as it is a fabulous place to see rock bands of the highest quality. Numerous notable celebrities have played and began their careers here. The Bitter End's website claims such notables as Taj Mahal, Woody Allen, James Taylor and Etta James. I saw a clip on...

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  • Cafe Wha?

    New York City Nightlife

    This nice small venue is a typical pub with live music every night. It’s located in Greenwich Village like many other small venues like this. The stuff were very polite to us and the man at the door told me that the entrance fee is $10 +2drinks per person. We were there early so we could choose our table. Most of them are small so I guess it’s...

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  • Cielo

    New York City Nightlife

    Ro was in town celebrating her NYC Bithday Bash as usual and we decided to venture to Cielo for her first night in town. The club is small and is surrounded by the bar to one side and the entrance to the outdoor smoking area. The music is your typical house music. The drinks are a bit on the pricey side, but who cares when you are having a good...

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  • Radio City Music Hall

    New York City Nightlife

    I new about it already, so many big names had played there in the past (Frank Zappa, Who etc). When I’ve heard that Porcupine Tree will play there we booked the tickets the same day. The day of the concert we got out of the subway and walked towards the venue, it was amazing to see the neon lights (pic 1), we got inside and checked the amazing...

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  • Limelight

    New York City Nightlife

    Built within the shell of a vast stone church, it features a massive stage, video screens, stained glass windows, an outdoor garden, several dancefloors, a DJ booth/party room suspended over the cavernous main dancefloor, numerous futuristic bar stations, and a coat check larger than many other clubs' dancefloors.

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  • Village Vanguard

    New York City Nightlife

    Max Gordon founded this much-celebrated jazz club in 1935. Ever since, it's been in the same basement location in the West Village. With a seating capacity of 123, it retains the same intimate ambiance that it has always had. Since Gordon's death, his wife has managed the club. It has hosted nearly all of the famous modern jazz artists, including...

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  • De La Guarda

    New York City Nightlife

    This is by far the craziest thing we have ever seen! It's not quite theater, not quite a concert, but somewhere in between. It's indescribable, all we can say is LOOK UP! COMFORTABLE! You are on your feet for the whole show, so wear comfortable shoes. Also, if it's cold out, bring a change of clothes cause you get very WET!

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  • Crobar - Closed

    New York City Nightlife

    We were fortunate enough that one of our favourite DJ's, David Morales, was playing here while in New York. After scouting about looking for ways to buy advance tickets (to be sure of getting in), I stumbled across the website of a guy called Bradley Rose. He basically does promotions for Crobar, and after contacting him via email, he put us on a...

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  • The Rainbow Room

    New York City Nightlife

    The Rainbow Room is one of those MUST DO New York experiences. It'll set you back a small fortune but will be a drink you'll remember for the rest of your life. View is half of what you'll see from Top of The Rock (you can't see Central Park) so do TOTR by day and this in the evening. I suggest coming about 45mins before sunset for two important...

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  • Fat Cat

    New York City Nightlife

    Very laid back place with late night/early morning live music. Music, Billiards, Table Tennis, Shuffleboard, Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Cards, Beer, Wine, Soju, Coffee, Tea, Juice, Hand-made Sodas. Casual

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  • Guest House & Home

    New York City Nightlife

    OMG, this place was hot, hot, hot!! There is a huge line to get in, but if you don't mind shelling out a few hundred (more like $600) for a table, you're in!! Come with a group so you can all chip in for the bottles that come along with the table service!! The music and atmosphere are pumping and the crowd very sexy!! Beware, it's expensive!!

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  • Sound Factory

    New York City Nightlife

    It was Saturday night. Your first clue you're in the wrong NYC club is the line. There is zero dress code and everyone wearing anything gets in. I need you to picture this for a second because it was ridiculous. Your second clue is the pat down. I understand security completely, but I've never been that throughly checked by anyone since my last...

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  • Lucky Cheng’s

    New York City Nightlife

    This is a Chinese food restaurant with Drag Cabaret for entertainment. Before you go here, please go to their website so that you don’t get surprised by anything. I will try to explain it as easily as possible. I came here for my birthday several years ago and again recently for a bachelorette party. The food was pretty good, definitely not the...

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  • Mulberry Street Bar

    New York City Nightlife

    We were wandering around the San Genaro Festival when I felt like a drink. We ducked into the Mulberry Street Bar. The crowd was definitely local and were watching the football game on the big screen TV. I ordered my beer and a club soda with lime for Liz. We moved to the side of the bar and enjoyed our drinks while watching the game. It was a nice...

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  • Centro-Fly

    New York City Nightlife

    This was my second visit to Centro-Fly......I came here last year with friends as it was recommended by a local we met whilst shopping in the village. We had a great time last year and this year was no disppointment! We went on an evening that hosted a special event. I like the space at this venue. The main dance floor spins mainly Progressive...

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  • Gin Mill

    New York City Nightlife

    Jazz Clubs in New York New York City is the "hub" of the Jazz World. All the greats made their names here, and young up-and-comers flock to the city for the chance to prove themselves. ##55 Bar 55 Christopher St. (btwn. 7th Ave. So. & Waverly Place) 212-929-9883 ##Arthur's Tavern 57 Grove St. (N.W. corner of Grove and 7th Ave. South at Sheridan...

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  • Fat Black Pussy Cat

    New York City Nightlife

    We were having a bad night, my friend's birthday bash at Tortilla Flats, in the West Village, was a bit flat - not exactly a party atmosphere and neither the food nor drinks were great. We decided to walk into Greenwich Village - unlike London the bars in NY aren't densely packed together and we had all but given up hope when we stumbled on the Fat...

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  • The Frying Pan

    New York City Nightlife

    The Frying Pan is a really fun and unique place to have a few drinks and some food IN the Hudson River. The "bar" is completely outdoor and located on three different boats that are anchored and connected to each other at Pier 66, at 12th Avenue and W. 26th Street. The Frying Pan is generally open from May-October from noon to midnight. On a...

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  • Don't Tell Mama

    New York City Nightlife

    Don't tell mama is a wonderful piano bar where you can drop in for a couple on nightcaps and listen to some incredible performers who also serve the drinks sing all the Broadway show tunes. Go early (9.30-10pm) as it is a small cosy bar if you don't want to line up. Smart casual

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  • Pyramid Club

    New York City Nightlife

    The Pyramid, 1984 night (Fridays 10pm-5am) $7 Cheezy 1980s nights abound everywhere, but this one is bouncy and cheap and consistently fun, so I'm recommending it, especially if you are from out of town and want to get some good dancing squished in without blowing your bank account. it's a big gay night, too, so if you don't want to be pressed up...

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  • Pravda

    New York City Nightlife

    A Russian themed, subterranean bar on Lafayette St. Like most trendy places in New York, the discreet branding and KGB headquarters style entrance could be easily missed. Iron curtain themeing continues with the mostly vodka based drinks. Less authentic are the $12 cocktail price tags. Pravda is owned by the same people as the more French than...

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  • Terra Blues

    New York City Nightlife

    I met a guitar player Sept. '05 at a soulfood buffet in Harlem who over lunch told me he plays every week at a club on Bleecker St. in Greenwich Village, Terra Blues. My buddy & old drummer Roger and I hoofed it down later in the week to check it out, and the joint was rockin' Here's a taste: Michael Powers Blues BandPacked

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  • Late Show with David Letterman

    New York City Nightlife

    The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS is world famous show, or maybe only in the US but with the internet these days maybe it is global show. The program is broadcast from the CBS studios in down town Manhattan. None but you have to be 18 or older.

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  • Culture Club

    New York City Nightlife

    This place is for people who like to dance and just have so much fun. Downstairs is eghties music, upstairs nineties. The vibe is tourists and bachelorette parties and anyone else fun. There is no line, no pretentious people no hostility. Its truly just if you want to have a really fun time. Best drink is the Top Gun, it has a lot of alcohol...

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  • B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

    New York City Nightlife

    Blues legend BB King has a bar and grille/club over on 42nd street. The real draw to BB Kings is actually the live music scene. They draw in a wide variety of acts, some famous and some not-so-famous. Occasionally, there will be a pretty big name act performing, usually in the evening. There are also weekend brunch events, some even featuring the...

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  • SBNY

    New York City Nightlife

    As gay bars go in NYC, this is one of the best. The dance floor is packed with hot, sweaty bodies gyrating to some excellent music. The crowd is fantastic!! Every one is out to have a good time. The bar is on the smallish side but the drinks are slammin!! We always have a fantastic time!!

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  • Pacha

    New York City Nightlife

    Before we went to New York, we had searched on the Net about famous djs playing in New York City. So we decided to go to Patcha to dance to the rhythmn of a famous dj. To be honest, the music was fabulous, really, it was great. However, the whole atmosphere reminded me of a beach party. I had no idea that people actually wore shorts and swimsuits...

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  • Sidewalk Cafe

    New York City Nightlife

    Sidewalk Cafe has been a meeting point to start an afternoon or night out, meeting up before dinner, or many vt pre-meetings. The service is good and the bartenders super nice. I've never been here where it has been super crowded, but it does get quite busy. The bar is on the small side with limited tall table seating as soon as you enter. Happy...

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