Best of Boston

Best Dance Club

2010 Best Dance Club, Grownups

Tango By Moonlight

A cool dance night that comes with instruction? That's what you'll get when you try Tango by Moonlight, a 14-year-old tradition that takes the passion [...] read more»
2009 Best Dance Club

Middlesex Lounge

Don't be put off by the lines for just about everything here (entry, drinks, the lav): When you're ready to get low, there's always room [...] read more»
2008 Best Dance Club

Gypsy Bar

The average reveler out on the town cannot avoid certain pitfalls: long lines, jerk doormen, megaexpensive drinks. And so we mean this in the most [...] read more»
2006 Best Dance Club


Step into Rumor on a Saturday night—assuming you can get in at all—and enter a world where women dance on platforms, curtains billow from the [...] read more»
2005 Best Dance Club

Swing City

Not into urban clubs filled with grinding torsos and ear-splitting music? Check out Swing City. Don't let the '70s-era orange carpet or dark wood paneling [...] read more»
2005 Best Dance Club, Gay

Avalon, Sunday nights

Many area nightspots sponsor weekly gay nights, but none satisfies the masses quite like Avalon Sundays. Beautiful players sip cocktails and get groovy in superlative [...] read more»
2004 Best Dance Club


Even after all the new additions to the roster of Lansdowne Street clubs, Avalon remains the life of the dance party. It's consistently packed, spotlights [...] read more»
2004 Best Dance Club, Gay


You could go to Buzz just for the bartenders—they're pure eye candy, completely unpretentious (nice, even), and they pour a stiff drink. Or, you could [...] read more»
2003 Best Dance Club


We like our dance clubs sexy, and nothing's sexier than beautiful, sweaty couples twisting to Latin-flavored conga beats. Sophia's, which has that and more, is [...] read more»
2002 Best Dance Club


This mammoth Fenway space is more than just a place for catching concerts. Come midnight most nights of the week, the venue transforms into the [...] read more»