Rock ALPHABET LOUNGE 104 Ave. C (7th St.), ...
119 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 686-5500. SUN: SUR-BETTE: The restaurant crowd is loyal to itself-all the bartenders, waiters & maitre d's know each other & grumble collectively at the end of a long night's work. Where do they grumble? At Murray Hill's young & sassy French spot Aubette, where bartenders Danny & Derek host a drinking & kvetching night for their foodie friends. Funk, soul, r&b & Latin; 10-4, free. TUES: LA MERDE: DJ Cosi spins acid jazz, funk, soul & r&b to a chattering after-work crowd hopped up on Stoli flavored vodka drinks. A slew of hosts presides over the fashionable crowd. Cigars & hors d'oeuvres available. Don't come in jeans or "dressed down" or the eagle-eyed door man won't let you in. Sure it's a bit of a nose-in-the-air crowd, 971-9445 for info; 6, free.
358 Bowery (4th St.), 475-2220. TUES: BEIGE: There's no shortage of attractive people in this city-& this long-running smoke-a-thon does the job just right when you need an ego lift, standard lounge & disco by guest DJs; 10, free.
418 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 206-1590 or www.baktun.com. THURS: NICE & EASY: Triphop party with Kienyo, Tomo & Nickodemus; 10; $5. FRI: S.O.U.P.; Monthly underground party spun by Emily Ng, Baby Hec Romero, Chris Love Kausch & Chicago DJ Terry Mullan; 10, $10, $5 w/ invite. MON: 3000 BEAT: The first Monday of the month DJ nite with Young Richard, Masa, Akira, Hirotaka & others; 10, $4.
35 E. 13th St. (University Pl.), 604-4136. WED: BEEP: Progressive house; 10, free.
504 W. 16th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 631-1000. THURS: LIPSTICK & CANDY: Weekly party for bisexual & bicurious females. www.search2nite.com for info; 9, $15, $10 w/invite. SAT: LOVERGIRL: MK & Storm spin house, reggae & Latin at this all-women's party. Tonight, groovalicious Halloween party feat. "the dyke who shagged me" costume contest with $200 cash prize; 10, $10, $12 after 12.
29 Bedford St. (Downing St.), 627-1580. WEDS: GET SLEAZY!: DJ Frank O spins his usual, go go shows at 11, 12 & 1; 10, $5. THURS: IN HI-FI: DJ Jack Fetterman's weekly party dabbles between 70s go-go, soundtrack blips & drum 'n' bass; 7, free. FRI: 29 MUSAK STREET: Mixed crowd dances & drinks to Mickey Dulanto's assorted house tunes; 12, free. MON: PLEASURE: DJ Sharee spins soul & r&b for the lesbians; 10, $3.
98 3rd Ave. (betw. 12th & 13th St.), (800) 923-0192. FRI: VINDALOO: Weekly party with DJs Mike Bryant & Jaesun-house beats with weekly guests; 11, $3.
133 Ave. C (betw. 8th & 9th Sts.), 539-0811. WEDS: THIAROYE: DJs Dakar & Ken play roots reggae & drum 'n' bass; 10, free. THURS: SABOR LATINA: Brazilian, Cuban & salsa spun by DJ Problema; 10, free. FRI: DJ Maurice spins soul, funk & Brazilian party songs; 10, free. MON: LOCK, STOCK & TWO SMOKING TURNTABLES: Repoman, king of the cleverly-titled club nights, spins UK triphop, big beat, breaks & funky house fo' yo slumming ass; 10, free. TUES: EMBASSY: Night of breakbeats, triphop, jungle & minimal intelligent ecclectika with DJ Philter; 10, free.
538 E. 14th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 228-2240. WEDS: REAGAN DEATH WATCH: Night dedicated to everything 80s with skantily-dressed dancers shakin' their thing to tunes spun by DJs Mike Rx & Mike M.D.; 10, free. THURS: THIRSTY?: New soul party for all the drivers with da cars that go boom-LA style with DJ Oz; 10, free. FRI: SQUARESVILLE: Dr. Ringding & Slim Chance play anything from "guitar & sax grind" to punk, soul & metal; 10, free. SAT: STRANGE CARGO: DJ Blind Chilly Stingray spins hillbilly swing, jump blues, 60s r&b & brit-rock; 10, free. SUN: BARE FUNKIFIED HIDE: K.L. Diablo spins soul, funk & other grooves while Miss Eliesha & her "Brooklyn Cuties" jiggle & jive away; 10, $3. MON: STORMY MONDAYS: DJ Laura Lux spins cocktail & lounge type tunes; 7-12, free. TUES: COUNTRY HAYRIDE: The Lonesome Cowboy spins the ultimate drinking music: country/western. Come explore themes such as prison, cheating, being a drunk & trash-talking women; 10, free.
231 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 539-1389. WEDS: MEAN STREETS: Funk, soul & blues to drive the troubles home, & booze in which to drown them-hosted by DJ Trouble Man; 10, free. THURS: FAT THURSDAY: New Orleans r&b, Mardi Gras style, with the Professor; 10, free. SUN: FORT BARRACUDA: DJ Bevin spins cranked-up country, soul, punk & classic selections from the 70s & 80s for all the East Village hotties; 10, free. TUES: TRUCK STOP TUESDAY: The Professor gives the truckers in the house the country they've been looking for. Bring your CB radio & favorite Wrangler shirt; 10, free.
117 E. 15th St. (betw. Irving Pl. & Union Sq. E.), 533-0009. WEDS: WILD STYLE: JMZ hosts city's only Black 80s party; 9, free. THURS: DJ Alex supplies Latin, big beat & house; 9:30, free. FRI: AFROLICIOUS: DJ K.L. Diablo spins hiphop, funk & soul for the weekenders; 9:30, $5. SAT: DJ Dan's on the 1 & 2's with brand new r&b flava; 9:30, $5. MON: DIAL "S" FOR SWANK: DJ Swanky Don spins jazz funk, salsa, boogaloo, lounge & 60s pop; 9:30, free. TUES: BOOGIE WONDERLAND: Funk flavors spun by DJ James; 9:30, free.
366 Metropolitan Ave. (Havemeyer St.), 718-599-0243, Williamsburg, 718-599-0243. Also see "Jazz." WEDS & THURS: DJ-O-RAMA: Night filled with reggae, ska, dancehall & dub; 10, free. THURS: DJ-O-RAMA: Best of soul, funk, hiphop & some r&b flava; 10, free. TUES: MUCHO DE CUBA: Daniela & Armando of La Rumba host bi-monthly Latin party feat. mambo, cha-cha & rumba sounds spun by DJ Medina; 10, free.
92 2nd Ave. (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 254-4747. FRI: CHAISE LOUNGE: Bruce Tantum spins loungy to tech house; 10, free. SAT: BLACK STAR LOUNGE: Lemuel spins disco to Massive Attack; 10, free. SUN: FUNKTOFUNK: DJ Johnny Velveeta spins funk, old skool & breakbeat; 9, free. MON: STOP, DROP, ROLO: Rolo spins soul, Latin, funk, rock, & hip-hop; 10, free. TUES: EASY SRAR REGGAE TUESDAYS: King Crown International spins roots, dub & dancehall, all with a conscious/positive angle. Jamaican eats are available to quell the munchies; 10, free.
235 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 777-0588. WEDS: GRAVITATE: Latin to hiphop sounds spun by DJ Vision, 10, free. THURS: SHADE: Joey Ty spins funk, grooves & tracks you will find perfect for nursing that beer to; bar open at 7, music at 10, free. SAT: LIL BOBCAT 500: DJ Lil Petey spins anything he wants to as LES cats drink 2-4-1 during happy hour (7-10) as the invading-from-other-neighborhood bar crawlers eventually trawl their way over to the quiet salon by 2 a.m.; 7, free. SUN: PSYCHEDELIC SUNDAYS: DJ Wolf croons sounds from the 60s & 70s; happy hour 7-10, free. MON: FLASHBACK MONDAYS: Joey Ty spins 80s classics; 10, free. TUES: TOXIC TUESDAYS: R&b, soul & classic spun by DJ Jeff; 10, free.
47 E. Houston St. (betw. Mulberry & Mott Sts.), 353-7251. WEDS: BOTANICA WEDNESDAYS: DJ Mr. Fine Wine spins classic soul 45's; 10, free. THURS: SPACE-AGE SURF PARTY: DJ hotfoot serves up surf tunes & cool waves; 9, free. FRI: MIXOLOGY 101: Saint Luke spins whatever he feels like, but it's mostly blues, jungle, triphop & jazz; 10, free. SUN: Sport your beach-wear cuz it's DJ surfin' Dan; 8, free. MON: POWERLOUNGE!: DJ Shakey J spins just about everything from rock to jazz, order take-out straight to the bar; 8, free. TUES: BOTANICA TUESDAYS: DJs Jes Grew & $mall Change spin triphop, hiphop, jungle & blues; 9, free.
110 University Pl. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 255-8188. MON: NIGHT STRIKE: Glow-in-the-dark bowling to a soundtrack of techno & jungle. An NYU crowd gets drunk & rolls a ball down a lane, trying to knock over stationary objects. Brilliant-your parents are paying $100,000 for this?; 10-3, $14 (incl. shoes & unlimited bowling).
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 420-8392. Also see "Rock." WEDS: INVISIBLE CITIES: The weirdest of the weird in abstract & left-field electronics brought to you by the folks at Etherea. Special guests weekly, plus residents Strip Centre, Rich, Don Rainwater, MTA, Mr. Impossible & Alison T; 11, free. THURS: THREE STARS: Biweekly hiphop, jungle & soul party, feat. a wide variety of acts & DJs; 11, $7, $5 w/flyer. TUES: DECKSTATIC: Weekly DJ series feat. guest selectors mixing hiphop, dub, jungle & soundtrack cuts. Hosted by Conrad X, Mia & Angola, past guests have included the Arsonists, Rock Steady Crew, the Jungle Brothers, Prince Paul, The Freestylers & others, $3 pints until 12:30; 11, $3.
104 Greenwich St. (betw. Albany & Carlisle Sts.), 267-4646. SAT: ATREVETE: DJs Richie & Danny play Latin pop, salsa, merengue & Brazilian; DJs Fish, Casper & Ozzie play r&b, reggae & hiphop; 10, free before 11:30, $10-$20 after.
12 W. 21st St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 206-7770. WEDS: LOVE SEXY: Hiphop, reggae & r&b for a mixed crowd, opened by stand-up comedy; stand-up at 8, music at 10, $15, $5 for men before 10, women free until 1. THURS: UNIVERSAL: Weekly night named after crowd & music played. DJs Eddie Baez Merritt & Guests spin house from around the world, donwstairs it's hiphop music by DJ Surg; $20. FRI: HUSH: Soulful house & garage on the main floor with DJ Exacta, hiphop downstairs; 10, $20 (call 717-5369 to get on reduced list) SAT: TROUBLE: House upstairs & hiphop, soul & r&b downstairs for a Hampton-centric crowd; 10, $20. SUN: BOYS LIFE: Rob & Mark Nelson pres. Cheetah's weekly gay night; 10, $10. MON: PURR: Belinda, Bonnie & Taquana's long-going hiphop party draws a well-dressed, well-connected downtown crowd. DJ Jules spins; 11, women $7, men $15. TUES: 12 WEST: Disco legend Nicky Siano (Studio 54) hosts new party, call 877-TWELVEWEST for info; 7-1, $10.
268 W. 47th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 398-3800 or www. ChinaClubNYC.com. WEDS: DUET: Biweekly party for sophisticated adults, 679-2000 for info & res.; 9, $60 per couple, $50 w/invite. FRI: FORTUNE FRIDAYS: Chi Chi, Anthony Michael & Damon mastermind an outrageous affair, with DJ Marc King playing house for the main floor, & Arson spinning hiphop, funk & disco in the lounge; 10, $10-$20.
32 Watts St. (betw. 6th Ave. & Thompson St.), 941-1781. THURS: JE NE SAIS QUOI: Obselete spins acid jazz triphop every week for West Village crowd; 10-3, free.
252 W. 43rd St. (betw. B'way & 8th Ave.), 997-9510. FRI: BOMBA INT'L: DJ Babaloo, a master of all music Latin & DJ Jonny Sender spins blend of salsa, world & hiphop-dress to impress; 11, $5-$7.
179 Varick St. (Houston St.), 243-1999. THURS: FLASHHHBACK: Grandmaster Flash spins old skool rap, hip-hip classics & a little disco to shake your nite down; 9, $15. FRI: HERE THEY ARE NOW: DJ Pete Bones mixes 80s dance hits 'til 3 a.m. then house & freestyle 'til 5. Upstairs from 10-2 DJ Marlin B plays 80s B-sides & new skool from 2-5; 9, $15. SAT: ME! ME! ME!: 80s in all it's glory; 9, $15.
85 Broadway (Berry St.), Bklyn., 718-466-3077. SUN: AUDIO BUFFET: Turntablists regulars DJ Dizzy & Bess, from Williamsburg microradio station free103point9, spin an eclectic mix with guest DJs & performers; 10, free.
222 E. 14th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd), 358-5094. TUES: CHERI: Ms. Paisley & DJ Fabian from the House of Field pres. shameless night of debutantes & midget strippers; 10, $10.
511 Greenwich St. (Spring St.), 219-2850. FRI: SQUEEZEBOX: Jackie O & Justin Bond host outrageous night of drag shows & live performances, 10, $10. SAT: TISWAS: Nick Marc & Keith Ozar host long-running party for brit pop & chemical beats. Go-go boys cater to the polysexual vibe of its "I'm so crazy" patrons; 9, $5-$10.
173 Mott St. (betw. Kenmare & Broome Sts.), 941-1282. SUN: MELTIN' POT: The Soul Immigrants (DJ Fabrizio & DJ Tommy) touch down for a night of eclectic dance music, tonight feat. DJ $mall Change on the tables; 10, free. THU: ORGANIC GROOVES: Sasha Crnobrnia spins & hosts; 9:30-2, free.
339 E. 10th St. (betw. Aves. A & B), 228-2435. WEDS: OXYGEN: Techno, blipperings & beats by DJs Redboy & Kojak with special guests; 10, free. THURS: DRINKLAND THURSDAYS DJ Dominique from Plant Records & selected guests spin trip-hop & more; 10, free. SUN: TESTPRESS SUNDAYS: Resident DJ Swingsett invites selectors Cassien, Lion, Seoul, Reid Speed, Dinesh, Delmar, Carol C., Yoshi, Christian Bruna & many others for an "in rotation" series of drum 'n' bass, roots, hiphop & breakbeats. Cheap drinks; 10, free. MON: DJ Russ & friends offer up a night of trip-hop; 10, free. TUES: TOKYO LUCKY HOLE: Scott from Etherea hosts night of house & hiphop; 10, free.
193 B'way (betw. 20th & 21st St.), 718-383-8357. SUN: WILDLIFE: DJ JMZ attempts to tame the beast in all of us with an eclectic mix of music & exotic food, hosted by Alexis, Kat & Jemma; 9-2, free.
547 W. 21st St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 243-2121. THURS: TROPICANA: Club, Latin & reggae music; 10, $15-$20. FRI: 110% PURE: Tammy Ford, Steve Acevedo & BigStan & Co. host party with fashion shows & surprise performances for hipsters & hiphoppers. Stretch Armstrong blends sophisto hiphop, soul & funk into the mix; 11, women free before 12, $15-$25. SAT: LATIN SATURDAYS: Weekly party spinnin' the hottest salsa & merenge, open bar 10-11; women free before 12, $15-$25.
301 W. 39th St. (8th Ave.), 631-1093. FRI: HER/SHE BAR: Famous weekly woman's party (gay men welcome too)-hiphop, reggae, house, Latin & r&b. Tonight, pre-Halloween bash with best costume contest & spectacular performance by the Diva's of Escuelita at 2 a.m.; 10, $5-$8.
349 B'way (Leonard St.), 343-0957. FRI: LIQUID FRI: Mix of hiphop, r&b & classics by DJ Ken, dress code always enforced; 10, $10-$15. MON: KONKRETE JUNGLE: NY's longest running drum 'n' bass party changes locations again-regular DJs incl. Cassien, del Mar, SoulSlinger, Swingsett & guests; 10:30, $10. TUES: ABSTRAKT FUTURE LOUNGE: DJs Spooky, Singe, I-Sound, Ambassador Jr., Rekha, Delmar, Diraiki, Cassien, Wally, Soulslinger, Darkstar, Steelworkerz, Scud, Cruz, 5th Platoon, Somatic, Badawi, Tube & others make this night a veritable who's who in the city's eclectronica & jungle scene. Soundlab crew hosts; 10, $3-$5.
219 2nd Ave. (betw. 13th & 14th Sts.), 533-2860. WEDS: CLOUD 9: Weekly party of Brit pop spun by DJ Sammy Jo & "unearthly visuals" by Luigi, Michael & Brandon; 10, $3. SAT: THE PARTY KIT: Halloween 99-DJ Tuesdae, her superheros & go-go dancers serve up free witches brew & candy; 11, $10, $5 w/invite or as your fav superhero.
660 Fulton St. (S. Elliott St.), Brooklyn, 726-1322. FRI: BANG THE PARTY: E-man & Lorie's bi-borough deep house party with with special guests incl. gobblins, performances & free buffet; 11, $5. SUN: SHAKE N' BAKE BTP-BBQ: E-Man spins much of the same with Chi-town guests; 4, $5.
221 2nd Ave. (13th St.), 254-5260. WEDS: LATIN TRIBE: DJs Babaloo, Petey Weedy & Saphro spin vintage latin grooves; 9, $5, women free until 10. THURS: FEEDBACK: Music by Justin Nichols & Holmar Filipsson with DJs Neil Aline & Matthias Heilbronn; 11, free.
3 Orchard St. (Canal St.), 925-9975. WEDS: B&L: Deejay Punk-Roc, Samba & Kali spin deep house, sponsored by Cductive; 10, free.
99 2nd Ave. (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 533-0990. WEDS: 867-5309: Celebrate Reagan with Jenny Jenny's 80s party; 8, free. THURS: CHEMICAL LOUNGE: Weird science with Sebastian & DJ Miss Am-Erika; 8, free. FRI: ROCK WITH RABBIT: Everything under the East Village sun, with host Jessica Rabbit & DJ Erick Epic; 8, free. SAT: HATTIE & SWEETIE TAKE ON BRIDGE 'N' TUNNEL: DJ Tennessee hosts this party in honor of the khaki & booty pants crowd; 8, free. SUN: PLASTIC SUNDAYS: Ambient house, techno & trance with Young Richard, Tjet Clark & Maggie; 917-406-5837 for info; 9, free. TUES: SOUL BURGER: Burgers & lounge for music industry types. Hosted by Cynthia Cherry & Nina Ritter; 8, free.
166 1st Ave. (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 228-0444. WEDS: DEEP TRAX: Live drum 'n' bass performances feat. Nymph & Droid while DJs Swingsett, Yoshi, Cassien & guests spin hiphop, triphop & jungle between sets; 9, $5. THURS: ASSORTED FLAVOURS: DJ Dan Stein spins 100% dance music; 8, $5. MON: Joel Newton Situation; 11:30, $6.
228 W. 4th St. (betw. 7th Ave. & W. 10th St.), 414-4345. BATUCADA: Cducitve sponsors weekly party with Carlos Terra & DJ Samba spinning house & classics; 10, free.
76 E. 13th St. (betw. B'way & 4th Ave.), 388-1060. WEDS: HUMPDAY: DJ Stefan's at the tables tonight; 10. THURS: PIMPN8EZ: Infamous Funkmaster Flex from Hot 97 spins hot r&b, hiphop & soul; 10, $20. FRI: FAT BLACK PUSSYCAT: DJ Mark Ronson rocks da house; 10, $20. SAT: KEY CLUB SATURDAYS: DJ Devon hosts; 10, $20.
470 6th Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Sts.), 243-2222. SAT: Earthquake Sound pres. night of jungle, hiphop, r&b & reggae with DJs Vital & White Owl; 11, free.
827 Broadway (12th St.), 254-6436. THURS: LA RUMBA: Live Afro-Cuban music by Nelson Gonzalez y Son Mundano at 8:30 with dance lessons at 7:30, $10, $8 w/ invite from www.larumba.net.
15 1st Ave. (betw. Houston & 1st Sts.), 592-3138 or www.citysearch.com/nyc/lalinea. WEDS: SOUL FUNK MAKOSSA: La Loca & Cris A.C. host while DJ Vision (from Vaya), Soulfrito & Mr. Martinez spin funk, soul, salsa & house; musicians invited to get into the mix, 592-3138 for info; 9, free. FRI: GET DOWN ON IT: DJ Flow spins disco, & funk; 9, free. SAT: GET STARTED EARLY: Drink specials until 9 with our favorite bartender Sammy, DJs spin til 4, free.
99 E. 2ND Ave. (betw. Ave. A & 1st Sts.), 673-8908. S&m cafe with nightly fetish shows. FRI: SEX-O-DELIC: S&m shows & fetish-themed conversation with Brendt Sterling & Rustyn L. Birch; 11.
248 E. 5th St. (2nd Ave.), 539-4591. SAT: T.H.E.M. SATURDAYS: JC & DJ Ulysses pres. a night of techno, house & electro; 10, free.
158 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 420-1999. WEDS: LEGENDS: John Davis' party is a mid-week boost for the city's house crowd. The long but narrow-ish room is perfect for dancing & the couches splayed at the elevated seating area are perfect vantage points for checking out the dancefloor action. Resident Adam Scott & guests, spinning deep house in New Room. THURS: GET A LIFE: Hosts Desmond, Erich Conrad, Boozy Suzie & Edwige hold court over fashionistas, disco dusters, implant idiots & trust fund kids. Swingsett spins in the "Queenie Tops" lounge, Jackie Christie in the "Pussy Boots Lounge," big name guests on the main floor; 10, $10. FRI: GRANDMASTER FLASH: Legendary DJ spins with supporting DJ Jackie Christie; 11, $10-$20. SUN: PRE-PARADE HALLOWEEN BLITZ: MC Misunderstood & Pop Sustainability host live webcast betweeen NYC & Barcelona feat. breakdancers & soca dancers; 4-9, $15, rsvp 925-9989 or www.popsustainability.org. BOY'S LIFE: Night starts w/Billy Carroll's tea dance (doors at 7), followed by DJ Eddie X, Girlina & others spinning hard house until dawn for the Chelsea scene; 10, $10-$20. TUES: GRANDMASTER FLASH: New Flash party (see above); 11, $10-$20.
660 6th Ave. (20th St.), 807-7850. WEDS: UK BLITZ: Weekly event showcasing big-name British DJs; 1 a.m., $20, $10 w/invite. THURS: GARAGE CITY NYC: DJ David Camacho spins deep house in the main room; 10, $20, $15 w/invite. FRI: LIMELIGHT FRIDAYS: They've brought in promoters Erich Conrad (of "Beige" & "Get a Life") & the Von Broock brothers to attract the Eurotrash & fashionistas, while Donovan Leitch & a host of other downtown fixtures host the side rooms. Alex Lauterstein & Maarten spin big-room house in the main floor; 10, $20. SAT: FUNCLUB: Penelope Tuesdae & Fancy host hepcat room at Limelight's busy Saturdays. Midnight floor show features Miss Tuesdae & Fancy performing old favorites to new hits, drag king Murray Hill & gogo dancer Viva Knieval also perform, 358-5915 for information. Also, "Love & Sugar" in the Boom Boom Room, hosted by Jaques & Pascal, 330-8333 for information. $15-$20.
266 E. 10th St. (betw. 1st Ave. & Ave. A), 677-1717. THURS: TRANCENDANCE: Glenn Burger spins U.K. house & trance; 6, free. FRI: STARMARKET: Johan Afterglow & 3PO spin house; 10, free. MON: THINK: Dub Spot's DJ Killamari & Satoko spin underground/abstract hiphop; 10, free. TUES: HOOKA LOUNGE: Ambient, electronic music for chilling presented by Wanderlust (wanderlustnyc.com). DJs Dots, Lego, Kienyo & guests spin all varieties of ambient, atmospheric music. Tents, hookah pipes & a blazing fireplace add to the mood; 9, free.
24 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 473-0516. Restaurant/Cabaret/Karaoke Lounge. All shows free w/entree, Karaoke in goldfish pond room. WEDS: Mistress Formika. THURS: Bitchy comedy by Hedda Lettuce. FRI & SAT: Miss Understood, Victoria Westin, Bianca la Bianca & Angelique Ali. SUN & MON: "Fresh as a Douche" with Baby Jane Doe. TUES: Victoria Westin.
165 Ludlow St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 353-0536. WEDS: OPEN: DJ Diamond David Lee spins all types of dance music incl. triphop & jazz-funk; 10, free. THURS: ORGY: Time Out New York's clubs editor Adam Goldstone spins a mix of funk, r&b & house; 10, free. FRI: NO MERCY RHYTHMS: Hirotaka spins world music that's danceable; 10. SAT: SPICY: Disco, house & Latin with DJ Jarad; 10, free. SUN: TOGETHER: DJ Greg Poole mixes everything from AC/DC to house; 10, free. MON: LOW PROFILE: DJ Qool Marv, the hardest working DJ in town, keeps it on the LP with acid jazz, UK soul & groove classics. This is one of the best, longest-running Monday parties around; 10, free. TUES: RESURRECTION: DJ Stormin' Norman spins old school hiphop, soul classics & reggae; 10, free.
94 W. Houston St. (betw. LaGuardia Pl. & Thompson St.), 539-0808. THURS: MÉNAGE: DJ Timmy Richardson spins classic soul, r&b, hiphop & salsa to rid you of those work-week blues; 5-1, free.
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 260-4700. Also see "Rock." FRI: AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT: Downtown rock venue hosts dance night feat. DJ $mall Change spining an assortment of danceable tunes-Elvis to Black Elvis; 12, $3.
252 E. 51st St. (2nd Ave.), 888-2453. WEDS: DJ Qool Marv spins warm, jazzy r&b-think Maxwell, Sade, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo; 8, free.
432 W. 14th St. (Washington St.), 366-5680. WEDS: HEROES: New romantic monthly party pays tribute to everything 80s-black eyeliner, Erasure & gogo girls (Depeche Mode trib. party tonight). DJ Andy Anderson spins in main room, Sammy Jo, Kenny & Derek spin pop in the B-Side Lounge, don't forget the dress code; 11, $5-$7. THURS: LONG BLACK VEIL: DJ Ian Fford spins goth, vampyre & other dark-themed music at this vampyre/fetish/goth club, hosted by founding father of Sabretooth, Father Sebastian. Tonight, Vampyres Almanac 2000 release party; 10:30, $7-$10. FRI: CLIT CLUB: Millie & DM spin house, techno & some backroom lounge at NY's longest-running dance party for gay women; 10, $3-$9. SAT: CLICK & DRAG: Tonight, Mother's weekly cyber-fetish party gets bestial, with equine- & canine-themed performances, set to techno, industrial & hard house; 10:30, $5-$15. TUES: VAMPRYE BALL 99: Do you think these Vampyre/vampire/gothic/fetish enthusiasts know how to celebrate Halloween/ You betcha; 10, $15.
264 Elizabeth St. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 226-0559. FRI: SOUL HEAVEN: DJ Alex Q spins soul classics & underground tunes, from Aretha to Sun Ra; 10, free.
17 Thompson St. (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 343-0828. TUES: SHARE LIBERATIONS: DJ Qool Marv & Vouvou spinn urban lounge, hiphop & world at chilled out spot that's more conducive to quality time than "being seen" by the movers & shakers, drink specials 6-9; 6, free. WEDS: LATIN JAM: Salsa with John Benitez Latin Quartet; 9:30, free.
246 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 675-1567. Also see "Rock." WEDS: CUBANSOUL/WORLDBEAT CAFE: Live play upstairs & "Worldbeat Cafe" downstairs feat. Haitian & African music, www.cubansoul.com for info. Tonight, Nelson Gonzalez y Son Mundano performs; 9, $7-$10. THURS: BLACK CHERRY SOUL: Roland Skinner, Thomas Moller, Scott Harrison & Egizio host a night both for couples & singles looking to make one. A mostly-of-color crowd packs Nell's for live reggae bands upstairs, DJs Larry Blaze & Eric LaPeau spinning r&b, hiphop & reggae down, www.blackcherrysoul.com for info; 10, $10.
245 Houston St. (Norfolk St.), 674-7788. WEDS: DEEP SEE: Cductive staff hosts night of rare grooves with DJs Samba, Kali & Yeshua da Poed, 10, free. FRI: NEVERLAND: DJ Prozac plays techno, ambient & electro to a sake-sipping & fish-supping clientele; 10, free. TUES: SNAFU: DJ Henry Hall & Simeon deliver mix of progressive house with touch of tribal; 10, free.
234 W. Broadway (White St.), 925-2901. SAT: LA RUMBA: Live afro-cuban music, complete with free dance lessons; Live music from Pan Con Timba starts at 10:30, lessons at 8:30, $10.
22 7th Ave. S. (Leroy St.), 293-0323 or www.glowgirl.com. THURS: GLORYA WHOLESOME'S TRANNIE CHASER: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals, cross-dressers & their admirers is getting quite a pick up lately, attracting a well-heeled, sophisticated crowd of the curious, the practiced & the merely voyeuristic. Guest DJs spins a mix of house, disco, campy show tunes & anything else that would make a drag queen squeal. Drag shows each week feat. the creme-de-la-creme of Glorya's friends; 10, $15, $10 for women & dressed trannies. SAT: GLORYA WHOLESOME'S TRANNIE CHASER LIVING LEGENDS: Glorya Wholesome & Gil's party for transsexuals & cross-dressers; 10, $15-$20, $10 for women & dressed trannies.
289 Spring St. (Hudson St.), 929-NVNV. THURS: NVIOUS: DJ Ted Dillinger spins old school hiphop downstairs, while DJ Boris turns out house music on main floor, hosted by Artie, Joey, Anthony Michael, Dino A.C. & Chris A.C; 10, $15-$20.
16 W. 22nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-2000. THURS: FLIRT: Dinner at 8, music by DJs Eddie & Justin with open bar 10-11; 10; free 8-10, $20 after. FRI: EGO: Damon, Richie Romero, Anthony Michael & Jean Claude host house/hiphop/funk party; 10 $20, women free before 12.
85 Ave. A (betw. 5th & 6th Sts.), 475-5050. WEDS: HOLLYWOOD: Hiphop party with DJ Hiro spinnin', 10, $10. THURS: SAY IT LOUD: DJ Qool Marv moves his long-running party to Opaline's dance floor mixing hiphop, soul, r&b & reggae-if you're straight & reasonably confident, you should have a good time at this diverse congregation of attractive 20-somethings; 10, $3. FRI: TOGETHER: DJs Daniel Collas, Georgie Seville & James Spooner "spin love American style" for all the tight-clothed beauties that tend to frequent Life on Wednesdays; 12 midnight, $5+
539 W. 21st St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 229-1618. SAT: WONDERLAND: Shlomi Avdoo, Tamar, Nelson Hitchcock & a slew of others host Opera's weekend night for cigar-smokers & limo-takers. Alex & Richie spin commercial dance in the main room with percussion by Javier Rivera, hiphop, reggae & 80s music in VIP lounge; 10, $15-$20.
200 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-5350. WEDS: ECOUTÉ: DJ Chillfreez spins "intelligent smooth grooves for the discerning ear;" 10, free. THURS: DJ Nod spins breakbeats & Latin favorites, 9, free. FRI: ROYAL FUNK: Mix of drum 'n' bass, house & Brazilian music with Wayne on the tables, 10, free. SUN: TABLEMANNERS: All female DJs-Steel, Doomer & Chicago-spin hiphop & drum 'n' bass; 10, free.
109 E. 9th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 529-5333 or www.nyc-swing.com. FRI: SNACK PACK: Weekly party with DJ Tuesdae spinnin' 60s lounge, 70s disco, 80s hits & 90s pop, hiphop, house & go-go dancers; 10; $5, free before 12. MON: SWINGIN' MONDAYS: Miss Hi-Fi Honey spins classic swing music between sets by Flipped Fedoras, www.nycswing.com for reduced list; 10-1, $5.
215 W. 28th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 726-8820. WEDS: CLUBHOUSE: Two levels of music with hiphop in the lounge; 10, free before 11, $5 11-12, $8 after 12. FRI: OPEN: DJs D 26 & Mercy_Killah spin deep ambient dub; 10, $12.
101 Ave. A (6th St.), 473-7184. WEDS: FREE ZONE: A night for queers, trannies & other polysexuals, feat. garage, hiphop, funk & house on the main floor, & jungle & ultralounge downstairs; $5, $3 before 11 w/flyer. FRI: 1984: Dark & sweaty den pumps out the 80s hits for nostalgia worshippers, hairless 20-something pretty boys & general weirdoes; 10, $5. SAT: EXEDOR: DJs Cry Wolf, Mike Wood & the Borg spin industrial, synth-pop, new wave, Charlie the Slut spins goth & death rock. The crowd is dressed in black, with kohl-rimmed eyed & the occasional wolf's eye contact lens or vampire fang accessory; 10, $6-$10. SUN: GODDESS: Glorya Wholesome hosts yet another party, this one celebrating "fierce feminine glamour" with performances by "New York's most fabulous showgirls" incl. Tina Sparkles, Eva Love & the hostess herself, Miss Wholesome. House & drag tunes by DJ Raymond, DJ Carter & DJ Relentless, www.glowgirl.com; 11, women $10, men $15.
29 2nd Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 529-4712. THURS: Drag & variety show hosted by Mo B. Dick & DJ Brenda Black; 10:30, $5.
194 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 529-4712. WEDS: MURDER: Scrounge up your finest black duds for some deathrock, punk, psychobilly & goth with DJs Charly the Slut & Mister Paul Morden at 11, open acoustic mic 7-11; free. THURS: NETWORK: Breakbeat, jungle, drum 'n bass & house pres. by Koz & Tef; 10, free. FRI: BETTY: DJ Mister Paul Morden spins swamp rock, aka garage, psychobilly, surf, punk, even some bad ol' country; 11, free. MON: HEAVY MANNERS MONDAY: DJs Marvelous Hagler & Johnny Metro spinning reggae, ska & rocksteady music; 9, free. SUN: JARRECK'S NIGHT: DJ's Skellington & Dark Angel spin goth, industrial & new wave; 9, free. TUES: NEVERMORE: DJ Dark Angel spins gothic, industrial & new wave, classic horror films screened all night; 10, free.
127 8th Ave. (16th St.), 627-1680. FRI: FREAK: Hiphop, r&b & soul classics rock the house, pres. by Blue Entertainment; 11. SAT: WILD CHILD: Dance to hiphop, funk & soul; 11, $5, women free before 11. MON: PHAB: Rob Fernandez has got the formula right. Not only is Phab the banjee boy's most important night of the week, but the hets & house lovers are getting hip to the game too, 582-PHAB for info; free until 11:30, $5. TUES: SHAME: DJ Adria spins best & worst of 80s & 90s; 8, $5.
147 W. 15th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 560-4312. FRI: VIBE: Every Friday night resident DJs, Neal Foster, Menace & Believe spin, hosted by Trinity Productions & Steve Zacki, 732-308-1174 for info; 9, free.
187 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 388-1288. WEDS: SHAME: Drink specials for those leaving their self respect at the door; 9, free. THURS: SOUL CHANGO: Salsa, mambo & Brazilian tunes spun by La Loca; 9, free. SUN: GRAVY: DJ Bisquitio serves Gravy with Otter & Harmony groovin' for you; 10, free. MON: SCATALOGICS: Open turntables! Sign up for a half-hour slot, first come, first served, guest talent fills in the gaps; 9, free.
515 W. 18th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 645-5156. WEDS: ROLLERSKATING/BLADING WEDNESDAYS: Skate to 70s Disco, bring your own or rent them here; 8, $12/$15. FRI: BIG FRIDAYS: DJ Boris spins tribal house tracks to a career-track group of heterosexual 20-somethings; 11, $20. SAT: ROXY SATURDAYS: Victor Calderone & special guests spin anesthetizing mix of hard/trance house for muscled-up gay men, Kevin Aviance hosts, Andy Anderson in the upstairs lounge; 11, $25.
249 Eldridge St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 777-5153. Half priced drinks 7-10. WEDS: SHORTY'S LOVE LOUNGE: DJ Jazzy Nice spins from his enormous record collection-funk, hiphop, house, possibly even Turkish music; 10, free. THURS: STRAIGHT UP: There is probably no better bargain than Sapphire. DJ E-Man spins whatever he wants (but tends to stick to hiphop, house, classics & reggae) while downing multiple rounds of scotch & soda; 10, $3. FRI: VARIETY: DJ Jazzy Nice spins house & classics; 10, $5. SAT: INFINITY: DJ Seth K spins house, classics, old school, hiphop & Latin; $5. SUN: BOOM BOOM ROOM: DJ Don S. mixes deep house, old skool, reggae & classics; $.99. MON: SLEAZE FACTOR: Afterhours music at happy hour time. Deep house, breaks, tech-house & all manner of beat-based dance music with residents Adam Goldstone, Peter Anthony, DJ Brian, Ashley Warren, Rick Salzer, Darek Marin spin; 7, $5 incl. one drink.
9 Ave. A (betw. Houston & E. 2nd Sts.), 252-3242. SUN: HALLOWEEN PARTY: Spotlight Entertainment hosts "dance, drink & mingle party" with DJ Arson spinning funk, soul & disco; 8, $5, free for women before 12.
285 W. B'way (Canal St.), 941-0900. WEDS: HOME COOKIN'': Bill Spector, Mark Leventhal, Conrad & Adam Lubin host this party, 10, $10. THURS: SHAG: Shine's best party of the week feat. eclectic mix of music; 10, $20. FRI: BOOM BOOM ROOM: Alan Sanctuary's fashion-y crowd gathers for cabaret acts, music & art showcases & DJ Greg Poole's friendly mix of funk, soul, hiphop & house; 10, $10-$20. TUES: PROHIBITED BEATZ: Residents JoJo Mayer, Yoshi, Swingsett & TC Islam drop ruff beats & breaks for jungle heads, weekly guests round out the talent, 501-3930 for info; 11, $5-$7.
16 1st Ave. (betw. 1st & 2nd Sts.), 260-1549. THURS: VAMPYROS LESBOS: DJ Franc O's 60s/soundtrack/exotica/gogo party. Check out the custom chrome-plated gogo cage for the "crypt dancers", cheesy slide & video projections & enough Jess Franco clips to last a lifetime. As always, dancers Viva Knievel, Manuela & Jaiko Suzuki take to the tabletops; 11, $7. MON: David Cabo party; free, 12.
204 Varick St. (Houston St.), 243-4940. Also see "World Music." SAT: CARNIVAL! Weekly Brazilian Samba party; 2 a.m., $18.
618 W. 46th St. (betw. 11th & 12th Aves.), 489-0001. POST PARADE PARTY: Celebrate the last Halloween of the century with DJ Keoki, Scotty Marz & Logic recording artist SK8; 8.
20 W. 39th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 719-9867. THURS: MIDNIGHT TURNTABLE KNOCKERS: DJ S&S & DJ Max Glazer spin hiphop in the main room. In the Vinyl Room, Digital Konfusion pres. "Frequency," hiphop, house & more with DJs Odyssey, Joe Joe & Madness; 10, $20. FRI: SPICE FRIDAYS: Hot 97.1 DJ Cocoa Chanelle spins hiphop, reggae & r&b in the main room. Classics, reggae & house in the upstairs rooms; 10, $20. SAT: SPEED SATURDAYS: Weekend crowds pack into Speeed for hiphop, r&b & reggae on the main floor by DJs Doo Wop & Cipha Sounds. DJ Frank Delour spins classic house in the Vinyl Room & it's salsa & merengue upstairs with DJ Clear; 10, $20. SUN: SUNDAY MASS: DJs Merritt, Cleveland, O.S & Surg spin deep house, tribal & latin house, hiphop, salsa, merengue & bachata on four floors; 11, $10.
101 Greene St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 343-9000. WED: MOONRAKER WEDNESDAYS: DJs Swingsett, Jessie System, Silver & Dinky spin future dance music; 8:30, $10/free for women before 11. SUN: GOOD TIMES SUNDAYS: Eclectic mix of Hiphop, disco & classics spun by DJ Arson & Lapeau, 561-9649 for info; 10, $10-$20.
35 E. 13th St. (betw. University Pl. & B'way), 979-6677. WEDS: BEEP: Weekly party, musical format is mostly house & techno, spun by Pankaj & Stone-2-for-1 drinks 10-11; 10, free. SAT: STACKED: Popular disco night with bankers & model-chasers; 10, $5-$10. SUN: SHOUT!: Steve & Pedro host this one-year-&-going-strong 60s dance party. Guest DJs keep things; 11, free.
220 12th Ave. (27th St.), 695-4682. SAT: KURFEW TUNNEL SATURDAYS: In honor of Halloween, Tunnel hosts "Blair Witch Project" party with five demonic drag queens, prizes & "treats" for best horrific-looking drag queen; 10, $20, $15 w/invite.
205 Chrystie St. (Stanton St.), 505-2543. FRI: 4U & YOURS: Eli from WKCR & DJ Al Boogie play hiphop classics; 10, $5. SUN: STEPPIN': Junglist/turntablist showcase feat. residents Vital, White Owl & Starfish; 718-398-7663 for information & slot; 9, free.
530 W. 27th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 268-1600 or www.twiloclub.com. FRI: Consistently bringing in Twilo's biggest & most diverse crowds with their trancey, soulful & electronica-house music; 11, $10-$25. SAT: JUNIORVERSE: Junior Vasquez who doesn't go on until 3 a.m., at the earliest, stretches his night well into Sunday morning...it's the return of the 6 a.m.-noon party session; 11, $20-$25. SUN: Late-night party with DJs Jimmy Van M. (11-1), Scott Henry (1-3), David Seaman (3-5) & Quivver (5-close); 11.
208 W. 23rd St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 929-8900 or www.kurfew.com. FRI: 4play 4ridays: Dance party catering to young gay men & woman-guest DJs each week; E-mail your musical requsts to firstname.lastname@example.org; 10, $10-$20.
248 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 807-1775. THURS: BREAKIN' GROUND: Justin Johnson, Lord V., Jaesun, Swingsett & Yoshi spin; 10, $10. SAT: LOVELY: Promoters Lorie, E-Man & Lola join Soraya in hosting a mixed crowd eager to dance to hiphop, reggae, funk & deep house. DJs Qool Marv, Spinna, Cosi & Mighty Mi keep the upstairs dancefloor pumping with a mix of hiphop, reggae & classics. DJ E-Man resurrects the dark & cozy "Chameleon Lounge," with mix of funk, soul, deep house, Latin & classics; 560-4312 or www.studio9.com/Lovely for info; 10, women free before 11, $10-$15.
28 E. 23rd St. (betw. B'way & Park Ave. S.), 254-6117. WEDS: PASSPORT PARTY: Vancouver's DJ John & Manchester's Mark spin tunes to get the sexy foreigners dancin'; 10, $5 foreigners, $10 curious Americans. THURS: PHYSICS: Weekly drum 'n' bass party hosted by Mathematics crew. Residents DB, Dara, Blueline & Roy Dank, with emcee Jonny Z hold it down for weekly guests, 946-1998 for info; 11, $5-$10. FRI: VANITY FRIDAYS: DJs Arson & Goldfinger spin hiphop & house in the Soul Lounge while DJ Nomad spins disco, pop & Latin in the Velvet Lounge; 10, $10-15/Women free before midnight. SAT: FREAKY: Two floors of bangin' music with residents Danny Buddha Morales, Benji Candllario, Oscar Poche, Juan Coon from WBLS & DJ Phenix; 10, $10, $7 w/invite. TUES: LATINO CAFE: After-work party featuring salsa, merengue & worldbeat; 5-10, free. SUPER FUNK: Deep house for an industry crowd, feat. weekly guests; 10, $10.
223 Mulberry St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 946-1908. FRI: LA CHAZA: Friday stop-over for a little of everything-bossa nova, drum 'n' bass, rare groove, hosted by Monica Pineda-over Cosmos in Velvet's upstairs lounge, 946-1908 for DJ lineup & info; 10, free.
12 Spring St. (Elizabeth St.), 633-6513. WEDS: TANKED: Scuba hosts & spins new party with JMZ, Joel T. & Robb Hart rounding out the hard-edged, electronic dance sounds being spun at; 10, free.
6 Hubert St. (betw. Hudson & Greenwich Sts.), 343-1379. WEDS: SUNSET RITUAL: "Little Louie" returns for another Dance Ritual party, playing soul, & funky jazz beats; 7, $10-$12. FRI: BE YOURSELF: Danny Tenaglia spins at 11. SAT: SHELTER: An evening of rejoice. SUN: BODY & SOUL: Deep/tribal house party. Joe Claussel, Francois Kevorkian & Danny Krivit spin, 330-9169 for info; 3-10, $15.
143 Madison Ave. (betw. 31st & 32nd Sts.), 545-0722. SAT: CULTURE SHOCK SATURDAYS: Spotlight Entertainment's newest jam features Mark King spinning house, Geo on the hiphop/r&b tip & DJ Johnny Z. A sophisticate crowd gathers for flirting, drinking & the occasional spin on the dancefloor, 802-7455 for info; 11, $10-$20.
16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492. Also see "Film & Video." THURS: NULL: An appropriate venue for techno & other electronic sounds: a dark bar on one end of the room, a giant video monitor (used to screen rare films & quirky art stuff) on the other. The patrons are bathed in a blue, Trinitronic cast as they nod their heads to guest selectors; 10:30, free. TUES: BASE: Ambient groove, electronica & drum 'n' bass by guest selectors; 10:30, free.
125 E. 11th St. (betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.), 353-1600. FRI: NETPARTY: After-work party for the upwardly mobile. Jeans & sneakers not allowed, business attire requested; 6, $10. SUN: ROCK 'N' ROLL SUNDAYS: Get your "rocks off" every week with DJ Chrissy & Georgie Seville; 10, $20, $10 w/invite.
A Place to Sit on Fifth Ave.
How and Why To Get To Zero Waste
Windows, AC Sealed By Construction
Tribe’s Struggle for Recognition
Keeping the City Moving
Police Investigating Impersonations
Locally, ERA Gets Renewed Push
A Place to Sit on Fifth Ave.
How and Why To Get To Zero Waste
Windows, AC Sealed By Construction
Tribe’s Struggle for Recognition
Keeping the City Moving
Police Investigating Impersonations
Locally, ERA Gets Renewed Push
Letters: Carriage Horses Are Cared For