Hollywood: An always-packed nightclub, popular with models, sports celebs and showbiz VIPs. Robert De Niro, Leonardo Di Caprio, George Clooney and Naomi Campbell are fans. Corso Como, 15; (39-02) 6598996.
Magazzini generali: Once an industrial warehouse, this dance club and bar is on the cutting edge of the international music scene. DJs spin everything from electronica to hip-hop, and the venue hosts live concerts and shows. Fatboy Slim, Roni Size and Dimitri From Paris have performed. Via Pietrasanta, 14; (39-02) 55211313.
Tunnel: This former warehouse has become a haven for alternative and indie music. Tunnel attracts a younger crowd with alternative music, live bands every Friday and a double show Saturdays. Via Sammartini, 30; (39-02) 66711370.
Cafe l’Atlantique: Currently one of the hippest nightspots in Milan, this cyberbar and restaurant is the place to be seen. High-tech furnishings and Internet terminals attract fashionistas and showbizzers alike. Viale Umbria, 42; (39-02) 55193925.
Leoncavallo: This spot’s storied past includes periods as a factory and historical left-wing community center. Now, it hosts live alternative music concerts into the wee hours of the morning in the venue’s large hall. Side rooms support all kinds of activities: more music, bars, theatrical plays and conferences. Transgressive and loved by artists, musicians and young alternative types. Via Watteau, 7; (39-02) 6705185.