Night owls flock to the city that never sleeps, where they find bustling bars, luxe lounges and crazy clubs. But nightlife here goes beyond imbibing into the worlds of comedy, music, burlesque and more. Get ready to party at the top nightlife destinations in New York City.
This chic institution inside the Carlyle Hotel (where JFK and Jackie Kennedy used to stay), offers a cozy and playful ambience, with top-notch piano entertainment of nightly jazz and murals by famed illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans (known for his "Madeline" children's book series). Su-Th noon-1:00 am, F & Sa noon-1:30 am.
Whether it's the convivial communal punch in the Parlor or a twist on well go-tos in the Taproom, such as vodka and soda spiked with Orinoco bitters, drinks here conjure up Old New York. Taproom: Daily 11 am-4 am. Parlor: M-W 5 pm-2 am, Th-Sa 5 pm-3 am. $$
Michael Feinstein, leading voice of American Popular Song, has joined forces with 54 Below, the Theater District’s subterranean nightclub, restaurant and cocktail lounge underneath the former Studio 54 disco. Up to three shows nightly, featuring iconic and rising Broadway and popular music stars. Highlights: