Nightlife in New York City

Up to Half Off Symphony Concert

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

$20 $10

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University of Southern Denmark Symphony Orchestra and the Hershey Symphony Orchestra on Carnegie Hall's historic Perelman Stage

Up to 70% Off One-Man Comedic Play

13th Street Repertory Company

$54.92 $20

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Andrew Goffman offers an apologia for his erotica-addicted ways, telling the story of how he grew up and fell in love amid a fantasy world

Up to $13 Off Jazz Concert

Stone Creek Bar & Lounge

$42 $29

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Cafe bustles with jazz and brunch on select Sundays throughout the month

"Avenue Q" – Up to 34% Off

New World Stages

$105 $69

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Tony-winning musical recounts the tale of a recent college grad in the city with bawdy songs and salty-mouthed puppets

American Symphony Orchestra – Up to 50% Off

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

Stand Up NY – Up to 78% Off

Upper West Side

$112 $26

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

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

Greenwich Village

$39 $19

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Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

Up to 54% Off at BJ's Soulful Social Club

New York

$36 $18

Laid-back social club plies guests with cocktails and pub grub

Up to 65% Off Brunch at Tammany Hall

Lower East Side

$60 $22

Chefs pair steak and eggs or homemade waffles with classic brunch cocktails such as mimosas or bloody marys

Up to 59% Off Cabaret Show

Uncle Charlie's

$24 $11

Innovative artistic outfit thrills audiences with freewheeling cabarets that directly support the artists, singers, and filmmakers

Up to 53% Off Hookah and Drinks at Alembi Cafe

Ditmars Steinway

$74 $35

Relax in a private booth while enjoying fruity and savory hookah flavors alongside a cold or hot drink

Up to 58% Off Improv Comedy Show

Parkside Lounge

$48 $20

Comedians draw on training from locales such as the Upright Citizens Brigade to turn audience suggestions into short scenes

Up to 60% Off Lunch and Ping-Pong at Spin New York

Flatiron District

$54 $25

Grilled sausages, empanadas, and chilled ahi tuna pair with beer and wine or up to an hour of Ping-Pong play inside a vibrant social club

Up to 53% Off Dinner at Jekyll & Hyde Pub

West Village

$100.85 $49

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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

50% Off at Wine Bar

Bowery

$50 $25

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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 50% Off 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

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

SoHo

$130 $65

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

$14 for a 15th Havana Film Festival Screening for Two

Quad Cinema

$22 $14

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Subtitled films from all over Latin America and the Caribbean are spotlighted in a week of drama, comedy, and cinematic art

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man- Up to 41% Off

The 777 Theatre

$96.90 $65

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Comedic show about advice for straight women hailed as “uproariously funny” and “saucy!”

57% Off Movie Ticket and Popcorn

Hackensack River Waterfront

$14 $6

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

Up to 55% Off Movie Packages

Hudson

$29 $13

Theater with stadium seating and digital sound; new releases

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Sanai's

$60 $29

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

Laughing Devil Comedy Club – Up to 70% Off

Hunters Point

$40 $12

Queens club stocks each show with three to six comics from TV and film

Up to 58% Off Comedy Show for One, Two, or Four

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

$15 $7

Some of New York City’s edgiest comedians perform uncensored material during unadulterated standup event

Up to 57% Off a Movie Package

Hunters Point

$14 $7

Pub meals and pints of craft beer enliven screenings of classic comedies, documentaries, and independent films at Queens' only movie pub

Appetizers, Beer, and Pool for Two or Four

Astoria

$40 $20

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Sports bar features 18 beers on top, a full-service kitchen, 15 true HD big-screen TVs, and games such as billiards and table tennis

60% Off Movies and Popcorn

North Bergen

$15 $6

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

Jillian Michaels – Up to 69% Off

Beacon Theatre

$63.55 $20

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Personal trainer and fitness celebrity shares her tips for health and success in an interactive multimedia presentation

Cre.Art Project – Up to 40% Off "Visuality 3"

Mary Flagler Cary Hall at Dimenna Center

$30 $18

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Innovative multimedia piece combines chamber music, visual displays, poetry, and dance into a mesmerizing whole

50% Off Sneak-Preview Film Screening

New York

$50 $25

Filmgoers catch a sneak peek of films before their wide release; past screenings have included "Melancholia" and "The Artist"

Chamber-Music Concert in a Welcoming, Informal Environment

Clinton

$15 $15

Cellist Luke Krafka leads a two-hour chamber music concert; guests are encouraged to ask questions before, after, and during intermission

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

Up to 78% Off Hot Mess Drag Revue

42WEST

$112 $29

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Bianca Del Rio of "RuPaul's Drag Race" emcees an evening of comedy, dancing, and lip syncing

Up to 59% Off Cabaret Night for Two or Four

Flatiron District

$79 $35

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Intimate concert venue voted Best Cabaret in 2008 byNew York magazine offers late-night bites with live jazz and comedy

57% Off Music-and-Wine Tour for Two

Multiple Locations

$350 $149

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Pairs travel to Long Island wineries for tastings and live jazz, rock, and blues aboard motorcoaches with reclining leather seats and WiFi

Up to 63% Off Drinks and Small Plates at 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

Chelsea

$31 $15

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

AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar – Up to 46% Off

West Village

$101 $59

Martinis mix chocolate with flavors such as raspberry and mint; imported cheeses complement plates of grilled shrimp and artichoke hearts

60% Off Improv-Comedy Show

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

New York

$150 $69

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

Up to 54% Off Egypt-Themed Fashion Show

Midtown South Central

$21.49 $11

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Emerging Tri-State-area designers unveil their hottest spring fashions, which fans can purchase from the runway

52% Off Film Screening from the NY Film Critics Series

The School of Visual Arts

$37.50 $18

Stars and filmmakers gather with simulcast audiences around the U.S. to preview the film, with a Q&A moderated by film critic Peter Travers

"Rock of Ages" – Up to 43% Off Musical

Helen Hayes Theatre

$138 $79

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

New York Comedy Club – Up to 63% Off Standup

New York Comedy Club

$40 $15

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Standup comedians deliver laughs every Wednesday in April

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

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

"Point Break LIVE!" – Up to 42% Off

Littlefield

$30.82 $18

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Acclaimed parody of the '90s action classic features on-stage stunts and audience interaction

Dora The Explorer Live – Up to 46% Off

Master Theater

$49.95 $29

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Nick Jr.'s intrepid heroine and her pet monkey search for treasure and outwit a gang of pirates with the audience's help

Up to 50% Off at Fire Lounge Hookah Bar and Cafe

Gowanus

$80 $40

Practice your smoke rings, snack on finger foods, and sip refreshing drinks at a hookah bar with an open backyard, TV, and free WiFi

50% Off at Esquire Lounge

Brooklyn

$50 $25

Sleek, modern lounge serves craft cocktails and bar appetizers, along with entrees and desserts

47% Off International Food and Hookah at La Boheme Lounge

Gravesend

$15 $8

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DJs blast ambient lounge and house music across two floors while groups share hookah and casual, internationally inspired meals

Up to 74% Off Karaoke and Food at Shalyapin

Closed 1/20/14-3/7/14

$75 $29

Karaoke lounge has rentable tables and private VIP rooms; singers pick from 44,000 tracks and enjoy a full bar

Wondershow – Up to 40% Off Magic and Burlesque Show

Galapagos Art Space

$20 $12

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Underground and nationally known magicians astound during a variety show with a vaudeville twist

Up to 72% Off Standup Comedy

Clinton

$72 $20

Intimate space hosts nationally-touring comics

Chicago City Limits – Up to 53% Off Improv Show

Clinton

$40 $19

Improv troupe presents revues that may include game shows, musicals, and movie scenes, all created on the spot

Up to 50% Off at Convo Bar

Hell's Kitchen

$40 $20

Appetizers such as rosemary focaccia, garlic shrimp, and meatballs sliders precede wood-fired pizzas dressed in italian sausage and basil

Up to 55% Off at Simplicity Wine Bar & Cafe

Bedford - Stuyvesant

$40 $19.99

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Wine flights complement charcuterie and cheese platters at a wine bar with nightly entertainment such as poetry readings and comedy shows

Up to 66% Off at DROM

Downtown

$126 $45

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Eclectic shows, from rock concerts to burlesque performances, complement dinners of Mediterranean-inspired appetizers, sandwiches, and wine

50% Off Magic-and-Comedy Show

The Players Theatre

$66.50 $33

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Accomplished illusionists and performers delight captivated audiences with sleight of hand, mentalism, comedy, & dazzling shows of dexterity

Freestyle Divas Concert – Up to 51% Off

Tobacco Road

$45 $22

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Dance concert stars the top freestyle divas of the '80s and '90s: Rockell, C-Bank, Fascination, Stacey Parris, Nayobe, and DJ Mickey Garcia

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M1-5 boasts all the amenities of an upscale lounge, including a spacious, 5,000-foot main floor, private VIP areas, HD TVs and projection screens, a stage outfitted with a high-end sound system, and running water. But there is one thing noticeably missing: a cover charge. Despite the extravagant digs, revelers can party here without the added expense of admission (except for certain private events). This is due to the establishment's more laidback, customer-first approach to clubbing, and it is in that spirit that M1-5 also offers, but doesn't mandate, reserved seating and bottle service.

The menu is a perfect complement to the easygoing vibe. It was developed by Chef John Sierp, a New York City fireman who has cooked onscreen for Martha Stewart and Rachael Ray, served as a guest judge on Throwdown with Bobby Flay, and was featured on Food Network’s Chopped. His gourmet take on comfort food includes barbecue-chicken sliders, personal pizzas topped with pulled pork, and the staff favorite, homemade cheese-rice balls with bits of Genoa salami. And in addition to to these classic American pub eats, the menu includes Asian influenced dishes as well, such as veggie spring rolls glazed with sweet chili sauce and steamed shrimp dumplings ignited with a hot chili sauce.

52 Walker St, 1st Fl
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54 West 21st Street
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Mason Jar assuages appetites with a menu of artfully constructed comfort cuisine augmented by a diverse selection of primo potables. Kick off the flavor parade with an order of wings slathered in pomegranate-garlic or bourbon-chipotle sauce ($9), or opt for a starter of spinach and artichoke dip, which, like most Louisiana mayors, comes crowned with andouille sausage and bacon ($10). An english-muffin burger comes topped with a fried egg, bacon, and caramelized onions ($13), and mac 'n' cheese uses beer cheese sauce and panko bread crumbs to prove elbow macaroni is more than just an elegant art medium ($12). 'Cue connoisseurs can choose from a variety of smoke-steeped savories, from full racks of baby back ribs ($20), to sliced brisket ($18), to beer-can chicken ($21). A modified lunch menu and weekends-only brunch menu give solar-powered robots a break from their steady diet of microchips and high-octane petrol-smoothies.

43 E 30th St
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Spherical lights seem to drift in smooth bubbly spirals up toward the ceiling of Flûte Bar & Lounge’s Gramercy location. Conversation bursts effervescently off walls and artwork in a palette of rosé pinks and prosecco tans. Myriad champagnes and sparkling wines, including Perrier-Jouët gran brut and a range of cavas, form lacelike crowns of bubbles in an atmosphere that aims to blend the French art de vivre aesthetic with a dash of NYC nightclub. Patrons can select single flutes or bottles, or they can sample several flights that showcase different grapes, a single producer, or the patience of a waitress willing to help you pick out all the bubbles. Cocktails lean heavily on sparkling wines and include bellinis, a blend of prosecco and fruit puree, which pair nicely with small plates of cheese and fruit or foie gras terrine.

Flûte now operates locations in Midtown, Gramercy, and Paris. In Midtown, visitors descend a short flight of stairs before sinking into intimate booths or plush benches. The original Midtown location celebrates its speakeasy roots with fiery jazz nights every Saturday, complete with performers and guests alike dressed in period apparel.

205 W 54th St
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“This is no Carrie Bradshaw bar,” The Rundown NYC firmly states about Bishops & Barons—a swanky cocktail joint created by the owners of Employees Only and The Gates in summer 2012. Despite fashion-forward accents of peacock feathers, zebra stripes, and delicate chandeliers, a vintage speakeasy vibe predominates, thanks to a gold pressed-tin ceiling, paisley-patterned wallpaper, and dark wood furnishings. Named for two historic Brooklyn street gangs, Bishops & Barons harkens back to prohibition's heyday with delicate cocktails dreamed up by mixologist Dushan Zaric and a flat-screen TV that only plays speeches made by Calvin Coolidge. The unique drinks blend together potent liquors including absinthe and tequila, with unusual ingredients, such as brown sugar, rosebuds, and fig puree. Bartenders also sling draft, craft, and bottled brews include Sixpoint Crisp Pilsner and Abita Light as well as seven types of white and eight types of red wine. Back in the kitchen, chefs put a twist on traditional dishes, from corn on the cobb slathered in garlic, lemon, and scarmozza, to St. Louis–style ribs crowned with honey barbeque and peanuts. The petite menu also showcases East Coast Blue Point oysters, quail, and wagyu flank steak.

243 E 14th St
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A puff of smoke accompanies a striking transformation: at Horus Cafe, a small piece of New York City becomes a chunk of another continent. Egyptian hieroglyphics cover walls and pillars within a softly lit dining room, and colorful tiles pattern the tables. Middle Eastern music starts to play, and like djinni emerging from a multifamily bottle, a group of belly dancers begins to move. As they do, they might disrupt clouds of hookah smoke that smell of pineapple, mint, and other nicotine-free flavors. The music and applause can be heard outside, where outdoor tables brim with Mediterranean and Egyptian cuisine, with grilled kebabs and traditional vegetarian dishes such as hummus, falafel, and kosharee, a blend of lentils, pasta, and chick peas.

This is the scene at Horus Cafe's Avenue B location, where the celebration of international culture and cuisine stretches until 4 a.m. every night of the week. The displays of belly dancing happen four nights a week, followed by DJs spinning hip hop, top 40 hits, and international music. Similar festivities unfold at Horus' other New York City locations.

93 Avenue B
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