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Hiro Ballroom at the Maritime Hotel - Closed

371 W. 16th St. New York, NY 10030 | Harlem | 212-727-0212

Location Description:

The Maritime Hotel's Japanese-styled Hiro Ballroom resembles the setting of a legendary Kill Bill fight scene, in which Uma Thurman defeats 88 Yakuza warriors in a Tokyo dojo. This place is even more glamorous, as paper lanterns sway and illuminate the vaulted ceiling up above, but the feudal mystique remains. Counter-intuitively, Korean-American Party Night is every Friday. On Saturday, however, a generalized DJ affair is enjoyed by dressy Meatpacking District spillover, while Sunday hosts a lavish gay club night. DJs and the occasional rock stars entertain from the wooden-column-protected stage at the room's center, though a guest appearance by sumo wrestlers wouldn't be out of place.

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