Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Top 4 NYC Clubs and Lounges for a Sunday Night Out

Sunday nights are not typically known for buzzing with social events but in a city like New York, something is always happening! If you’re looking for a great club or lounge to try on the last night of the weekend, you’ve come to the right place. We want to do away with the stigma of Sunday night blues and show you a good time. We have hand picked four amazing venues for a fabulous Sunday night out on the town.

1. Taj Lounge—Chelsea
Taj Lounge is great spot for a Sunday event. On the first Sunday of every month, Taj hosts a brunch buffet extravaganza— a party that goes well into the night— with delicious food and tasty spirits.The brunch menu screams comfort food with a homemade chicken wing station, brioche french toast, traditional mac and cheese, and cornmeal crusted catfish fritters, yum! Opulent imported décor in addition to the mahogany and copper-topped bar transport guests to India without every having to leave the comfort of New York City and this warm atmosphere truly inspires a relaxing, Sunday night out.

2. The DL—Lower East Side
The DL is one of the most unique venues in Manhattan making it a perfect place to spend a Sunday night out. Their multi-level floor plan offers guests a variety of atmospheres to choose from, ensuring the experience of a lifetime. If you’re looking for a relaxed dinner party with delicious cuisine, the first floor will happily oblige. The second floor, known as the Red Room, is reserved for smaller events, and the pièce de résistance is the third floor. A spacious room with a retractable roof, outdoor patio area, and superb dance area is what everyone is talking about while enjoying the amazing views of the Williamsburg Bridge, a tasty cocktail, and a mood set my the DJ of the night. For a fantastic Sunday night out, definitely stop by The DL.

3. The Ainsworth— Chelsea
The Ainsworth in Chelsea is a crowd favorite every day of the week! It is a multi purpose space making it the perfect venue for any occasion (especially a Sunday night out). Sunday specials at The Ainsworth include two hours of unlimited brunch cocktails when you add twenty dollars to any entree and a forty dollar specialty brunch pitcher of the month (July is Watermelon Basil Margarita)! They also have a hopping Sunday nightlife! The eight HD televisions make for a great spot to watch the big game and the wood paneled walls give off a rustic and homey vibe. Pair that with the mac and cheese burger that guests rave about and you have yourself the perfect, relaxing Sunday night out!

4. Le Reve— Midtown East
Our fourth venue is Le Reve. This place is one of the best for a Sunday night out. From 5pm to 4am guests can enjoy the Mediterranean décor and cuisine in this Arabian nights inspired hookah lounge. They have state-of-the-art sound systems, intelligent lighting, multiple plasmas and large projection screens and a stage for performances. Start off your culinary experience with their Three Way Hummus Tasting, complete with classic, chipotle, and cilantro hummus. Followed by a shawarma wrap or a specialty kebab and finish the meal with their decadent chocolate mousse. Pair your dishes with a cocktail like the Moroccantini— Stoli Orange, mint, Triple Sec, and cranberry juice— and Le Reve Hookah (mixed fruit) to complete your memorable Sunday night out.

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The Top 3 Spots in the Flatiron District for a Night Out

Everyone is looking for great ways to beat the heat during a night out on the town. Regardless of where you’re from, the Flatiron District is a short ride away by car or by train so head out there. The Flatiron District is becoming one of the hottest spots in Manhattan for party goers and hosts alike because of the amazing venues they have to offer. The three places we’ve chosen, each have a unique aspect that can only be found in the Flatiron District! Bring everyone you know down for spectacular drinks, food, and unforgettable experiences.


1. Taj Lounge

Our first choice venue is Taj Lounge. With beautiful imported décor—including sandstone dancing shivas and carved teak woodwork—and an equally gorgeous mahogany and copper bar—guests will immediately be transported to an Indian inspired lounge. Try the Crispy Calamari, Roast Beat Salad, and Coconut and Green Curry Vegetables for a delectable experience. Pair any food item with tasty Indian inspired drinks from the bar such as a Sari Night, made with Sagatiba Rum, tamarind, cranberry, lemon, and lime or the Indian Summer—tequila, agave nectar, kamareene, and spicy pepper. This place is perfect for a relaxing night out on the town, especially a weekday! The event space is meant to accommodate parties of all sizes so don’t feel limited in who you can invite to your corporate event, birthday party, or celebration. Get started today!

2. Bounce Sporting Club
This 4,000 square feet venue can accommodate almost 300 guests on any given night! Their menu is absolutely to-die-for with yummy baby back ribs, crispy chicken wings, perfect juicy burgers, and more (seriously, there is something for everyone on their menu). Not to mention their unique signature cocktails like Red Monkey made with El Jimador, house made red pepper and habanero purée, lime, and agave or the Infield Fly Rule with Remy Vsop, Cointreau, El Guapo Orange Syrup, lime, and Peychaud’s Bitters. The bar has a layout that emphasizes the industrial beauty of New York City with wooden hightop tables and comfy booths. The walls are lined with flat screen TV’s, ensuring any sports fan will instantly fall in love with Bounce Sporting Club. It’s a great venue for any occasion!

3. Slate Lounge
Our third choice venue in the Flatiron District is Slate Lounge. It is one of the only venues in New York City that offers both private and semi-private reception spaces in the form of 16,000 square feet over two floors. This bi-level club is both upscale and elegant— qualities that can be found in the sleek décor, lit from within glass bar tops and stairs, and group entertainment such as pool, foosball, and ping pong. They offer tasty American cuisine like the Jumbo NY Pretzel, Chick Fricken A (chicken sliders with Louisiana Hot Sauce spike aioli on cheddar buttermilk biscuits), and The Southwest Chopped Louie Salad. Be sure to finish off your meal with the 21+ Waffle— a warm Belgian waffle topped with vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream, banana Jameson syrup, whipped cream, and a surprise on top! Their cocktails are just as good as the food. Try the Slate Sipper (Raspberry Vodka, cranberry juice, orange juice, Triple Sec, Pama, and cherry) or the Party All Night (Tito’s Vodka, Chambord, Sour Mix, and Grenadine). If this isn’t enough to convince you that Slate is a great place, they also have customizable and beat matching lighting, a Funktion- One sound system, and a 9-panel video wall so now you have no excuse not to check it out!

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016

NYC’s 4 Top Venues for a Wednesday Night Out

Many people are under the misconception that a night out should be reserved for Friday and Saturday nights only but in New York City, every night has something exciting going on. Wednesday’s are the perfect night to get out with friends or co-workers and blow off some steam from the first half of the week now that you’re in the final stretch! These four venues are just some in the city with the best deals for a Wednesday night from their unbeatable happy hour prices to their delicious food and fun atmosphere, you can’t go wrong in choosing one of these spectacular venues!

The Attic
The doors to this rooftop lounge are open from 6pm to Midnight. Come in from 6pm to 8pm and expect five dollar beers, glasses of wine, and well drinks! If you’re looking for something more unique, The Attic has a great selection of delicious house cocktails that will bring your palate to life! They have a savory Tomato Basil Martini or if you’re looking for something sweet, check out their Strawberry Fields drink with muddled strawberries, mint, and lime. Their unforgettable food is to die for— Wild Mushroom Sliders, Korean BBQ Pork Belly Lollipops, and Wild Caught Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes are just a few of the tasty menu items The Attic has to offer. Of course, you’re getting out not only to eat and drink but to let loose and dance which you can definitely do on a Wednesday night at The Attic with their in house DJ spinning great mixes.

2. Katra Lounge
This sultry, Moroccan inspired lounge is a great place to get out on a Wednesday night. Their happy hour, from 5pm to 9pm includes 2-for-1 top shelf drinks, five dollar beers, and six dollar wines! Pair your drink choice with their amazing Mediterranean cuisine. They have Lamb Tagine, Harrisa Infused Chicken Pie, and Northern Moroccan Vegetables to name a few delectable dishes— all of which you should order with their tasty Naan and smooth hummus! Katra also offers hooka and a great dance floor and DJ combo which will contribute to your fabulous Wednesday night out!

3. The DL
Our final suggestion for a great Wednesday night out is The DL. This rockin’ club is great if you’re looking to get a little wild and really let loose dancing the night away. If you’re a member here, the club covers your first drink, which is awesome but if becoming a club member is too much of a commitment for a Wednesday night out, happy hour is from 6pm to 7pm with 2-for-1 drinks and six dollar beers. The DL is really about the atmosphere. It is one of the hottest up and coming clubs in the city because of it’s fabulous rooftop dance floor and DJ.

4. Taj Lounge
Taj is a great place to get out on a “Wild Wednesday” with 2-for-1 drink specials as well as four dollar drinks from 4pm to 5pm, five dollar drinks from 5pm to 6pm, six dollar drinks from 6pm to 7pm, and seven dollar drinks from 7pm to 8pm. They have a tasty appetizer menu including Crispy Calamari, Taj Spiced Wings, and Pan Seared Crab Cakes! Taj Lounge is a venue where you can kick back and relax with friends on your Wednesday night out while enjoying the warm, Indian inspired environment.

No matter where you decide to spend your Wednesday night out, let us help you plan! We have specialists who can make your night unforgettable and take the hassle out of planning, giving you the best experience possible. In the meantime, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @birthdaysandbottles and like our page on Facebook for more great deals and articles!

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