Technically, I’m not sure whether or not we can call this a Super Bowl party, but given that Black Oak Nights is theoretically a “news” site, can’t we kind of say it is as part of our rights as journalists? I have no clue, but what I do know is that if you want to watch the “Big Game” on February 6 at 2011, then you better head over to Crash Mansion (199 Bowery Street, Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City) for a Super Bowl party for the ages. RSVP on our Facebook page…
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When I was in my teens, I watched a lot of “Cheers” re-runs, and thus I always imagined going to a bar where everybody knew my name. Of course, living in New York City and finding a place like that in Manhattan makes that a little bit more difficult for a young, black professional. Naturally, there are plenty of spots for black people in Harlem, but many of those tend to cater to a much older crowd. But having been in New York for quite some time now, I have managed to comb through many a bar in Manhattan, and I have a few spots worthy of regular attendance.
Here is our list of the Best Bars for young, black professionals in New York City. Read the rest of this entry »
You can’t help but wonder where do all of the young, black professionals in New York City go for drinks and conversation without paying $20 covers, listening to overly loud music and or having to deal with expensive restaurant tabs.
And where’s our “Cheers?” Where can we go where everybody knows our name, no matter the time of day, or day of the week?
Basically, it comes down to, “Where does the young, black professional crowd go in NYC?”
Well, believe it or not, there are a few bars and watering holes that have a predominantly black clientele, so you don’t have to feel like the odd one out afterwork or late at night. We came up with a few places that maintain a simple atmosphere, a plentiful “bar food” menu, and plenty of alcoholic beverages for black professionals, singles, couples, visitors and regulars.
So without further adieu, here are the places where black people can drink, eat and be merry. Read the rest of this entry »
Don’t let the start of the work week be the end of your fun weekend. Keep the party going by checking out one of the many things going on in the Monday Nightlife Rundown for March 8, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »
Which means it’s time to forget about work, stop talking about the economy, and do whatever the heck you feel like doing! And should that just happen to include hitting up an afterwork happy hour, having dinner with your friends, hitting up the club and then a nightcap at your favorite pizza place—well, then so be it! To help you out with your agenda, as well as the agendas of those with slightly different nightlife goals, here is your Friday Nightlife Rundown for February 26, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »
Thursday night, or as many call it, the “Pre-Weekend” is finally here. Hopefully, you already know what you’re getting into after work, but if you still need some ideas, here are some of tonight’s better options. From live music at S.O.B.’s to great food at Tillman’s, the Thursday Nightlife Rundown for February 25, 2010 is chalk-full of stuff to do afterwork and well into Friday morning. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m sure you have a case of the Mondays, especially after having one of the best weekends, weather-wise, that we have had in New York City in a while. Unfortunately, the forecast calls for a return to snowy days on Tuesday, so you better get out while you can. Here’s the Monday Nightlife Rundown: Read the rest of this entry »