8 Cocktail Classes in NYC
Shake, stir, and pour like a New York bartender at these eight services hosting mixology classes. With just a few hours of instruction, you can make a killer gin rickey or a mighty Manhattan at one of the local schools or bars below. Check them out, and mix it up!
7 Best Places to Celebrate National Rum Day in NYC
On August 16, summertime revelers and rum aficionados will be celebrating National Rum Day. The rum-inspired occasion happens to fall on a Friday this year, so there’s even more of a reason to get out and celebrate.
Half Off Comedy and Magic at LOL Times Square Comedy Club
LOL Times Square Comedy Club is a space for comedy and magic in the heart of Times Square. There are shows nightly for locals and visitors alike, where New York comics share the stage with traveling pros.
10 Rooftop Happy Hours in NYC
New York rooftop experiences typically come at a premium, but not on this list. Here are 10 rooftop bars with happy hour deals to kick off your summer—and keep it going strong.
6 Murray Hill Happy Hours You Should Know
Here are 6 places to unwind and enjoy cocktails, wine, beer, and food at a discount in Murray Hill!
WorldPride 2019: Where to See Drag Shows in NYC
New York is proud to offer a lineup of outrageous drag queen-inspired brunches and dinner shows. One venue pays tribute to music minded divas such as Madonna while another offers month-long performances by an opera singer/drag queen who is a graduate of New York’s esteemed Juilliard School.
5 Cucumber Cocktails to Try Right Now in NYC
When the sun’s rays start to shine a bit brighter, many of us will be yearning to get outside, and the perfect pairing is one of New York's new wave of cucumber cocktails. For the best of NYC mixology, check out our lineup of innovative drinks all made with this refreshing garden veggie.
Exploring Drinks and Bites From the Pacific in NYC
May marks Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Home to East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (which includes Hawaii, Australia, and Polynesia), the unique tastes of the region can be found in New York City. Offerings range from tuna poke and truffle taro chips to Aussie grub, cricket games, and tiki-inspired cocktails on an outdoor terrace. Go explore!
Best Craft Cocktails This Spring in NYC
Spring has arrived, ushering in New York's refreshing cocktail season. The city boasts an extensive list of venues, some with outdoor seating or rooftop terraces. Invite the crew and explore one of these chic city hotspots with a cool drink to celebrate spring!
Outdoor Concerts Return This Summer to Brooklyn's Industry City
Created by the team behind Brooklyn venues The Bell House and Union Hall, City Farm Presents announces its return to Industry City for a second summer of outdoor concerts and fun dance parties, featuring Slothrust, Frankie Cosmos, Marco Benevento, and more. Slothrust, Frankie Cosmos, Marco Benevento and more.
Upcoming Performances at Joe's Pub
Joe’s Pub—a program of The Public Theater—will be hosting nightly performances April 18 through 28.
10 Bars Where You Can Dance in NYC
We’re skipping the clubs for this list and focusing on 10 bars in New York with dance floors, good tunes, and fun crowds.
The Best Trivia Nights in Brooklyn
If you’re gearing up for your appearance on Jeopardy! or just want to feel smart in front of strangers, you need a round of trivia. These nine Brooklyn bars offer up trivia for anyone with a head full of obscure history factoids and Homer Simpson quotes. Team up with your friends, and you might score free drinks, gift cards, or other prizes—that is, if you can rattle Steve Guttenberg’s birthday off the top of your head.
Celebrate Tanner Smith’s 4th Anniversary with Craft Cocktails and Late-Night Bites
Dive into Prohibition-era NYC at Tanner Smith’s in Hell’s Kitchen. Although this bar and restaurant is turning four in 2019, the atmosphere takes visitors back in time with lush period details throughout the two-story space.
Where to Dine and Drink by the South Street Seaport
An essential part of the city for more than 300 years, the re-envisioned Seaport District, which was temporarily closed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, now boasts Pier 17 and other great places to eat and drink.
10 Best Margaritas in New York City
Friday, February 22nd is National Margarita Day, and New York City knows how to celebrate. Mexican restaurants have been on an upsurge in recent years in New York City and some even boast their own tequila bars, meaning the quality of NYC's margaritas is soaring.
13 NYC Theme Bars That Really Commit
Sometimes we want a little atmosphere with our drinks. Luckily, New York drinking establishments deal in great atmosphere, with themes ranging from tiki to honky tonk to arcades. Here are 13 theme bars in New York, serving alcohol and food with a side of theatrics.
7 Great Weekend Happy Hours in NYC
During Happy Hour in New York City, revelers head out to enjoy a few cocktails and bar bites, but waking up early for work is the major flaw in this plan. These great New York bars and restaurants are offering weekend Happy Hours—take advantage of great winter deals without messing up your work week!
LeGrande Lounge: Comfort & Craft Cocktails in NYC's Theater District
Relax in style at LeGrande Lounge, the posh bar located inside The Time Hotel in NYC. This Times Square gem allows you to sit back with a cocktail on a velvet couch or chat at the bar with new friends. If you’re seeing a Broadway show nearby (The Book of Mormon is right next door!), this is the place to go for pre- or post-theatre drinks. Read on for what to expect at LeGrande Lounge in Times Square.
Fall Cocktails at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
It’s the season for apples, pumpkins, spices, changing leaves, and new libations made of apricot and pamplemousse—a type of grapefruit. Midtown’s luxurious three-story Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse New York invites locals and tourists to fall for its festive autumn cocktails. They’re ideal for sipping and also offer an artistic flair. Here's the lineup of new autumn libation creations.
How to Win at the Upright Citizens Brigade
The Upright Citizens Brigade theater is the mecca of improvised comedy in New York. UCB shows run the gamut from improv comedy to scripted sketch performances, and there are shows seven nights a week.
Drinks Plus Activities: Bowling, Manicures, Games, & More in NYC Bars
If you're a fan of multitasking but also enjoy a drink now and again, check out nine NYC bars that also offer an onsite activity.
Jazz & Journo Spot 'The Sound Bite' Opens in Hell's Kitchen
The aptly named The Sound Bite, a new restaurant from Emmy-winning news anchor Julian Phillips, has opened in Hell's Kitchen. It marks a fresh space for TV journalists to mingle after broadcasts over drinks, live jazz, and tasty Southern fare.
Best Bachata Clubs in NYC
With a tremendous Dominican population in New York City, there are several places where you can dance bachata, whether you’re a lifelong devotee or learning the steps for the first time. Baila!
5 New York Meaderies That Should Be on Your Radar
A little-known drink that is rising in popularity in New York City is mead. Mead is an alcoholic beverage that is similar to wine, but instead of grapes, it's made with a honey base. At NY Mead Day, we learned about five New York-based meaderies that should be on your radar. Keep reading to check out these must-try meaderies.