Marisa Tom | September 21, 2011 10:00 amWhile I was just a young'n in the '80s, that minor detail has never stopped me from rocking my best version of the decade's finest fashions and wiling out to Prince, The Bangles, and New Kids on the Block when the chance presents itself. I know you'll agree — whether you owned that Flock of Seagulls 'do or live to emulate the neon stylings at the next themed party, there's always room in our hearts for the culturally radical vacuum that defines the '80s.
So it's with a rare mix of excitement, silliness, and nostalgia that I urge you to hit up the revamped reopening of Culture Club (20 W.Read More
Marisa Tom | September 13, 2011 10:00 amHaven't had your fill of fashion week madness yet? Me neither. And as you may already know, some of the most amazing style sightings happen after hours.Read More
Marisa Tom | July 20, 2011 11:45 amLast night, PopSugar threw an epic Summer soiree at The Standard's (848 Washington St., 212-645-4646) Highline room, complete with a live acoustic set from musician Andy Grammer and a two-hour DJ set from downtown cool girl Harley Viera-Newton. I caught up with Viera-Newton somewhere between Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" and Nancy Sinatra's "These Boots Were Made For Walking" to find out what haunts she's frequenting this Summer. I knew I was bound to learn about some great nightlife, food, and drink spots — perfect to add to my (and your) city to-do list.Read More
Marisa Tom | July 13, 2011 12:00 amReserve a table for four at Columbus 72, the Upper West Side's premier nightclub, and start your night off with two rounds of drinks and attentive table service — all for the cool price of $50.
The ultra modern-meets-world décor space, complete with disco ball (of course), houses two expansive bars, a checkerboard dance floor, and plenty of booths for sipping on your cocktails. If you're looking for a locale to get the party started before heading downtown, this is a valid jumping off point.Read More
Marisa Tom | May 6, 2011 12:00 amIronically enough, hatching and executing evening plans with friends — even in this city — can be a logistical nightmare. So next weekend, this one's for you. Seek sinful reprieve at Lair, SoHo's newest nightlife fixture.Read More