Clubs in Palisades Park

$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

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Improv comedy by a troupe that's been around since 2003

$40 $16

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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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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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Standup Comedy at DLounge, Comedy Club (Up to 68% Off)

Midtown HA! Comedy Club

DLounge

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Intimate space hosts nationally-touring comics

$28.50 $10

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Standup Comedy at Rockwells American Restaurant Through October 31 (Up to 87% Off)

Rockwells American Restaurant

Pelham

Every week, three comedians entertain guests dining on hearty American cuisine such as gorgonzola-bacon burgers and pulled-pork sandwiches

$20 $4

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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

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

$112 $26

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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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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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Lavell Crawford at Wellmont Theater on Friday, December 5, at 8 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Lavell Crawford

Wellmont Theater

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Huell from Breaking Bad inspires laughs with his expressive storytelling talents and seasoned joke-slinging skills

$50.50 $30

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Jump Onstage During an Intro to Improv Class with a Pro Actress

Intro to Improv Comedy Class

The Producers Club

Professional improv actress Laura Mulhearn leads an afternoon of no-pressure improv exercises that culminate in a group performance

$35 $35

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Standup Comedy at Shvendy's Comedy Club (Up to 55% Off)

Shvendy's Comedy Club

Shvendy's Comedy Club

Comedy club boasts an ever-changing roster of headlining standups

$50 $25

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"The Accidental Pervert" at 13th Street Repertory Company through December 6 at 7 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

"The Accidental Pervert"

13th Street Repertory Company

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

$54.92 $25

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Standup for One or Two at The Grisly Pear Comedy Club on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

The Grisly Pear Comedy Club

New York

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Weekly standup-comedy series that features performers spotted on Comedy Central and MTV

$20 $10

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Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" at Tarrytown Music Hall on Sept. 28 (Up to 49% Off)

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood

Tarrytown Music Hall

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? stars take their improv act on the road, building screwball scenes from audience suggestions

$42 $22

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Tongues of flame twist in a fireplace, hinting at the warmth filling the bustling kitchen at MK Valencia. Rail lighting spills a blue aura over dishes that draw from myriad culinary traditions. Mediterranean flavors shine through in salmon drizzled in a pesto sauce and lamb osso bucco. In the dining room, glasses clink occasionally like a xylophonist failing a performance review, setting a tempo for the wait staff, which totes roasted salmon in a pesto sauce.

A curtain of bubbles rises up through champagne cocktails in lively colors that match the crescent-shaped orange booths or electric-blue wine racks. During warmer months, the murmur of conversation spills out onto a patio equipped with a 75" TV. Inside, the lounge also offers two 60" TVs.

228 Main St
Ridgefield Park,
NJ
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Sweetwater's serves up an eclectic array of eats, quaffs, and entertainment, continuing the traditions of the Manhattan Sweetwaters in the ’70s and ’80s. Start a nautical-themed meal with Sweetwater's signature bowl of tortilla soup ($5.95) and a sea-sourced entree such as the fried shrimp ($11.95, with fries), and then cast a land-anchor with a hefty bacon burger (with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles, and a side of fries, $8.95). Patrons can sample the full spread of bathypelagic bites with a seafood tray—fried fish, calamari, shrimps, and seafood quesadillas served with fries ($29.95).

2576 3rd Ave
Bronx,
NY
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Named after the iconic Central Park monument, Cleopatra’s Needle has earned a reputation of its own with a daily schedule of open mics, jam sessions, and jazz performances. As one might expect, the club’s menu references Egypt and other Mediterranean locales, though its cocktail list is classic New York—martinis, wines, and frozen drinks are all well represented. While the performers are taking a break to warm up their vocal cords or massage the grand piano’s tense strings, guests can watch local sports on the big screen.

2485 Broadway
New York,
NY
US

Rose petals speckle the candlelit stairway that descends into Shalel Lounge, establishing a romantic vibe that permeates the entire space. As vanilla smoke curls from a smoldering incense stick, guests canoodle in shadowy corners or private cavernous rooms. Here and there, lanterns and sequined throw pillows channel a Moroccan aesthetic that extends to the menu, which includes marinated olives, bruschetta, and lamb cigars. Each small dish occupies a square ceramic, supplying three or four heavily spiced bites. According to Serious Eats, Shalel Lounge is best suited for "a sexytime date."

65 West 70th Street
New York,
NY
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Beneath a 24-karat gold-leafed ceiling, patrons admire murals hand-painted by famed Madeline author Ludwig Bemelmans. Bartender’s choices and seasonal selections rotate into a regular menu that includes rare scotches, small-batch whiskeys, and cocktails such as a passion royale with passion-fruit vodka, champagne, and fresh limejuice.

35 East 76th Street
New York,
NY
US

Brasserie Julien’s chefs pamper palates with gourmet French specialties, sea delicacies, and expertly crafted signature drinks in a romantic setting. New York magazine writes that “it’s impossible to dine at this Upper East side brasserie and not think of Paris.” Upscale small plates whet appetites and facilitate the enjoyment of French aperitifs, with selections such as 24 plain oysters or shells stuffed with misplaced pirate-chest keys. Endive salads, quiche lorraine, or an assortment of soups sate cravings for light fare, and steak, fondue, or filet mignon quell ampler appetites. During wine tours, accomplished sommelier Mollie Battenhouse regales guests with about 10 samples of varietals from around the globe, as well as portions of the eatery’s brasserie fare.

Inside Brasserie Julien’s romantic and relaxed dining room, art-deco-inspired pendant lights illuminate the space's elegant columns, flowing curtains, and trumpet-playing silverware to create an authentic brasserie-style experience.

1422 3rd Ave
New York,
NY
US