Just before I actually start I have to say the ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event)is the shit!
I can't find my cell so I don't have all the spots yet this is a good guide.
New York. http://newyork.citysearch.com/
13 Bar/Lounge, 35 E. 13th St., btwn Broadway & University Pl. (212) 979-6677
Three floor lounge/nightclub with live ecclectic Jazz, Funk, Rock, and Soul music every Tuesday and Spoken Word poetry every Monday. Wed - Sun are DJ parties featuring Brit Pop, Retro dance music, Trance and everything in between. Doors open 7:30pm - 10pm depending on the night, and cover ranges from $0 - $10. Check their website for schedules. Ages 21 and over. Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, Q to W. 4th St.
2i's, 248 W. 14th St., btwn 7th & 8th Aves. (212) 807-1775
Two bars on two floors playing Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae and Old School dance music. Proper attire is expected. $5 - $15 cover. Open 10:30pm - 4am every night. 21 and over. Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 9 to 14th St.; L to 8th Ave.
Alchymy, 12 Ave. A, btwn Houston & 2nd St. (212) 477-9050
DJs spin hip-hop, R&B, reggae and more every day but Wednesday when they have open mic sessions. Monday is ladies night, and there is a $5 cover for guys on Friday and Saturday nights. Ages 21 and over. Open 7 days a week from 4pm - 4am, with Happy Hour from 4pm - 8pm. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Alphabet Lounge, 104 Ave. C, @ 7th St. (212) 780-0202
Open Mon. to Sat., 8pm - 4am. Closed Sundays except the first Sunday of the month when they host a Fetish Party. No cover. Ages 21 and over. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Angel Bar, 174 Orchard St., btwn Houston & Stanton St. (212) 780-0313
No cover. All kinds of music. Hours: Sun.-Thur. 7pm - 3am, Fri. 6pm - 4am, Sat. 7pm - 4am. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Au Bar, 41 E. 58th St, btwn Park Ave. & Madison Ave. (212) 308-9455
Supper club with dancing, where a DJ spins all kinds of tunes every day. Open 9pm - 4am. Cover charge on the weekend ($20 on Friday, $25 on Saturday, $10 if you're having dinner). 21 and older. Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 59th St.; N, R to 5th Ave.
Baktun, 418 W. 14th St., @ 9th Ave. (212) 206-1590
Multimedia lounge with "live instrumental & electronic music, visual projection installations, DJs, Wordsmiths, Live video mixes & ISDN broadcasts." See their website for schedule: (http://www.baktun.com/html/index_info.html
) Must be 21 or older. $5 cover some weekends. Hours: Wed.-Sat., 9pm - 4am. Subway: A, C, E to 14th St.; L to 8th Ave.
Le Bar Bat, 311 West 57th St., btwn 8th & 9th Aves. (212) 307-7228
Multilevel club with live bands every night except Sunday, a dance club with DJs, a restaurant, four bars and an upstairs chillout room with TVs and a jukebox. Cover is $10 during the week, $15 on Thursday, and $20 on the weekend. Ages 21 and older. Club hours: 5:30pm - 4am. Subway: A, C, B, D, 1, 9 to 59th St.
Bar d'O, 29 Bedford St., @ Downing St. (212) 627-1580
DJs on Friday and Saturday, and a live drag cabaret show ($5 cover) on Sat., Sun. and Tuesday nights. Ages 21 and over. Hours: Weedays, 7pm - 3am; Fri. & Sat., 7pm - 4am. Subway: 1, 9 to Houston St.
Barmacy, 538 E. 14th St., btwn Ave. A & Ave. B (212) 228-2240
This bar plays mostly rock music with the occasional foray into R&B, Soul, and Hip Hop. Happy Hour is weekdays from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Hours: weekdays, 5:30pm - 4am; weekends 7pm - 4am. Subway: L to 1st Ave.
Bar 169, 169 E. Broadway, @ Essex St. (212) 473-8866
This dance club has live and DJ music of all kinds. Regular shows include Latin music every Thursday, and Underground every second Sunday. Hours: Sun., 5pm - 4am; all other days, 4pm - 4am. For more information check out their website (http://www.the169bar.bizland.com
). Subway: F to E. Broadway; J, M, Z to Essex St.
B Bar, 358 Bowery, @ 4th St. (212) 475-2220
Formerly known as the Bowery Bar, this restaurant/bar stays open until 4am playing lounge and rock music every Tues., Thur., Fri., and Sat. It is also available for private parties. Ages 21 and over after the restaurant closes. Check out the website for more information (http://www.bbarandgrill.com
). Subway: 6 to Bleeker
Beauty Bar, 231 E. 14th St., btwn 2nd Ave. & 3rd Ave. (212) 539-1389
Hours: weekdays, 5:30pm - 4am; weekends, 7pm - 4am. Subway: L to 3rd Ave.; N, R, 4, 5, 6 to 14th St.-Union Sq.
Belmont Lounge, 117 E. 15th St., btwn Irving Pl. & Union Sq. E. (212) 533-0009
Chill Union Square Lounge with DJs nightly and light fare. Open 4pm - 4am every day. DJs change often, so call for info. Dress code is Hip, Neat and Clean. $5 cover after 10pm on Friday and Saturday. Ages 21 and older. Subway: N, R, L, 4, 5, 6 to Union Sq.
Black Star Lounge, 92nd Ave., btwn 5th St. & 6th St. (212) 254-4747
Not only do they have a pool table and live DJ music every night of the week, but there is also a back room for private parties. No cover. Tuesdays are Reggae, Mon & Fri they play Electronic music, and other nights are mixed 80's, Classic, and House music. 21 and over. Hours: 4pm - 4am. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
bOb, 235 Eldridge St., btwn Houston & Stanton St. (212) 777-0588
Bar/gallery/lounge showing art by local New York artists. Open 7pm - 3am every night. Happy Hour from 7 - 10pm. 21 and over. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Botanica, 47 Houston St., btwn Mott & Mullberry St. (212) 343-7251
DJ music varies nightly at this lounge. Hours: Mon. - Fri., 5pm - 4am; weekends, 6pm - 4am. Subway: B, D, F, Q to Broadway-Lafayette St.; 6 to Bleeker
Bouche Bar, 540 E. 5th St., btwn Ave. A & Ave. B (212) 475-1673
Ages 21 and over. Open 7:30pm - 4am during the week, and 7pm - 4am on Fri and Sat. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St., btwn Bowery & Crystie St. (212) 533-2111 (see events)
Outfitted in classy Art Deco style, this three-level former shoe store has a downstairs lounge and a 500-capacity concert hall. A cool mid-sized venue for Electronica, Alternative and Indie-rock. Downstairs opens at 7pm, upstairs opens at 8pm with shows starting at 9:30 or 10pm. Tickets from $12 - $30. Age limit varies (16 - 21) depending on the show. The Box Office at the Mercury Lounge is open from 12 - 7pm, Mon.-Sat. (212-260-4700). Subway: J, M to Bowery, 6 to Spring St.
B3, 33 Ave. B, @ 3rd St. (212) 614-9755
A lounge/restaurant serving dinner from 6pm - 12am. The lounge is open from 6pm - 4am and you must be 21 or older to get in. There is open mic Mon & Tues, comedy on Wed, live shows on Thur, and live music and DJs on the weekend. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Cachette, 14 Ave. B, btwn 2nd St. & Houston (212) 260-7100
This lounge hosts DJs every night who play mostly underground, deep house, funk, and soul. Hours: Tues-Sat, 9pm - 4am. Ages 21 and over. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Cafe Novecento, 343 W. Broadway, @ Grand St. (212) 925-4706
This restaurant/bar has a lounge open on the weekends and available for rentals. Hours and cover vary depending on what is going on in the space. Subway: A, C, E to Canal St.
Centro-Fly, 45 W. 21st St., btwn 5th Ave. & 6th Ave. (212) 627-7770
Nightclub/restaurant with DJs, a dance floor, party rooms, and swank grub. Ages 21 and over. $20 cover. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10pm - 5:30am. Subway: F, N, R to 23rd St.
Chaos, 225 E. Houston St., @ Essex St. (212) 475-3200
This dance club has a different party each night, with music ranging from Caribbean to House. Hip Hop in the basement level lounge. Hours: Wed.-Sat., 10pm - 4:30am. Ages 21 and over. $20 cover. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Cheeta Club, 12 W. 21st St., btwn 5th and 6th Aves. (212) 206-7770
Decent star watching and decadent atmosphere make this a great club for dancing or lounging around. Cover: varies, $10 - $20. Hours: Mon-Sat, 10pm-4am. Subway: F, N, R to 23rd St.
Chelsea Lounge, 154 W. 26th St., btwn 6th & 7th Aves. (212) 691-4306
This lounge bar plays hip hop, R&B, house, and top 40 music, with some trance and garage style thrown in on the weekends. Hours: Tues-Sat., 5pm - 2am. Ages 21 and over. $10 cover after 10pm on weekends, varies on weekdays. Subway: F to 23rd St.
China Club, 268 W. 47th Street, btwn Broadway and 8th. (212) 398-3800
Rock and Roll place where Jagger and Bowie are spotted often (both live part time in the Upper West Side). Good people watching, but go elsewhere for dancing. Check out the Jade Terrace Roof-Garden Lounge. Cover: $20. Hours: 10pm-4am daily. Subway: N, R to 47th St.; 1, 9, C, E to 49th St.
China White, 143 Madison Ave., btwn 31st & 32nd Sts. (212) 684-0004
This lounge serves appetizers and hosts many private parties and events. If there is no event scheduled, there is no cover and they are open Tues.-Sat., 5:30 pm - 4am. Ages 21 and over. Subway: 6 to 33rd St.
Club New York, 252 W. 43rd St., btwn Broadway & 8th Ave. (212) 997-9510
Thursday is ladies night with hip hop, R&B, reggae and house music. On Fri. & Sat. they host "Pop Music en Espanol" for you Latin (music) Lovers. $10 cover for ladies Fri./Sat., gents pay $15 - $20 every day. Hours: Thur.-Sat. (other days too sometimes), 10pm - 4am. Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St.-Port Authority; N, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 9, 7 to 42nd St-Tines Sq.
Cream, 246 Columbus Ave at 71st Street. (212) 712-1666
Two dance floors and four theme rooms let you lounge or dance the night away. $20 cover. Hours: Fri. & Sat., 10pm - 4am. Subway: B, C, 1, 2, 3, 9 to 72nd St. \
Danny's Grand Sea Palace, 346-348 W. 46th St., btwn 8th & 9th Aves. (212) 265-8130
Bangkok meets Broadway in this Restaurant Row seafood restaurant. Drop by the Skylight Room for nightly cabaret (cover $0 - $15), or the Piano Bar for live jazz and show tunes (no cover). Check the website for schedules and discounts. Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St.
Dominion, 428 Lafayette St., btwn Astor Pl. & 4th St. (212) 674-4066
Lounge/theater with live burlesque cabaret shows every Fri & Sat at 10pm and 11:30pm ($20). Otherwise the lounge is open Thur - Sat from 9pm - 4am with live DJs. Food is served and there is no cover. 21 and over. Subway: N, R to 8th St.; 6 to Astor Pl.
Double Happiness, 173 Mott St., btwn Broome & Grand Sts. (212) 941-1282
Incorporating the Chinese and Italian influences of the local neighborhood, this artistically designed lounge is open Sun - Wed from 6pm - 3am and Thur - Sat from 6pm - 4am. 21 and over. Subway: J, M, Z, N, R, 6 to Canal St.
Downtime, 251 W. 30th St., btwn 7th & 8th Aves. (212) 695-2747
This three-level night club boasts live music on the Main floor, plus a DJ dance hall and a Game Room. Live shows include Jazz, Blues, Rock and Pop music. Must be 18 or older to get into the club (with two forms of ID). Open Wed - Sat from 5pm - 4am, and other days for special events. The cover charge is usually $5 after 7:30pm, $10 on Fridays, and $10 - $15 on Saturdays. Subway: 1, 9 to 28th St.
Drinkland, 339 E. 10th St., btwn Ave. A & Ave. B (212) 228-2435
Mostly Drum and Bass and Techno, with guest DJs playing electronics of all kinds. No cover except Sundays ($5). Open Tues - Sat from 6pm - 4am and Sunday from 8pm - 3am. Age 21 and over. Subway: L to 1st Ave.
Eau, 913 Broadway, btwn 20th & 21st Sts. (212) 673-6333
DJs spin all kinds of tunes here all week. Hours: Mon - Fri from 6pm - 4am, Sat from 8pm - 4am. Cover is $10 on Saturday and Thursday after 10pm. Ages 21 and over during the week, but on the weekend they'll turn you away if you're under 23. Subway: N, R to 23rd St.
Edelweiss, 572 11th Ave., btwn 43rd & 44th Sts. (212) 629-1021
A diverse crowd frequents this 10,000 square foot with dance floors on two levels, 3 bars, and a VIP lounge. Open 7 days a week from 8pm until late. $20-$25 cover on weekends, less during the week. No jeans or sneakers. 21 and over. Free parking. Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St.
Exit, 610 W. 56th St., btwn 11th & 12th Aves. (212) 582-8282
Dance the morning away to Hip Hop, Techno, R&B and House music at this 4 level nightclub. You can also chill out in one of their lounge areas if you're too tired to close down the dance floor at 9am. Open Friday from 10pm - 6am (18 and over) and Sat from 10pm - 9am (21 and over). $25 cover. Subway: A, C, B, D, 1, 9 to 59th St.
Filter 14, 432 West 14th St., @ Washington St. (212) 366-5680
House music, garage classics, with classic disco and hip hop thrown in for good measure so you can grove the way you want to in their two lounges or out on the dance floor. 21 and over. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10pm - 3 or 4am. $0 - $10 cover charge. Subways: A,C, E, 1, 2, 3, 9 to 14th Street; L train to 8th Avenue.
Float, 240 W. 52nd St., btwn 8th Ave. & Broadway (212) 581-0055
A big dance floor and two large lounge areas, one of which overlooks the main floor. DJs play Trance, Funk, Hip Hop, Old School Classics, Techno, and Progressive European Techno. $25 cover. Dress code is Trendy, no jeans, no sneakers. Open Thur - Sat from 11pm - 5am. 21 and over. Subway: B, D, E to 7th Ave.
Flute, 205 West 54th St., btwn 7th Ave. & Broadway (212) 265-5169
This Champagne bar was designed to stay true to it's origins as a 20's speakeasy, with low ceilings and intimate alcoves. They have a large appetizer dinner menu and 100 different kinds of champagne (18 by the flute). DJs and occasional live bands play funky lounge music. Open Mon - Fri from 5pm - 4am, and Sat from 7pm - 4am. Subway: B, D, E to 7th Ave.
Fun, 130 Madison St., btwn Pike & Market Sts. (212) 964-0303
DJs play Electra, Hip Hop, and Techno from 10pm - 4am on Wednesday - Saturday, with special events taking place Sun - Tues. Ages 21 and over. $5 cover. Subway: F to East Broadway
G, 225 W. 19th St., btwn 7th & 8th Aves. (212) 929-1085
Specialty drinks and DJs every day. Open 4pm - 4am. Ages 21 and over. No cover. Subway: C, E to 23rd.
Galapagos, 70 N. 6th St., btwn Wythe & Kent Aves., Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718) 782-5188
In addition to the reflecting pool and industrial-chic interior, Galapagos draws the hip Williamsburg crowds for its nightly music, dance, theater, performance art & gallery shows. It costs nothing to get into the bar, but there is often a cover for the back room shows. Performances Tuesday - Saturday. Film Screenings every Sunday and Monday. Hours: Sun - Thur from 6pm - 2am, Fri & Sat 6pm - 4am. Happy hour Monday-Saturday 6pm - 8pm. Ages 21 and over. Subway: L to Bedford Ave.
Gemini Lounge, 221 2nd Ave., btwn 13th & 14th Sts. (212) 254-5260
East Village lounge featuring a cafe in the front Tues - Sat when the weather is warm. Inside a DJ spins House, Hip Hop, Classics, 70s and 80s music. Open Wed - Fri from 5pm - 4am and Sat from 8pm - 4am. $10 cover on the weekend. 21 and over. Subway: L to 3rd Ave.
Gradisca, 126 W. 13th St., btwn 6th & 7th Aves. (212) 691-4886
Restaurant/bar with nightly DJs playing Funk, Hip Hop and Italian Pop. Not a dance club, but people sometimes do get up and shake their booties. Open 6pm - 1am every night. All ages, no cover. Subway: F, 1, 2, 3, 9 to 14th St.; L to 6th Ave.
Groove, 125 Macdougal St. (at W. 3rd St.) (212) 254-9393
Located just a block from Washington Square, this restaurant/bar has live Rhythm and Blues every night. 21 and over. Open 6pm - 3am during the week, and 6pm - 4am on weekends. Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, Q to West 4th
Guernica, 25 Ave. B, btwn 2nd & 3rd Sts. (212) 674-0984
Restaurant/bar with a downstairs lounge where DJs spin House, Drum & Bass, Trance, 2 Step and Garage music 7 nights a week. Upstairs restaurant open 6pm - 12am, downstairs lounge open 6pm - 3 or 4am. Age 21 and over to get into the lounge. $5 cover after 10pm on the weekend. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Halcyon, 227 Smith St., btwn Butler & Douglass Sts.; Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (718) 260-9299
Started by three DJs looking for a record store with a homey atmosphere, Halcyon offers a wide selection of vinyl and CDs for sale, plus comfy couches, cafe fair (coffee, beer, wine, sandwiches and goodies), and antiques. DJs play every night, and on Saturday they have a "Record Party" with open turntables for the aspiring and experienced DJs to get their grove on. Open Sun - Thur from 10am - 12am, Fri & Sat from 10am - 2am. No age limit, no cover. Subway: F, G to Bergen St.
Halo, 49 Grove St., btwn 7th Ave. & Bleeker St. (212) 243-8885
Bar, lounge, and restaurant with DJs everynight playing different kinds of music. This place is fairly exclusive, often hosting private celebrity parties, so it's not easy to get in on the weekend. Once you're inside the atmosphere is relaxed and the food is great. Open for dinner from 7pm - 10pm, with a late-night menu served until 2am. Doors close at 4am. Ages 21 and over. Subway: 1, 9 to Christopher St.
Headlines, 1678 1st Ave. (212) 426-6309
Never a cover. Sports bar with all the ammenities: TVs, pool table, darts, video games, golf, drink specials, a live DJ, and a lounge in the back. Live Jazz on Thursday night, Turtle races on Wednesday. Cigar friendly. Open M-F 4pm - 4am and Sat & Sun from 12pm - 4am. Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St.
Helena's, 432 Lafayette St., btwn 4th St. & Astor Pl. (212) 677-5151
Tapas bar where nightly DJs play Salsa, Merengue, Techno, Latin Rock, Cuban and more. Check out their Spanish Garden in the summer time. Always free. All ages. Open every night from 5pm - 1am (4am on Sat). Subway: N, R to 8th St.; 6 to Astor Pl.
Hell, 59 Jansevoort St., btwn Washington & Greenwich Sts. (212) 727-1666
Live DJs spinning Tuesday - Thursday, with a jukebox for the rest of the week. Open 7pm - 4am every day but Friday when they open at 5pm. 21 and over. Subway: C, E to 14th St.
Hush, 17 W. 19th St., btwn 5th & 6th Ave. (212) 989-HUSH
Supper club with weekly dancing and occasional bands. Dinner served Wednesday - Saturday until 11pm. Happy Hour with 2 for 1 cocktails and complimentary buffet from 5pm - 8pm, Tues - Sat. The club is open Friday and Saturday after 10pm with DJs spinning a mix of dance music in two rooms ($10 - $20, free for ladies before midnight). There is also a Salsa night with lessons on Mondays. 21 and older. Subway: N, R to 23rd St.
Ice Bar, 528 Canal St., btwn Washington St. & West Side Hwy. (212) 226-2602
Lounge bar with House, Trance, and the usual DJ party mix. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 7pm - 4am. No cover. 21 and over. Subway: 1, 9 to Canal St.
Izzy Bar, 166 1st Ave. at 10th St. (212) 228-0444 (see events)
A bi-level bar with DJ's and live bands every night. Styles include House, Techno, Funk, Latin, Armenian, World Vibes, and more. Open 7pm - 4am every day, usually with a $5 cover. Ages 21 and over. Subway: L to 1st Ave.; 6 to Astor Pl.
Jet Lounge, 286 Spring St., btwn Hudson & Verick Sts. (212) 929-4780
230 capacity nightclub with an upstairs lounge open Wed - Sun from 10pm - 4am. DJs change week to week, but Thursday is usually R&B and House music, and Fri/Sat are Trance & Hip Hop. 21 and over. Subway: C, E to Spring St.
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., btwn 4th St. & Astor Pl. (212) 539-8770 (see events)
Tucked into the back of the Public Theater, the pub serves food, drinks and eclectic entertainment, from poetry to puppetry to jazz and cabaret acts. Smoking is permitted and seating is general admission at tables, couches and the bar, so come early. Ticket prices vary. Hours: 6pm - 4am, with a pre-theater prix fix dinner from 6 - 7:30 and full dinner menu available until 1am. Subway: N, R to 8th St.; 6 to Astor Pl.
Joy, 253 West 28th St., btwn 7th & 8th Ave. (212) 244-3005
This Chelsea Club has a Red Room, Blue Room, VIP area and parties Thursday - Saturday from 10pm - 4am (available for private parties). DJs play Hip Hop, House, Classics, or Funk/Disco. $5 - $15 cover. Proper attire required. Subway: 1, 9 to 28th St.; C, E to 23rd St.
Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St., btwn Broadway & Church St. (212) 219-3055 (see events)
Wide ranging musical tastes continue to drive the beat at the Knitting Factory. Cutting Edge music combined with great acoustic performances make this place a favorite. There are three performance spaces: the Knitting Factory, the KnitActive Sound Stage, and the Old Office. Cover: $8 and up. All ages, but you need ID to drink. Subway: A, C, E, N, R, 6 to Canal St.; 1, 9 to Franklin St.
Lava Lounge, 28 W. 20th St., btwn 5th & 6th Aves. (212) 627-7867
Lava offers dining and drinking in any of their four theme rooms. $10 - $15 cover on Fri & Sat. 21 and over. Subway: F, N, R to 23rd St.
Leopard Lounge, 248 E. 5th St., @ 2nd Ave. (212) 253-2222
Downstairs is Sin Sin, the Irish bar/lounge, and upstairs is the Leopard Lounge where a live DJ spins Funk, Hip Hop and more every night. Open 12pm - 4am every day. Happy Hour 1pm - 8pm (until 10pm on Thur). Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Light, 129 E. 54th St., btwn Lexington & Park Aves. (212) 583-1333
This fairly recent addition to the mid-town scene has a relaxed atmosphere, an extensive martini selection , and a light food menu. DJs spin House music and more every night. Open Mon - Sat from 4pm - 4am. 21 and over. Subway: 6 to 50th St.; E, F to Lexington.
Limelight, 660 Sixth Ave. @ 20th Street. (212) 807-7780
The famous converted church club has finally reopened! The balconies are great for people watching and the stained glass windows add a uniquely surreal touch. 5 rooms playing different kinds of music. Cover: $25. Hours: Wed - Sun 10pm-4am. Must be 18 or older. Subway: F, N, R to 23rd St.
La Linea, 15 1st Ave, btwn 1st & 2nd Sts. (212) 777-1571
Every night DJs spin a blend of House, Hip Hop, Funk, Reggae, and everything in between. Happy Hour from 3pm - 9pm, open until 4am. Ages 21 and over. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Liquids, 266 E. 10th St., btwn 1st Ave. & Ave. A (212) 677-1717
Open every night at 6pm. Subway: L to 1st Ave.
Lotus, 409 W. 14th St., btwn 9th & 10th Aves. (212) 243-4420
Restaurant, lounge, nightclub with DJs playing House, Hip Hop, Soul and more every night. Dinner is served from 6pm - 11pm and the club stays open until 4am. Sometimes there's a $10 - $20 cover. Dress nice. Ages 21 and over. Subway: C, E to 14th St.
Ludlow Bar, 165 Lulow St., btwn Houston & Rivington St. (212) 353-0536
Open 6pm - 4am every night, playing House, Hip Hop, Funk, Soul and Reggae. There's a $3 cover on Friday and Saturday after 11pm. 21 and over only. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Club Macanudo, 26 E. 63rd St., btwn Park & Madison Aves. (212) 752-8200
Restaurant/lounge with a sophisticated crowd of real cigar afficionados. It looks like a private club, but all connoissures of fine food, cigars and beverages are welcome. You can even lease a private humidor to keep your Cohibas fresh and tasty. Subway: B, Q to Lexington.
Madame X, 94 W. Houston St., btwn LaGuardia Pl. & Thompson St. (212) 539-0808
Lounge open 5pm - 4am during the week and 6pm - 4am on Saturday and Sunday. There's free live Jazz Sun - Wed from 7pm - 11pm, and DJs Thursday through Saturday ($5 after 10pm). Ages 21 and over. Subway: B, D, F, Q to Broadway-Lafayette; 6 to Bleeker.
M&R, 264 Elizabeth St., btwn Houston & Prince St. (212) 226-0559
This restaurant/bar has a huge bar in the front dining section and a backyard for basking when the weather is warm. DJs play Latin, Soul, and Rock music Thur - Mon nights. Serving up Continental food Mon - Thur from 5pm - 12am (bar stays open til 2am), Fri from 5pm - 1am (bar open til 4am), Sat & Sun from 11:30am - 4:30pm and 5:30pm - 2am. After midnight they have a limited late night menu. No age restrictions. Subway: B, D, F, Q to Broadway-Lafayette St.; 6 to Bleeker St.
Marion's Continental, 354 Bowery, btwn 3rd & 4th Sts. (212) 475-7621
Famous as the gathering place of stars and socialites throughout the 50's and 60's, the new Marion's evokes it's glory days through decor and service. They have an extensive martini menu, Continental food, and regular events and theme nights. Regular events include the Pontani Sisters (retro glam tap) every Monday night ($3), DJs every Tuesday night, and a monthly "Fashion Brunch." Open 6pm - 2am every day. No age restrictions. Subway: 6 to Bleeker St.
Mercury Lounge, 217 Houston St. at Essex St. (212) 260-4700 (see events)
Bands play in a simple brick space with a great sound system at the back of the bar. The music is mostly Indie Rock and Pop. Box office hours: 12 - 7pm Mon-Sat, shows start at 7pm. Cover is around $7 - $15 and it is usually ages 21 and over only. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.; J, M, Z to Essex St.
Naked Lunch, 17 Thompson Street, corner of Thompson & Grand (212) 343-0828
70's, Funk, R&B, Motown, Soul, and new music. A weekend cover of $5 - $7. Open Tues - Fri from 5pm - close, Sat from 9pm - 4am. 21 and up. Subway: A, C, E, 1, 9 to Canal St.
Nell's, 246 W. 14th St., btwn 7th & 8th Aves. (212) 675-1567
Nell's is a full service club, with a dance floor, a lounge, a live stage, three bars and food service. DJ and live music every night. Cuban on Wed, Reggae on Thur, Jazz/International on Fri, and Kareoke on Sun. Dress code is "dressy casual." Hours: every night from 10pm - 4am, except Monday (6pm - 12am) and Wednesday (9pm - 3am). Cover: $15 Thur - Sat, $10 Sun - Wed. Ages 21 and over. Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 9 to 14th St.
Niagara, 112 Ave. A, @ 7th St. (212) 420-9517
Lounge/bar upstairs and a tiki bar downstairs with a dance floor and frozen drinks. Occasioanlly there is a $5 cover downstairs. DJs play everything from 50's Rockabilly to 80's Punk. Open 2pm - 4am on weekends, 4pm - 4am during the week (Happy Hour every day until 8pm). 21 and over only. No baseball hats, no sneakers. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Nowbar, 22 7th Ave. South, @ Leroy St. (212) 293-0323
Open Wed - Sun from 10pm - 4am. Subway: 1, 9 to Houston St.
NV, 289 Spring St., @ Hudson St. (212) 929-NVNV
500 plus capacity club with two dance floors and a lounge. Open Wed - Sun from 10pm - 4am. $20 - &25 cover. Check their site for event info and discounts. Subway: 1, 9 to Canal St.
Ohm, 16 W. 22nd St., btwn 5th & 6th Aves. (212) 229-2000
Dinner and lounge are open from 8pm - 11pm, Thursday through Saturday, with a late night supper menu available until 2am. The dance floor opens at 10pm with high energy techno on Saturday and a more mellow mix of Euro, Latin, House, Hip Hop on Thursday and Friday. 21 and over. Cover charge is $20 on Friday after 10pm and $25 on Saturday after 10pm. Subway: F, N, R to 23rd St.
One51, 151 E. 50th St., btwn Lexington & 3rd Aves. (212) 753-1144
Supper club in a beautiful 1920's opera house. Open for dancing Wed - Sat from 11pm - 4am. Open for dinner Tues - Sat from 6pm - 11pm. DJ plays all kinds of dance music including Hip Hop, Funk, Reggae, and Classics. 21 and over. Cover varies, usually $20 - $25. Subway: E, F to Lexington Ave.; 6 to 51st St.
Opium Den, 29 E. 3rd St., btwn Bowery & 2nd Ave. (212) 505-7344
Open Mon - Sat from 8pm - 4am. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.; 6 to Astor Pl.
Ozone Bar and Lounge, 1720 2nd Ave., btwn 89th & 90th Sts. (212) 860-8950
This bar has a lounge in the back room with candle light and couches where DJs play Jazz, Acid Jazz and Hip Hop on the weekend. Open 4pm - 2am during the week and 4pm - 4am on the weekend. 21 and over. Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St.
Parkside Lounge, 317 Houston St., @ Attorney St. (212) 673-6270
Carpeted lounge with a stage in the back room where, among other things, they host a live salsa band every Friday. You can stand up and boogey if you want to, but it's not really a dance club. Open 7 days a week from 1pm - 4am. 21 and over. No cover (2 drink min.) Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Plant Bar, 217 E. 3rd St., btwn Ave. B & Ave. C (212) 375-9066
This bar has DJs every night spinning electronic music, and there's never a cover. Open 6:30 - late. 21 and over. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Pulse, 226 E. 54th St., btwn 2nd & 3rd Aves. (212) 688-5577
This Nightclub plays host to promotional events of all kinds, so their schedule and music is different all the time. Sometimes they even have live bands. They are always open Friday and Saturday until 4:30am. Cover is usually $10 - $15. Age 23 and older for women, 25 and older for men. Subway: E, F to Lexington Ave.; 6 to 51st St.
The Raven Cafe, 194 Ave. A, @ 12th St. (212) 529-4712
This East Village bar has DJs every night playing Goth, Reggae, Experimental and Punk tunes. Open 7 days a week, Noon - 4am. Age 21 and over. No cover. Subway: L to 1st Ave.
Remy Lounge, 104 Greenwich St., 2 blocks S. of the World Trade Center (212) 267-4646
Restaurant, lounge and nightclub open Tues - Sat for lunch, dinner, and dancing. DJs and live bands spin dance music, with an emphasis on Mambo and Latin rhythms. 21 and over. Cover varies. Dress your best. Subway: N, R, 1, 9 to Rector Pl.
Rivertown Lounge, 187 Orchard St., btwn Stanton & Houston Sts. (212) 388-1288
2 bars, a pool room, and live DJs playing Hip Hoop and Funk. What more could you ask for? No cover. 21 and over. Open Noon - 4am every day. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
The Roxy, 515 W. 18th St., btwn 10th and 11th Aves. (212) 645-5156
Wednesday is roller skating night (skates available for rent) from 8pm - 2am with a $12 - $15 cover. Friday is a different party every week ($20 - $30 cover) and Saturday is Gay night with Deep House DJ tunes and a $25 entrance fee. 21 and over. Subway: A, C, E to 14th St.; L to 8th Ave.
Rubber Monkey, 279 Church St., @ White St. (212) 219-0225
On the first floor they have a Pub/lounge with a back room where they serve food and have a stage set up (check out open mic Mondays!). Downstairs is the dance floor and a second lounge. DJs spin everything from New House to Classics to Hip Hop. Open every day from 5pm - late. Happy Hour during the week from 5pm - 10pm. Sunday is Gay Night. Subway: A, C, E, N, R, 1, 9, 6 to Canal St.
Sala, 344 Bowery, @ Great Jones St. (212) 979-6606
Spanish restaurant/lounge serving tapas and music daily from 6pm - 4am. The lounge is open Wednesday through Saturday with DJs and available other nights for private parties. Schedule: Latin/Brazilian on Wednesday, Trip Hop on Thursday, laid-back Hip Hop/Salsa/Latin on Friday, and on Saturday they turn up the dance music. No cover. Must be 21 or older to get into the lounge. Subway: F to 2nd Ave., 6 to Astor Pl.
Sapphire, 249 Eldridge St., btwn Houston & Stanton Sts. (212) 777-5153
Small dance club (180 cap.) playing a combo of House, Classics, Reggae, Hip Hop, and Soul. Open 7pm - 4am every night with a 7 - 10pm Happy Hour. 21 and over. Cover: $5 after 10pm on Fri & Sat, $3 on Sun, and just a dollar on Monday and Tuesday. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Shampu, 9 Ave. A, btwn 1st & 2nd Sts. (646) 602-2590
Bar/restaurant/lounge open Tues - Sat from 9pm - 4am. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Shine, 285 W. Broadway, @ Canal St. (212) 941-0900 (see events)
Primarily an eclectic DJ nightclub with occasional live music. Check out their Live Roots Reggae Sundays ($3). Cover is usually $10 - $20. Ages 21 and over. Hours are from 9 or 10pm - 4am. Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 9 to Canal St.
Sin Sin, 248 E. 5th St., @ 2nd Ave. (212) 253-2222
Downstairs is Sin Sin, the Irish bar/lounge, and upstairs is the Leopard Lounge where a live DJ spins Funk, Hip Hop and more every night. Open 12pm - 4am every day. Happy Hour 1pm - 8pm (until 10pm on Thur). Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St., @ Stanton St. (212) 253-7246
Restaurant/lounge whose main attractions are the Burlesque shows that take place on the Victorian style stage throughout the week (8pm; $0 - $5). They also have mellow DJ music on Mondays and Jazz on Wednesdays. 21 and older. Open for dinner from 7pm - 12am during the week, 7pm - 1am on the weekend. The bar stays open until 2am on weekdays and 4am on the weekend. Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Soha, South of Harlem, 988 Amsterdam Ave., btwn 108th & 109th Sts. (212) 678-0098
An Uptown Lounge/Gallery with a pool table. Open 7 nights, 4 p.m. - 4 a.m., Happy Hour until 7pm. On the weekend DJs spin upbeat Funk, Soul, 80's, and Classics. During the week it's a more experimental feel with some Trip Hop, Pop and more. No cover, 21 and over. Subway: B, C, 1, 9 to 100th St.
Spa, 76 East 13th St., btwn Broadway and 4th. (212) 388-1060
Featuring two dance rooms plus table service where you can choose from a whole menu of different waters (hence the name). Open Tues - Sat from 10pm - 4am. Check out DJ Mark Ronson spinning Hip Hop on Tuesdays and Fridays. Otherwise the music varies. 21 and over. Cover charge is around $20. You won't get in wearing fur. Subway: L, N, R, 4, 5, 6 to 14th St.-Union Sq.
Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., btwn Broadway & 8th Ave. (212) 517-4065
The famous and infamous nightclub is back in business every Thur - Sat from 10pm - 4am. Tables are available for a $500 min. with bottle service only. DJs spin an ecclectic club mix. $25 cover. Age 21 and over. Dress code is "Spectacular." Subway: B, D, E to 7th Ave.; N, R to 57th St.
SubTonic Lounge, 107 Norfolk St., btwn Delancey & Rivington Sts. (212) 358-7503
Downstairs from the musician curated live music venue Tonic (see Popular Music Venues). They have a bar and DJ shows Thursday through Saturday. Subway: F to Delancey; J, M, Z to Essex St.
Swim, 146 Orchard St., btwn Rivington & Stanton Sts. (212) 673-0799
Subway: F to 2nd Ave.
Tja, 301 Church St., @ Walker St. (212) 226-8900
Alternative restaurant featuring modern Scandinavian/Asian fusion food and a variety of possible dining experiences, from shared tables to low lounge tables, to straight-up old restaurant style. There is a bar and DJs play a mix of sensual European Garage and Ethnic music. Live jazz on Sundays. Open every day at 6pm. Kitchen closes at 12am on weekdays and 1am on weekends, while the bar stays open later. Subway: A, C, E to Canal St.
True, 28 E. 23rd St., btwn Madison & Park Aves. (212) 254-6117
Medium sized alternative club with two floors, a downstairs lounge, and a small stage. Current regular parties are: Latin on Mon, Latin (with dance lessons) on Tues, Fetish on Wed, Goth (18 and older) on Thur, Retro Rock on Fri, and what has been called the best Lesbian party in town every Saturday. Cover is $8 - $12. Usually ages 21 and over. Opens between 8 & 10pm. Subway: N, R, 6 to 23rd St.
The Tunnel, 220 12th Ave., @ 27th St. (212) 695-4682
Five DJs in 7 rooms. Open Fri-Sun from 10pm - 8am (guest list closes at 12:30am). Friday is the "Evolution" glamour show. Saturday is an 18 and over D-Tour show with Tribal/Progressive beats. Sunday is a 21 and over Hip Hop party. Cover is $15 - $20. Dress code is fashionable, trendy or evening wear. Subway: C, E to 23rd St.; 1, 9 to 28th St.
Twilo, 530 W. 27th St., btwn 10th & 11th Sts. (212) 268-1600
Places to lounge if you don't wanna dance. Open Fri-Sat 11pm on, often going afterhours on Saturdays. They also host special events (call or check the website) on other days. Cover is usually $25. 18 and older to get in Fridays, 21 and older on Saturdays. Subway: C, E to 23rd st.; 1, 9 to 28th St.
Twirl, 208 W. 23rd St., btwn 7th & 8th Aves. (212) 691-7685
Billing themselves as a "special events facility," this lounge and dance club could be hosting anything when you want to go, so give them a call to find out what's going on. They are open to the public pretty much every Friday and Saturday from 10pm - 4am with DJs spinning on the 1200 square ft. dance floor. Cover is $5 - $20 and it is usually, but not always, age 21 and over only. Subway: C, E to 23rd St.
Venue, 505 Columbus Ave., btwn 84th & 85th Sts. (212) 579-9463
Two dance floors and a lounge showcase the sounds of there different DJs. Services include a coat check, catering, and private parties. Open every day from 7pm - 4am. Must be 24 or older. No cover. Dress code is casual, casual neat, and smart. Subway: C, E to 23rd St.
Veruka, 525 Broome St., btwn Thompson St. & 6th Ave. (212) 625-1717
DJs play Hip Hop and Pop music every night between 9pm - 4am. No cover. 21 and over. Subway: C, E to Spring St.
Void, 16 Mercer St., @ Canal St. (212) 941-6492
Multimedia lounge with DJs spinning every Wed - Sat from 8pm - 3am and Sun from 6pm - 1am. They also have films on Wednesday evenings, as well as digital video workshops Sun - Tues from 5pm - 10pm. No cover, no dress code. 21 and over. Subway: J, M, Z, N, R, 6 to Canal St.
Warehouse, 141 E. 140th St., btwn Grand Concourse & Walton, Bronx (718) 992-5974
The largest club in the Bronx has two floors, three rooms, and an outdoor patio. Friday parties vary, but Saturday is their big night, with House and Tribal tunes on the main dance floor and Hip Hop, Reggae, and R&B in the lounge. $13 cover for members, $15 for non-members. The crowd is mostly gay and bi, men and women. Open 11:30pm - 6:30am. Subway: 4 to 138th St.; 2 to 149th St.-Grand Concourse.
Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., btwn 3rd & 4th Aves. (212) 353-1600
Each of the four floors is geared toward a different crowd with a different type of music. Thursday is ladies night; reduced admission. 19 and over on Friday nights only. Open Wed-Sat 10pm-5am, Thurs-Sat for dancing. Visit their website for coupons (http://www.webster-hall.com/
) Subway: L, N, R, 4, 5, 6 to 14th St.-Union Sq.
Wetlands, 161 Hudson St. near Laight St. (212) 386-3600
Another great club featuring eclectic live bands every night, plus a downstairs lounge. They also have an environmental activism center and sponsor city events promoting a more eco-friendly outlook on the city. Shows are generally 18 and over, sometimes all ages, and the cover is usually $8 - $15. Hours: 8pm - late (2am - 4am). Subway: 1, 9 to Canal.
Zanzibar, 645 9th Ave. @ 45th St. (212) 957-9197
Hip theater district restaurant/bar with two lounges. You can enjoy an indoor fireplace in one room, or hang out by the open front bar during warm summer eveings. DJs spin an eclectic mix of Jazz, Dance, Rock and Hip Hop. Open Mon - Thur 4pm - 2am, and Fri/Sat from 4pm - 4am. Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St.
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