Nightlife in North Arlington


Shaggy with Maxi Priest and Sanchez at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 13 (Up to 50% Off)

Shaggy With Maxi Priest And Sanchez

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Trio of reggae royalty deliver swaying upbeat hits such as “Boombastic,” “Close to You,” and “Lady in Red”

$89.30 $45

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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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"Stand-Up Comedy: The Laugh Tour" at Art House Productions (Up to 55% Off)

Stand-Up Comedy: The Laugh Tour

Art House Productions

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Monthly showcases featuring comics seen on television and at major comedy festivals

$20 $9

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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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The Beach Boys & America at Wellmont Theater on Sunday, April 19, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Beach Boys & America

Wellmont Theater

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Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and the Boys deliver hits such as “Good Vibrations” & “Surfin’ Safari”; “Ventura Highway” crooners America open

$82.50 $49.50

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Wine Aerating and Tasting For 2, 4, or 6 at Balic of Clinton (Up to 61% Off)

Balic of Clinton

Clinton

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

$58 $24

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"Black Angels Over Tuskegee" at St. Luke's Theatre Through March 1 (Up to 41% Off). Offer Powered by Telecharge.com.

"Black Angels Over Tuskegee"

St. Luke's Theatre

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An acclaimed play follows the first African-Americans to fly in the U.S. Air Force as they fight in World War II while battling prejudice

$59.50 $35

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"MAMMA MIA!" on Broadway with Select Perfomances Through March 15 (Up to 39% Off). Offer Powered by TelechargeOffers.com.

"Mamma Mia!"

Broadhurst Theatre

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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”

$70 $49

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"Selling A Home In NYC: What Every Seller Needs To Know"Presented by Cooper & Cooper Real Estate on Tuesday, February 17 (Up to 62% Off)

Cooper & Cooper Real Estate presents "Selling A Home In NYC: What Every Seller Needs To Know"

Intercontinental Hotel

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Two experienced financial and real-estate experts help potential sellers learn about marketing property in New York City

$50 $19

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$149 for a Valentine's Day Luxe Hamptons Wine Country Tour for Two with Live Music from Hampton Luxury Liner ($370 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

$370 $149

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"Drunk Shakespeare" at The Lounge, January 28–February 19 (Up to 52% Off)

"Drunk Shakespeare"

Roy Arias Theater

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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 Rockettes in "New York Spring Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall on March 12–April 4 (Up to 25% Off)

New York Spring Spectacular

Radio City Music Hall

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3D effects, larger-than-life puppetry, and The Rockettes’ famous high-kicking dance numbers fill a brand new musical that spans New York

$65.70 $49

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Dueling Pianos at Bar Nine Between December 31–February 28 (Up to 38% Off)

Bar 9

Clinton

Returning from Vegas’s New York-New York Hotel & Casino, high-voltage pianists trade banter & dive into songs requested by the audience

$40 $25

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ANNE ROU[GE]MANOFF at NYIT Auditorium on Saturday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

ANNE ROU[GE]MANOFF

NYIT Auditorium

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The French comedienne brings her latest show to the US and aims her razor-sharp wit directly at current events

$31.99 $16

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"Havana Rakatan" at New York City Center, Live Cuban Dance and Music, February 18-22 (Up to 33% Off)

"Havana Rakatan"

New York City Center

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Energetic dancers and onstage musicians highlight the roots of Cuban music and dance, from Spanish culture to African faiths to jazz

$73.50 $49

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Up to 43% Off Broadway's "On the Town" through Feb. 28

"On the Town"

Lyric Theatre

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“New York Times”–praised production of Leonard Bernstein musical follows sailors’ search for love while on shore leave

$37

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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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"Brian Dykstra Selling Out" at The Playroom Theater, January 27–March 3 (Up to 46% Off)

"Brian Dykstra Selling Out"

The Playroom Theater

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Actor, playwright, and Def Poetry Jam alum Brian Dykstra tackles money and power in a comedically provocative one-man show

$35 $19

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"Chicago" at Ambassador Theatre Through March 1 (Up to 39% Off)

"Chicago"

Ambassador Theatre

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Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, TV’s John O’Hurley, and Broadway veterans sizzle their way through the acclaimed musical about power and crime

$49.50 $39

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Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on March 11–29 (Up to 44% Off)

Paul Taylor Dance Company

David Koch Theatre

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Company’s fourth season at Lincoln Center showcases a diverse repertoire by the last living member of the American modern dance pantheon

$63 $43

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Bachelorette Party Package at "Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" Through March 31 (Up to 35% Off)

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man"

The 777 Theatre

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

$76.90 $55

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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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Bad Dancing World Championship Finals!!! on March 25–April 22 (Up to 52%Off)

Bad Dancing World Championship Finals!!!

The Lounge at Roy Arias Stages

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Bad dancers show off the most terrible, cringe-inducing moves they can muster in an 80-minute show

$58 $29

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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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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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Standup for Two or Four at Stand Up NY Through May 30 (Up to 81% Off)

Stand Up NY

Upper West Side

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

$66 $15

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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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$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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"Can Do Duck: The Musical" at Lynn Redgrave Theater on Feb. 8 - Mar. 8, Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. (Up to 50% Off)

"Can Do Duck: The Musical"

The Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project

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Musical adaptation of the popular children’s books follows a family of ducks & family of humans as they learn about confidence & acceptance

$40 $20

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"Churchill" at New World Stages, February 6–April 5 (Up to 42% Off). Offer Powered by Telecharge.com

"Churchill"

New World Stages (Stage 5)

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Writer-performer Ronald Keaton inhabits the legendary Prime Minister in a critically acclaimed performance

$67 $39

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Aquarius Gives Back at Santos Party House on Friday, February 13, at 5 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Aquarius Gives Back

Santos Party House

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Hip-hop pioneers from C+C Music Factory and Lords of the Underground join forces for a benefit for at-risk youth

$30 $15

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"You Can't Take It With You" on Broadway Starring James Earl Jones, January 29–February 8 (Up to 32% Off)

"You Can't Take It With You"

Longacre Theatre

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James Earl Jones is the snake-collecting patriarch of a devil-may-care family in this Pulitzer Prize-winning farce also starring Rose Byrne

$83.50 $65

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American Symphony Orchestra's "Mona Lisa" at Carnegie Hall on Friday, February 20, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

American Symphony Orchestra

Carnegie Hall

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Schillings’ dramatic opera reveals the fictional backstory for Mona Lisa’s smile, one that involves a love triangle and a string of pearls

$32.25 $16

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"The Awesome 80s Prom" at 42West on Saturday, February 21, at 8 p.m. (Up to 46% Off) 

The Awesome 80s Prom

42West

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Audience members interact with a cast of characters based on ’80s movies while partying to a soundtrack of New Wave hits

$55.98 $30

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"STOMP" at Orpheum Theatre on February 10–March 1 (Up to 44% Off)

"Stomp"

Orpheum Theatre

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

$87.30 $49

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Murder Mystery Show and Meal at Broadway Comedy Club on January 21–February 28 (Up to 70% Off)

"Eclipsed"

Broadway Comedy Club

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A night of noble revelry, charity auctions, and masquerade ends in blood during this comedic murder mystery

$105 $32

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Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through February 28 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

54 Below

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Broadway and cabaret icons such as “queen of American caberet” Ann Hampton Callaway take the stage for solo shows and musical revues

$35 $19

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The Theatre Project Presents "Twelfth Night" for One or Two on February 13–March 7 (Up to 50% Off)

"Twelfth Night"

Players Theatre

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A tale of twins separated during a shipwreck who get caught in a comedic web of mistaken identity, spurned love, and cross-dressing squires

$45 $25

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"Perfect Crime" at Snapple Theater Through March 31, 2015 (Up to $ 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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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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"702 Punchlines and Pregnant: The Jackie Mason Musical" at St. Luke's Theatre Through May 1 (Up to 65% Off)

"702 Punchlines & Pregnant: The Jackie Mason Musical"

St. Luke's Theatre

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

$59.50 $21

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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 55% 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 $32

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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 55% Off)

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

$39 $18

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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 $19

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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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$19.99 for a Craft Beer Tasting Package for Two at The Bronx Brewery ($38 Value)

The Bronx Brewery

Bronx, NY (Port Morris)

Taste selections from a brewery focusing on pale ales

$38 $19.99

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Horror-Themed Dinner for Two or Four at Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant and Bar (Up to 51% 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 $57

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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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"Princess Particular," "Pirate Pete's Parrot," or "Katz'n'Dogz" for an Adult and Child or Acting Classes (Up to 64% Off)

"Princess Particular," "Pirate Pete's Parrot," or "Katz'n'Dogz"

The Secret Theatre

Audience interaction, musical numbers, and crazy characters ignite kids’ imaginations; classes develop improv and monologue skills

$29.34 $15

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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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Comedy Show for Two or Four with Wings or Mozzarella Sticks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's (Up to 57% Off)

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's

Springfield

Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

$48.95 $24

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Movie Outing for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at Hawthorne Theater (Up to 53% Off)

Hawthorne Theater

Hawthorne

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

$40 $19

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Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México or Tango Buenos Aires at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts (Up to 31% Off)

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

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Symphony orchestra from Mexico pays homage to Spanish and German composers; world-traveling dance troupe brings the sensual tango to life

$30 $21

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Wine-Tasting Class for One or Two at The Wine List of Summit (Up to 62% Off)

The Wine List of Summit

Summit

Learn about four types of wines from a certified sommelier while sipping samples and snacking on cheese and crackers

$90 $39

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"Sid the Science Kid" at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on February 8 at 2 p.m. (Up to 43% Off)

"Jim Henson’s Sid the Science Kid Live!"

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post

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Sid seeks out a mysterious sixth sense in the live version of the popular PBS show, brought to life by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop

$21.15 $12

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Brooklyn Night Bazaar with Food, Beer or Wine, and Games for Two or Four (Up to 48% Off)

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Brooklyn

Indoor festival inspired by Asian street markets hosts independent artists, musicians, chefs, vendors, and more

$62 $39

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Appetizers, Burgers, and Craft Beer at Croxley Ale House (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

Croxley Ale House

Brooklyn

Choose from almost 50 beers on tap, appetizers ranging from bavarian pretzels to Brooklyn nachos, and an array of burgers

$55.85 $27

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$8 for $15 Toward International Food and Hookah at La Boheme Lounge

La Boheme Lounge

Gravesend

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

$15 $8

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Hookah, Finger Foods, and Drinks at Fire Lounge Hookah Bar and Cafe (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Fire Lounge Hookah Bar and Cafe

Gowanus

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

$80 $40

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Movie Tickets and Popcorn for Two or Four at Westwood Cinema (Up to 44% Off)

Westwood Cinema

Westwood

Classic, art deco theater screens first-run Hollywood films across four screens

$32 $18

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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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