Nightlife & the Arts in New York City

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Fodor's Choice in New York City

Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
Auction House
This Victorian lounge brings a touch of downtown...
Bars Upper East Side
 
Back Room
The Prohibition-era atmospheric touches here...
Bars Lower East Side
 
Blue Note
Considered by many (not least its current...
Music Clubs Greenwich Village
 
The Bourgeois Pig
What do you get when you serve all kinds of...
Bars East Village
 
Bowery Ballroom
This theater with Art Deco accents is probably...
Music Clubs Lower East Side
 
Brandy's Piano Bar
A singing waitstaff warms up the mixed crowd at...
Piano Bars / Lounges Upper East Side
 
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
BAM presented its first show in 1861, making it...
Arts Centers Downtown Brooklyn
 
Campbell Apartment
Commuting professionals pack into this Grand...
Piano Bars / Lounges Midtown East
 
The Carlyle
The hotel's discreetly sophisticated Café...
Piano Bars / Lounges Upper East Side
 
Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall is, of course, one of the world's...
Arts Centers Midtown West
 
The Dead Rabbit
For exquisite cocktails without the dress code or...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Film Forum
In addition to premiering new international...
Film West Village
 
Ginny's Supperclub
Head downstairs from Marcus Samuelsson's renowned...
Bars Harlem
 
Henrietta Hudson
The nightly parties at this laid-back West...
Bars West Village
 
Irving Plaza
This two-story venue is known for its solid rock...
Music Clubs Gramercy
 
Jazz Standard
The Standard's sizable underground room draws top...
Music Clubs Gramercy
 
Joe Allen
Everybody's en route either to or from a show at...
Bars Midtown West
 
Joyce Theater
In a former Art Deco movie house in Chelsea, the...
Dance Chelsea
 
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
This massive and somewhat fortresslike white...
Arts Centers Upper West Side
 
Lit Lounge
With a rock roster that's included musical...
Music Clubs East Village
 
Little Branch
The owners of the secretive, hard-to-access...
Bars West Village
 
Mayahuel
The Agave goddess is behind the name of this...
Bars East Village
 
The New Victory Theater
In a magnificently restored space from 1900, The...
Theater Midtown West
 
Pravda
This Russian retreat has more than 70 different...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
St. Ann's Warehouse
This innovative Brooklyn performance space hosts...
Theater Waterfront Brooklyn
 
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
Raucous sketch comedy, audience-initiated improv,...
Comedy Clubs Chelsea
 
Village Vanguard
This prototypical jazz club, tucked into a...
Music Clubs West Village

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