Dancing

Swing 46

Swing 46

If there's one thing that I really suck at (and I suck at a lot), it would be organized dancing. Now, I can bust off the running man, the running man with the d...

Gotham Hall

There are all sorts of these venues in Manhattan that used to be something else and are now used for big, blow-out parties with music and dancing and celebs and...
Show Nightclub

Show Nightclub

I think my voice is just coming back. I do speak with a pretty pronounced rasp in my throat now, but at least I don't have to write my deli orders on a pape...
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Ludlow Bar

Seriously, what the hell is going on here? Where did the guys with the spinners and the women with the nameplates come from? It's like I went to the lower e...
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Home/Guest House

It's never fair or appropriate to judge a place by your corporate holiday party. Those nights it's neither typical nor representative of the typical crowd, ...
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Capitale

My few moments of sobriety at Capitale were spent staring slack-jawed at the beautiful architecture of this old bank. The craftsmanship put into the ornate vaul...
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Cream

Ah, the world of the velvet rope club. Don't let us fool you; it's not a world with which we are very familiar. Generally the rope says to us, "Go to the dive...
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Polly Esther’s

Kill me. Kill me now. As if living through the seventies wasn't bad enough, now we need to go some place with a bunch of kids--who may have been fetuses in ...
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Drinkland

 Became: Plan B Hello and welcome to the snazzier side of the East Village. Surrounded by tons of bars that seem to crave anonymity behind their shabby exter...
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NV/289 Bar Lounge

Places like this would normally annoy the living crap out of us. Bug-eyed bouncers look at you as if they've never seen Banana Republic clothing before and ...
Bar 13

Bar 13

If the drinks weren't so damn expensive, this would be one of the better bar/clubs around. So, go there for their two-for-one happy hour, and the problem is sol...
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Gemini Lounge

Certainly the strangest candidate on the velvet rope tour, Gemini Lounge loves to think of itself as an exclusive club, but more times than not ends up half-e...
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XVI

This bi-leveled lounge/dance club is like two, two, two parties in one! Stay upstairs, and XVI (16, for all of our Roman numeraly impaired friends) is a coo...