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Nightlife in New York City This Week - September 17-September 24

September 17, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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Nightlife in New York City This Week Photo: Flickr/Billie Grace Ward 

New York's nightlife scene is legendary, backing up the promise that NYC is the city that never sleeps. Classic, historical taverns stand alongside the hippest new mixology bars and DJ-driven nightclubs. Parties, cocktails, drink specials, burlesque nights, are more can be found in City Guide's nightlife listings for everything to do in NYC after hours.

Ridgewood Market's Sun. Brunch Bazaar! Grub & Gifts! Free Entry! - Gottscheer Hall
September 17, 2017 - Ridgewood

09/17 Ridgewood Market's Sun. Brunch Bazaar! Grub & Gifts! Free Entry! Ridgewood Market is a cool, community based artisan market in Ridgewood, Queens. They have over 40 curated vendors at every market in the historic ballroom of Gottscheer Hall, a German beer hall. There are also new vendors at every one of their events. Customers can purchase local, artisan, and vintage gifts. There is even food, canned goods, and pastries! You can order beer, cocktails, and German food in the in the German beer hall. There is live music, entertainment, raffles, games, and more. Their events are always kid and date Friendly! This is not your average market, this is a monthly happening in Ridgewood, Queens! Located inside the German beer hall, Gottscheer Hall. Sunday Brunch Market! September 17th?11AM – 5PM Gottscheer Hall?657 Fairview Ave Ridgewood, NY 11385?RSVP:[at] out the menu: History of the Gottschee people: With the dissolution of the Austrian e... (read more)

Great Dane, Deffie, & William Crooks Presented by Sundae Sauuce - Sunnyvale
Through September 17, 2017 - New York

Sundae Sauuce Presents….. Great Dane, Deffie, & William Crooks Midnight, $12 early bird / $15 2nd Tier Saturday, September 16th, 2017 All ages

Through September 17, 2017 - New York


The Mosquito - Actress Nancy Giles Hosts Monthly Comedy Variety Show - Dixon Place Lounge
September 18, 2017 - New York

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts "The Mosquito" her free, fast and furious monthly variety show with stand-ups, sit-downs,  storytelling and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, September 18th  at 7:30pm. Giles, who starred on ABC-TV's "China Beach" & "Delta" series and has developed four solo shows at Dixon Place with director Ellie Covan, (most recently "The Further Adventures of the Accidental Pundette" in Feb. 2013) will be joined by a rotating cast of regulars who have in the past included: Pat Candaras, Cynthia Kaplan, Peri Gaffney, Kathryn Rossetter, Sheila Head, Susan Burns, Sue Giles, Nancy Shayne and MORE!

Best of D.C. DInner - The James Beard House
September 18, 2017 - New York

9/18: Best of Washington D.C. Dinner Five Chefs Join Forces to Offer a Taste of DC at the James Beard House WHAT: The Best of D.C. Dinner presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington and Events DC, featuring honorees and recipients of the 2017 RAMMY Awards. One of the most coveted honors for chefs working in the nation’s capital, the annual RAMMY Awards are hotly anticipated by local food lovers every year. Guests are invited to experience a menu created by several 2017 finalists and winners from categories like Rising Culinary Star, Chef of the Year, Cocktail Program of the Year, and more. The special five course dinner and cocktail reception is $135 for members of the James Beard Foundation (JBF) and $175 for non-members. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 212.627.2308 or via OpenTable. WHO: Chef Austin Fausett, Proof, Washington, D.C. Chef Katsuya Fukushima, Bantam King, Daikaya, and Haikan, Washington, D.C. Chef Ryan Ratino, Bresca, Washington, D.C. (opening 2017) Chef Rob Rubba, Hazel, Washington, D.C. Pastry Chef Jemil Gadea, Masseria, Washington, D.C. Sommelier Nick Farrell, Iron Gate, Washington, D.C.

Bar Trivia Hosted by Geeks Who Drink - Symphony Space
September 19, 2017 - New York

Come to Bar Thalia every Tuesday night and enjoy bar trivia hosted by Geeks Who Drink! Drink Special: $5 Beers!

Rescue Me Firefighter EMS Singles Party / NYC Singles Events - Stitch Lounge
September 19, 2017 - New York

Snag your very own hero at this soiree which gathers together the areas hottest FIREFIGHTERS and EMS. If heroes leave you breathless, we have a feeling you'll have no trouble getting some mouth-to-mouth." What to expect: Mix and mingle with NYC's "Bravest" from 7pm to 11pm (arrive at your leisure) FDNY* drink free from 7 to 8pm Complimentary appetizers from 8 to 9pm Hottest firefighter contest Professional photography Fireman/EMS Trivia Icebreaker with the chance to win prizes

Rescue Me Firefighter EMS Singles Party I NYC Singles Events - Stitch Lounge
September 19, 2017 - New York

Snag your very own hero at this soiree which gathers together the areas hottest FIREFIGHTERS and EMS. If heroes leave you breathless, we have a feeling you'll have no trouble getting some mouth-to-mouth." What to expect: Mix and mingle with NYC's "Bravest" from 7pm to 11pm (arrive at your leisure) FDNY* drink free from 7 to 8pm Complimentary appetizers from 8 to 9pm Hottest firefighter contest Professional photography Fireman/EMS Trivia Icebreaker with the chance to win prizes Time: 19:00 to 23:00

Somm Wars - Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
September 21, 2017 - New York

Interactive Game CONFIDENTIAL - Delilah
September 21, 2017 - New York

Become a secret agent for a night as you step into the world of CONFIDENTIAL—a game of social interaction designed to blend seamlessly with reality. Start by wearing an outfit worthy of James Bond or Mata Hari and test your powers of perception while sharpening your seduction skills as you gather clues needed to complete your mission and win the game. CONFIDENTIAL is the perfect night out for adventurous singles, solo travelers, or couples looking for a unique night out. The game begins when you receive a complimentary welcome drink along with your Confidential Dossier, which contains time sensitive information key to completing your mission and finding the spy who can lead you to the prize of $100 and a bottle of champagne. CONFIDENTIAL is a new game every week, with new persons of interest to discover and new story lines to follow. Space is limited and entry will be denied once the cocktail party is at capacity. Created by Alfredo Guenzani and produced by Never Sleep Alone.

DASSAI Sake Annual Party - Haven Rooftop
September 21, 2017 - New York

DASSAI would like to cordially invite you to our annual party. Guests will receive tastings from DASSAI’s artisan sake collection, including their most luxurious DASSAI Beyond. Hors d'oeuvres are made particularly to pair with DASSAI. Hiroshi Sakurai, Chairman & Founder and Kazuhiro Sakurai, President of DASSAI will come all the way to NY from Yamaguchi Japan for the night. The dress code is casual elegance. Japanese kimonos are welcomed.

TOY at THE DELANCEY - The Delancey
September 21, 2017 - New York

Toy known for throwing massive parties at The W Hotel, and Output, brings their second installment of Toy at The Delancey. Featuring the hottest undergound Hip Hop acts and Djs NY has on display. Time 7-11pm 21+.

Friday Night Mics - The PIT Loft
September 22, 2017 - New York

Start your weekend off right with this Friday Night Mic in the heart of Manhattan! Hosted by Lex Morales!

September 22, 2017 - New York

CircleLive Summer Series is proud to welcome Grammy winner, Louie Vega for a soul-thumping set on board New York's iconic Circle Line cruises. Very much a godfather of global dance music, 'Little' Louie is recognized as one of the best living house music deejays with his ability to distill the current musical landscape and put his own timeless spin on on the decks which marks this event as one of the must-attend night's on the New York party calendar. The magic of playing on the Hudson is part of a jam-packed calendar that takes Louie from Ibiza to Johannesburg. Having remixed and or produced for Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Madonna, Jamiroquai, Tito Puente, India, Janet Jackson, Tania Maria, George Benson, Black Eyed Peas, Jocelyn Brown, Los Amigos Invisibles, Bebe Winans, and Earth Wind & Fire, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better party to say goodbye to the Summer.

Davio's Biergarten on the Terrace - Davio's Manhattan
September 22, 2017 - New York

Biergarten on the Terrace Davio’s Manhattan Kicks Off Fall with Coney Island Brewery    WHAT:  Visit Davio’s Manhattan on Friday, September 22nd for a rooftop beer tasting event with Brooklyn’s own Coney Island Brewery. For one night only, Davio’s will transform its 27th floor private terrace into a scenic Biergarten (Beer Garden), complete with an all-inclusive tastings bar and chef inspired appetizers to pair with the night’s selection of brews. Coney Island Brewery will be offering its signature selection of beers including the Mermaid Pilsner, Coney Island Lager, and Overpass IPA, as well as its seasonal favorite Freaktoberfest, a hauntingly complex, copper-hued, pumpkin and espresso ale, brewed with Brooklyn’s own Café Grumpy’s espresso beans! Davio’s Coney Island Biergarten will take place on Friday, September 22nd from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Davio's Manhattan. Tickets for this event are $55 per guest and can be purchased via the Davio’s website Featured Beers: Mermaid Pilsner Overpass IPA Coney Island Lager Freaktoberfest Featured Food Pairings: Lobster Hush Puppies Citrus Aioli Mini Chili Dogs Fried Pick... (read more)

Karaoke Tremendous - Under Minerva Gallery and Event Space
September 22, 2017 - Brooklyn

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Karaoke Tremendous - Union Hall
September 22, 2017 - Brooklyn

Lord Easy (of Karaoke Killed the Cat) and Jeremy (Sir Jarlsberg) Gibson are out to spread love and kick down the walls of your private room karaoke! KARAOKE TREMENDOUS is like the karaoke you know, just turned up to 11. Put it this way, if your favorite dance party had a baby with a karaoke machine, that baby would be KARAOKE TREMENDOUS. You sing good? That's great! You don't? That's fine. Just bring the enthusiasm and we'll give you the fun!! Photo: Elann Danziger

A Night at the Violet Sands Hotel - Caveat
September 23, 2017 - New York

Visit The Violet Sands Hotel for one night only. Embedded in a mysterious desert landscape, this futuristic noir lobby bar is a transient place where people passing through share an experience for a fleeting moment. They are living different stories, crossing paths at this one place and time. The well-worn traveller, the ingenue dancer, the lovesick poet, a forgotten foe, a man who wants to start again, the Mulder to your Scully, … Come for an immersive experience with a live soundtrack provided by Violet Sands, special dance performances and readings, and some colorful characters joining you at the bar. We encourage you to dress as Golden-age travellers, desert dwellers, Blade Runner-esque futurists, glamorous creatures of the night – or to come as you are.

Saturdays with the Somm - Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
September 23, 2017 - New York

Enjoy a fun and interactive wine class with Grand Award Winning Wine Director Crystl Horton and the Sommeliers of Del Frisco's NYC, accompanied by white and red wines and a selection of food pairings. Every Saturday in August and September.

Classic Generation Bridge Summer White Affair - Private Event Space
Through September 24, 2017 - New York

You are invited to join 150+ New York professionals for this classic Soul Night Event end of Summer White Affair from 7pm to 2am. Yes, this year it falls after labor day. Grab this rare chance to still rock those seasonal all white Summer outfits before you store them away. It is our tenth year for this party and it should be spine -tingling. Enjoy a 2 hour openbar, delicious mouth watering cuisine and music. All we can tell you is dress up to get "messed up" with Rnb, Hiphop, old school bangers, Afrobeats, Soca and Reggae. You can judge for yourself as this event draws a great pedigree for underground, trailblazing guests. Many surprises through the night but they won't be surprises if we told you.

Refuge: Prologue - The Mist
Through September 30, 2017 - New York

REFUGE is a live immersive adventure game, set in a dystopian reality. Narrated and guided by Alex Ayers, our fictional protagonist, Players or “Recruits” must prove themselves worthy by pitting against - and outsmarting - each other in a series of challenges based on logic, skill, agility. and strategy. Embedding narrative gameplay and interactive technology in an immersive theatre-like environment, the experience - developed by design studio, Wildrence - is hosted in a speakeasy-esque venue in New York’s Lower East Side neighborhood.

Lifestyle Saturdays - Stage 48
Through September 30, 2017 - New York

Oktoberfest NYC 2017 at Treadwell Park - Treadwell Park
Through October 08, 2017 - New York CIty

There's lots of reasons to love Oktoberfest... the steins of beer, the tents, the lederhosen, the pretzels. If you’re not traveling to Munich this year, you could have missed out on three of the best weeks of your life – until now. This year will be different for you! This year will be the year we bring the Oktoberfest atmosphere from Munich to New York! Start the works outs now to carry a stein in each hand. But Oktoberfest is about more than authentic German beer! Over 3 weekends, you can experience everything that makes Oktoberfest great. We'll have live music, full Oktoberfest decoration and fun games for the entire family. Along with steins, you'll get some of the best Oktoberfest food that New York has to offer. Here is the info - We are excited to bring three weekends of the Oktoberfest atmosphere over from Munich to New York! Sept. 15th till Oct. 8th!!!! Treadwell Park - 1125 1st avenue New York, NY 10065 We will have live music with steins full of beer, traditional Oktoberfest food for sale and fun for the entire family.

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