BravoIn the two-plus years since a fire burned Paloma to the ground, Camille Becerra has played the role of wandering chef, hosting "secret" pop-up dinners and briefly touching down at APL, the still-unopened "urban American" restaurant on Orchard Street, before disagreements with the owners ... More >>
"I was there . . . at Le Poisson Rouge . . . in 2011." The utopian dance club Paradise Garage, ruled by legendary DJ Larry Levan with a velvet fist from 1977 to 1987, is perhaps the mother of all Aw Dude You Missed It NYC nightlife spots, its reputation among dance-music fiends undiminished a ... More >>
So cops shut down Santos Party House on three-month-old drug charges on the cusp of Halloween weekend; Santos management is, understandably, pissed off. Their official statement is below.
I recently got booked to be on a panel discussion happening next March, a consortium which would feature all kinds of nightlife personalities from the past, present, and future. And it turned out that one of them is club-kid-leader-turned-club-kid-killer Michael Alig, who's been detained in ... More >>
CV's clientele and decor, respectively. PIx by Puja Patel.I was admittedly disappointed when I heard that 105 Riv was mysteriously closing down for "renovations" a few months ago--the bar had become a favorite during my early days in NYC. That doesn't make very much sense, considering ... More >>
Plus sizing up other leading ladies, nightlife crime, and Tony hopefuls.
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
New things to celebrate, and a newly reopened place to celebrate them
Photo by Tim Fitzwater via Flickr Some of the beautiful photographs from Linda Troeller's upcoming book Atmosphere: An Artist's Memoir of the Chelsea Hotel are reprinted in the photo gallery that accompanies Tricia Romano's "Down At the Chelsea", a story about some of lesser known, but equally col ... More >>
Reminisces on last night's, last year's, and the last half-decade's parties as Fly Life turns five
Is Pianos DJ switch discrimination or just economics?
2005 is a blur; Tha Pumpsta, Goldfrapp, Gang of Four recap it.
Steven Lewis: Villain or Scapegoat?