Danny Kane, entertainment entrepreneur, has dedicated the last 15 years of his career to innovating and evolving the nightlife of his home town, New York City. Over this time he has collaborated with many ground-breaking magazines and venues to bring his unique visions to life. Partnering with icons such as Maxim Magazine, FHM, Gotham Magazine, Eugene Nightclub, Bed, Gemini Lounge, Ford and Elite Models his expertise has been a sought after ingredient in executing some of Manhattan’s most lavish and celebrated parties. After a successful series of parties for films such as Mission Impossible 3 and Fantastic Four he decided to invest his efforts in bringing his dream venue THE GATES to life. The Gates offers an ambassador program in which keys are offered to 125 members of the "New York City elite," who then have the opportunity to add five to 10 "members." These members, in turn, are able to invite guests.
Kept private from the street by the pair of heritage brass gates after which the venue is named, THE GATES features an interior salvaged from the art-nouveau masterpiece The Biltmore Hotel in Midtown. The decadent space with lavish marble walls, an open fire place and crystal chandeliers reflects the timeless and classic nature of genuine luxury. THE GATES will feature an exclusive line up of the world’s best DJs, events, premieres and launches, fusing each party with its own iconic style. Beginning the evening as a high end restaurant/bar and transitioning into a late night lounge, THE GATES will cater to an upscale crowd in one of the most unique settings in the city. The space, which has room for up to 285 people, has two sections, allowing for members to sample our specialty drink menu by the bar or to enjoy the VIP lounge. We will offer bottle service, per request.
Food will focus on bold flavors with a shared plate experience. You must try the wide array of specialty drinks offered here that will keep your mouth watering; like the delicious specialty martinis such as “the Ambassador”.
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