The Day the Dancehall Died

The closing of Roseland Ballroom marks the end of an era.

The Day the Dancehall Died
The Bacardi Rebels party at the Roseland Ballroom in June 2013.
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After Lady Gaga ends her ten-day string of sold-out shows at the Roseland Ballroom, the block-long venue (52nd to 53rd streets between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) will close for good, and its owner hopes to replace it with an apartment tower.

That final show on April 7 marks the end of an era of the Manhattan mega club.

Read more in Steve Weinstein's cover story: "The Day the Dancehall Died."

 
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