Nightlife in North Arlington

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

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

$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

Jeff Bridges & The Abiders at Wellmont Theater on Saturday, August 30, at 8 p.m. (Up to 60% Off)

Jeff Bridges and The Abiders

Wellmont Theater

$62.50 $25

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Iconic actor Jeff Bridges shows off his musical side in a set packed with bluesy pop-rock numbers

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

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

"The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters: The Musical" at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (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 for One Ticket at 42West (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

“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

"Mamma Mia!" at Broadhurst Theatre (Up to 51% Off)

"Mamma Mia!"

Broadhurst Theatre

$99 $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"

"iLuminate: Artist of Light" at New World Stages on October 1–31 (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

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos at Brick NYC on August 31 at 9 p.m. (Up to 48% Off)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos

Brick NYC

$23.25 $12

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

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

"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" at The Gene Frankel Theatre on August 29–September 6 (Up to 50% Off)

"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me"

The Gene Frankel Theatre

$19.98 $10

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Frank McGuinness drama weaves dark humor into the tale of three hostages—an Englishman, an Irishman, and an American—struggling to survive

Magic Show for Two at Broadway Comedy Club (Up to 54% Off)

Magic Show

Broadway Comedy Club

$63 $29

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The magic show may include mind-reading tricks inside a lauded comedy club

"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

Standup for Two at Comic Strip Live (Up to 79% Off)

Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

$46.56 $10

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

"Revolution In the Elbow," August 12–September 20 (Up to 50% Off)

"Revolution In the Elbow"

Minetta Lane Theatre

$77.80 $39

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Icelandic concept album with sweeping rock anthems becomes a lauded Off-Broadway production

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

$101.95 $66.50

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

Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through December 31 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

Clinton

$35 $19

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Broadway and cabaret luminaries, including Tony-winning tap dancer Savion Glover, take the stage for solo performances and musical revues

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

"Stomp"

ORPHEUM THEATRE

$86.95 $55

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

"Drunk Shakespeare" at Quinn's Bar on August 14–September 26 (Up to 41% Off)

"Drunk Shakespeare"

Quinn's Bar

$37 $22

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

Unlock the Psychology of Dating with a Pair of Experts

Psychology of Dating Seminar

Upper West Side

$40 $40

Dating expert Nancy Slotnick and psychotherapist Dan Aferiat explain the science behind dating over drinks in a chic boutique

"This is Our Youth" Starring Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin, September 29-October 31 (Up to 33% Off)

"This is Our Youth"

Cort Theatre

$133.50 $89

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

"50 Shades! The Musical Parody" (Up to 54% Off). Showtimes Available, September 24-October 31.

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

$29 for a Dinner with Two Entrees and One Bottle of Wine at 1742 Wine Bar ($80.90 Value)

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

"Dead Sexy Burlesque" Admission and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Times Scare NYC (Up to 55% Off)

"Dead Sexy Burlesque"

Clinton

$40 $20

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

"702 Punchlines and Pregnant: The Jackie Mason Musical" for Two or Four at Broadway Comedy Club (Up to 60% Off)

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

Cocktails and Small Plates for Two or Four at Jbird (Up to 63% Off)

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

One or Two Pitchers of Beer and Orders of Chips and Salsa at Pioneers Bar (Up to 53% Off)

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

Show and Drinks for Two, or Show Only for Two, Three, or Four at Tribeca Comedy Lounge (Up to 94% Off)

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

$16 for Two to See an Eight Is Never Enough Improv Show on Saturday at 3 p.m. or 8 p.m. ($40 Value)

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

$149 for an All-Day Music-and-Wine Tour for Two from Hampton Luxury Liner ($350 Value)

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

$22 for $40 Worth of Speed Dating — TMF DATE CORP

Tmf Date Corp

Greenwich Village

$40 $22

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

Brazilian Dinner and Dancing for Two or Four at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil) (Up to 65% Off)

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

SoHo

$170 $65

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

Date-Night Package for Two or Four at DTUT (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

DTUT

New York

$32 $16

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

Standup Comedy at Levity Live Comedy Club (Up to 81% Off)

Levity Live Comedy Club

Levity Live

$100 $20

Established and up-and-coming comedians take the stage

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

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

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

"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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

$29 for a Cabaret Outing for Two with Four Drinks at Duplex Piano Bar Cabaret ($86 Value)

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

Tango Lovers Company Show at Queens Theatre on October 14–15 at 8 p.m. (Up to 25% Off)

Tango Lovers Company Show

Queens Theatre

$47 $37

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A celebration of the world's cultural heritage showcases staccato footwork and spirited music

Admission for Two to Every 2014 Show at Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 90% Off)

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

$500 $50

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Queens club stocks each show with three to six standups from TV, film, and the local comedy scene

Bleep! Standup Show for One, Two, or Four at 8 p.m. at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Ashley Strand presents Bleep!

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

$15 $7

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

Appetizers, Beer, and Pool for Two or Four at Break Bar & Billiards (Half Off)

Break Bar & Billiards

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

2014 Chain NYC Film Festival at Chain Theatre, August 4–16 (Up to 50% Off)

2014 Chain NYC Film Festival

Chain Theatre

$20 $10

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Independent filmmakers showcase their work in an intimate black box theater

Christopher Cross at Bergen Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, August 20 (Up to 52% Off)

Christopher Cross

Bergen Performing Arts Center

$67.15 $33

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The Grammy and Academy Award-winning smooth-rock king regales fans with '80s favorites such as "Sailing" and "Ride Like The Wind"

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

Movie Outing for Two or Four with Popcorn at Hawthorne Theater (Up to 47% Off)

Hawthorne Theater

Hawthorne

$32 $17

Newly renovated theater in business 85+ years shows first-run movies

Bronx Fashion Week for Two at The Andrew Freedman Home on September 5, 6, or 7 (Up to 53% Off)

Bronx Fashion Week

The Andrew Freedman Home

$50 $25

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Fashion designers from around the world celebrate the culture of the Bronx in a historic mansion

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

Early-Access Movie Experience with Snacks for One, Two, or Four at Alpine Cinemas in Brooklyn (Up to 51% Off)

Alpine Cinemas

Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton

$19.25 $10

Thursday ticket grants early access to upcoming big-name, first-run movies, including The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Maleficent & Hercules

Shortbread and Wine for Two or Four, or Carry-Out Shortbread at Two Moon Art House and Cafe (Up to 43% Off)

Two Moon Art House and Cafe

Park Slope

$30 $18

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House-baked shortbread flavors include honey wheat and rosemary sea salt; samplers also include glasses of wine

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You can see hundreds of years of international influences in the Caribbean just by looking at the menu at Caribbean Essence Sports Lounge & Restaurant. The flavors of the East are incorporated into every dish of lo mein. These flavors blend with the area's natural plethora of seafood, which results in dishes such as the hot crab fried rice and the crab sticks. While guests snack on these internationally inspired dishes, TVs broadcast sporting events to crowds sipping on beers or deciding which team's helmet to wear at their wedding.

91 Heckel Street
Belleville,
NJ
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Lincoln Cinemas's five screens host a range of Hollywood hits, including popular blockbusters as well as 3-D features. The movie house also keeps the concession bar stocked with fresh popcorn and other light bites such as hot dogs and nachos, all of which can be washed down with soda, coffee, or laughter.

838 Kearny Ave
Kearny,
NJ
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It?s a typical night at Mickey's Bar and Grill?sports games glisten on rows of flat-screen HDTVs, upbeat jukebox tunes fill the air, and friends crowd around the bar, calling for shots of Jack Daniels and pints of Guinness. Bartenders bustle about behind the bar, whipping up the martinis and mixed drinks lauded by reporters from The Record. Servers emerge from the kitchen, bearing platters of lauded, plump buffalo wings, juicy burgers, and mini sliders. Some nights, daring guests take the stage for karaoke, boldly belting out popular tunes or whispering confessions of overdue library books into the microphone amid the cheers and applause of the boisterous audience.

601 Riverside Ave
Lyndhurst,
NJ
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Hailing from countries such as Germany, Russia, Italy, Poland, and Argentina, Starlight Dance Center's all-star instructors channel their experience in global competitions and performances while guiding students into the land of ballroom dancing. Three high-ceilinged ballrooms and a 4,000-square-foot performance floor set an elegant, roomy stage as instructors prepare children for recitals at the end of each course. They also teach adults to whirl and jive during group classes, which include weekly salsa parties and free mortgage-refinancing tips. To mix things up, Starlight Dance Center has created a Fit & Dance department where students can explore Zumba, belly dance, ballroom fitness, and total-body workouts.

7 High St
Nutley,
NJ
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Pulling from his years of formal training in culinary arts, chef Gabe Catalano captains a crew of highly trained chefs in Terrazza's kitchen. The team labors over pots of bubbling pastas and pans of sizzling meats and seafood before adorning them all with handcrafted sauces. Meanwhile, behind the bar, drink masters dole out glasses of fine Italian and California wines alongside specialty cocktails.

In the dining room, white tabletops speckle the floors beneath a sweeping mural of an Italian countryside. In the front of the restaurant, a red awning stretches out over a sunny front patio. Like an eye using a magnifying glass as a monocle, the restaurant's elegant bar transitions into a hotspot as the night wears on.

507 Franklin Ave
Nutley,
NJ
US

Before taking the reins at Broadway Performing Arts, Elisa Heinsohn appeared on the TV series Fame, and Cleve Asbury acted in the Oscar-winning film Chicago. The duo also racked up an impressive set of Broadway credits—Asbury most recently played Mr. Ovington in the hit How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying—and starred in more television commercials than a dog who can talk. Nowadays, the two continue their performing-arts work while co-owning and co-directing their studio, leading their team as they teach students from 3-year-olds to adults. The studio’s eclectic curricula hone students’ skills in disciplines such as musical theater, dance, and guitar.

357 Broad St
Bloomfield,
NJ
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