You’d never guess from the Heidi Montag wanna-bes hanging out in the neighborhood that the attitude at this club is close to zero, at least once you get past the bouncers guarding the door. On the sunken dance floor, hip-to-hip crowds gyrate to deep beats from top DJs, including NYC old-schoolers François K, Tedd Patterson and Louie Vega. Cielo, which features a crystal-clear sound system, has won a bevy of Best Club awards in its half-decade of existence—and it deserves them all.
This is New York City, people. If you’re bored at night, you’re doing something wrong. And we’ve made planning an evening on the town that much easier with this roundup of the best clubs in Manhattan, from rooftop boîtes like Le Bain to the Meatpacking District’s temple of dance music, Cielo.
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