Bars and Nightclubs

June 11, 2017

Death of a Downtown Icon: Remembering Benjamin Cho

Benjamin Cho’s best friends want to make it clear, one after the other, that everyone was Benjamin Cho’s best friend. That whenever or wherever they met […]
May 23, 2017

Styles Q. and A.: Pedro Winter on Daft Punk and the Paris Party Scene He Defined

Back in the early aughts, Ed Banger Records was the leading exporter of glitchy French electronic dance music and a Parisian cool-kid scene that orgiastically blended […]
February 28, 2017

Gay Bars and Broadway: They Go Together

In the age of “Hamilton” and “Aladdin,” when shows can gross $2 million a week, gay bars are reflecting the boom with brassy Broadway nights. At […]
November 16, 2016

Where Everybody Knows Your Name and Accepts Your Politics

The wall on the left side of Neary’s, a green-canopied Irish restaurant and bar on East 57th Street that will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, […]
November 5, 2016

‘Vanderpump Rules’ Cast Pours It On During a Bar Crawl

In the middle of an anxiety-inducing World Series Game 7, six days out from a presidential election, a bar crawl in New York City offered a […]
October 27, 2016

Boîte: The Vnyl, a Sprawling East Village Club, Brings Back the ’70s

Boîte By BEN DETRICK As anyone who will spend this weekend in a sultry nurse uniform or a tangerine-hued Trump mask knows, it’s not a Halloween […]
October 21, 2016

Vows: For a King of Night Life, a Sunny Bride

Vows By ALEX WILLIAMS Aside from occupations like submarine crewman, Everest Sherpa or space-station astronaut, few professions would seem to lend themselves less to the daily […]
September 8, 2016

Clubbers Lament Demise of Fabric, a ‘Totem’ of London’s Dance Scene

LONDON — For fans of one of London’s most fabled nightclubs, the party is over. This week, the local authorities shut down Fabric, a nightclub that […]
August 31, 2016

Scene City: Rihanna, Drake and DJ Khaled Party After the V.M.A.’s

Scene City By BEN DETRICK Without meat dresses or controversial interruptions, the MTV Video Music Awards, held Sunday at Madison Square Garden, lacked some of the […]
July 21, 2016

You Can Dance. You Can Jive, Geraldine Visco.

“I’m an extrovert,” said Geraldine Visco, wearing a bell-bottom body suit, gold chains, a pink cowboy hat, neon blue lipstick and little stars painted on her […]