Mansion: 530 W 28th St, New York, NY Gigantic, multi-room dance club maintains a sexy, swank feel at this Chelsea offshoot of the Miami hot spot.
Cielo: 18 Little West 12th St, New York, NY A diamond in the Meatpacking District, this intimate club has such a fun scene you’d think the door policy was based on love of dancing.
Love: 179 Macdougal Street, New York, NY What’s in a name? In the case of this West Village club, it’s a spot-on description of the feel-good, everyone’s-welcome vibe that goes late into the night.
Studio B: 259 Banker St, Brooklyn, NY The hip acts that pass through this Brooklyn warehouse guarantee a dance floor packed with indie scenesters.
Samba-Le: 23 Ave A, New York, NY On Saturday nights, this Brazilian restaurant swings with live samba music.
Beatrice Inn: 285 W 12th St, New York, NY Paul Sevigny’s super exclusive West Village den is where the prettiest people let their dance floor inhibitions fly.
Dirty Disco: 248 W 14th St, New York, NY Posses in their 20s overrun this retro-sexy gallery-lounge with late-night rendezvous.
APT: 419 W 13th St, New York, NY Savvy clubbers make like the downstairs bar is their own private dance party.
Le Souk: 47 Avenue B, New York, NY Multiple tiers of Middle Eastern fun–from the dance floor to the dining to the hookahs.
Element: 225 E Houston St, New York, NY The former bank-turned-club cashes in as a Lower East Side dance institution.
Sway: 305 Spring St, New York, NY This small, trendy west Soho lounge admits beautiful, well-dressed and self-aware downtown fashionistas.
bOb: 235 Eldridge St, New York, NY A pickup spot big on hip-hop and local art.
Cattyshack: 249 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY Every night is ladies night at this bi-level lesbian bar and dance club.
Sullivan Room: 218 Sullivan St, New York, NY A pumping subterranean joint for late-night dancing and fast, hard drinks