Party Earth Review Catering to fans of the local art and music scene, Good Life is an upscale multilevel club that draws a different crowd almost every night of the week, from rockers looking for live rock, funk, and blues bands and alternative... ... read full review
28 Kingston Street
Boston, MA 02111
Orange Line: Downtown Crossing; Green Line: Park Street; Blue Line: State
Downtown / Financial District, Boston –
Catering to fans of the local art and music scene, Good Life is an upscale multilevel club that draws a different crowd almost every night of the week, from rockers looking for live rock, funk, and blues bands and alternative types showing up for the underground DJs, to business people searching for a slightly sexier venue for their private events.
Early evenings see finance types stopping in for after-work cocktails and microbrews, most of them taking to the candlelit burgundy booths of the Vodka Lounge, a ten-degree, cellar-like room housing over a hundred types of vodka.
Two intimate bars upstairs feature rotating exhibits of abstract paintings by local artists, and provide more space for the chatty business crowd to mingle and flirt.
Later on, the suits are replaced by the kicks-and-hoodies set as loyal scenesters and music lovers roam up and down the stairs to check out what the DJs are spinning on both floors.
Though the club may be small, the diverse clientele and ever-changing action create an easygoing atmosphere that invites impromptu dance-offs and all-inclusive drunken revelry.
With a hip vibe and killer roster of acts, all who enter will be treated to the Good Life.
Eclectic mix of business and finance professionals, music lovers, hipsters, rockers, artists, and alternative types, mid-20s to late 30s.
Live bands on Tuesday nights. Local and international DJ nights featuring underground, oldies, Top 40, and mash-ups. Plasma TVs. Art gallery with rotating exhibits. Check website for listings.
American bistro cuisine featuring mac and cheese, lobster rolls, and seafood pasta, served for lunch and dinner. Twitter: @GoodLifeBar.
Occasional cover charge $5–$10. Appetizers $10+, salads and sandwiches $10–$13, entrées $12–$18, desserts $8. Beer $3.50–$9, wine $6–$15, cocktails $6–$10, martinis $10.
Anything goes: jeans and sneakers, suits and dresses, club wear.
There’s a completely different scene every night, but Saturdays are particularly popular for the DJ-spun blended hip-hop and house music.
Revolution Rock Bar (200 High Street) is another DJ-heavy spot featuring alternative, classic, and punk rock.