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Nightlife in New York

Updated Apr 09 2014 02:42 PM EST with 143 listings

Time Out New York Magazine, gives extensive listings of nightclubs, cabarets, theater, & bars and is a good resource for information on what to do in New York City at night. Time Out New York, New York, Weekly, 145 pp, 8 1/2x11 in, Color Photos, $2.75,

Nightlife in New York

Info on Nightlife Scene in New York (books & Websites) (7 listings total)

Guides to Nightlife

Club Planet New York

Complete guide to the nightlife scene in NYC. Reviews, guestlists, and calendar events make this a very useful site.
Website: newyork.clubplanet.com

ClubNYC.com

News on the latest hotspots and happenings in the city club scene.
Website: clubnyc.com

New York Club Entertainment

Your passport to NYC nightlife
Tel 212-330-6923
Website: nyceclubs.com

Non-Stop New York

Very cool website that gives all the latest info on how to get around and be cool in the city that never sleeps.
Website: members.aol.com

Papermag

This is your connection to what's happening downtown Manhattan.
Website: papermag.com

TagMag.com

The authority on New York's downtown nightlife scene.
Website: goldennyc.com

UndergroundNYC.com

Web's ground zero for New York's club life
Website: undergroundnyc.com

Restaurants (1 listings total)

Bars (55 listings total)

40 Below

Classy, cozy bar and dance club. Noted for its clean bathrooms and celebrity patrons.
40 W. 8th St., Greenwich Village NY 10011 Tel 212-995-5767

Angel's Club

44 Walker St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-391-0099

Angel's Gate

Two floors of dancing and a cigar lounge.
552 W. 38th St.,

Antarctica

Located on the fringe of Upper East Side culture and SoHo society, Antarctica serves up cheap drinks to the largely local clientele while cool tunes eminate from the jukebox.
287 Hudson St., Hudson Square NY betw Spring & Dominick St, Tel 212-352-1666

Aria

Between 10th Ave. and Westside Hwy
539 W. 21st St., Chelsea NY betw 10th Ave. & WeSt.ide Hwy.,

Art Bar

Two room bar. The front room is boisterous with a sports bar feel. The rear room is lounge like with Oriental rugs, velvet-draped furniture and art work from up and coming artists.
52 Eighth Ave., West Village NY 10014 betw Horatio & Jane St, Tel 212-727-0244
Website: merchantsny.com

Bar 89

Very hip and very crowded - this two-level ultra modern space gets jammed and noisy late night. The crowd ranges from hipster to suits in their 20's & 30's.
89 Mercer St., Soho NY betw Spring & Broome St, Tel 212-274-0989

Bar Code

Ultra-cool cocktail bar, perfect for a relaxing drink before exploring the games, or for interactive games of the social kind.
1540 Broadway, Theater District NY at 46th St., Tel 212-768-7821
E-mail: gmoran@adg.com.au; Website: barcodeentertainment.com

Bear Bar

A young college crowd makes up the clientele at this rough and rowdy watering hole.
2156 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10023 Tel 212-362-2145

Birdland

Once a hangout for Charlie Parker, now both known and amateur groups and performers take the stage.
315 W. 44th St., Clinton NY 10036 Btwn 8th & 9th Ave., Tel 212-581-3080
Fax: 212-956-7130; Website: birdlandjazz.com

Blarney Rock

137 W. 33rd St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-947-0825

Bond Street

Hip and modernist, this bar attracts a healthy urban mix. They also serve assorted Japanese yummies (sashimi and nigiri to name a few) until 2 AM. TONY 100 2002
6 Bond St., Noho NY 10012 betw Broadway & Lafayette St, Tel 212-777-2500

Bowlmor Lanes

Bar with 42 lanes. DJ on weekends, Favorite with college students and young professionals. Check ahead for reserved bowling league nights.
110 University Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Tel 212-255-8188
Fax: 212-352-1150; E-mail: susannah@bowlmor.com
Website: bowlmor.com

Brady's

1583 Second Ave., Yorkville NY at 82nd St., Tel 212-650-0567

Chumley's

College students frequent this hidden away bar. Once a speakeasy during the Prohibition and an occasional haunt for famous writers.
86 Bedford St., West Village NY 10014 betw Barrow & Grove St, Tel 212-675-4449

Circa Tabac

Lounge with a distinctive 20's Art deco feel. Circa Tabac is the first cigarette lounge in the world with over 180 selections plus high-tech ventilation systems.
32 Watts St., Soho NY 10013 betw 6th Ave. & Thompson St, Tel 212-941-1781
Website: circatabac.com

Cleary's

583 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY Tel 212-599-9784

Coliseum Bar

W. 58th St., Tel 212-664-9772

Cream

Festively decorated bar and dance club catering to young professionals.
246 Columbus Ave., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-712-1666
Fax: 212-712-0111; E-mail: venuenyc@aol.com

Cub Room

High energy bar with an eclectic crowd. Nice selection of wine.
131 Sullivan St., Soho NY 10012 at Prince St., Tel 212-677-4100
Fax: 212-228-3425; Website: cubroom.com

Decibel

This dive (in the best sense of the word) has an Asian feel. Choose from their extensive sake menu (hot or cold) and munch on some edamame (soybeans).
240 E. 9th St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-979-2733

Deco

545 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY Tel 212-697-3962

Desmond's Tavern

Traditional New York Irish bar since 1936, continuous operating bar in Manhattan, serves over dozen different brands of beer
433 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10016 betw 29th & 30th St, Tel 212-684-9472
Website: desmondstavern.com

Diablo

135 W. 41st St., Fashion District NY betw Broadway & 6th Ave., Tel 212-278-0988

Divas

222 E. 14th St., Stuyvesant NY Tel 212-473-6590

Dive 75

101 W. 75th St., Upper West Side NY betw Amsterdam & Columbus Ave, Tel 212-362-7518

Double Happiness

This mellow sophisticated former speakeasy dons dim lighting and ambient DJ mixes. The crowd is an interesting mix of downtown office players, Lower East Siders, and famous musicians.
173 Mott St., Little Italy NY 10013 betw Broome & Gr& St, Tel 212-941-1282

Elbow Room, The

144 Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-979-8434

Embassy

116 Hudson St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-941-1183

Fergies

206 E. 67th St., Uptown East NY Tel 212-249-4440

Flannery's Bar

Irish music & dancing, sports, available for private parties too!
205 W. 14th St., Chelsea NY 10011 bet. 7th & 8th Aves., Tel 212-929-9589
Website: flannerysny.com

Ginji Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Downtown Japanese restaurant/karaoke bar with a huge selection of suhsi to choose from and English songs to sing along to.
165 Front St., Financial District NY 10038 Tel 212-425-4441

Gold Bar

Yup, you guessed it...they have a gold bar.
345 E. 9th St., East Village NY 10003 Tel 212-505-8270

Grand Bar at the Soho Grand Hotel

Mix and mingle on the Grand Bar's plush couches while you sip pricey but potent cocktails.
310 West Broadway, Soho NY 10013 at SoHo Gr& Hotel, Tel 212-965-3000
Website: sohogrand.com

Grange Hall

Great Bar for schmoozing, boozing and cruising. Lethal highballs.
50 Commerce St., West Village NY 10014 (at Barrow St.), Tel 212-924-5246
Fax: 212-255-2117

Harp Bar & Restaurant

132 W. 32nd St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-947-7799

Helen's

Classy new Chelsea cabaret, cozy little space with a piano bar up front and a supper club behind
169 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 18th & 19th St, Tel 212-206-0609
Website: helensnyc.com

Hogs & Heifers

Notorious honky-tonk outpost for bikers and sassy chicks. The uptown H & H is a bit tamer.
859 Washington St., Meatpacking District NY at 13th Street, Tel 212-929-0655
Fax: 212-352-1232; E-mail: general@hogsandheifers.com
Website: hogsandheifers.com

Irish Pub East

221 E. 58th St., Sutton Place NY Tel 212-980-4616

Lansky Lounge & Grill

Enjoy the live jazz and swing music, as well as nightly DJs.
104 Norfolk St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Rivington & Delancey St, Tel 212-677-9489
Fax: 212-473-4860; Website: lanskylounge.com

Ludlow Bar

Diverse crowd, DJ's mix house, funk, soul and drum 'n bass after 10 every night.
165 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St), Tel 212-353-0536

Lure, The

A fetish bar whose DJ spins Industrial all night long.
409 W. 13th St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 betw 9th Ave. & Washington St., Tel 212-741-3919

Moomba

Swanky and full of celebrities. A gossip column favorite where movie stars, publicists, and various other high profiles grace the scene. Dress to impress and bring some money (drinks start at 7$). (Between Charles and West 10th St.)
133 Seventh Ave. So., Greenwich Village NY 10001 Tel 212-989-1414

Museum Cafe

This is a good spot to stop at after visiting The Museum of Natural History. High ceilings and sparce, minimalist atmosphere with neighborhood crowd.
Columbus Ave., (77th St), Tel 212-799-0150

Otto's Shrunken Head

Hawaiian themed tiki bar, chock full of bamboo and Tiki gods. Featuring a Hawaiian houseband.
538 E. 14th St., Stuyvesant NY 10009 Betw Aves A & B, Tel 212-228-2240

P.J. Moran's Pub & Restaurant

3 E. 48th St., Midtown NY 10017 Tel 212-753-6440

Peculier Pub

Enjoy American cuisine and your choice of over 250 beers in this comfortable neighborhood spot.
145 Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw La Guardia Pl. & Thompson St, Tel 212-353-1327

Prohibition

1920's style speakeasy. Stylish and fashionable. Contemporary American cuisine. Complimentary jazz and blues music. Pool table.
503 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 btn 84/85 sts, Tel 212-579-3100
Website: prohibition.net

Psycho Mungo's

This cheap neighborhood bar houses a great alternative jukebox.
Avenue A, Tel 212-533-2209

Punch Bar and Grill

Eclectic American bar and bistro. The crowd consists of mostly young artists, fashion designers, Europeans, and aging hippies.
913 Broadway, Flatiron District NY 10010 betw 20th & 21st St, Tel 212-673-6333
Website: punch-nyc.com

Recess

Great place to hang out after work. Try finding a spot on the outdoor deck.
310 Spring St., Hudson Square NY betw Greenwich & Renwick St, Tel 212-590-6050

Solas

Modernist pub for sophisticates & Village regulars. Also has a pool table and Happy Hour from 4pm-8pm daily, $3 drafts.
232 E. 9th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Tel 212-375-0297

Sophie's

East Village dive with a great vinyl jukebox and pool table and $1 tap beers.
507 E. 5th St., East Village NY 10009 Tel 212-228-5680

Sweet and Vicious

Rustic SoHo bar with an ivy-walled, partially shaded garden. Great place to relax and have a quiet drink.
5 Spring St., NoLita NY 10001 Tel 212-334-7915

Veloce

175 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY Tel 212-260-3200

Comedy Clubs (9 listings total)

Chicago City Limits

Comedy improv troupe that have a knack for audience participation. Comedy workshops also taught.
318 53rd Street, [New York] NY 10019 Tel 212-888-5233
Fax: 212-888-0810; E-mail: info@chicagocitylimits.com
Website: chicagocitylimits.com

Comedy Cellar

Comedy club for adults and cafe
117 Macdougal St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-254-3480
Website: comedycellar.com

Comix

Come on down to Zagat's highest rated comedy club in New York City. Different well known comics in every week including Hillard Williams, JB Smoove, and Todd Glass. Located in Manhattan on the edge of Chelsea
353 West 14th St., Tel 212-524-2500
Website: comixny.com

Dangerfield's

A famous, touristy comedy club that showcases hilarious new talent.
1118 First Ave., Uptown East NY 10021 61st St., Tel 212-593-1650
Website: dangerfieldscomedyclub.com

Glady's Comedy Room

$5 food & drink minimum, Wed $5 cover, Fr-Sa $8.
145 W. 45th St., Theater District NY 10036 inHamburger Harry's, Reservations 212-840-0566

Gotham Comedy Club

2 drink minimum per person. $8 cover weekdays, $12 Fr and Sa
34 W. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY 10010 Betw. 5th & 6th Ave., Tel 212-367-9000
Fax: 212-367-9003; E-mail: info@gothamcomedyclub.com
Website: gothamcomedyclub.com

HA! Comedy Club

Located on historic resturant row off Times Square.
369 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-977-3884
E-mail: hanewyork@aol.com; Website: hanyc.com

Rainbow Room

Intimate supper club with live entertainment. Dinner required at earlier shows. Jacket/tie required.
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10112 49th & 50th Sts., Tel 212-632-5000
Website: rainbowroom.com

Rose's Turn

Famous for it's cabaret, also has a piano bar, sketch comedy, and the occasional bad celebrity impersonator.
55 Grove St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 at Bleecker St., Tel 212-366-5438
Website: rosesturn.com

Concerts (5 listings total)

Hammerstein Ballroom

A hot venue for up and coming bands. Tickets available through box office or Ticketmaster.
311 W. 34th St., Hell's Kitchen NY 10001 Tel 212-564-4882
Website: mcstudios.com

Madison Square Garden--The Theater

The Theater at Madison Square Garden seats up to 5,600 people; it is best known for the rock concerts held there, and now & again holds award shows such as VH1 &Fashion Awards. Seating Chart
Seventh Ave., West Village NY 10121 betw 33rd & 31st St, Tel 212-465-6741
Fax: 212-465-6789; Website: thegarden.com

Mercury Lounge

Impressive sound system; full live-band schedule nightly. Cash only accepted at box office or buy tickets through Ticketweb at 269-4TIX.
217 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10002 betw Essex & Ludlow St, Box Office 212-260-4700
E-mail: info@mercuryloungenyc.com; Website: mercuryloungenyc.com

Symphony Space

Symphony Space offers a wide variety of performances from world music & symphonies to short story readings by film & stage stars. Schedule of Performances
2537 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10025 95th St., Tel 212-864-5400
Website: symphonyspace.org

Wetlands Preserve

Dark cavernous club with many live bands on its roster. The club is known for its "hippie" atmosphere because of the Grateful Dead-inspired bands that frequently perform and the politically/environmentally active minded people who hang out there. But it is more diverse than that and worth a visit.
161 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 Laight St., Tel 212-966-4225
Website: wetlands-preserve.org

Jazz Clubs (20 listings total)

55 Bar & Grill

Live contemporary New York blues and jazz, neighborhood atmosphere and free popcorn. Does it get any better?
55 Christopher St., West Village NY 10014 betw 6th & 7th Ave South, Tel 212-929-9883
Website: 55bar.com

Arthur's Tavern

Established since 1942 this dark, smoky West Village club features live jazz music 7 days a week.
57 Grove St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bleecker St. & 7th Ave. So., Tel 212-675-6879
Website: arthurstavernnyc.com

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square near Penn Station and Port Authority, The B.B. King Blues Club & Grill offers music fans a unique experience and features world-class musical talents
237 W. 42nd St., Garment District NY 10036 Betw. 7th & 8th Ave., Tel 212-997-4144
Website: bbkingblues.com

Birdland

Once a hangout for Charlie Parker, now both known and amateur groups and performers take the stage.
315 W. 44th St., Clinton NY 10036 Btwn 8th & 9th Ave., Tel 212-581-3080
Fax: 212-956-7130; Website: birdlandjazz.com

Blue Note

You can feel the presence of Miles, Coltrane, Henderson & Sonny Rollins as Jazz, Latin, and Blues bounce off your ears at this world famous club. Tourists and jazz aficionados alike flock here to get a piece of the magic that the Blue Note has been cranking out for years.
131 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 at 6th Ave, Tel 212-475-8592
Website: bluenotejazz.com

Cleopatra's Needle

Named for the Egyptian obelisk located behind the Met, this laidback jazz venue is very inviting if your in the mood for an all-night jam sessions. The crowd seems to be a regular sort consisting predominantly of locals, intellectuals, and musicians.
2485 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10025 betw 92nd & 93rd St, Tel 212-769-6969

Cotton Club

Live music; Jazz/Blues & Swing & Big Band.
656 W. 125th St., Morningside Heights NY 10027 Tel 212-663-7980
Website: cottonclub-newyork.com

Detour

There's never a cover charge in this relaxed yet hot jazz spot.
349 E. 13th St., East Village NY 10003 bet. 1st & 2nd Aves., Tel 212-533-6212
Website: jazzatdetour.com

Dharma

A comfortable downtown jazz spot.
174 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY betw Stanton & E.Houston St, Tel 212-780-0313

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Classy new intimate performance space in Jazz at Lincoln Center, 140 seats arranged around a bandstand with great view of Central Park; serving down-home soul food menu
10 Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center NY 10019 at 60th St., Tel 212-258-9595
Tel: 212-258-9795; Website: jalc.org

Fez, under Time Cafe

Bar/restaurant with huge sofas, jazz and poetry performances. Breakfast:8-11:30; lunch 12-16; light dining 16-17 and dinner 17-1am.
2330 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10003 at 85th Street, Tel 212-533-7000
Fax: 212-995-0591; E-mail: feznyc@aol.com

Garage Restaurant & Cafe

Casual West Village restaurant serving New American cuisine. Great jazz music. Outdoor dining summer months, warm fireplace winter months.
99 Seventh Ave., Flatiron District NY 10011 Barrow/Grove Sts., Tel 212-645-0600
Fax: 212-627-3889

Iridium Jazz Club

Quite Theater district music club. Architecture was made to look as if it were bending & swaying to music. Les Paul Trio plays every Monday.
44 W. 63rd St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Columbus & Broadway, Tel 212-582-2121
Fax: 212-586-0674; E-mail: merlotnyc@aol.com
Website: iridiumjazz.com

Jazz Gallery

Prime time place to get intimate with the jazz music. No liquor is served
290 Hudson St., Hudson Square NY 10013 betw Dominick & Spring St, Tel 212-242-1063
Website: jazzgallery.org

Lenox Lounge

Recently been renovated to mimic its original 1930?s art-deco style, contemporary and classic jazz jam sessions
288 Lenox Ave., Harlem NY 10027 betw 124th &125th St, Tel 212-427-0253

Smalls

This small and intimate underground jazz bar hosts all night jam sessions that can last till 9am.
183 W. 10th St., West Village NY 10014 at 7th Ave., Tel 212-675-7369
Website: fatcatjazz.com

Soul Cafe

Supper club featuring good music and Caribbean food.
444 W. 42nd St., Hell's Kitchen NY 10036 Tel 212-244-7685
Fax: 212-629-3697

Swing 46 Jazz and Supper Club

Live swing & big band music.
349 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-262-9554
Website: swing46.com

Swing 46 Jazz Club

Restaurant-club with live bands classics jazz performances
349 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 bet. 8th & 9th Aves., Tel 212-262-9554
Website: swing46.com

Wilson's Bar and Grill

Great live music. Attracts a 30-something crowd.
201 W. 79th St., Upper West Side NY At the Lucerne Hotel, Tel 212-769-0100

Music and Dance Clubs (33 listings total)

2i's

This lounge and dance clubs hosts a range of events featuring hip-hop, funk and reggae music. Saturday nights are jumpin' with yuppie dancers. $10 cover on Sat.
248 W. 14th St., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-807-1775

Alphabet Lounge

Converted to a lounge from a bodega, it still has a corner-deli feeling. Good DJ's most nights, but no real dancing because they don't have a cabaret license.
104 Avenue C, Alphabet City NY 10009 7th St, Tel 212-780-0202

Andromeda

"Futuristic Techno" comes to Chelsea.
251 W. 30th St., Chelsea NY betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-995-2422

Au Bar

Disco/Club/Bar with cover charge. Great for groups. Dark, candlelit room with cushy booths designed to accommodate 10 people or more. Great music.
41 E. 58th St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-308-9455
Website: aubarnewyork.com

Bacchus

Dance club
225 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-628-7400

Chaos

This former bank has two rooms to rave in and a bar to relax at. All genres of techno and a occasional hip hop night for the urban dwellers.
225 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10002 at Essex Street, Tel 212-475-3200

China Club

The velvet rope hangs high at the China Club so you better wear your best suit and fancy shades if you want to get into this posh Upper West Side hang out for models, celebrities, and rock stars. Come early and check out there upscale Pan-Asian menu and dine in an elegant candle-lit atmosphere.
268 W. 47th St., Theater District NY 10036 Broadway/8th Ave., Tel 212-398-3800
Fax: 212-398-1405; E-mail: chinaclub2@aol.com
Website: chinaclubnyc.com

Cima Night Club

Williamsburg merengue club with a dance floor and chairs set up against mirrored walls.
256 Grand St., Chinatown NY 11211

Club New York

Dress to impress or the bouncers will look at you and laugh. Celebrity hangout. On weekends the music has a Latin sound, while Thu & Su bring out the hip-hop and R&B.
252 W. 43rd St., Theater District NY 10036 at Broadway & Eighth Avenues, Tel 212-997-9510
Fax: 212-997-9511; Website: clubnewyork.net

Crane Club

High energy dance music emanates from huge speakers as the DJ does his magic with the wax. This club has a truly downtown feel and is open 3 nights a week, the rest of the week is designated to private parties.
408 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw W. 79th & 80th St, Tel 212-877-3097
Website: thecraneclub.com

Deep NYC

Cut a rug at this multi level 20,000 square foot dance palace full of multi genre music (basically anything with a beat). If you get thirsty then there are 3 bars to chill out at.
16 W. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY 10010 betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-229-2000
E-mail: info@deepnewyork.com; Website: deepnewyork.com

Escuelita

Hot young go-go dancers, Latin dance music, and nightly drag shows entice a mixed (though predominately gay) crowd.
301 W. 39th St., Hell's Kitchen NY 10018 bet. 8th & 9th Aves., Tel 212-631-0588
Website: escuelita.com

Havana Rio Supper Club

A Cuban supper club that offers Latin dancing and great food.
1711 Broadway, Midtown NY 10019 at 54th Street, Tel 212-956-1000

Hush

Trendy club featuring hip hop, raggae and more. Located in the heart of Chelsea. Sorry kids it's 21 and over only.
17 W. 19th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 betw Fifth & Sixth Avenues., Tel 212-989-4874

Irving Plaza

All types of live music. Check Village Voice for concert schedule.Tickets also available through Ticketmaster.
17 Irving Pl., Gramercy Park NY 10003 at 15th Street, Box Office 212-777-6800
Fax: 212-777-6885; Website: irvingplaza.com

Joe's Pub

This eclectic venue hosts everything from reggae and jazz to swing and hip-hop, with a diverse crowd to match.
425 LaFayette St., Noho NY 10003 betw 4th & Astor, Tel 212-539-8770
Website: joespub.com

Le Bar Bat

Multi-level restaurant/ bar/club with cavernous bat theme. Caters to an after-work eclectic mix of young professionals. Live music. American cuisine.
311 W. 57th St., Clinton NY 10019 betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-307-7228
E-mail: info@lebarbat.com; Website: lebarbat.com

Life

Bi-level venue located in the heart of Astoria. An electric nightlife feel.
Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY 30-07 Newtown Avenue, Astoria, Tel 718-626-9100
Website: life-nyc.com

Marc Ballroom

Run by the Manhattan Dance Society, this social venue is usually crowded with serious dancers. DJ provides the music and there's a 10$ cover charge.
Union Sq. W., Union Square NY 10003 Tel 212-243-7679
Tel: 212-734-4028

Mercury Lounge

Impressive sound system; full live-band schedule nightly. Cash only accepted at box office or buy tickets through Ticketweb at 269-4TIX.
217 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10002 betw Essex & Ludlow St, Box Office 212-260-4700
E-mail: info@mercuryloungenyc.com; Website: mercuryloungenyc.com

Nerveana

New SoHo 90's retro dance club features Spice Girl murals, a Monica Lewinsky mannequin
179 Varick St., Hudson Square NY 10014 betw Charlton & King St, Tel 212-243-1999
Website: nerveana.com

North River Bar

This hip rock club always has live music playing with a complementing dance floor. DJs spin on Fridays and Saturdays when there's no band playing.
145 Hudson St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-226-9411

Nowbar

This cavernous dance club hosts a variety of parties throughout the week. Great setting and social atmosphere.
22 Seventh Ave. So., West Village NY Leroy St., Tel 212-293-0323
Fax: 212-293-0324

Octagon

This huge mega club designed in the shape of, you guessed it, an octagon is both a lounge and a dance club. Spacious compound with velvet rope entrance.
555 W. 33rd St., Midtown South NY 11th Ave., Tel 212-947-0400

Opera

This dance club is great for relaxing or meeting new people. Attracts an older upscale clientele.
539 W. 21st St., Chelsea NY betw 10th & 11th Ave, Tel 212-229-1618
Fax: 212-367-7322

Rare

A reformed meat cooler. Make sure you are dressed to kill and don't appear endangered in this District.
416 W. 14th St., Meatpacking District NY 10014
Website: rare-nyc.com

Roxy

Huge and well-known for its awesome speaker system, this dance club attracts a young, diverse, hopping crowd.
515 W. 18th St., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 10th & 11th Avenues, Tel 212-645-5157
Website: roxynyc.com

Scenic

A restaurant, lounge, bar and dance club with excellent music and martinis.
25 Avenue B, Alphabet City NY 10009 betw 2nd & 3rd St, Tel 212-253-2595
Website: scenicnyc.com

Sequoia

Spectacular views of the East River, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty.
Pier 17 (E.S. at Fulton), South St. Seaport NY 10038 Pier 17 at South St Seaport, Tel 212-732-9090
Fax: 212-353-3920

Serena

Artists, designers, musicians, models, and actors come here to relax and have a good time at the Velveteen Party on Tuesday nights.
222 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY Tel 212-255-4646

Stick Mikes

Outside on Sunday nights at Stick Mike's" party, you can smell the reggae before you hear it.
248 W. 14th St., West Village NY Tel 212-807-1775

Supper Club, The

Huge and beautiful with lots of dance space. Dress: jackets for men, no jeans, no sneakers.
240 W. 47th St., Theater District NY 10036 betw Broadway & 8th Ave, Tel 212-921-1940
E-mail: supperclub@aol.com; Website: thesupperclub.com

Swim

146 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY 10001 Tel 212-673-0799

Striptease and Erotic Dance Clubs (13 listings total)

Baby Doll Lounge

A red velvet curtain separates the Baby Doll Lounge into two sections; bikini and topless.
34 White St., Tribeca NY at Church St, Tel 212-226-4870

Flash Dancers

This friendly topless dance bar has attractive female dancers, but the beer is pricy. A fine place for an extravagant bachelor party.
1674 Broadway, Midtown NY 10019 betw 52nd & 53rd St, Tel 212-315-5107
Website: flashdancersnyc.com

Hunk Mania

Village strip club,DJ music and entertainment, features Bachelorette Parties
248 W. 14th St., West Village NY 10011 bet. 7th & 8th Aves., Tel 800-800-6067
Website: hunkmania.com

Hustler Club

Strip club, music entertainment and drinks in Clinton district
641 W. 51st St., Clinton NY 10019 at 12th Ave., Tel 212-247-2460
Website: hustlerny.com

La Maison de Sade

S & M Supper club serving French cuisine where the most painful thing isn't the bill. Live dominatrix shows nightly.
206 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011 Btw 7th & 8th Aves, Tel 212-727-2671
E-mail: SnMClub@aol.com; Website: lamaisondesade.com

La Trapeze

A members only (you may join at the door) club. The first level is drinking and dancing. The second level has group sex.
17 E. 27th St., Midtown South NY 10016 Tel 212-532-0298

Legz Diamond's

Free admission until 20:00. The dancers are nude and the crowd is fun.
231 W. 54th St., Midtown NY Tel 212-977-3200

Paradise Club

A raw & raunchy sex club; not for the squemish. Porn star headliners and x-rated videos.
50 W. 33rd St., Midtown South NY 10001 Tel 212-629-0060
E-mail: info@paradiseclubnyc.com; Website: paradiseclubnyc.com

Penthouse Executive Club

Upscale bi-level strip club, 80s rock video show
603 W. 45th St., Clinton NY 10036 at 11th Ave., Tel 212-245-0002
Website: penthouseexecutiveclub.com

Pussycat Lounge

An old-fashioned strip joint. Attracts an after-work Wall St. clientele.
96 Greenwich St., Financial District NY 10006 at Rector St., Tel 212-349-4800
Website: pussycatlounge.com

Scores Entertainment

536 W. 28th St., Chelsea NY 10001 betw 10th & 11th Ave, Tel 212-868-4900

Vault, The

A wild S&M club where a variety of people enjoy a kinky time. The cover charge is steep and there is no alcohol.
28 Tenth Ave., Meatpacking District NY 10001 Tel 212-255-6758

VIP Club New York

Flatiron stripteaser showcases with actually attractive dancers; sounds too good to be true.
20 W. 20th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-633-1199
Fax: 212-633-1195; Website: vipny.com
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