Gay bars Nightlife

Summer Camp Sundays

If the bloody marys at Sunday brunch left you hankering for more, head over to Michael Cohen’s early afternoon party.

EDW Every Damn Wednesday

Michael Cohen’s midweek party at the very golden Goldbar in Little Italy.

Icon Astoria

Who needs Hell’s Kitchen with gay bars like this in Astoria?

Atlas Social Club

From Josh Wood and the Eastern Bloc gang, a taste of the East Village in Hell’s Kitchen.

Boxers HK

The popular sports bar for manly queens and flaming jocks has a Hell’s Kitty home run.

Hardware Bar

Hit this little Hell’s Kitchen baby when it opens, and you could be passed out well before it’s time for afternoon tea.

Flaming Saddles

Country-kicking cocktails and dancing barmen – the saddles aren’t the only thing flaming at this saloon-themed bar on the Wild Westside.

Boxers NYC Chelsea

Boasting NYC’s longest happy hours, this sports bar finally settles that boxers or briefs debate with testosterone-fuelled gusto.

ZigZag at Le Bain

This summer Thursdays promises to be anything but beige at Erich Conrad’s rooftop mixer at The Standard.

Monday Night Bingo

Get your numbers out for this bingo bonanza with drag queen Linda Simpson and funnyman Murray Hill – there’s even smut on the cards.

Industry Bar

From the Barracuda guys, a 4,000 square feet gay playground in a former Hell's Kitchen garage where you’ll now want to park your ass seven nights a week.

Bar-tini Ultra Lounge

Tini but no longer tiny, and hitting the note with a handsome Hell’s Kitchen crowd that’s looking for a good time, if not quite an all-out arms-in-the-air spate of partying.


A down-home, laid-back East Village watering hole with a slight rock-‘n’-roll edge of the jeans and buttoned down flannel shirt kind.

Eastern Bloc

Soviet kitsch and taxidermied deer heads cover the wall of this cruisey, little East Village fave that belongs to Anderson Cooper's squeeze.

Boiler Room NYC

Hello Hobosexual! East Village’s Boiler Room serves the cheapest cocktails this side of bohemia for local recessionistas.

The Ritz Bar & Lounge

Get nautical at this dance-floor touting bar on Restaurant Row with a great happy hour and even better post-theatre crowd.

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