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Your NYC Guide to Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day. You either love it or hate it. Whether you are spending the day with a lover or wincing at all things pink with a friend, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. We've got the best of the best activities going on in New York City for this romantic holiday. From the best prix fixe menus in town to fun ways to sultry cruises on the Hudson, we've got you covered.

Fall in Love Again at The Sanctuary Hotel: What better way to spend lovers' day than with a romantic getaway at this luxuury boutique hotel? The hotel's Fall in Love Again Package includes romantic dinner for two at Haven Rooftop, rose petals where it matters most (wink), melt in your mouth chocolate truffles, Mile High Tease Intimacy Kit, and a bottle of champagne upon arrival. Rates begin at $329 and the package is valid from February 10th- 17th.

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Holiday Hooplah

The holidays are upon us! Take a break from that exhausting holiday shopping and enjoy this wonderful time of year by taking in a show, taking advantage of great deals, and eating your hearts out!

Gotham Burlesque Holiday Show: December 15th at 10pm, Stage 72 will play host to the sexiest ladies around. The titillating burlesque show will feature some of New York's hottest names in the biz, such as Nasty Canasta, Peekaboo Pointe, Minnie Tonka, Shelly Watson, and many more. The show will be hosted by World Famous *Bob*. Ticket prices range from $37-$49 and can be purchased here.

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Festive Fall: Theater Edition

Gotham Burlesque Coney Island Spectacular: Coney Island is invading Manhattan's Upper West Side October 6th at 10pm at The Triad. There will be twelve amazing acts from NYC's best burlesque and variety performers, including Bambi the Mermaid, The Great Fredini, Ekaterina, The Great Throwdini, Miss Harvest Moon, Scott Baker, Tigger, Justina Flash, and more! Shelly Watson will host this sultry extravaganza featuring song, dance, tricks, and plenty of treats. Tickets range from $37-$49 and can be purchased here.

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Fun Things Happening in NYC Right Now

With so many options out there it can be hard to pick just one thing to do in NYC. Luckily for you, we've narrowed it down to some awesome upcoming events and specials that you should not miss!

Gotham Burlesque is at it again...this time with special guest star Dirty Martini. September 1st at 10pm brings you the spiciest Labor Day Weekend around with New York's sexiest show. Headliner Angie Pontani is sure to bring the house down with her sultry moves, along with fellow dancers Peekaboo Point, Bettina May, Nasty Canasta, Medianoche, Pinkie Special, and Albert Cadabra. The show will be hosted by *Bob*, with special appearance by Dangrrr Doll. Head to The Triad for a night to remember. Ticket prices range from $35-$45 and can be purchased here.

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Summer Delight: NYC Theater Edition

Summer in the city can be tough...annoyingly humid days followed by torrential downpours, no one in sight on the weekends, and the same ol' shtick going on every day. Do something a little different from hitting the nearest bar and binge drinking all night -- check out one of these six great shows going on throughout the month of August. And if you still feel the need to drink till you pass out, well, at least you got some good theater in before the lights went out.

The Moth Storyslam: Listen to true personal stories at The Bell House at this epic open mic night. The storyslam will feature 10 stories by Brooklyn's general public. If you want to participate, come prepared with a five minute story and put your name in the hat and hope to be chosen! Peter Aguero will host the evening, beginning at 7:30pm on August 6th. There will be 10 stories, 3 judges, and one winner. Come prepared!

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Jo 'Boobs' Weldon Headlines Gotham Burlesque

With a name like Jo 'Boobs' Weldon, you know that the Headmistress of the NY School of Burlesque is sure to impress. Gotham Burlesque welcomes this siren to the stage on July 7th at 10pm at the Triad Theater.

In addition to Ms. Boobs, the show will also host the great deceiver Albert Cadabra, world champion trick roper Chris McDaniel, Coney Island sword swallower The Great Fredini, the one woman riot Minnie Tonka, the Monty Python of burlesque Pinke Special, BB Heart, Raquel Reed, and the girl with a soulful voice and cheeks as sweet as cherries, Cherry La Voix. The show will be hosted by *Bob* and stage kitten extraordinaire Dangrrr Doll.

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The Danger Dame Headlines Gotham Burlesque

Gotham Burlesque at The Triad is one of NYC's best burlesque shows. On Saturday, June 2nd at 10pm, the show will play host to headliner and burlesque superstar, the Danger Dame. Veronica Varlow, the Danger Dame, is a sultry siren born of the 1940's Fantasy of Pinup girls and femme fatales. Prepare to be entranced by her moves this Saturday.

Joining the Dame will be the world's fastest and most accurate knife thrower and one of the top 100 Guinness World Record holders of all time, The Great Throwdini and his target girl, Lana Firebird.

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5 Events to Get You Warmed Up for Summer

Spring is here, and the best way to celebrate is to glug down tons of beer, learn (and taste) different wines, and of course, watch sexy burlesque dancers do their thing! Okay, maybe the beer drinking is the only thing you normally do, but everything else is sure to be a good addition to your springtime traditions!

The Naked Truth: A game/burlesque show unlike any other. The show features burlesque star Julie Atlas Muz, and is hosted by Jonny Porkpie at The Triad. It will also feature Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey, Peekaboo Pointe, Bunny Buxom and Satira Sin. Audience members will be hypnotized by the moves of these performers as they take the stage. Lucky attendees can also partake of the action when they come on stage to take part in an interactive game show that has them attempting to expose (and guess) the performers' most intimate secrets (let's hope you don't have too many of your own!). All your hard detective work won't go unrewarded--awesome prizes will be given away! The show starts April 21st, with performances happening the third Saturday of each month until June. Tickets are $35 (general admission) and $45 (premium seating), and can be purchased here. It's time to uncover...The Naked Truth!

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Nothin' Wrong with a Little Theater: 4 Must-See Shows

April 7th, 8pm & 10:30pm

Gotham Burlesque is celebrating their one year anniversary at The Triad Theater, offering two shows in one night! Mr. Exotic World TIGGER! will headline the celebration and he will be joined by the world's fastest and most accurate knife thrower, The Great Throwdini, the Tapping Tornado, Helen Pontani, Minnie Tonka, Justina Flash, Boobess, Shelly Watson, just to name a few. The show will be hosted by Sweetie . Tickets are $45 for premium seating for $35 for general seating and can be purchased here.

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Burlesque, Burlesque, Burlesque!

March is a month of fun here in New York City...so get your fill by taking in some of the best burlesque shows around! Two tantalizing performances in the month of March are listed below so read up and snatch up some tickets fast, 'cause these are sure to sell out in no time!

Gotham Burlesque is putting on a show not to be missed - with stars like Harvest Moon and Helen Pontani, this sexy star-studded performance is sure to be a doozy. Mark your calendars for March 3rd at 10pm if you want a night to remember. Also performing will be the sword-swallower Fredini, tango duo Medianoche & Ariel Rios, striptease Madame Rosebud, Tansy, and Pinkie Special. The sultry evening will be hosted by the blonde bombshell *BOB* and will also feature Dangrrr Doll. Tickets are $45 for premium seating and $35 for general seating and can be purchased here.