Though the age of the gay dance club seems to be over, there are still plenty of fun bars. These are our picks for the best gay bars all over NYC, broken down by neighborhood, including tips on where you can find great drink specials, which venues feature fabulous drag queens and amazing live music, and what spaces have DJ spinning and plenty of room reasons to dance? Visit their Facebook Page. Show starts at sharp.
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Looking for the perfect spot for a night on the town? Whether you're in the mood for a relaxed drink or an evening of debauchery, you'll find just what you're looking for at one of New York City's best gay and lesbian bars and lounges. From the latest Chelsea hot spot to classic Manhattan gay bars, you'll find plenty of options to fit your every mood. The Stonewall Inn remains a favorite drinking and partying spot, featuring a bar and an upstairs dance floor. Pay tribute to a gay national landmark here and also enjoy weekly events like Drag Bingo and Karaoke Fridays.
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The fashions and music here are among the most cutting edge in the city, but the vibe is generally relaxed, and all are welcome. In the mid- to late '90s, this dark but roomy dive reigned supreme on the East Village scene, then fell into a long lean spell in the aughts. Now the Boiler Room is back with a vengeance, often packed to the gills with one of the widest cross-sections of gays imaginable. Drink specials are common, and the crowd's mood is fittingly lively.
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