A weekend dance club destination, Nowadays has progressive policies providing safe spaces. Weeknights are quieter, and the venue is often looking for event programming. In warmer months, an expansive outdoor yard provides open air experiences. H.I.P. Lit has run a summer reading series for the last several years in the yard, and The Rumpus hosted a Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event in 2019. The indoor space is large.The bar also offers mocktails and food service.