Photographer Nick McManus tore through Halloween like a bat out of hell, and came back with these party portraits.
Friday, 8pm. Mala Bruja Alley-Cat Bike Race. Racers at the start, Broome and Hester Streets. (Photo above.)
9pm. Braven Brewery’s Black Pale Ale Returns party. Attendees at Banter in Williamsburg, with Braven’s founders Marshall Thompson (top, right) and Eric Feldman (top, third from left):
9:30pm. JunXion’s Crossroads party. Pre-partiers aboard the boat Schumanci in Bushwick, with organizer Lindsay Arden (bottom, second from left):
Midnight. Flowers For All Occasions. DJ DARK SEA of Tarot Society (center) with her audience.
2am. Brooklyn Wildlife’s late showcase. Crowd at Cake Shop in LES:
4:30am. JunXion’s Crossroads masquerade. JunXion founder Myk Tummolo at the party’s conclusion, at Paper Factory Hotel in Long Island City:
Saturday, 3:30pm. Halloween alley-cat bike race. The racers and spectators at the start of the race in the Bike Kill’s Courtyard:
4:30pm. Bike Kill Unstoppable Death Machines with their audience at the conclusion of their performance:
8pm The Met’s Goodbye PsychoBarn party. Attendees with organizer Beatrice Galilee (top, third from left):
9pm BangOn! Warehouse of Horrors. The bar staff as they iced up the drinks before opening:
11pm. Secret Loft’s Halloween party:
Midnight. Unstoppable Death Machines showcase. With bands Big Bitch, Nuraxi, Dead Tenants and Juggernut at the conclusion of the show:
12:30am. IDIO Gallery’s Halloween party. Attendees with IDIO founder Montana Simone (top, third from left):
1am. Socialist Alternative’s Halloween party. Attendees at the Bushwick offices.
1:30am. “Swedish” house party. At 140 Manhattan Avenue:
2am. “Oh, OH, It’s Lit!” Halloween dance party. Crowd at Knockdown Center in Maspeth, with host and DJ Michael Richardson:
3am. SATURDAZED’s Halloween Bash. Bartenders Jodi and Ed at Tender Trap in Greenpoint:
5am. House of Yes’s Halloween 3000 party. The crowd at the finale, with DJ Moon Boots (top, center).
6:30am. Bang On!’s Wharehouse Of Horrors. VIP area at the end of the party, with Bang On! My Golden Pony’s Timothy Monkiewicz (bottom left) and DJ 2TIGHT (bottom, third from right):
Sunday, 11am. NYC Bike Polo’s Halloween tournament. Featuring organizer Kayleigh Jankowski (center right):
11pm. Pickthorn Salon’s 4th Anniversary & Halloween Black Light Party. Featuring hosts Jocelyn Simone and Chelsey Pickthorn (middle, first and third from right):
Monday, 10pm. Con Artist Collective’s Halloween party. Featuring Con Artist founder Brian Shevlin (top center, with bowtie):
Midnight. Phantom Creep Theater screening. Members watching 8mm horror movies at Knockdown Center in Maspeth.
3am. Aviv’s final show. Staff and friends at the end of the venue’s final night, with Aviv’s co-founders Zac Wheeler, Stuart Soloman, and Olivia Russin, 11/1 at 3am: