Read up on more Stonewall's history. Another fun party destination in New York City is Eastern Bloc. It remains a very good resource--especially for live music--and it's still free amazing to pick up around town and online. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2000, the Stonewall Inn boasts cheap drinks, great music, a hopping dance floor, and a casual, lively bar atmosphere. Elsewhere Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner Elsewhere, a multiroom music venue in Bushwick with a rooftop deck, hosts live music, performances and immersive art experiences, many of which are open to older teens, 16 or 18 and up. The famous spot is all ages, except on Fridays and Saturdays after 9 p.
They're known for throwing a whole bunch of fetish and themed parties Fire in the Hole is for those who lust after redheads and the crowd is typically diverse when it comes to gender, sexuality and ethnicity. You will probably watch at least five people have sex before you get your hands on your first beer, but hey, we're all adults here. Besides bowling, this event space offers a variety of activities from laser tag to arcade games. Enjoy tunes from the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra every Monday night, as well as weekly residencies of local artists. Enjoy art and shopping or have a relaxing afternoon at Central Park.
Today, you can stop in for a drink or check out one of their popular theme nights: including Hanky Tuesday, Jockstrap Wednesday, and Pup Friday. It's also not the kind of place you bring your straight male friends, or host a bachelorette party. Being under 21 in New York City can feel pretty limiting when you want to party. Past acts include Car Seat Headrest, Foy Vance and Bastille. Listen to some of your favorite artists on the same stage the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Michael Jackson and Queen once played on. Still, Cubbyhole is one of the premiere lesbian bars in the city, luring in a laid back clientele with their cheap drinks and jukebox.
Marie's Crisis is located at 59 Grove Street between Bleecker Street and 7th Avenue South in the West Village 212-243-9323. Once the night is coming to an end and the bar is closing, look for a room at one of our favorite! While your older friends can hang out to the early morning hours at bars and concert halls, your age may hold you back. Visit all the iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty or check out a show on Broadway. In the late 70's, when I was 18, New York was a much more dangerous city, which ironically added an undeniable frisson to Manhattan nightlife. It also hosts fun shows like Emo Night Brooklyn and Wizard U.
Stonewall is naturally packed during Pride week the parade takes place on the anniversary of the riots , so be prepared to get up close and personal with fellow bar-goers this weekend. A variety of acts, from alt-rock band The Neighbourhood to rapper Schoolboy Q, have taken the stage here. Not only does it offer affordable stand-up comedy, sketch, improv, poetry, readings and other shows, but it also puts on arts and crafts classes. But for those who brave the Cock, this hole-in-the-wall is the real deal. Photo Credit: iStock Guests under 21 can catch live music at the legendary Cafe Wha? Depending on the day of the week it can be quite quiet or crowded and lively.
Bonus trivia: from one of 2007's classic rom-coms was filled here. If you're not rich, it helps to be young and beautiful. Those 18 and older are welcomed and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Celebrate with them and jam out to a variety of performers. Still, in its short time on Earth, the spot's served as a solid successor to dearly-departed gay nightclub , shepherding a hip clientele and boasting setlits jam-packed with top 40 hits and throwback dance tracks.
This iconic gay bar, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, was the site of the 1969 Stonewall riots that ignited the gay liberation movement. S, Manhattan, Frames Bowling Lounge Photo Credit: Frames Bowling Lounge Frames offers much more than just lane time; you can also play billiards, sing karaoke or engage in an intense match in its table tennis lounge. Weekends vary, so check with the venue a week before the event to make sure. Whether you're looking for a casual, no-frills bar, a hip, lively club, or someplace in between, you're sure to find what you're looking for. Do note that if you're female and looking to hang, the bouncers may not let women in when the bar gets close to capacity. D Photo Credit: Shaye Weaver This performance space and creative learning venue is open to all, but general programming is for those 18 and older and 16+ if with an adult.
The Bell House is formerly a 1920s warehouse that was converted to an event space in 2008. Now an official , this West Village tavern launched the pride movement on June 28th, 1969, after continued police harassment against the gay community finally. Those 18 and older are welcome. In addition to poetry, it hosts music and visual art performances. Walker Joe's Pub supports young artists and provides a space for established ones for all to enjoy. One thing's for certain: you can expect great service and lots of fun! Abigail Rowe The Eagle is located at 554 West 28th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues in Chelsea 646-473-1866,. Meet guys in Hell's Kitchen or the Village for a drink in one of the gay bars or go dance with them in one of the clubs for a night out.
The venue, which is mostly standing room, gives great views of the stage, no matter where you are. This year's Pride Week kicked off with the welcome announcement that the Stonewall Inn, site of the start of the Gay Rights Movement, has been. Cubbyhole is located at 281 West 12th Street between 4th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village 212-243-9041,. Now it's a Mecca of the international super wealthy: there's plenty to do, see, visit, eat and drink for the average Joe, but it's very expensive, and visitors shouldn't be surprised to not be able to get a table at a lot of restaurants and clubs. Actually, getting through the door of the most exclusive places is nearly impossible for mere mortals.
Postcrypt is completely student-run and provides a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Abigail Rowe Stonewall is located at 53 Christopher Street between Waverly Place and West 4th Street in the West Village 212-488-2705,. The Williamsburg location opened in 2008 and has been hosting rock, pop and experimental bands all along. Cheap drinks and showtunes aside, the bar itself is practically a work of art, sitting on the site at which Common Sense and The American Crisis author Thomas Paine died in 1809. Abigail Rowe The Boiler Room is located at 86 East 4th Street between Cooper Square and the Bowery in the East Village 212-254-7536,. There's always entertainment but it's also a gay bar where you can also hold a conversation.