When a famed French director asked me for a tour of New York nightlife, I had to break it to him gently: New York's club scene is in the toilet. The cabaret law—which essentially bans dancing from most spaces in the city—has had a damaging effect on NYC nightlife; the smoking ban has not made things easier for bar owners; and even the raves have disappeared, as the promoters are running scared of the RAVE Act. Sadly, the club scene has become more about bottle service and the Hilton sisters than music... More >>>