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Top 5 Dance Clubs


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Bossa Nova Civic Club
1271 Myrtle Ave., nr. Central Ave., Bushwick; 718-443-1271
Former rave promoter John Barclay opened this 1,900-square-foot club as an antidote to the rampant twee artisanalization of North Brooklyn.

Marquee
289 Tenth Ave., nr. 27th St.; 646-473-0202
The revamped meatpacking spot is now a trance-and house-centric ode to LEDs, go-go dancing, and sparkling magnums of Champagne.

Finale
199 Bowery, at Spring St.; 212-980-3011
This 6,000-square-foot tufted vault, located within a multi-venue complex, is owned by the EMM Group, the folks behind the Chandelier Room.

Santos Party House
96 Lafayette St., nr. Walker St.; 212-584-5492.
Andrew W.K.’s bi-level club packs a fierce 150,000-watt sound system, and lets almost nothing get in the way of that wondrous noise.

Output
74 Wythe Ave., at N. 12th St., Williamsburg; outputclub.com
The first of its kind in North Brooklyn, the Berlin-style electroclub fits 452 party people (and even more when the roof opens in warm weather).

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