New York Nightlife

"This is Our Youth" Starring Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin, August 29–September 28 (Up to 36% Off)

"This is Our Youth"

Cort Theatre

$133.50 $89


Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, and Tavi Gevinson star as young adults navigating their uncertain futures in Reagan-era New York

"American Idol Live!" at Times Union Center on June 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 72% Off)

American Idol Live

Times Union Center

$72.50 $20


Season 13 winner Caleb Johnson joins the rest of the top 10 to belt out pop hits, group sing-alongs, and originals

Sarah McLachlan – Shine On Tour 2014 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on July 16 at 8 p.m. (Up to 54% Off)

Sarah McLachlan

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

$54.35 $25


Triple-Grammy-winning Canadian songwriter behind "Angel" and "I Will Remember You" tours for her latest album, Shine On

Robert Earl Keen at The Paramount on Saturday, June 7, at 8 p.m. (Up to $40.50 Value)

Robert Earl Keen

The Paramount

$40.50 $20


Legendary Texas singer-songwriter charms audiences with Americana tunes laden with rich storytelling and whimsy

Kip Moore at Pennysaver Ampitheater on Friday, August 29, at 7 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Kip Moore

Pennysaver Amphitheater

$33.35 $20


Country singer-songwriter behind "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck" plays fan favorites, and teases singles from upcoming album

Journey & Steve Miller Band at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on June 24 at 6:45 p.m. (Up to 48% Off)

Journey & Steve Miller Band

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

$48.50 $25


Classic-rock icons join with opening act Tower of Power for timeless hits such as "Don't Stop Believin'" and "The Joker"

Happy Together Tour 2014 with The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie on Saturday, June 21, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Happy Together Tour 2014

NYCB Theatre at Westbury

$62.50 $37.50


The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie lead an annual classic-rock revue with Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner and Gary Lewis & the Playboys

Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella" on June 20–July 27 (Up to 35% Off). Offer Powered by

Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella"

Broadway Theatre

$59 $49


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

"Thank You Michael - The Michael Jackson Experience" on Saturday, June 21, at 8 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

"Thank You Michael - The Michael Jackson Experience"

Paramount Theater

$29 $17


Delisco James recreates some of The King of Pop's most famous performances in a show hosted by 30 Rock's Kevin Brown

O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Friday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips

Nikon At Jones Beach Theater

$34 $17


Jam band behind the hit "Heaven" celebrates its latest, The Rockville LP, alongside the winner of American Idol's 11th season

"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


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

"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


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

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

Stone Creek


$36.95 $18


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

"Mulan" at The Ellen Stewart Theatre on August 11–September 13 (Up to 41% Off)


The Ellen Stewart Theatre

$73.50 $43


All-female dance-and-percussion troupe retells the classic story of a young Chinese woman who joins the army to fight the Huns

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

The Bubble Lounge


$120 $60


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

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


Orpheum Theatre

$86.95 $45


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

"Rock of Ages" at Helen Hayes Theatre on June 30–August 3 (Up to 45% Off)

"Rock of Ages"

Helen Hayes Theatre

$140.75 $78


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

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

50 Shades! The Musical

The Elektra Theatre

$85 $49


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

"Rocky Broadway" at Winter Garden Theatre Through August 31 (Up to 40% Off)

"ROCKY Broadway"

Winter Garden Theatre

$79 $49


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

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Dominican native Sara Taveras, her husband, restaurateur Luis Taveras, and Caña y Café's new executive chef, Roberto Ferrer, inject contemporary technique as well as European, Asian, and Caribbean flair into Latin-fusion recipes to create vivid metropolitan cuisine. Flavorsmiths prime palates with a selection of seafood appetizers or classic Latin aperitivos such as empanadas or stuffed plantains. Snatching up the cross-cultural baton, entrees such as the rack of lamb whisper hints of continental and Caribbean flourishes, including the side of ratatouille and paprika blackened tomatoes. Other main courses arrive drizzled or otherwise accompanied by decadent garnishes such as truffle oil or sweet-plantain croutons. A selection of salads satisfies healthy cravings, with inspired combinations such as jicama, avocado, and cotija cheese, or peanut dressings with crispy chicken. Illuminating its lime-green wall and exposed brick with warm, intimate lighting, Caña y Café's dining room invites toasts with glassfuls of sangria or house wine from a list that includes such traditional Spanish grape varietals as tempranillo, verdejo, and California raisin.

565 W 207th St
New York,

Behind a handsome stone façade, the chefs at Essence Bar & Restaurant are flavoring seafood with the taste of the tropics. Coconut pours into pasta sauce and plantains dapple sides of fried rice. The spirit of Caribbean cuisine comes alive through dishes of oxtail, which rest beside an amalgam of juicy burgers, southern staples, and old-fashioned soul food at this laid-back eatery, where a convivial atmosphere reins supreme. As diners peruse the varied menu, live performers, including musicians, standup comics, and celebrity sneeze impressionists, vocalize their talents.

1662 Atlantic Ave

Founded by popular musical duo Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson, Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar infuses elegant meals with soulful tunes five nights per week. Inside the converted brownstone building, a small stage stands as the focal point of the intimate dining room, where rustic décor, exposed timber ceiling beams, and statues assembled from Lincoln Logs evoke images of an old country village. The glow of candlelight illuminates menus stocked with fried entrees and decadent desserts, and talented musicians inflate evening airs with R & B grooves, exotic Caribbean melodies, and traditional African rhythms. Trips to the Sugar Bar may also include celebrity sightings, as stars such as Bruce Willis, Stevie Wonder, and Eddie Murphy have previously graced the restaurant's booths and painstakingly autographed the silverware.

254 W 72nd St
New York,

The staff at Chateau Buffalo strives to support local farmers, and they do so by using locally produced grapes in their red and white wines. They also produce craft ciders that come sparkling, cold, or warm. Those unsure of what they'd like to drink will find the Chateau's tastings, like a hair tie made of Twizzlers, are both tasty and helpful.

1209 Hertel Ave

Black Button Distilling wasn't just born from the brilliant idea to craft homemade booze. It was born from the dirt. Dictated by the available grains, ingredients, and if the glass-bottle crop flourished, the spirits made onsite are distilled largely from locally sourced ingredients, including the corn that makes the unaged moonshine and the soft, white wheat grown on a family-owned farm. During tours, guests see how these raw ingredients are concocted into drinks, and sip samples, which may include the vodka, citrus forward gin, maple syrup that is aged in used bourbon barrels, and 100-proof moonshine. But don't be frightened of that high number?"even though it?s a high proof it?s really smooth," The Edge reviewed.

85 Railroad St.

No matter what the calendar reads, it?s always October in spirit at Manor Oktoberfest, a German-style eatery that channels Munich?s lively fest of the same name. Owner Mark Gallagher serves Bavarian fare that ranges from traditional appetizers?including smoked black forest bacon and pierogies?to hearty entrees such as a variety of wursts and Hungarian schnitzel. It wouldn?t be Oktoberfest without a lot of beer, and the restaurant carries more than 30 varieties. Draught beers, including Hofbrau Original and Franziskaner Weissbier, come in half-liter or one-liter mugs, or in a two-liter boot if you?ve also lost one shoe.

8028 Cooper Ave

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