New York City Nightlife Guide
So you are in New York City for a while and wondering where to go for some nightlife and entertainment? There's no shortage of selection. Start by asking your New York City Hotel concierge where the action is, depending upon what type of action you're looking for, be it singles, live music, billiards, dance, the party scene, New York City has it all. Here's a selection worth asking about. Stop in and check it out if you're nearby, or tab a cab a few blocks if you're not. Any trip to New York is incomplete with a sample of New York City's famous nightlife.
Polly Esther's Culture Club
186 W 4th St, New York, NY
"'70s & '80s Retro Dance Club! Bachelorette Party Headquarters!"
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W 42nd St, New York City, NY
"Great Live Music, food and drinks. Check our website, win free tix!"
Iridium Jazz Club
1650 Broadway, New York, NY
"We have NY's finest live jazz, 7 nights."
4 W 22nd St, New York, NY
"FREE admission! Guest lists welcome"
17 W 19th St, New York, NY
""World Class DJ's!" "NO ATTITUDE!""
547 W 21st St, New York, NY
"Come dance the night away with us!"
110 University Pl, New York, NY
"We are a billiards lounge, party spot"
115 MacDougal St, New York, NY
"Voted Citysearch's best live music! Dancing! Click for discount!"
94 W Houston St, New York, NY
"Voted Best Party Spot - CitySearch Village Lounge - Red, Sexy, Parties"
114 Franklin St, New York, NY
"Cozy Dining in Tribeca. Voted Best Martinis & Party Spot by Citysearch."
Polly Esther's Culture Club
179 Varick Street, New York, NY
"'70s & '80s Retro Dance Club! Bachelorette Party Headquarters!"
743 8th Ave, New York, NY
"Voted best sports bar by Citysearch 14 beers, big tv, in Times Square"
611 9th Avenue, New York, NY
"We are a great bar with live DJs!"
Remedy Restaurant and Lounge
36 E 20th St, New York, NY
"Spirit, body, food and creative sakes in a magnificent, hip space."
240 W 52nd St, New York, NY
"NYC Vampires. Got A Stamp?"
"We are NYC's best brewery..."
215 West 28th Street, New York, NY
"Chelsea's premiere nightclub. Our private parties are legendary-NYC"
42 Central Pk S, New York, NY
"America's legendary sports rest. Meet me at Mickey Mantle's"
513 Third Ave, New York, NY
"Sunday Nite Karaoke, Monday Nite Lobsters! Sports Every Nite!"
251 East 52nd, New York City, NY
"Perfect for private parties!"
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With its revamped waterfront, arts scene and pretty old town, Aalborg, Denmark’s most northerly city, makes a perfect Scandi short breakThe industrial spirit of Aalborg once ran through Denmark’s fourth city as deeply as the Limfjord, which slices North Jutland from coast to coast. But with...
An idyll no more: why I’m leaving GoaWednesday the 7th, 2016
The beautiful, laid-back Goa of old is disappearing amid pollution, over-development and fears over personal safety. It’s time to leave, says resident Deepti Kapoor Sometimes, when the sun is setting over a village called Aldona, and the evening bread is delivered on the backs of bicycles, you...
'Pure inspiration': our writers pick their favourite cycle ridesSunday the 17th, 2017
A morning climb up the Corcovado in Rio, a Hampshire school commute, and a magical Scottish 100-mile trip are among our favourite routesNinety minutes up, 20 minutes down, and five in between to catch the breath, rehydrate and gawp in wonder at misty mountains, tropical forest and the shimmering...
The alt city guide to LeedsTuesday the 12th, 2017
With a capital of culture bid in the works now is a great time to explore Leeds’ DIY and underground scene where friendly music, art and food venues flourish and the nightlife is among the best in the country‘Leeds is quite modest,” insists Bryony Bond, creative director at the Tetley...
25 of the best yoga holidays and retreatsSunday the 1st, 2017
Yoga trips can change lives but finding the right one may sap your core strength before you’ve even started. Our picks – from Goa to Greece via Yorkshire – will make your quest more relaxingYou can’t move for downward dog opportunities these days. The explosion of yoga in western...
Scotland has been voted the world’s most beautiful country – here’s whyMonday the 4th, 2017
If the blue (if chilly) waters of Calgary Bay don’t charm you, perhaps the delicious dread of Glencoe will. As Scotland tops a poll as the most stunning place on the planet, a local suggests the sights for which eyes were inventedA delightful mix of smugness and lack of surprise is being felt...
10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually useSaturday the 2nd, 2016
No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy travellerThe updated 2017 version of the best travel appsFor a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a friend would...
10 of the best small UK towns for winter breaksSaturday the 19th, 2016
The historic buildings, modern restaurants, cosy pubs and independent shops of these towns banish any notions of a backwater. And they sparkle in the Christmas season – perfect for a weekend break or day tripYou’d expect the home of the Bakewell pudding to know a thing or two about keeping...
Budapest city guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotelsSaturday the 20th, 2015
The Hungarian capital comes into its own in summer. We have the lowdown on the best of the city’s unique outdoor bars and thermal baths, plus escaping to Buda HillsFew European cities can rival Budapest’s glorious setting astride the Danube river. Its two sides, Buda and Pest, were separate...
JLL Real Views - Can Saudi Arabia Build a Popular Tourist Destination? - By Neasa MacErleanThursday the 31st, 2017
Tourism in the Middle East has long been dominated by the high-end resorts in Dubai, Egypt and Jordan yet they could soon have a new challenger in their midst. Saudi Arabia is turning its attention to tourism and entertainment as it seeks to not only reposition its economy but also meet a...
Last Americans Rush to North Korea Ahead of Travel Ban - CNNMonday the 28th, 2017
A looming US travel ban has prompted some daring American globetrotters to fast-track their vacations to North Korea.
Pain in Spain: Are Tourists Still Welcome? - BBCThursday the 17th, 2017
As anti-tourism protests hit Barcelona, can visitors happily coexist with local residents?
Vancouver Island Boasts One of the Most Expensive Luxury Hotels in the WorldMonday the 24th, 2017
A resort in Vancouver Island ranks among the most expensive hotels in the world, according to a survey conducted by Luxury-Hotels.com.
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa Unveils 10 Pool Overwater VillasTuesday the 11th, 2017
The Pool Premium Overwater Villas offer horizon infinity views and the Pool Overwater Villas feature scenic sights of the lagoon and beach. Modern and luxurious, the one-bedroom villas feature sleek, contemporary décor with Polynesian touches, each encompassing 1,345 square-feet including...
Turneffe Island Resort Redefines Private Island AdventureThursday the 10th, 2016
World-class private island concept resort marks 15th anniversary with resort-wide renovation and relaunched experience-based website