Nightlife in Hillside

Up to 50% Off Movie and Popcorn at Maplewood Theatre

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

Aerosmith and Slash – Up to 30% Off

Aerosmith

Prudential Center

$89.25 $63

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The Bad Boys from Boston play the hits on their tour

44% Off Cocktails

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

Up to 54% Off a Show and Snacks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's

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

Up to 54% Off Burgers at Molly Maguire's Irish Pub & Restaurant

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

Up to 57% Off at Lincoln Cinemas

Lincoln Cinemas

Arlington

$16 $8

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

Up to 54% Off a Wine Class

The Wine List of Summit

Summit

$70 $35

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

57% Off Movie Ticket and Popcorn

Hudson Mall Cinemas

Hackensack River Waterfront

$14 $6

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

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

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

The English Beat – Up to 47% Off Concert

English Beat

Wellmont Theater

$38 $19.99

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Seminal new-wave band packs the dance floor with peppy ska, pop, and soul hits such as "Mirror in the Bathroom" and "Save It for Later"

Up to 52% Off Wine Aerating and Tasting Experience

Balic of Clinton

Clinton

$58 $30

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

"Body Worlds" – Up to 46% Off Exhibit

"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

"Rocky Broadway" – Up to 40% Off Musical

"ROCKY Broadway"

Winter Garden Theatre

$79 $49

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Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning underdog tale swings into life as a Tony-nominated musical full of beautifully brutal fight choreography

"Pippin" – Up to 39% Off Broadway Musical

"Pippin"

New York City

$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

Up to 42% Off Fashion Show

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

"Bullets over Broadway" Starring Zach Braff – Final Weeks

"Bullets Over Broadway"

St. James Theatre

$57.50 $36

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Tony winner Susan Stroman transforms Woody Allen's 1920s tale of playwrights and gangsters into a Broadway musical starring Zach Braff

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

Up to 50% Off Freestyle Concert

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

58% Off Belly-Dancing Event at Drom

Drom

Drom

$69 $29

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Exotic belly dancers seduce a hip venue

Up to 50% Off Standup Comedy

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

"Mamma Mia!" – Up to 43% Off Broadway Musical

"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"

Up to 72% Off Summer of Love VIP Rooftop Singles Party

Single And The City

Multiple Locations

$50 $18

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

Gazillion Bubble Show – Up to 47% Off

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

$84.50 $45

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A family who has honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

ComedyJuice – Up to 60% Off Standup

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

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" – 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!"

Up to 56% Off "The Fantasticks" Musical

"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" – Up to 56% Off Dramatic Play

"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

Up to 53% Off Dueling-Pianos Show

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

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

EastVille Comedy Club – Up to 77% Off Standup

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

Up to 54% Off a Champagne Tasting

The Champagne Sommelier

New York

$150 $75

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

Up to 53% Off Draft Beer and Specialty Burger at Wicked Willy's

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

$39 $19

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Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

50% Off Performance at Jazz at Kitano

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

Up to 53% Off Dinner at Jekyll & Hyde Pub

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

Up to 53% Bar Bites and Beer at Stone Creek

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

Up to 50% Off 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

50% Off Food and Drinks for Two at Wine Bar

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

Up to 52% Off Brazilian Dinner at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil)

S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil)

SoHo

$130 $65

Salsa on Friday evening and samba on Saturday evening at an intimate dinner club

"Heathers: The Musical" – Up to 46% Off

"Heathers The Musical"

New World Stages

$102 $55

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Cult-classic teen-murder comedy becomes a New York Times–lauded, pitch-black stage show, complete with perky songs

"Rock of Ages" – Up to 45% Off Broadway Musical

"Rock of Ages"

Helen Hayes Theatre

$140.75 $78

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Broadway jukebox musical repurposes the hair-metal hits of Twisted Sister, Journey, and Whitesnake into a light-hearted snobs vs. slobs tale

Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella" — Up to 35% Off Broadway Musical

Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella"

Broadway Theatre

$59 $49

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A Tony-winning Broadway remake of Rodgers and Hammerstein's made-for-TV musical, starring Fran Drescher through June 29

BeerProv – Up to 26% Off Improv

"BeerProv"

Webster Hall

$24.19 $18

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Actors and audiences alike get sauced while those on stage make up scenes and songs from suggestions

Hike the Hudson River Valley and Sample Wines at Two Local Vineyards

Hudson Valley Hike and Wine Tastings at Two Vineyards

Chelsea

$99 $99

All-inclusive trip takes you on a guided hike through 4–5 mi. of scenic highlands before you head to vineyards on the Shawangunk Wine Trail

Up to 52% Off "Death of a Salesman"

"Death of a Salesman"

Roy Arias Studios – Stage IV

$41.50 $20

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Family drama and dashed dreams in this Arthur Miller classic

Greenwich Village Comedy Club – Up to 81% Off Standup Class

Stand-Up Comedy Workshop with Comedian Buddy Flip

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

$310 $59

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Standup veteran who has appeared on Comedy Central and MTV teaches joke writing, set-ups, and timing during a five-hour workshop

"The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told" – Up to 54% Off Play

"The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told"

The Snapple Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theater

$67.75 $35

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An improvising crew of swashbucklers tells an off-the cuff pirate epic based on audience suggestions

Up to 52% Off Manhattan Film Festival

Manhattan Film Festival

The Quad Cinema

$11.99 $6

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Named one of Movie Maker Magazine's 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, this two-week fest shines a spotlight on indie filmmakers

Up to 43% Off "My Big Gay Italian Wedding" or Sequel

"My Big Gay Italian Wedding" or "My Big Gay Italian Funeral"

Clinton

$156 $89

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See an acclaimed off-Broadway musical comedy or its sequel, which turns an Italian wake into a fun and campy soap opera

American Symphony Orchestra – Up to 50% Off

"Forged From Fire"

Carnegie Hall

$28 $14

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Evening of early 20th-century music explores four composers' relationship to the era's burgeoning, often violent nationalism

Mary Dimino – Up to 53% Off Standup

Mary Dimino

the cell

$52.69 $25

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During her acclaimed act, Mary contrasts her innocent appearance with her hard-nosed, New-York-Italian personality

Up to 63% Off Speed Dating

Let's Date Quickly

Online Deal

$35 $17

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

Up to 54% Off Speed Dating

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

Half Off Speed-Dating Event

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

60% Off Movies and Popcorn

Empire's Columbia Park Cinemas

North Bergen

$15 $6

First-run blockbuster movies screened in state-of-the-art theater with plush reclining seats

Up to 50% Off Winemaking Class for One

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

Up to 81% Off Standup Comedy

Levity Live Comedy Club

Levity Live

$100 $20

Established and up-and-coming comedians take the stage

Up to 92% Off Standup Comedy

LoL New York

Clinton

$30 $5

Club hosts some of the city's funniest standups, with regular appearances by up-and-coming locals and vets of national comedy festivals

"Drunk Shakespeare" – Up to 46% Off Comedy

"Drunk Shakespeare"

Quinn's Bar

$37 $20

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One actor gets hammered while the rest stay mostly sober through whirlwind renditions of Shakespeare's plays

Up to 50% Off Belly-Dancing Show

Belly Dancing Show

Stone Creek Bar & Lounge

$20 $10

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Jaida has performed for the Saudi royal family, blending dance styles from the Middle East, Spain, and North Africa

The Berenstain Bears – Up to 55% Off

"The Berenstain Bears LIVE!"

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

$49.95 $26

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Adapted from beloved children's books, the show teaches kids valuable lessons through fun songs and dances before postshow meet and greet

The Awesome '80s Prom – Up to 46% Off 

The Awesome 80s Prom

42West

$55.98 $30

Audience members interact with a cast of 80s movie-based characters while partying to a soundtrack of 80s hit tunes

Comic Strip Live – Up to 79% Off Standup

Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

$46.56 $10

Nightly lineups include TV-tested personalities and up-and-coming performers

64% Off Dinner with Bottle of Wine at 1742 Wine Bar

1742 Wine Bar

Upper East Side

$80.90 $29

Start meals off with a chosen bottle of wine, paired with entrees such as potato gnocchi in a vodka sauce of pizza with taco-themed toppings

Up to 55% Off "Dead Sexy Burlesque" at Times Scare NYC

"Dead Sexy Burlesque"

Clinton

$40 $20

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Neo-burlesque performers put on titillating performances themed around monsters, zombies, and death

60% Off 702 Punchlines and Pregnant: The Jackie Mason Musical

702 Punchlines and Pregnant: The Jackie Mason Musical

St. Luke's Theatre

$119 $49

Jackie Mason's daughter stars in comic musical about her parents' affair, her birth, and the subsequent paternity suit

Up to 63% Off Drinks and Small Plates at Jbird

Jbird

Upper East Side

$88 $35

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Artisanal cocktails that update traditional old-fashioneds, juleps, fizzes, and sours find a culinary match in upscale small plates

Up to 53% Off Beer and Snacks at Pioneers Bar

Pioneers Bar

Chelsea

$31 $15

Cheery bar welcomes guests with inviting wooden interior and plush leather seating, plying visitors with craft beer and hot sandwiches

Up to 94% Off Standup Show at Tribeca Comedy Lounge

Tribeca Comedy Lounge

Tribeca

$50 $4

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Comedy club directs spotlight toward renowned comics who have appeared on Letterman and Comedy Central during schedule of sidesplitting acts

60% Off Improv-Comedy Show

Eight is NEVER Enough Improv

West New York

$40 $16

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Improv comedy by a troupe that's been around since 2003

Up to 59% Off Wine and Food Tasting at Project JB Wines

Project JB Wines

New York

$150 $69

Five to six wines with food pairings in an relaxed, highly social setting

57% Off Music-and-Wine Tour for Two

Hampton Luxury Liner

Multiple Locations

$350 $149

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Travel to three Long Island wineries for tastings and live jazz, rock, or blues aboard motorcoaches with reclining leather seats and WiFi

45% Off Speed Dating

Tmf Date Corp

Greenwich Village

$40 $22

Speed dating is a fun, interactive way to meet up to 20 singles in one evening.

Up to 50% Off at DTUT

DTUT

New York

$32 $16

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Pairs dine on s'mores platters and sip wine for a romantic date night

New York International Fringe Festival - Up to 31% Off Five Tickets

The New York International Fringe Festival

FringeCENTRAL at the Clemente

$85 $59

The largest multi-arts festival in North America celebrates its 18th year of thrilling performances from around the globe

Galli Theatre – Up to 49% Off "The Little Mermaid"

"The Little Mermaid"

Galli Theater

$35 $18

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Colorful costumes and an aquatic set bring Hans Christian Anderson's tragic tale to life

"STOMP" – Up to 44% Off

"Stomp"

Orpheum Theatre

$86.95 $49

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

Rock of the 80s – Up to 52% Off Concert

Rock of the 80s

Mayo Performing Arts Center

$52 $25

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The Romantics, The Smithereens, Marshall Crenshaw, and Tommy Tutone transport their seminal '80s hits to a historic stage

The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ – Up to 66% Off

"The Learned Ladies"

Outdoor Stage - College of St. Elizabeth

$70 $34

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Molière's popular satirical comedy focuses on education for women and academic pretension

66% Off Cabaret Outing for Two at Duplex Piano Bar Cabaret

The Duplex

West Village

$86 $29

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Cabaret stages shows of all styles as talented bar staff sling suds & mix cocktails while belting out popular songs to live piano notes

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Ten Brunswick Gold Crown IV pool tables offer up their ample pockets to shooters' careful aim in Joe Broadway's Billiards & Sports Bar's spacious playroom. Every night until 3 a.m., an Internet jukebox augments the triumphant clamor of hefty breaks with players' favorite songs or high-school geometry lectures. In between games of pool, players can belly up to the full bar for a drink of domestic or imported beer, play a game on the Xbox or PS3 console, or raise the stakes with a free round of darts. Seven large-screen plasma TVs let players keep one eye on the game, and an onsite pro shop lets serious shooters replace their repurposed parade batons with real cues.

2178 Forest Ave
Staten Island,
NY
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The brightly colored lights that decorate The Lobby illuminate amenities of a gastropub, cocktail lounge, and sports bar all in one place. This glow mingles with the light from scores of LED HD TVs, which showcase games in nearly every sport throughout the week. The space stays open until 3 a.m. every Thursday through Saturday, providing an ideal hangout for late-night revelers or nocturnal pool sharks. To keep its visitors fueled, The Lobby's kitchen creates a plethora of hearty sandwiches, including a southern-fried chicken sandwich topped with guacamole and a house burger piled with bacon. Eclectic entrees include the cumin and teriyaki-marinated chicken, and miniature paella loaded with steaming seafood and chorizo, round out the menu.

821 Spring St
Elizabeth,
NJ
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The Maplewood Theatre's name hovers above the marquee in an art-deco script over a row of lights, conjuring up nostalgia of the classic cinemas of yesteryear. But the retro-style facade doesn't mean that the movies are also throwbacks. Instead, the modern movie screens flicker with first-run films. The theater's 3D capabilities allow patrons to slip on glasses that make them feel as if they're in the middle of the action or to protect their eyes when they accidentally dunk their faces into 3-D popcorns.

155 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood,
NJ
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Large pots regularly crowd the burners in Vinhus Restaurant & Lounge’s kitchen. A peek into the cauldrons reveals bubbling mixtures of seafood suggestive of what might happen if chefs strolled through a fish market and scooped up a few things from every stand—one combinations in particular pairs lobster, clams, and shrimp with a choice of green or red sauce.

These seafood surfeits belong to a menu inspired by Portugal’s seafaring traditions, complete with dishes such as grilled cod with skinned potato chunks, roasted peppers, and onions. The menu reaches east, as well, pulling flavors from Spain, France, Italy, and the Mediterranean into dishes such as veal marsala or a seafood plate whose lobster comes accented with chorizo, chicken, and saffron rice.

The fresh seafood and sizzling steaks perfume a dining room whose wooden floors and taupe-colored walls set the stage for decor including neatly arranged lighting fixtures, attractive artwork, and verdant foliage. Before or after meals, guests can retreat to the lounge, where patrons sip spirited beverages beneath a slanted ceiling that offers its protection to the room’s roaring fireplace.

157 E Westfield Ave
Roselle Park,
NJ
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((Boom)) Burger's staff angle to put their restaurant on the map in a variety of ways. First, they put a twist on the classic burger, infusing Angus beef patties with cheesy fillings that burst open with each bite. Next, their bartenders make like mad scientists and mix beakers full of brightly colored, fruit-flavored drinks known as Boomerangs that come in giant servings of up to 38 ounces. Between all of the barstools and tabletops the eatery can host up to 300 people all set aglow by 40 high-definition televisions. This means that even at maximum capacity, there’s one screen for every seven and a half people, so you can always catch your game of choice, be it baseball, soccer, or commercial judging.

375 W Passaic St
Rochelle Park,
NJ
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Plumes of fragrant steam swirl above bowls as waiters deliver hefty portions of paella to red-linen-topped tables inside Vivo Tapas Lounge. In the paella, clamshells, shrimp, mussel shells, and pearly scallops pop amid a heap of golden saffron rice. The eatery’s paella complements a list of hot and cold tapas, all of which exemplify the restaurant's Zagat rating of very good to excellent food. On small tapas plates, chefs arrange tiny patties of spanish tuna or mushrooms stuffed with onions, bacon, pine nuts, and mozzarella cheese. After meals, the crowd can get to their feet and dance the night away amid colorful beams of light and exposed-brick walls. Sheer curtains cordon off private seating with tufted, high-backed banquettes for VIP parties and laid-back tax audits.

167 Ferry St
Newark,
NJ
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