The Best Nightlife in New York

Kenny Rodriguez

Don’t let Studio 54 nostalgists tell you New York nightlife is dead. From Bushwick lofts to boutique hotels, the party rages on. Just keep your phone in your pocket.

It’s just past midnight on a late-summer Saturday in far east Brooklyn, and no one at this party has turned into a pumpkin yet, though there is a tiger-striped T. rex holding court at the door, a girl in rainbow ram horns swaying in the corner, and a flock of what look like intergalactic flamingos clustered by the bar. In the cavernous main room, a pink-wigged aerialist in a watermelon bikini is...


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