Get Sexy in Your City

You’ve waited four long years for Sex and the City the movie to wrap up all of those pesky loose ends, and now it’s finally here. You’ve already got the essentials: tickets (we hope!), a killer new outfit, and most important of all, your best gal pals. Now all you need is the perfect post-work, pre-movie drinking locale. Lucky for you, we’ve got a guide. So whether you feel like a sophisticated Charlotte, a sexually-charged Samantha, a relaxed and self-assured Miranda, or a party animal Carrie, you’ll find a chill place to match your mood.

Miranda: The Cottage

You seek style, good conversation, and comfort — all in an adorable setting, so naturally you gravitate towards the Cottage (522 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth). With a five dollar well martini in one hand (smart girls budget and hit up happy hours!), your other palm is freed up for mingling, snapping along with Joyce’s jazz trio inside, or beckoning a handsome stranger to dance when DJ Morrissey Mike spins outside. There’s only one problem with partying at the Cottage: You’ll have such a great time you might never make the movie. Happy hour runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and also features $3 domestic and $4 import beers. Call 561-586-0080.

Charlotte: Dada

If you long to meet an investment banker with a sense of style, only one place will do: Dada in Delray Beach (52 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach). Nibble on the sugar-lined rim of your appletini while sizing up the evening’s talent on the patio — all under the (forgiving) glow of moonlight. Or, if humidity flattens your locks, stay perched inside near the fireplace. Dada’s owners know that us gals just look cooler getting lit alongside the Escher-esque paintings populating the walls. Call 561-330-3232.

Samantha: Harrison’s Wine Bar

Look at yourself: You know you’re sexy; that’s why you only frequent establishments as rich and seductive as you are. Enter this swanky Harrison Street hideaway (1916 Harrison St., Hollywood) and lounge on squishy, velvet-textured couches indoor or breezy, cabana-styled relaxation stations outside. Be your most amazing self as you consult the biblical-length wine list, or opt for the warmth of the full-liquor bar. Drink specials: Whatever you can get men to buy you. Call 954-922-0074, or visit

Carrie: Blue Martini Fort Lauderdale

You can’t sit still for long; you need action. Live music! Drinking pals that are both fun-loving and fabulous! Luxurious interior spaces that are furnished with single men and discounted martinis! You want it all, and you’ll get it all at the Blue Martini (2432 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale). Come early for happy hour, but pop back by post-film to catch Herb Williams’ sets (he starts at 7:30 p.m.). His sweet soul songs are the perfect soundtrack to a night of fabulous. Drink specials: Happy Hour runs from 4 to 7 p.m. You get discounted drinks and half-price appetizers. Call 954-653-2583, or visit
Fri., May 30, 2008

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