Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Week of August 17 - August 22, 2010

The summer weather in New York is still in full effect. So why not party on a school night and make the most of the amazing nightlife in the city that never sleeps. The only problem is that there are so many places to dance the night away. It’s GEM to the rescue with a roundup of the 5 most fabulous fiestas, one day at a time.
Let’s get the party started!


Guantanamera - Cuban Salsa

939 8th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Cuban cigars and rhythms alike will draw you in! The food and beverage menu will have you
exploring the best Cuban delicacies.


Empire Hotel Rooftop – Hip-Hop

44 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023

Shake up your after-work plans with great cocktails and DJs spinning a cool mix of the hottest music. This sexy party goes on rain or shine up on top of the Empire Hotel and features an
amazing view of the NYC skyline.

Side note: This Week's (Aug 17th) Afterwork Party at Empire Hotel will feature drinks special provided by GIVEN (JEE-VAHN). GIVEN is a unique blend of premium agave tequila (imported from Jalisco, Mexico) and all natural lime juice handcrafted through an infusion process in Cognac, France. Be sure to stop and get a taste of this new elegantly bold liqueur. For more information on GIVEN visit,


Santos Party House - Cumbia, Latin Underground, Latin Tropical

96 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013

Don’t be deterred by the location. The music and type of crowd changes nightly and what’s consistent is that there are always cheap drinks and plenty dance space.


Water Taxi Beach - Throwback Thursdays with classic house and salsa

89 South Street, New York, NY 10038

Nothing but a house party…party under the stars that is. Revelers can enjoy the retro grooves
con salsa with sand between their toes!


SOB - Salsa showcase

204 Varick Street, New York, NY

Cant get enough salsa? This legendary venue features music from around the world with live bands nightly. Voted as one of the best under-21 parties in NYC; check out the website for those nights.


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