Oct 26, 2012

Nightclubbing: Angels of the morning

The video lounge in the original Danceteria, West 38th Street, NYC, circa 1980
Pylon makes a return in this week's edition of Nightclubbing while Pat & Emily discuss the dawn of eighties nightlife, when nightclubs were open until the dawn and beyond..

Long before the High Line, the Continental over on West 25th Street started attracting some uptown types. Studio 54 had recently closed and celebrities like tennis star Vitas Gerulaitis and regulars like Billy Idol would rub elbows in the ultimate back room, a space called the Loading Dock that was just that: a concrete area where trucks would unload their goods. It was cold but for a variety of reasons, no one seemed to care. Continued here.

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