new york nightlife
The uptown club scene was all the rage. New "hot" places constantly opened up. Shepherds was a very hot chic Egyptian-themed nightclub in the Drake Hotel. The Hippopotamus was very trendy for a while on the Upper Eastside as well. Once Studio 54 opened everything changed...
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After moving to the States at a very young age from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she became the drummer in the original lineup of the Cramps. Linna was a drummer -- a chick drummer -- and this was pre-Bangles, Go-Gos, Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, White Stripes. There were no chick drummers in the 1970s. People took notice. Joey Ramone, for instance.
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Roseland Ballroom is special to me. On November 5, 2000, something happened in that theatre that changed my life for good. Back then, I was a wild and flaming creature, tipping through the streets in six-inch stilettos, spandex, fishnets, lipstick and a few sets of false eyelashes.
Rob Fernandez knows a little something about this, as he's cultivated the New York City nightlife for two decades now. Chances are, if you like to party and appreciate house music, you've danced into the wee hours of the morning at one of his events.
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At 1 a.m., the bar announced last call -- far earlier than the revelers had come to expect. “We have to cut it off somewhere
"People don't go out anymore like they use too" Noel Ashman explains. "Clubs have segregated into smaller venues where you'll have the ones for people of Fashion, The Hipsters, Celebrities and so forth."