21 Essential Websites for New York Nightlife Culture

 

There are so many blogs and websites for New York nightlife that if you tried to read them all you’d never have time to go out. This list collects some of the best and most up to date writing online. This isn’t a list of sites about the industry side, venue reviews or a list of purely self promotional sites. There are plenty of good ones in both those categories, but this list focuses on the sites with a cultural focus. Some of them will be familiar, others will be new. I hope all of them will help learn more about New York nightlife culture go out and have fun.

 

Music/ DJing

Ear Drum NYC

Frequency

New Music Daily

Village Voice Music 

 

Nightlife Tastemakers

Elite Daily

Good Night Mr. Lewis

Guest of a Guest

NY Nightlife: @NYNightlife (on Twitter)  

Societe Perrier

 

Bartending/ Drinking

New York Barfly

Shake and Strain

The Truth about Bartending

 

Restaurants/ Eating

Eater New York

Grub Street New York

Zagat New York

 

Fashion/ Style/ Photography

The Dandy Project

I Rock the Shot

Paper Magazine

Young, Rich and Faking It  

 

Wine

DomaiNYC

 

Beer

The Beer Friends

 

Nightlife changes over time, so this list will change with it. If you think I left someone out that needs to be here, or you think someone is here who shouldn’t be, let me know.

Have fun.

G