It distinguishes itself by having, in addition to a main bar and dance floor, an elegant piano bar with stained glass windows.
It also boasts of being the only gay-owned drinking and dining establishment in New Haven.
168 York Street entertains patrons with guests like blues singer Faye Green and drag queen Robin Banks and even holds outdoor barbeques every Sunday during the summer.
Male dancers perform on Mondays, dance parties with plenty of drink specials are held on Fridays and the first and third Saturday of each month feature leather parties set to dark house music.
Partners also has occasional Ladies Nights and Latin Nights.
Club Silver has many older and younger gay men in other places in Connecticut as well.