Nightlife in North Arlington

Slipknot with Special Guest Korn at IZOD Center on Saturday, December 6, at 7 p.m. (Up to 54% Off)

Slipknot with Korn

IZOD Center

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Alternative heavy-metal act known for their matching jumpsuits and masks joins the nu-metal rockers behind “Freak on a Leash”

$43.15 $20

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"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on December 26–27 (Up to 40% Off)

"Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical"

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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The look, story, and beloved characters of the classic stop-motion Rudolph film take to the stage with live music

$33.35 $20

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$5 for $9 Worth of Cocktails — Barú Lounge

Barú Lounge

North Ironbound

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

$9 $5

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

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

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

$60 $29

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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

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

$14 $6

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

Make Wine With Us

Wallington

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

$300 $149

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

Balic of Clinton

Clinton

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

$58 $30

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Bar Fare with Pitcher of Domestic Beer at Pub 46 (Up to 61% Off)

Pub 46

Clifton

Classic bar food, such as potato skins and buffalo wings, served until midnight daily amid 30+ HDTVs showing the latest sports

$32 $13

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Standup Show Hosted by Mary Dimino at 13th Street Repertory Company on October 17–December 6 (Up to 81% Off)

Stand-Up Show hosted by Mary Dimino

13th Street Repertory Company

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

$52.69 $10

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"50 Shades! The Musical Parody" on November 4–December 7 (Up to 43% Off)

"50 Shades! The Musical Parody"

The Elektra Theatre

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

$106 $69

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Final Weeks: "This is Our Youth" Starring Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin, December 1–11 (Up to 31% Off)

"This is Our Youth"

Cort Theatre

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

$88 $73

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Dance, Drink, and Talk About Culture at Museum of Chinese in America on December 4

Dance Party at Cultural Museum

SoHo

DJ Daniel Wang leads a discussion on cultures interacting in the music scene and performs a live set sponsored by Singapore’s Tiger Beer

$20

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Great Gatsby End of Year Bash With DJs Kennedy Jones and Lookas at Amazura Concert Hall on December 31 at 10 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

Great Gatsby End of Year Bash

Amazura Concert Hall

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Great Gatsby–themed New Year’s Eve masquerade includes live sets by energetic DJs Kennedy Jones and LuKas

$62.49 $33

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"Bayside! The Musical!" with Optional T-Shirt at Theatre 80 on December 3–January 15 (Up to 58% Off)

"Bayside! The Musical!"

Theatre 80

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An energetic cast delivers a raunchy send-up of the popular ’90s high-school sitcom “Saved By The Bell”

$39 $19

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"Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Starring the Rockettes (Up to 50% Off). Showtimes Available, Nov. 11–Dec. 7

Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

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World-famous high-kicking dance troupe premieres a new set piece amid timeless holiday showstoppers

$81.95 $41

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"Wednesday Night Live!" at EastVille Comedy Club on December 3 at 9 p.m. (Up to 73% Off)

"Wednesday Night Live!"

EastVille Comedy Club

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Up-and-coming comic Randy Humphrey showcases a roster of fellow performers

$22.09 $6

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"Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" on December 11–28 (Up to 40% Off)

"Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical"

The Theater at Madison Square Garden

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The Grinch wages a losing battle against the spirit of Christmas in a musical based on the beloved animated television special

$65.10 $39

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"Avenue Q" at New World Stages, November 23–December 14 (Up to 33% Off)

"Avenue Q"

New World Stages

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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

$102.50 $69

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"Up Close & Personal" on Broadway Comedy Show at Liberty Theater on Saturday, December 13 (Up to 53% Off)

"Up Close & Personal"

Liberty Theater

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Colin Quinn, Godfrey, Keith Robinson, Sherrod Small, and Tim Young perform sharp standup in a Broadway-style setting

$72.92 $40

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"The Last Ship" at Neil Simon Theatre Through December 21 (Up to 38% Off)

"The Last Ship"

Neil Simon Theatre

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A musical scored by Sting chronicles love, hope, and community in a small English shipbuilding town

$63.75 $49

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Jazzhaus at Klavierhaus Concert Series (Up to 41% Off). 14 Performances Available.

Jason W. Marshall & Willerm Delisfort, Clarice Assad & Keita Ogawa, James Weidman & Harvie S, Luis Perdomo, James Francies, or Dave Burrell

Jazzhaus at Klavierhaus

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Acclaimed jazz pianists and impressive musical guests fill a striking piano showroom with world-class jazz

$32.04 $19

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Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through December 30 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

Clinton

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

$35 $19

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"How 2 B A New Yorker" with Full Italian Dinner on September 26–January 3 (Up to 31% Off)

"How 2 B A New Yorker"

The Screening Room Theater at Planet Hollywood Times Square

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Comedic actors Margaret Copeland and Kevin James Doyle take on more than 70 characters as they weave tales of NYC past and present

$62.50 $43

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Standup Comedy at Levity Live Comedy Club (Up to 79% Off)

Levity Live Comedy Club

Levity Live

Established and up-and-coming comedians take the stage

$92 $20

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"Disenchanted!" at Theatre at St. Clement's, November 26–December 31 (Up to 46% Off)

"Disenchanted!"

Theatre at St. Clement's

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Famous fairy tale princess sing frankly about life after “happily-ever-after” in an adults-only musical

$72.40 $39

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"Honeymoon in Vegas" On Broadway at Nederlander Theatre (Up to 38% Off)

"Honeymoon in Vegas"

Theater District - Times Square

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Tony Danza stars in an adaptation of the 1992 rom-com, with a Jason Robert Brown score the New York Times called “a romantic romp”

$77.75 $51

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Gazillion Bubble Show at New World Stages, Nov. 21–Feb. 22 (Up to 57% Off). Offer Powered by Telecharge.com.

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

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

$82 $45

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"Perfect Crime" at Snapple Theater Through March 31, 2015 (Up to 56% Off)

"Perfect Crime"

Snapple Theater

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

$68.25 $30

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"The Fantasticks" at Snapple Theater Center Through March 31 (Up to 56% Off)

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

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

$83.50 $37

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Riverside Symphony at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (Up to 50% Off)

Riverside Symphony

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - Alice Tully Hall

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Award-winning guest artists from all over the world join the orchestra for a season of modern and classical symphonic pieces

$47 $24

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Festival Chamber Music Concert at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall (Up to 50% Off)

Festival Chamber Music

Carnegie Hall

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Five diverse programs for intimate groupings of strings, woodwinds, and keys, including a guest appearance from the Chicago Harp Quartet

$40 $20

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Cabaret Night for Two or Four with Drinks and Dessert at Metropolitan Room (Up to 59% Off)

Metropolitan Room

Flatiron District

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

$79 $35

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

Pioneers Bar

Chelsea

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

$31 $15

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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

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

$50 $4

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$109 for an All-Day Music-and-Wine Tour for Two from Hampton Luxury Liner ($350 Value)

Hampton Luxury Liner

Multiple Locations

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

$350 $109

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

Tmf Date Corp

Greenwich Village

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

$40 $22

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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

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

$170 $65

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Standup Comedy for Two, Four, or Six, Plus Tickets to Future Shows at New York Comedy Club (Up to 96% Off)

New York Comedy Club

New York Comedy Club

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Every night hosts standup or themed events such as Paid or Pain, where audiences decide if comedians are rewarded or punished

$150 $9

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Beer, Wine, and Tapas at Shervin’s Cafe (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Shervin's Cafe

East Village

East Village wine bar pairs local microbrews, German rieslings, and Ethiopian espresso with tapas such as salami-filled crepes

$30 $15

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$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

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

$80.90 $29

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

"Dead Sexy Burlesque"

Times Scare NYC

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

$40 $20

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

DTUT

New York

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

$32 $16

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"The Ugly Duckling" or "Rapunzel," Presented by Galli Theater on October 4–November 30 at 2 p.m. (Up to 42% Off)

"The Ugly Duckling" or "Rapunzel"

Gloria Maddox Theater

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Andersen’s fable about self-acceptance features vibrant songs; Grimm’s tale about a long-haired princess gets a German-language treatment

$37.85 $22

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Dance and Raise a Glass for the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls on December 8 at 6:30 p.m.

Karla Schickele

The Kitchen

Toast a nonprofit organization dedicated helping girls find their best and boldest selves while dancing to the riffs of alumni bands

$40

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"Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes" on October 26–November 30 (Up to 42% Off)

"Riding The Midnight Express With Billy Hayes"

Barrow Street Theatre

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In a one-man show, the subject of the Oscar-winning film Midnight Express recounts his time in a Turkish prison and subsequent escape

$50 $29

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"Love Letters" on Broadway Starring Alan Alda/Candice Bergen and Stacy Keach/Diana Rigg, Starting at $57.75

"Love Letters"

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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Spend the holidays with two pairs of A-list star actors as they exchange a lifetime of love letters in an intimate, Pulitzer-nominated play

$85.75 $57.75

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

Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

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

$46.56 $10

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"iLuminate" at New World Stages on December 1–January 18 (Up to 42% Off)

"iLuminate"

New World Stages / Stage 4

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During the final NYC shows, dancers in black and LED lights depict the story of an artist who brings creatures to life with magic paintbrush

$76.99 $45

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"Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies" at Write Act Repertory Theatre Through January 5 (Up to 36% Off)

"Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies"

Write Act Repertory Theatre

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Two female impersonators must hide their true identities while performing on a cruise ship in this irreverent new comedy

$45 $29

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American Symphony Orchestra: Requiem for the 20th Century at Carnegie Hall on December 10 (Up to 50% Off)

American Symphony Orchestra

Carnegie Hall

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The orchestra explores modern tragedy in pieces inspired by the bombing of London, Nazi concentration camps, and the destruction of Nagasaki

$32.25 $16

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

EastVille Comedy Club

Eastville Comedy Club

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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

$44 $10

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"Pippin" Now Starring NBC’s “The Voice” 2014 Winner Josh Kaufman at the Music Box Theatre (Up to 39% Off)

"Pippin"

Music Box Theatre

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

$69 $49

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"Truffles": A New Dinner Theater, Murder Mystery Experience on November 16–December 28 (Up to 40% Off)

Truffles: A New Dinner Theater, Murder Mystery Experience

Zanger Hall

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Gourmet cuisine tops tables on and off stage during a whodunnit centered on a stolen $30,000 truffle

$45 $29

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Special Tribute to Buena Vista Social Club with Pepito Gomez at DROM on December 21 (Up to 58% Off)

Buena Vista Social Club Special

DROM

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Roasted chicken with rice and beans accompanies the rhythms of the Pepito Gomez Sextet

$69 $29

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"Lost Lake" at MTC Stage I at City Center on Select Dates, November 18–December 21 (Up to48% Off)

"Lost Lake"

MTC Stage I at City Center

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Oscar nominee John Hawkes & Tracie Thoms star in this world-premiere “melancholic comedy” from the Pulitze-winning author of Proof

$98.50 $51

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Wayra: Fuerza Bruta at Daryl Roth Theatre on September 1–January 4 (Up to 60% Off).

Wayra: Fuerza Bruta

Daryl Roth Theatre

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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

$99 $49

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"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge on December 12–January 17 (Up to 50% Off)

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lounge

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The show that TimeOut New York calls a “live-action Drunk History” always starts the same way: one cast member downs shots of whiskey

$58 $29

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"The Bullpen" – A One Man Show at The Playroom Theater on November 8–January 24 (Up to 46% Off)

"The Bullpen"

The Playroom Theater

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A former incarcerated actor writes and stars in a one-man play about an allegedly guilty criminal

$34.90 $19

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Music at the Institute Concert Series on December 6, January 18, February 7, March 7, or April 4 (Up to 40% Off)

Music at the Institute Concert Series

Ukrainian Institute of America

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Each show is preceded by a pre-concert talk

$30 $18

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Standup Comedy Workshop with Comedian Buddy Flip, Plus Tickets to a Standup Show (Up to 81% Off)

Stand-Up Comedy Workshop from Buddy Flip Plus Comedy Show

Geenwich Village Comedy Club

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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

$310 $59

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Two Appetizers and Two Drinks or Three Appetizers and Four Drinks for Two at BJ's Soulful Social Club (Up to 54% Off)

BJ's Soulful Social Club

New York

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

$36 $18

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Hookah and Drinks for Two or Four at Alembi Cafe (Up to 53% Off)

Alembi Cafe

Ditmars Steinway

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

$74 $35

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

The Bubble Lounge

Tribeca

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

$120 $60

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

Broadway Comedy Club

Clinton

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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

$20 $10

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Standup Show for Two, Three, or Four at Dangerfield’s Comedy Club (Up to 93% Off)

Dangerfield's Comedy Club

Dangerfield's Comedy Club

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Comedy club hosts the cream of the gut-busting crop, with nationally recognized comedians taking the stage each night

$40 $4

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$20 for $35 Worth of Pool, Ping-Pong, Cocktails, and More at Eastside Billiards & Bar

Eastside Billiards & Bar

New York

Savor cocktails during rounds of ping-pong or billiards at a pool hall with more than 15 Brunswick Gold Crown III tables

$35 $20

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Champagne Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at The Champagne Sommelier (Up to 47% Off)

The Champagne Sommelier

New York

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

$164 $99

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Monday Night Magic at The Players Theatre (Up to 44% Off)

Monday Night Magic

The Players Theatre

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Accomplished illusionists and performers delight audiences with sleight of hand, mentalism, and comedy

$69.50 $39

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Private Karaoke and Food for 4, 6, 10, or 20 at 5 Bar Karaoke (Up to 58% Off). Eight Options Available.

5 Bar Karaoke

Koreatown

For two hours, groups of up to 20 can showcase their personal takes on the latest tunes in black-lit private karaoke rooms

$80 $45

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

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

$39 $19

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

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

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

$30 $15

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$20 for $40 Worth of European Tapas and Wine for Two at Wine Bar

Wine Bar

Bowery

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

$40 $20

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Movie, Popcorn, and Sodas at Maplewood Theatre (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Maplewood Theater

Maplewood

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

$40 $19

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Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar (Up to 49% Off)

Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar

West Village

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

$106.85 $59

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2 Hours of Karaoke for Up to 4, 6, or 10 People at Stage Karaoke Lounge (Up to 56% Off). Six Options Available.

Stage Karaoke Lounge

Koreatown

Pile your friends into a private room where you control the song list all night

$80 $40

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

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

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

$500 $50

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"The Nutcracker" at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Saturday, December 13, at 3 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

"The Nutcracker"

Laguardia Performing Arts Center

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Tchaikovsky’s classic score twirls to life in a holiday classic which sees young Clara venture into a dreamland of snow and ice

$20 $12

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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

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

$15 $7

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Appetizers, Beer, and Pool for Two or Four at Break Bar & Billiards (50% Off)

Break Bar & Billiards

Astoria

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

$40 $20

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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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Did you know that, on average, 88% of the seats in a movie theater remain empty during a showing? According to the New York Times, this phenomenon really surprised Sean Wycliffe a few years back when he went to see the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech and shared the theater with only two other audience members. With all the focus on online video services, Sean realized movie theaters were being overlooked, and came up with a concept that could help movie houses fill their empty seats.

His brainchild became Dealflicks, a website that offers customers discounted tickets (sometimes with popcorn or soda) for same-day showings. Customers shop a selection of deals, each of which is specific to a particular film, theater, and showtime, and upon purchase, receive an email voucher they present at the theater's ticket counter. Dealflicks is partnered with theaters around the country, particularly independent and neighborhood venues, such as the treehouse of the enterprising kid down the street.

838 Kearny Avenue
Kearny,
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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Knights in shining armor. White horses. Fair maidens. All the magnificent trappings of a bygone era come to life at Medieval Times, where ironclad knights clash for the title of King's Champion in front of a wide-eyed audience that peppers the battlefield with cheers and jeers between bites of a four-course dinner. Each two-hour tournament channels the pageantry and spectacle of 11th-century Spain, pitting six competitors against each other inside a spacious, sand-filled arena for the honor of earning the title of champion and the favor of the royal court. A spirited musical score infuses epic onslaughts with an extra dose of tension as adversaries joust atop stallions, deflect ferocious blows, and slice through suits forged of authentic junk mail. To further immerse guests in the fairy tale, Medieval Times encourages each guest to declare their allegiance by cheering loudly for the knight in their corner.

Like royal guests centuries ago, spectators bask in the revelry while feasting upon a finger-friendly bill of fare without the aid of utensils or the "choo-choo" sounds of parents. The four-course feast includes a tomato-bisque soup starter, oven-roasted chicken with a garlic-bread side, single spare rib, and an herb-basted potato. Servers periodically fill patrons? goblets with soda or water, which adults can supplement with purchases from a full-service bar. Meals conclude with the castle's sweet pastry dessert.

149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst,
NJ
US

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 Avenue
Lyndhurst,
NJ
US

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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