Sunday, November 30, 2008

Today in NYC - Sunday, November 30

Ray Greiche at Banc Cafe
NFL Football
MMA Singles Golf Lessons at Chelsea Piers
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
8 is Never Enough + Stand Up Comedy at TSAC
Andy Farber & His Orchestra at Birdland
The Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall
Live Music at Parkside Lounge
Susan Mitchell at Caravan of Dreams
Jean Grae at Highline Ballroom
Spin the Wheel at Lansdowne Road
Mark Dignam at The Scratcher

New Year's Eve - It's not too early to start planning

New Year's Eve in NYC
In our continuous efforts to "connect the fun to the fun people", we provide an extensive listing of New Year's Eve parties each year. The list keeps growing throughout the month of December, but the first batch of 57 parties can be found at

If you need help selecting, or are interested in a group of 10 or more, please call Murph on 212 717-9955.

Monday, November 24, 2008

An Intimate Evening with Davy Jones at TSAC: Nov. 24 & 25

Monday, November 24
& Tuesday, November 25
An Intimate Evening with Davy Jones

an evening of music and memories with legendary recording artist Davy Jones
Hosted by comedian Lynn Koplitz

$50 in advance, $55 at the door

For Tickets Call:
212 586-7829 ext.1

Times Square Arts Center
669 Eighth Ave. (42nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 586-7829

Davy Jones (myspace)

Today in NYC: Monday, November 24

Monday Night Football
Bluegrass Mondays at Parkside Lounge
An Intimate Evening with Davy Jones at TSAC
Hedwig & the Angry Inch in Concert at B.B. King's
Hell or High Water at Whistlin' Dixie's
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
NY Rangers Fans Meetup at Fat Annie's Truck Stop
HDL Enhancement Wine Tasting Party at Olana
The Big Quiz Thing at Crash Mansion
The Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall
Punk/Metal Karaoke at Santos Party House
Monday Night Burlesque at Public Assembly

Sunday, November 23, 2008

2-Year Anniversary Party at The Galway Hooker: Sun. Nov. 23

Sunday, November 23 2nd Anniversary & Christmas Party
Donate a gift for a teenager at New York Foundling Hospital
Gift ideas: clothing, cosmetics, or a $20 gift card from recognized
franchise stores, such as Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Tower Records, Gap,
Old Navy, etc.
and enjoy a 2 hour open bar

Live music by The Coronas
7 - 9pm

Galway Hooker Pub
7 E. 36th St.
(between Fifth & Madison Ave.)
New York, NY
212) 725-2353

The Coronas
The Coronas, a new rock band from Ireland, are touring the US in support of their debut album, Heroes or Ghosts.
The Coronas are: Conor Egan (Drums), Dave McPhillips (Guitar), Danny O'Reilly (Vocals & Guitars), Graham Knox (Bass).
They started their tour in San Fransisco and worked their way east.
They are playing two shows in New York this weekend to finish off their first US tour.
First on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Ulysses.
The following night, Sunday, Nov. 23, they play the Galway Hooker to finish off their tour
in what is also Galway Hooker's 2-Year Anniversary Party.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Friday, November 21, 2008

Gotham Girls Roller Derby Awards Night: Fri. Nov. 21

Friday, November 21
Gotham Girls Roller Derby presents...
Gotham Girls Roller Derby's 5 Boro Fury Awards

Tasty Coney Island Lager will also be featured, with FREE BEER 11pm-12am.
The Gotham Girls' friends at Chipotle will provide free and delicious tidbits, including burritos and chips & guac.
The Stumblebum Brass Band - a dirty, gritty punk trio who will get the junk in your trunk moving - will open up the festivities at 8:30pm

Brooklyn's own DJ Tikka Masala will rock us post-ceremony
with her mashup, or self-proclaimed "bastard pop," turntablism.

Awards will feature Best Jammer, Best Blocker,
Rookie of the Year, Team MVPs, and more...

$15 at the door
8pm - 2am
125 Fifth Ave.
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Info Line: 888-830-2253

Stumblebum Brass Band (myspace)
DJ Tikka Masala (myspace)

Today in NYC: Friday, November 21

English Real Ale Festival at Rattle n Hum
Gotham Girls Roller Derby Awards Night at Southpaw
Date & Dash at Duvet
U2 Night with Unforgettable Fire at Saloon
Tom Stephan & Laidback Luke at Pacha
Fergus Begley at Saints & Sinners
Manhattan Wine Group Wine& Belly Dance Show at Taj
Spare Time at Blackstones
Ray Greiche Trio at The Back Fence
The Roches at Highline Ballroom
Stephanie Mills at B.B. King's
College Football
8-Minute Dating at 420 Lounge
Gran Funk at An Beal Bocht
Lawrence aka Sten at Thirteen
The Wild Koba +Grupo Latin Vibe at Parkside Lounge
East Coast at O'Flanagan's

Thursday, November 20, 2008

English Cask Ale Festival at Rattle n Hum: Nov. 20 - 22

Thursday, November 20 - Sunday, November 22
English Cask Ale Festival
Featuring 8 firkins imported by The Shelton Brothers
Starts lunchtime Thursday 20th through the weekend or until they run out.
No entry fee, pay-as-you-go
Coniston 'Old Man Ale' (4.2%)
Dark Star 'Hophead' (3.8%)
Dark Star 'Best Bitter' (4.0%)
Dark Star 'Original' (5.0%)
Dark Star 'Festival' (5.0%)
Dark Star 'Porter' (5.5%)
Ridgeway 'Seriously Bad Elf' (9.0%)
Ridgeway 'Criminally Bad Elf' (10.5%)
all day & night
while supplies last
Rattle n Hum
14 E. 33rd St. (between 5th & Madison Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 451-1586

Comedy Caliente at Comic Strip: Thu. Nov. 20

Thursday, November 20
Comedy Caliente!
Latin-American Comedy at the World Famous Comic Strip Live!
An Evening with Angel Salazar

Salazar is a 5-ft. comedy dynamo who will bring down the house as he makes a rare NYC apprearance. He brings his combination of standup, physical comedy and audience involvement to Comic Strip Live tonight.

Reservations required

Comic Strip Live
1568 Second Ave.
(between 81st & 82nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 861-9386

NY's Largest After Work Singles Party: Nov. 20

Thursday, November 20
Meet Market Adventures presents...
New York's Largest After Work Singles Party
Join Meet Market Adventures and hundreds of singles for a night unlike no other.
Enjoy mingling, networking, flirting & dancing with over 200 of New York's hottest singles
Aimed at professionals, these events are the perfect way to meet plenty
of like-minded single people in a relaxed party atmosphere.

This Event Includes:
* Mingling, meeting and networking with over 200 Singles
* Happy Hour Drink Specials
* Light Hors d'oeuvres (From 6 to 7 PM)
* Grand Prize Draw of an all expense paid Weekend Adventure
* Entertainment and Free MMA Adventure Giveaways
* Door Prizes (Worth over $1,000)
* A cool and fun ice-breaker to get everyone mingling
* One of New York's Top DJ's spinning tunes all night long

$19.99 per person
Taj Lounge
48 W. 21st St. (between 5th & 6th Ave.)
New York, New York
(800) 239-0542

Today in NYC - Thursday, November 20

Cabrini Fundraiser Happy Hour at The Town Tavern
NY's Largest Singles Afterwork Party at Taj

Studio 54 Party at The Town Tavern
Ray Greiche at Rathbone's
Hurry Date at Alibi
Jewish Hurry Date at The Cupping Room
Springsteen Night w/The B-Street Band at Saloon
Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner at Vintage Irving
Comedy Caliente w/Angel Salazar at Comic Strip
Jim Roberti Duo at Bull's Head Tavern
Jeff Lawrence + Best of... at Broadway Comedy Club
College Football
Georgia Tech Alumni GameWatch Party at Fat Annie's
Freaks & Geeks at Identity
Jazz Singer Tierney Sutton at Birdland
Comedy + Karaoke at Times Square Arts Center
The Lunch Club's Game Night at Solas
English Real Ale Festival at Rattle n Hum
John Pinamonti at An Beal Bocht
David Squillace at Thirteen
Nancy Atlas Project + Brian Mitchell at Parkside
Beer Pong Tournament at Calico Jack's Cantina
The Rhythm Dogs at O'Flanagan's
Thursday Night Football
The Matt & Katina Show at The Creek

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The Quiet Party - Wed. November 19

Our friend Tony invites you to his next installment of The Quiet Party...

Wednesday, November 19
The Quiet Party

Tired of all the noise? You go to a bar. Music is too loud.
Cell phones going off all around you. Someone is standing next to you screaming.
How about a refreshing change of pace? Come to the Quiet Party.
No loud music, no yelling, no cell phones,
and one designated area where there is no talking at all.
Inside the silent room we provide paper & pens.
Pass notes around -- be mischievous, have a little fun, meet some new people!

Admission: $10
2 drink minimum
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Madame X
94 W. Houston St.
(bet. Thompson St. & LaGuardia Pl.)
New York, NY
(212) 539-0808

See also:
Jackie Beach's write-up of a previous Quiet Party

Today in NYC - Wednesday, November 19

The Quiet Party at Madame X Hurry Date at Katra
Jewish Hurry Date at Kush Lounge
U.R.T.O. Annual Dinner at Tavern on the Green
Jenna Nicholls at Googies Lounge
Best of Broadway at Broadway Comedy Club
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
Variety + Live Music at Parkide Lounge
College Football
Jazz Singer Tierney Sutton at Birdland
Media for Humanity Beer Pong Tournament atBig Easy
Pub Quiz at An Beal Bocht
Revealed Burlesque Under St. Marks Theater
8-Minute Dating at 420 Lounge
International Soccer Friendly Watch at Kinsale
Jagermeister Promo at Bar XII
All-Star Comedy at Times Square Arts Cente

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Today in NYC

8-Minute Dating at Dewey's Flatiron
8-Minute Dating for Taller Singles at 420 Lounge
Enda Keegan at Stitch
Best of Broadway at Broadway Comedy Club
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
Treble A Cappella at Parkside Lounge
College Football

O'Lunney's 40th Anniversary

Congratulations to Hugh O'Lunney, Maureen, and all of our friends at O'Lunney's on their 40th Anniversary. The O'Lunney family are some of the nicest people I have ever met in all of my experience covering NYC nightlife. They truly understand the meaning of hospitality.
So check them out, if not tonight, then any time you are in the neighborhood. It is a great spot before or after a Broadway show.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
40th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrating tonight with live Irish music.

O'Lunney's Irish Pub
145 W. 45th St.
(between 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY
212 840-6688

Monday, November 17, 2008

Burlesque Breast Fest: Monday, November 17

Monday, November 17
Burlesque Breast Fest
You Can Thrive! presents...
Burlesque Breast Fest
All proceeds to benefit You Can Thrive Foundation's patient centered wellness program.

Featuring Top Burlesque:
Jo 'Boobs' Weldon, Dirty Martini, Bonnie Dunn,
Little Brooklyn, Rose Wood, Run Around Sue,
Misty Lux and other special guests.

Performers Adam the First Real Man & Lady Aye
Natasha Veruschka The Queen of Swords,
(4x Guinness World Record Holder; The Only Belly Dancing Sword Swallower)

Wit Carnival acts, Adam the First Real Man,
Psychic Linda, astrologer Michelle Star, Magician Nelson Lugo,
belly dancing and fun festivities for a good cause.
Open P.I.N.K. Vodka bar till 8pm. Also sponsored by Daisy Rock Guitars.
Raffles, door prizes and amazing company will make this a memorable Monday!

Cost: $20 advance ($40 @ door)
$20 in advance, $40 at the door
Madame X
94 W. Houston St.
(bet. Thompson St. & LaGuardia Pl.)
New York, NY
(212) 539-0808

Today in NYC: Monday, November 17

Monday Night Football
Buffalo Bills Game Watch Party at Calico Jack's
Best of Broadway at Broadway Comedy Club
National Take a Hike Day at South 4th
Recession Mondays at Third & Long
Monday Night Specials at The Central Bar
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
Great American Warmup at Village Pourhouse
Bluegrass Monday at Parkside Lounge
Artist Magazine Industry Showcase at TSAC
African American 8-Minute Dating at 420 Lounge

Friday, November 14, 2008

I Love the 80s Party: Saturday, November 15

Saturday, November 15, 2008
DLJ presents...
I Love the 80s Party
RSVP for Reduced Admission!

As written up in the NY Post & Daily News...
DLJ spins the best damn 80s music PERIOD!
(Pop, Rock, New Wave, Freestyle, Hip Hop & More!)
2 floors, 2 bars & 1 TOTALLY AWESOME time!
Plus, 2 for 1 Drinks from 9pm - 11pm
Come party like it's 1988...without paying like it's 2008!
Perfect for celebrating birthdays,
bachelor/ette parties, or special occasions!

This party has been running strong for over 10 years
and is one of the only all 80's parties in NYC!

RSVP below for reduced admission
$10 w/ Mention of or RSVP, $15 w/o
Doors open 9pm
Croton Reservoir Tavern
108 W. 40th St.
(between Broadway & 6th Ave.)
New York, NY

RSVP at:

1 Year Anniversary for The East End Bar & Grill

Congratulations to Kenny and all of our friends at The East End Bar & Grill...
Friday, November 14
1 Year Anniversary Party
for $40
including Red Bull, Grey Goose, Ketel One, Jack Daniels, Absolut, Bacardi,
and all beers and wine, etc...
DJ all night long
The East End Bar & Grill
1664 First Ave.
(between 86th & 87th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 348-3783

Check out their specials...

Today in NYC - Friday, November 14

AOH Div. 7 Hibernian of the Year Dinner Cruise
1-Year Anniversary Party at East End Bar & Grill
Screaming Orphans at An Beal Bocht
Fredde Legrand at Pacha
The Neal Johnson Band at Smith's Bar
Brian Monaghan at The Irish Circle
Free Beer Friday at The Town Tavern
Free Beer Friday at Whistlin' Dixie's
Sunday Girl at The Underscore
MMA Singles Night of Dueling Pianos
Fridays at Opal
College Football
Crazy Friday Special at Whistlin' Dixie's
David Shapiro's Fall Friday Fling at Nikki Beach
Fundraiser for a Family in Need at Failte
Jim Florentine at Comix
Johanna & Anthony at Blackstones
Chaser at O'Flanagan's
TV Headliner Show at Broadway Comedy Club

Thursday, November 13, 2008

NY Jets vs. NE Patriots: Thu. Nov. 13

To find good places to watch the games, check out our directory of NYC Sports Bars:

Here are some places hosts game watch parties:

Jets Tailgate Party
Drink specials starting at 7pm
New York & New England menus
251 E. 52nd St. (Second Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 593-4321

Jets - Patriots
Free Wings
enjoy the following special during the game:
FREE Buffalo Wings at the bar
$4 Mixed Well Drinks & $7 Coors Light Pitchers

$3 Mixed Well Drinks + $3 Margaritas + $3 Wine For Ladies All Night
$3 Coors Light For EVERYONE All Night
Mad River Bar & Grille
1442 Third Ave. (between 81st & 82nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 988-1832

Netparty at Hiro Ballroom: Nov. 13

Thursday, November 13
An evening of business and social networking for young professionals.
1/2 price well vodka drinks (6 pm - 7 pm)
Cool music played at a low volume to facilitate successful business and social networking until 8 pm.
DJ spinning great music and creating a fun atmosphere after 8 pm while allowing for continued conversation and interaction. Making the acquaintance of hundreds of new, young, fun people for business contacts and friendships like you can do nowhere else.

Meet hundreds of young, fun professionals for business contacts and friendships like you can do nowhere else.

$10 Admission in advance
$15 at the door
Hiro Ballroom
371 W. 16th St (between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY


Netparty (andthenwhathappened)

Today in NYC - Thursday, November 13

Live Band Karaoke at O'Flanagan's
Mike Shannon at Thirteen
C.O.A.L.G. at Smith's Bar
Netparty at Hiro Ballroom
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
NFL Football: Jets vs. Patriots
Comedy + Live Music at Parkside Lounge
MMA Singles Rack Em Up Pool Night
Vanilla Ice at Turtle Bay
John Pizzarelli & The Swing 7 at Birdland
Jets Tailgate Party at Opal
College Football
Va. Tech Alumni Game Watch at Village Pourhouse
Launch Party for The Longest Trip at Solas
Beertopia at Village Pourhouse
Date & Dash at Alibi
Blue Vision at An Beal Bocht
Guinness Pouring Contest at The Banshee Pub
Guinness Pint Pouring Contest at The Gael Pub
Dynamic Outdoors Happy Hour at Blue Owl
World Pong Tour at The Big Easy
Karaoke w/Paul & Court Officers at The Brazen Head
Ray Greiche at Cafe DeVille
Jets vs. Patriots Watch Party at Mad River
The Joshua Tree at B.B. King's
Jim Roberti Duo at Bull's Head Tavern
Convergence Comedy Show at Ochi's Lounge
DJ Ivan Arana at The Mean Fiddler
Best of Broadway + Meshugeneh at Broadway Comedy Club
Karaoke at Times Square Arts Center

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"We Celebrate Paddy Brown" - Wednesday, November 12

Wednesday, November 12
"We Celebrate Paddy Brown"
3rd Annual Fundraiser
in memory of Captain Patrick J. Brown (9-11-01)

Donation $50 at the Door
includes beer, Wine, Food, Music

Performance by
Joe Hurley & friends
w/ special guests
Ellen Foley, Steve Conte, Lisa Burns & Annie Golden, Tish & Snooky

Proceeds Will Benefit the Fisher House- Helping Military Families
For further information contact: President Carolyn Brown (516) 984 7776

7pm - 11pm
Webster Hall
125 E. 11th St. (between 3rd & 4th Ave.)
New York, NY

Joe Hurley (Rogues March)

Today in NYC - Wednesday, November 12

The Nerds at Metro 53
We Celebrate Paddy Brown at Webster Hall
Stand Up Comedy at Comic Strip Live
MMA Pub Stumpers Trivia Night at Stone Creek
John Pizzarelli & The Swing 7 at Birdland
Christian Finnegan at Broadway Comedy Club
College Football
Country Music Awards Watch Party atWhistlin' Dixie
Do the Wright Thing Gala at The Hard Rock Cafe
Zog Sports Pre-Ski Season Happy Hour at Black Bear
Vegan Day Happy Hour at Village Pourhouse
The Lunch Club's Wine & Chocolate Night at Ayza
Jenna Nicholls at Googies Lounge
Mary Courtney's Ballad Night at An Beal Bocht
Moxie's Business Building Workshop at Turtle Bay
Posteriors at Comix
Jewish Hurry Date at Katra
Jewish Hurry Date at Alibi

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Adam's Angels Veterans Day Fundraiser: Tuesday, Nov. 11

Tuesday, November 11
Adam's Angels Veterans Day Fundraiser
Thank a Veteran today
$11 admission
includes a commemorative Adam's Angels beer stein
and 2 for 1 drinks until 8pm
$2 Bud Light until 7pm
Free admission for military, veterans and firefighters

Proceeds support Brother-2-Brother, a new initiative by Adam's Angels
120 E. 15th St.
(bet. Irving Pl. & E. Union Sq.)
New York, NY


Adult Education: a useless lecture series at Union Hall

Tuesday, November 11
Stay Free Magazine presents...
Adult Education
a useless lecture series

Adult Education is a Brooklyn-based monthly lecture series
devoted to making useless knowledge somewhat less useless.
Each month is devoted to a given theme, and 4 speakers will address
some aspect of that theme using visual aids.

This month: "Lies and Liars"
The line-up will include:
"The Way We Lie"
Is a white lie a gateway drug to larger lies?
Writer Jill Stoddard investigates this and other fun facts about lying, including some she made up on her own.

"On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Fraud"
D.E. Rasso examines the duplicitous and desperate world of Internet impostors.

"You Are Not Going to Be Famous"
Jim Hanas debunks America's big lie.

All hosted by comedian Charles Star.
8 pm (doors at 7:30)
$5 cover
Union Hall
702 Union St. (Fifth Ave.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn

adult_education (myspace)
Charles_Star (myspace) (Jim Hanas)