As the sun sets over the Hudson, New York city’s night-time residents rise and reemerge into the slowly dissipating streets. Commuters, visitors and assorted city diaspora depart as the night-time players and partiers retake an alternate urban landscape hidden and invisible during the day. While there are the clubs and public venues, there’s a lot more going on in the nighttime underground world which can be impossible (even for long-time residents) to locate. One way to get started is via a regularly updated list of the most current “hottest” nightclubs, a few good ones can be found at Gothamist and 10best.com. An alternate route is the explore a variety of specialized bars, clubs and “locations.” New York city’s nightlife is constantly evolving, so to keep current, here is a list of our top five information sources.
Get started here — Top 7 Guide — Great Website Resources for Underground parties & Events in NYC
Secret New York by Time Out : A good guide to get started with
Meet up Groups : Parties in multiple cities
NYC Go Calendar : A go-to list for established parties/clubs
Thump : A very thorough multi-city New Year’s Eve guide and list of promoters
Resident Advisor : Current list with updated groups and events
Gothamist : Great too, it offers lots of information on the latest happenings and events in NYC.
The NY Observer : Again, great resource.