Which city could offer more nightlife activity than the city that never sleeps? As the day draws to an end, New York is just getting started, ready to whisk you into its playground. What sets New York nights apart is the sheer variety of things to do, all of which offer an authentic, top quality experience.
The Bright Lights
The streets of New York alone are a spectacle. Manhattan Bridge and the Rockefeller Centre are only at their full glory when they light up at night. Their forms are perfectly accentuated as they dazzle both tourist and regular time and time again. The same can be said for Times Square, where you are sure to be overwhelmed by the towering walls of lights that surround you.
NYC Bars and Clubs
There are plenty of bars in New York City that will cater for even the most unusual of tastes. New York bars are where you can go to meet the people that give our bustling city its character. From sipping on a Cosmopolitan in a trendy minimalist bar to rubbing shoulders with the punks of East Village, a night out in New York can go anywhere.
New Yorkís has a range of different clubs to suit all kinds of personalities. They are scattered venues:
Jazz Clubs - From the dingy basement lounge atmosphere to more modern settings, the jazz clubs in New York are home to some of the most acclaimed jazz musicians since 1940, when the jazz scene started to really take off.
Night Clubs - There is a dance floor in New York calling your name. The competitive industry means that you can expect only the best from what the DJís have on offer. Funk, hip-hop, salsa and high energy dance clubs, there simply are too many genres to mention. But if you can dance to it, thereís no doubt that thereís a club in New York thatís playing it.
Comedy Clubs - All the great comedy shows hail from New York. Itís no surprise then that most of the up and coming comedians are doing their rounds on the New York stand-up comedy circuit. Spend an evening sitting back and being entertained.
Broadway theatre will astound you with its array of superb quality shows. New Yorkís Broadway is where every aspiring stage actor hopes to get to. If a major commercial production doesnít take your fancy, then there are theatres that offer Off-Broadway shows, which are generally smaller and more experimental.
New York Restaurants
New York is host to a number of world famous restaurants that truly live up to their reputations.
Hard Rock Cafe - Encapsulating the spirit of Rock Ďn Roll, surround yourself with some of the greatest rock memorabilia whilst enjoying classic diner-inspired food.
Benís Kosher Deli - Benís team will provide you with authentic New York kosher deli food, no matter if you are looking for having sit down meal or ordering a takeaway.
Russian Tea Room - Recently refurbished and decadent as ever, expect lavish treatment from a restaurant that was started by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1927.
Tomís Restaurant - A pop culture landmark of sorts made famous by the Seinfeld sitcom. They sell cheap and easy meals.
Getting Around New York At Night
Walking through New York never used to be very safe but now you just need to be sensible. The fact that the city is level, as well as the slow-moving traffic, means that a popular mode of transport is walking. That said, a trip in one of the infamous yellow taxis promises to be an experience in its own. In terms of public transport, both the buses and subways are 24hrs and offer a taste of what life is like for the average New Yorker.
The vibrant New York nightlife is a feature within itself. Visiting New York can truly offer you a 24hr experience. Now you just need to budget time to sleep!