The GofG Hurricane Irene Party Guide!

by Samantha Hui · August 26, 2011

Bad News: There's a hurricane heading to the city this weekend and you should probably stay inside. Good News: for those of you intent on making it outside your apartments this weekend, we've picked out the best bars and parties for you to get your twister on.

NYC Guide

DC Guide

Parties

Get Blown Away at Riff Raff's When: Fri, Aug 26th. 10pm Where: Riff Raff's Club. Open Why: Where else should you be other than inside RIff Raff's of the Hurricane Club [Details]

Hot August Nights at Soho Grand

When: Fri, Aug 26th, 11pm Where: The Club Room at Soho Grand Why: John Munson and Ted Gushue aren't letting Irene have all the fun[Details] -

Hurricane Evacuation Yoga Party When: Sat, Aug 27th. 9pm Where: Om Factory , 265 W 37th st 17th Fl. Open Why: Because hurricanes and yoga go hand in hand. duh [Details] -

Come on Irene! Pub Crawl When: Sat, Aug 27th, 11:30am Where:  Lillies, Side Bar, Village Pourhouse, Phoebes Why: This group has the right initiative. You say hurricane, they say PUB CRAWL [Details] -

The BR Guest Restaurant Group's Hurricane Drink Specials When: Sat & Sun, Aug 27th-28th, All Day Where: Blue Water Grill, Ruby Foo's, Primehouse and Atlantic Grill Why: Hurricane cocktail specials all day at these restaurants plus if you're name is Irene - the first round's on them. Score! [Details] -

HURRICANES in the HURRICANE Party! When: Sat, Aug 27th, 10pm Where: Billy Hurricanes, 25 Avenue B Between 2nd & 3rd Street Why: Celebrate this hurricane with none other than a HURRICANE!! [Details]

Where to Drink

Brinkley's Where: 406 Broome St What to Order: The Dark & Stormy- Goslings Rum & Ginger Beer

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Southern Hospitality Where: 1460 Second Avenue What to order: The Hurricane - Rum, Bacardi 151, Orange Juice & Cranberry

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Bourbon St Bar Where: Bourbon St Bar & Grille, 346 W 46th St What to Order: $5 Hurricanes all around and 2 for 1 local drafts

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Also, check out this great list of bars that will be open this weekend: [HowAboutWe]