NY Nightlife: Scene

The hottest clubs, coolest bars, and everything in between.

Cattyshack’s annual Ghoulfest is back, and this year, the costume contest is sure to be a hair-raising good time. With categories such as funniest, sexiest and craziest, you have to be super-creative to win the cash prize. The gorgeous ghoulist go-gos will be dancing to the beastly beats of DJ Daryl Raymond and DJ Storm. But you might want to try your luck deciphering the beguiling mystery shots served all ngiht long. The fiendish fun takes over the Slope on Oct 27.

Bring your October back from the dead on Oct 27 at  Choice Cu*ts, where the theme is “Whoroween” You’ll be expected to dress as a… well, let’s just say you should dress in your sexiest costume and the ladies at the door will take very good care of you. As partygoers harness their inner sexpots, Electric Fiction will take the stage, their music serving as the soundtrack for this cool and eclectic party that is quickly becoming a queer community favorite.


Queens gets creepy on Oct 27, when the Latin ladies of Chueca bring you their 7th annual Halloween party—the Marcarade Gala 2007. The diverse crowd gets to sample the specially concocted Chueca shot, an elixir known to put it’s drinkers under the sexiest of spells. Be sure to wear your most ghoulish garb if you want to get your hands on the grand prize for best costume. Hot shot girls, wicked dancers, and DJ MaFemme round out your night.


Come cloaked in your swankiest  on Halloween, and party at NYC’s new and exclusive Wednesday party for women. VIP caves keep things creepy, but the bubbly will surely help you stay warm. And the girls? No, those aren’t masks. They really are that gorgeous, year-round.

For a Park Slope haunt this Halloween check out Ginger’s on Oct 27 Come dressed to impress—Ginger’s is hosting their annual costume party. The competition has been known vicious! And there ain’t nothin’ like a costumed lesbian bar brawl on the spookiest day of the year to make us proud.

If dressing up just once won’t cut it, head to Henrietta Hudson for double the fun. On Oct 27, win an iPod nano at the annual masquerade party. Not so scary, huh? For a real fright, visit on Oct 31 and party with all the spooks from the famous NYC Halloween parade.

Congratulations are in order, because Hudson Heels celebrates their one year anniversary Oct 27 with a masquerade ball at Katra. They’re known for their fabulous music, and this masked affair will be no different. Noted guest DJs like Dove, Havana Funk and Charo will be keeping the dance floor packed and the vibe super sexy. Don’t miss out on these music-savvy beauties.

Join the Lovergirl ladies on Oct 27 at the gynormous club Rebel for their annual Halloween extravaganza. If you’ve managed to work a spooky Halloween look, enter the costume contest—but make sure you’re worthy. Only the funniest, sexiest and scariest go home with the most money and the flyest honey.

On Oct 26, NikkisREMIX will be mixing up an excellent recipe for pre-Halloween fun. Good music, hot girls in costume, and spectacular drink specials are just some of the ingredients. If your costume beats the rest, you can walk away with 100 bones. Watch out for the special guest dancer who will hypnotize—don’t let her moves keep you from winning the prize!

Shescape is back with their annual Halloween bash on Oct 27, and what can we say? It’ll be sizzling. With a cash prize for the most scandalous costume (or just show up in costume for a discounted cover! The go-go dancers will keep you entranced while the delicious DJ Francesca spins tracks so hot they make cauldrons bubble.

Snapshot’s making waves with their Halloween Eve (butt) Pirate Party. Live out your pirate fantasy by sending a sexy wench a bottle of rum, and canoodle in the naughty cabins aboard the Sordid Shipwreck. They’ve “decked” out the second floor, so dress the part with your best sea-monster costume and put Captain Jack to shame.

Get your head start on Halloween at Stonewall 69 Oct 25, where you can mix and mingle with gays and lesbians young and old on Thursdays at the historic site where it all happened back in ’69. Sure, it’s that time of the year, but there’s nothing scary about this casual mixed party. There might be ghosts here, but they’re definitely friendly ones!

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