Kick things off tonight at Black Flamingo’s Latin-inspired digs with food and dancing, then level up with some hoppy libations at Barcade.
Past, Recurring & Evergreen Plans
Check out the plans that have come & gone on idk tonight. Some still hold true, some recur on a weekly or monthly basis and some are just here for past inspiration.
Indulge in some exotic Hawaiian flavors at Noreetuh in the East Village, then puff, puff, and pass the hookah at Horus Cafe on A.
Share something sweet from the Sweethaus cupcake cafe in Williamsburg, then celebrate Mother’s Day with a movie about moms at Nitehawk Cinema.
Enjoy fancy cocktails in the luxe decor at Evening Bar before heading to 1803 NYC to sip on sazeracs while chowing down on crawdaddies, oysters and more at this NoLa-inspired spot.
Start the evening at Luanne’s Wild Ginger, where vegetarian Pan-Asian dishes taste just like the real thing. Then, head to Dick and Jane’s, a sexy speakeasy housed in an old garage, for cocktails.
We love exploring neighborhood favorites, and our latest cozy neighborhood find features Greenpoint, where you’ll enjoy a lovely dinner at Anella followed by drinks at Alameda, where the bartenders are well versed in unique cocktails.
For lightened up Italian that doesn’t skimp on the flavor, start the evening with dinner at La Pecora Bianca. Then, head to the Flatiron Room for a whiskey lover’s paradise, complemented by live jazz.
Sample authentic Italian pizzas at Inatteso Pizzabar Casano before enjoying glorious views of the Hudson River and Downtown Manhattan at Pier A Harbor House, featuring indoor and outdoor spaces and four distinctly different bar/restaurant areas.
For a relaxing adventure, visit Williamsburg’s LUCAS LUCAS Gallery for a Sound Art Meditation session followed by a dinner in the intimate ambiance of ramen spot Suzume.
Take in the magic of Music Mondays at Advent Lutheran Church where you’ll hear worldly sounds from composer and clarinetist Derek Bermel. After the concert, top off your evening with Greek cuisine at Telio, an Upper West Side neighborhood favorite.
Enjoy a classic Jazz performance courtesy of The Bombshells at Birdland in the heart of NYC, then go full-tilt Italiano over dinner at Trattoria Trecolori.
Learn the art of the tarot with internationally-known shaman Donna Henes before enjoying the spring weather with Italian-American fare in Faun’s backyard garden.
Rose-tint your night at Velvet’s Jazz Night in Williamsburg, then change the tone to something a little more casual while you eat at Marlow & Sons.
First, go all-in on Italian at Gnocco in the East Village, then enjoy some stand-up comedy courtesy of Golden Spiral at Dream Baby.
Caffeinate for the first half of tonight’s date at Blue Bottle Coffee before heading to the Table of Contents Reading Series at Egg Restaurant, where literary standouts like Meghan Daum, Annabelle Gurwitch, and Jack Livings read excerpts from their latest works.
Stargaze with the Amateur Astronomers Association before enjoying a fresh twist on American standards at a New York institution, The Smith.
It’s fight night at MSG when the World Boxing Championship brings us Linard vs. Lomachenko. When it’s all over, chill out with a slice of pie at Manhattan institution, New York Pizza Suprema.
Stuff your faces with tacos at the New York Taco Takeover before making your way to The Barge Bar to drink on a boat while taking in views of the Manhattan skyline.
Tonight’s date is about dressing down and getting comfortable. Crack into crustacean with your hands at Crab Spot, then spend the rest of the evening laughing at a special installment of the BackFat Variety Show at Union Hall.
Sink your teeth into Monday by visiting a meat-lover’s paradise at Bowery Meat Company. Then, keep the night going as you enjoy the casual vibe of Rockwood Music Hall while listening to the inspired sounds of The After Party.
Lose yourselves in the rustic decadence and deliciousness of Olio e Piú in Greenwich Village, then catch a throwback screening of Alan Rudolph’s Investigating Sex at Quad Cinema.
Kick off the night with an authentic Sicilian slice or two at Ria Bella Pizza before making your way to BEETLEBUM at Saint Vitus for a Britpop bash.
Steve Martin and Martin Short perform the New York leg of their “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” tour. Cap off the memorable evening with dinner at Burke & Wills, an Australian bistro that serves up kangaroo burgers and a good time.
For tonight’s two-for-one date night plan, start upstairs at the Jewish Museum’s exhibit of Marc Camille Chaimowicz’s Your Place or Mine before heading downstairs to Russ & Daughters for every New Yorker’s favorite meal of the day (hint: it’s breakfast for dinner).