18 Little W. 12th St., 212-645-5700
The D.J.’s here are famous for the music they play, not the celebrities they date. Top-notch mix masters, like resident Willie Graff and Body and Soul veteran François K, and the monthly “Turntables on the Hudson” party draw the most international following of any club in New York. The mix of European and American house-music lovers that come here head straight for the dance floor—one of the few left in the city—and bump and grind from the minute they’re let in until the music stops.
Best Deep House Club
From the 2006 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).