Nightlife in Bound Brook

MOMIX "Dreamcatcher" at State Theatre on September 18 at 8 p.m. (Up to 67% Off)

Momix

State Theatre

$45 $15

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High-concept dance performance from the mind of choreographer Moses Pendleton weaves athleticism and grace with surreal props

Two or Four Hours of Pool for Two People at Sandcastle Billiards (50% Off)

Sandcastle Billiards

Edison

$32 $16

Customers play pool at an upscale billiards parlor that also features ping-pong, foosball, chess, and backgammon

Burgers and Beer for Two or Four at Molly Maguire's Irish Pub & Restaurant (Up to 54% Off)

Molly Maguire's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Clark

$23 $11

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Cooks grill up 8-ounce burgers to pair with draft beers in this Irish-themed pub that features live music and karaoke

Comedy Show for Two or Four with Wings or Mozzarella Sticks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's (Up to 54% Off)

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's

Springfield

$48.95 $25

Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

Old World vs. New World Wine Class for One or Two at The Wine List of Summit (Up to 54% Off)

The Wine List of Summit

Summit

$70 $35

A professional sommelier contrasts Old World and New World wines while leading students through a tasting

$6.50 for One Movie Ticket and Small Popcorn at Starplex Cinemas East Windsor ($13.25 Value)

Starplex Cinemas - East Windsor Town Center Plaza 10

Starplex Cinemas

$13.25 $6.50

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A warm, buttery snack of popcorn accompanies screenings of the latest blockbusters or dramas

Fall Harvest Festival for Two, Four, or Six at Unionville Vineyards (Up to 53% Off)

Unionville Vineyards

East Amwell

$40 $19

Grape stomping, tastings of eight Unionville wines, vineyard walks, talks by industry leaders, and winery tours; live music from two bands

Wine and Chocolate Tasting with Souvenir Glasses for Two or Four at Old York Cellars (Up to 53% Off)

Old York Cellars

East Amwell

$20 $10

Sample six wines and pair them with chocolates designed to complement wine

Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four on Weekday or Weekend at Maplewood Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Maplewood Theater

Maplewood

$34 $17

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Groups of two of four enter under an old-fashioned marquee to watch first-run movies as they nosh on popcorn

Standup Comedy at Garden State Comedy Club (Up to 55% Off)

Garden State Comedy Club

Flemington Raritan Diner

$54.50 $25

Headlining comics perform at a club housed inside a welcoming diner

Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!" at Prudential Center on September 20 or 21 (Up to 50% Off)

Sesame Street Live "Let’s Dance!"

Prudential Center

$35.90 $18

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Fuzzy friends including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and Ernie lead an interactive dance party with energetic tunes

$5 for $9 Worth of Cocktails — Barú Lounge

Barú Lounge

North Ironbound

$9 $5

Barú Lounge's delicious recipe for a Red Devil: vodka, peach schnapps, Southern Comfort peach liqueur, sloe gin, triple sec, orange juice

Movie Packages with Small Popcorn for One or Two at CityPlex12 Newark (Up to 47% Off)

CityPlex12 Newark

West Side

$15 $8

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Recently renovated, 12-screen theater shows first-run hits; 47-foot Shaq*DX screen

Fantasia at The Wellmont Theater on August 31 at 8 p.m. (Up to 57% Off)

Fantasia

Wellmont Theater

$69 $30

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Grammy- and American Idol–winner shares songs from her latest album, Side Effects of You

One, Five, or Ten Movie, Popcorn, and Soda Packages for Two at Lincoln Cinemas (Up to 57% Off)

Lincoln Cinemas

Arlington

$16 $8

Five-screen movie house shows popular flicks, including new releases and 3-D films

Wine Tasting with Cheese-Pairing Presentation for Two or Four at Crossing Vineyards (Up to 52% Off)

Crossing Vineyards

Washington Crossing

$40 $20.90

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Wine pro shows guests how to bring out the flavors of specific wines and assorted cheeses during a presentation in a historic vineyard

One, Five, or 10 Groupons, Each Good for a Movie Ticket and Popcorn at Hudson Mall Cinemas (57% Off)

Hudson Mall Cinemas

Hackensack River Waterfront

$14 $6

Movie theater hosting first-run comedies, dramas, and blockbusters as well as Bollywood films

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Food and Beer for Two or Four at Stadium Bar & Grill (Up to 54% Off)

Stadium Bar & Grill

Fredon

$38 $19

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Bar serves up twists on classic pub grub, such as philly cheesesteak mac and cheese, grilled cheese with red wine reduction, and more

Wine Aerating and Tasting For 2, 4, or 6 at Balic of Clinton (Up to 52% Off)

Balic of Clinton

Clinton

$58 $30

Sip samples of white and red wines while enhancing the taste with the art of wine aerating

Billiards with Food and Beer for Two or Four at Joe Broadway's Billiards (Up to 63% Off)

Joe Broadway's Billiards

Graniteville

$47 $19

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Players spend two hours trading shots on well-lit Brunswick tables while enjoying hearty appetizers and pitchers of beer from a full bar

Wine Tasting with Wine Glasses for Two or Four at Staten Island Winery (Half Off)

Staten Island Winery

Travis

$30 $15

From 6–9 p.m., guests sample four different wines and take home a wine glass

Chris Isaak at Count Basie Theatre on August 31 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Chris Isaak

Count Basie Theatre

$59 $29

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Energetic rockabilly luminary and actor plays greatest hits such as “Wicked Game” and "Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing"

Exotic Mediterranean Dinner, Belly-Dancing Show & Belly-Dance Class at Drom ($69 Value)

Drom

Drom

$69 $29

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Exotic belly dancers seduce a hip venue

Wednesday Night at EastVille: "Anya Yovich Presents" at EastVille Comedy Club on August 27 (Up to 50% Off)

Wednesday Night at EastVille: 'Anya Yovich Presents'

EastVille Comedy Club

$40 $20

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Up-and-coming comic showcases a roster of similarly skilled standup performers

“Body Worlds: Pulse” Human-Anatomy Exhibit at Discovery Times Square (Up to 46% Off)

"Body Worlds"

Discovery Times Square

$23.41 $13

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Exquisitely preserved specimens show the inner workings of human anatomy, letting guests gaze at real muscles, nerves, and blood vessels

"Pippin" at Music Box Theatre, August 19-31 (Up to 39% Off)

"Pippin"

Music Box Theatre

$69 $49

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Tony award-winning Broadway revival of the acclaimed musical about a king’s son searching for life’s meaning

Electric Rush with Anitserum and Meaux Green at Stage 48 on Friday, August 29, at 10 p.m. (Up to 44% Off)

Electric Rush

Stage 48

$21.49 $12

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Art installations and bursts of colored light heighten the bass-heavy sounds of DJs Antiserum and Meaux Green

"Donkey Punch" at SoHo Playhouse on August 15–31 (Up to 36% Off)

Donkey Punch

SoHo Playhouse

$49.75 $32

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Two best friends, one prudish and the other more adventurous, give each other's romantic philosophy a whirl

ComedyJuice Standup for Two, Four, or Six at Gotham Comedy Club (Up to 60% Off)

ComedyJuice

Gotham Comedy Club

$40.66 $21

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Upcoming comics have been seen on such national platforms as Conan, Showtime, and Comedy Central

"Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Starring the Rockettes (Up to 52% Off). Showtimes Available, Nov. 7–Dec. 2

Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

$80.95 $39

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Christmas starts in August as the world-famous high-kicking dance troupe premieres a new setpiece amid timeless holiday showstoppers

10th Emerging Trends Runway Show During NY Fashion Week at Holy Apostles Ballroom on September 4 (Up to 42% Off)

Emerging Trends During NY Fashion Week 2014

Holy Apostles Ballroom

$37.67 $22

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Up-and-coming designers from Dubai, Nigeria, London, Paris, and the United States showcase their unique looks

"Mamma Mia!" at Broadhurst Theatre (Up to 43% Off)

"Mamma Mia!"

Broadhurst Theatre

$70 $49

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The tale of a young woman searching for her father is driven by numerous ABBA hits, including "Dancing Queen" and "Take a Chance on Me"

"Stomp" at Orpheum Theater on August 16–September 21 (Up to 48% Off)

"Stomp"

Orpheum Theatre

$86.95 $45

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Rotating cast of witty percussionists pound out beats on household instruments during an award-winning international show

"50 Shades! The Musical Parody" (Up to 54% Off). Showtimes Available, August 2-September 21.

50 Shades! The Musical

The Elektra Theatre

$85 $49

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Parody of the bestselling “Fifty Shades of Grey” see original songs by a live band, hilarious dialogue, and dance numbers

Bachelorette Party Package at "Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" Through September 28 (Up to 35% Off)

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man"

The 777 Theatre

$76.90 $55

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Romantic comedy with benefits dishes advice for straight women and is hailed as "uproariously funny" and "saucy!"

"The Fantasticks" at Snapple Theater Center on Friday–Wednesday Through November 23 (Up to 56% Off)

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

$83.25 $37

The world's longest-running musical tells a story of young love, feuding families, and a mysterious man

"Perfect Crime" at Snapple Theater (Up to 56% Off)

"Perfect Crime"

Theater District - Times Square

$68.25 $30

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The city’s longest-running play details the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of a wealthy Connecticut man

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos for Two at Brick NYC Through November 29 (Up to 53% Off)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos

Brick NYC

$46.50 $22

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Duo of bantering pianists leads a night-long, all-request party of rock sing-alongs and onstage games

Comedy Show with Drinks and Tickets to a Future Show for Two or Four at Stand Up NY (Up to 78% Off)

Stand Up NY

Upper West Side

$112 $26

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Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

"iLuminate: Artist of Light" at New World Stages on November 1–23 (Up to 42% Off)

"iLuminate: Artist of Light"

New World Stages / Stage 4

$76.99 $45

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Dancers in black cloth and LED lights defy gravity in a show about an artist who brings creatures to life with a magic paintbrush

Standup with Popcorn for Two or Four at EastVille Comedy Club (Up to 77% Off)

EastVille Comedy Club

Eastville Comedy Club

$44 $10

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A club that has hosted Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman fills a schedule with sets by D.C. Benny, Ted Alexandro, and Todd Barry

Champagne Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at The Champagne Sommelier (Up to 54% Off)

The Champagne Sommelier

New York

$150 $75

A champagne connoisseur with 10 years of experience shares varieties of the sparkling wine with tasters

Two or Four Draft Beers and Specialty Burgers at Wicked Willy's (Up to 53% Off)

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

$39 $19

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Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

Jazz Performance Wednesday–Saturday at 10 p.m. for Two or Four at Jazz at Kitano (50% Off)

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

$30 $15

Jazz night at a club named one of the best in the city by NYC Jazz Record

Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll & Hyde Pub (Up to 53% Off)

Jekyll & Hyde Pub

West Village

$100.85 $50

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Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

Bar Bites and Beer for Two or Four at Stone Creek (Up to 53% Off)

Stone Creek

Manhattan

$36.95 $18

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Tree trunk tables and stone walls envelop guests in a woodsy atmosphere as they sip craft beers and snacks

Champagne Flights and Appetizers for Two, or Bottle with Apps and Desserts at The Bubble Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

The Bubble Lounge

Tribeca

$120 $60

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Elegant champagne lounge uncorks more than 300 champagnes and sparkling wines, served with shareable hors d'oeuvres

Up to 50% Off Stand-up Show — Broadway Comedy Club

Broadway Comedy Club

Clinton

$20 $10

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Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

European Tapas and Wine for Two at Wine Bar (50% Off)

Wine Bar

Bowery

$40 $20

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100+ different bottles of wine line the walls of the intimate, Zagat-rated café serving French, Spanish, and Italian tapas

Wayra: Fuerza Bruta at Daryl Roth Theatre on August 8–January 4 (Up to 51% Off).

"Wayra: Fuerza Bruta"

Daryl Roth Theatre

$99 $49

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Aerial acrobatic dancers dazzle audiences as they run through walls, dance through thin air, and even swim through a pool of suspended water

2, 3, or 5 Tickets to Summer of Love VIP Rooftop Singles Party Hosted by OnSpeedDating.com (Up to 72% Off)

Single And The City

Multiple Locations

$50 $18

Drinking, dancing, icebreakers kindle fun and romance during singles events around the city

Discover a Jazzfest and Fish Fry at a Brooklyn Brownstone

Intimate Jazz Concert and Dinner

Brooklyn

$40 $40

Debbie McClain assembles some of the city's best jazz performers into her living room for a salon-style concert fueled by a homemade meal

Freestyle Boom "The Kings of Freestyle" at Santos Party House on Saturday, August 16 (Up to 50% Off)

Freestyle Boom "The Kings of Freestyle"

Santos Party House

$50 $25

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Hits by freestyle stars including George Lamond, Johnny O, Soave, David from Nice & Wild, Julio Mena, Jill Tirrell, and DJ Mickey Garcia

The BLAME Game: Original Sin" by The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory on Saturday, August 16 (Up to 51% Off)

"The BLAME Game: Original Sin"

Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet

$80 $39

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The H+ annual summer exhibition features both the repertory company and Summer Intensive students from the community

$149 for a Winemaking Class for One at Make Wine With Us ($300 Value)

Make Wine With Us

Wallington

$300 $149

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American Wine Society–certified judges help participants crush, press, rack, and bottle their own wines during three hands-on sessions

One, Two, or Three Speed Dating Events at Let's Date Quickly (Up to 63% Off)

Let's Date Quickly

Online Deal

$35 $17

Singles meet up in casual bars for structured rounds of speed dating

One or Two Speed-Dating Events from NY Minute Dating (Up to 54% Off)

NY Minute Dating

On Location

$35 $18

Like-minded singles in their 20s through 40s mingle for five minutes each at venues across New York City

Speed-Dating Event for One from WeekendDating.com (Half Off). Two Locations Available.

WeekendDating.com

On Location

$40 $20

Singles get the chance to go on up to 15 mini dates during fun speed-dating events around New York City

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Inside the homey neighborhood gathering place, physical competitions such as football light up TV screens as barkeeps pour on-tap domestic, international, and craft favorites. In the kitchen, multitasking chefs sauté shrimp, slow-smoke barbecue St. Louis ribs, and grill bratwursts and new york strips. The upscale grill fare mixes with comfort food classics, such as meatloaf in mushroom gravy, five-cheese paninis, and juicy burgers crowned with premium toppings. Some nights, guests perform their own renditions of classic tunes during karaoke.

315 US Highway 206
Hillsborough,
NJ
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Originally from Ukraine and England, dance partners Mechyslav and Gemma were selected to represent the United States at the 2012 WDSF World Championships in Australia. The talented dancers are just two of Joy2Dance's skilled instructors, who teach social and competitive dance in standard and American styles.

Students learn how to sassily swivel their hips during salsa and bachata classes, sweep gracefully across the floor during ballroom classes, and bust a move during hustle and swing classes. Meanwhile, private dance lessons help couples impress the guests at their weddings.

178 US Highway 206
Hillsborough,
NJ
US

In 1976, Joan Barnes—a California mom frustrated with the lack of spaces where she could take her kids for safe and age-appropriate play time—took matters into her own hands and founded Gymboree Play and Music. In the decades since Gymboree’s founding, Joan’s vision of a safe place where youngsters could build confidence and creativity has come to fruition and spread to 30 countries around the globe. Staffed by attentive and expertly trained instructors, each Gymboree outpost adheres to a curriculum of activities designed by experts to foster the development of children's cognitive, physical, and social skills through structured play and close readings of Goodnight Moon. The staffers also conduct entertaining classes for parents, newborns, and children under 1 year that cover subjects ranging from music to sports, imparting valuable lessons of imagination and physical activity to developing minds. To further set apart her business, Barnes employed nationally renowned playground designer Jay Beckwith to design the proprietary play equipment at her centers.

220 Triangle Rd
Hillsborough,
NJ
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Arthur Murray Dance Studio has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, the Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years.

Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts with group and private lessons in their 4,000-square-foot ballroom nestled in the picturesque farmlands of Hunterdon County. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with other classmates as the instructors assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

Tots can get in on the trotting action as well with the studio’s specialized dance program for kids and teens. For adults who want to two-step their way to fitness, the instructors lead Zumba's easy-to-follow Latin moves and Core Rhythm's ab-sculpting maneuvers.

431 US Highway 22 E
Whitehouse Station,
NJ
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Former Radio City Rockette Kim Helfrich extends her love for dance to youngsters with Broadway Bound Dance. She and her fellow dancers lead a variety of classes, starting with Broadway Beginnings for children as young as 18 months old. Dance styles include ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, and modern.

1386 US Highway 22
Lebanon,
NJ
US

As seasonal brews flow from taps behind Flanagan’s Restaurant & Pub’s wood-paneled bar, the waitstaff flits past the dining room’s framed artwork and hanging plants to deliver platefuls of Irish and American comfort classics to tables. In this congenial setting, buffalo wings, littleneck steamers, and crocks of french onion soup pave the way for 8-ounce burgers and fresh seafood.

2501 Plainfield Ave
South Plainfield,
NJ
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