Price: $11 cover
Thursday night at Club Cache is famous for its intense and fun salsa dancers. The club is filled with people from different backgrounds coming together to shake their culos on the dance floor. There is of course salsa music and dancing on other nights of the week, but Thursday is the most famous night at the club. Sit and watch all the talent on the dance floor, and then join in yourself when you get brave enough. The cover charge and bar are cash only, so bring enough cash to get in and wet your whistle.
LQ stands for Latin Quater, and this club is definitely rocking the Latin beats in New York City. The club is spread over more than 15,000 square feet, which is a gigantic space for Manhattan. There are two different VIP areas and the nonstop dancing is spread among two floors at this mega-club. Come early to taste some of the delicious bites on the menu, including miniature roe-covered shrimp dumplings. Don’t expect the dancing to get hot until midnight, when New Yorkers shows up to drink, dance and be seen.
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There are two different dance “rooms” at Columbus 72 – a Latin Fusion room and a Club Room playing popular top 40 hits. Friday nights are always hopping at this club because it’s Latin Fusion night with a live band as well as a DJ playing after you get off work. Dance to Bachata, merengue, Brazilian, Reggaeton, R&B, Hip Hop, Salsa, top 40 tunes, as well as the classics. This event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and the dancing continues until the wee hours of the morning in the two club rooms.
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