Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge
61-63 Chrystie Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 925-1212
Fax: (212) 925-5655
Come Hungry is a unique tour that a foodie awaits the whole year round. A part of the New Yorker Festival, the tour takes you on a walking tour through Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown and Little Italy and other nearby neighborhoods to savor delicacies that are amazing! The tour is ticketed so make sure you get one in advance! Please call ahead for the dates.
This is a quintessential, authentic karaoke bar, located in the heart of Chinatown. If you have never done this before, the young crowd is fairly supportive of beginners. Sing along to such campy favorites as, 'Sister Christian' and, 'Endless Love.' When patrons slack off, the staff usually picks up. There are booth tables, a long bar and lots of energy. Beer is also really cheap here, so what do you have to lose? Only cash please.
This Lower East Side venue for live concerts routinely showcases the best in new and underground music. The space, which was once a vaudeville theater, boasts an excellent sound system and plenty of ideal viewing. Those wanting to hang back should check out the balcony. If you want more action, you will be happy to learn that the front rows routinely turn into dancing pits.
Studio 7 is a prominent cultural hub in the city with its three different event spaces available for hire, which play host mainly to exhibitions and photographic events. With a capacity of 200 people, Studio 7 is a venue for cultural events and happenings. Besides serving as a gallery, the place is also available for fashion shows and other such local events. Guest lectures and seminars are held here on a regular basis. Call for further details.
Baby Grand is the place to be if you're looking for a fun and informal night with friends or looking to socialise. The place has a full bar with a range of drinks to chose from, although they are a bit pricey. However, the reason you should be here is the karaoke facility at the bar and the extensive song list. Belt out your favourite tracks, as your friends and even complete strangers support you. The place is small, probably contributing to the friendly feel. There is also a gallery showcasing various artworks that keep changing every few days.
This space is multi-talented. Due to its simple layout, white walls and great managing, Openhouse is ready for anything from an art exhibition to small concerts. Check out what's going down at the gallery or book your next big event.
Two famous personalities, Alec Reinstein (Despot), the rapper, and Andrew W.K., the music producer and songwriter, own Santos Party House. No wonder then that it has bagged awards for “Best New Nightclub” and “Best DJ Night.” For a nightclub to stand out in culturally-rich New York City is no mean feat and it has achieved this through state-of-the-art lighting and acoustic systems, besides hosting some of the liveliest dance parties and DJ gigs. This venue consists of two floors that can accommodate 480 and 300 people respectively and has excellent arrangements for bands and video projections. With its retro vibe, this club is also a great spot for hosting private events.
The Mazer Theatre presents various dance, music and dramatic performances by the Educational Alliance's Performing Arts Program. The Educational Alliance offers educational and cultural programs along with social services to the local community. Shows at the Mazer include both new and established artists and generally focus on specific ethnic communities the Alliance serves.
Spectrum is an artistic space by evening, when it hosts art exhibitions and many concerts. From classical to contemporary jazz and rock, it is always buzzing with events. This intimate place features a good music system and cozy seats such as reclining chairs and couches. Though the ambiance is laid-back, the music and art events are of top quality. Call ahead for the event line-up.
The French Culinary Institute is a world-class school that offers amateur and advanced culinary courses. The school's instructors feature expert chefs who are big in the restaurant industry. The in-house award-winning restaurant has managed to create a niche in the New York restaurant scene, and the International Culinary Theater has been appreciated for conducting lectures and demonstrations by celebrity chefs who are part of their alumni. A host of events like culinary competitions, wine-tastings and master cooking classes are held at the institute throughout the year. For more information contact them on their toll free number 1 888 324 2433.
The Anne Frank Centre is a non-profit organization that works for the cause humanity by promoting and organizing events such as exhibitions, workshops, educational programs, community and special events. Founded in 1977, the organization is campaigned on the basis of the famous diary by Anne Frank who was a victim of the Holocaust. She is an iconic figure to millions around the globe and symbolizes peace, tolerance, innocence and courage. You can come visit the place to have a look around the various photographs and art works at display or you can even be a part of it by participating or attending their events. Visit website for gallery hours and more.
Tammany Hall is chaos - albeit, very controlled chaos. The live bands who perform at this venue manage to bring up the wildness that's necessary for any good live performance. Tammany Hall also has a bar to help make your night even wilder, and the fact that there is no cover charge only makes things better.