New York nightlife: Fall 2012’s top parties and burlesque shows

Plan your after-dark diversions—whether you prefer top-shelf electronic dance music or something a bit saucier—with our New York nightlife picks for fall.

  • The Pontani Sisters feature at Burlesque-A-Pades

  • Photograph: Seze Devres

    Demdike Stare, pictured, spins at the Bunker with Peter Van Hoesen

  • Photograph: Steven Rosen

    Dances of Vice's PhantasmaGorey Grand Victorian Halloween Ball


  • Photograph: Courtesy Verboten

    Seth Troxler, pictured, appears at Verboten with Subb-an

  • Photograph: Don Spiro

    Jonny Porkpie as Porkfeld. Porkpie appears at Pinchbottom Burlesque: You Only Pinch Twice.

The Pontani Sisters feature at Burlesque-A-Pades

Fewer daylight hours mean more after-dark pleasures (you can’t argue with math). We’ve rounded up the best of New York nightlife this fall, from big bashes by top party-throwers such as the Bunker, Verboten and Dances of Vice, to a titillating burlesque tribute to Bond.

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