"The Playground" Your Guide To What To Do Tonight...


It’s time to figure out where some of the best parties are tonight. Below are our picks of tonight’s top events. And, as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar Page. Note to our newsletter readers, the Freedom Or LOVE, PRIDE, NYC 2009 Gala was canceled after “press time".

Opening of the Southwest Porch at Bryant Park [Details] Where: By Invitation Only Why: Hosts Tom Colicchio and Tim Zagat will be joined by Mayor Bloomberg to launch this new summer gathering place (if you got our newsletter, you might have won admission!) When: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mellow Mondays at the Hudson Terrace [Details] Where: Hudson Terrace Why: Combine good food, drinks, sunset, beautiful people, and fine music (the Rachel Phillips Quartet) with a bit of civics, and you get this fun fundraiser for the campaign for NYC Comptroller Candidate Sal Ejaz. When: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Monday DRUMS at L'Orange Bleue [Details] Where: 430 Broome Street Why: Our local favorite brings in a live band to begin the week. When: 8:30 pm - 12:00 pm

The Secret Policeman's Ball [Details] Where: Public Assembly - 70 N. 6th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn (map) Why: The Love or Pride Gala may be cancelled, but you can still celebrate Pride Week with these enthusiastic Anglophile performers. When: 10:00 pm - 12:00 pm