You’ve probably heard that Liam-burg booby-joint Galapagos has evolved—nyuck—and that the North 6 spot is now run by Southpaw’s Matthew Roff and Matchless’s Larry Hyland. But the last time the cut-and-paste train rolled through, we were told that the new spot would be called Natural Selection. Looks like that’s a no. Or a maybe. Or the owners are momentarily taking their cues from the Third Ave falafel place next to the Continental:
We need your help to rename the performance space formerly known as Galapagos. The new owners of the Williamsburg venue plan to keep the space as it is for the most part, with the addition of improved audio equipment… and a new name.
Submit your suggestions and you could win a $1,000 bar tab, plus a year’s free admission for you and a guest. [Name Our Space]
What, you don’t like Blue-Footed Booby?
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 13, 2008