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The Creative Footprint establishes initiative to curb gentrification

The Creative Footprint wants to help curb the effects of gentrification in New York City. The group’s new initiative is called NightCamp NYC — a two-day intensive workshop series which brings together promoters, venue owners, stakeholders, government representatives and global nightlife experts. “Following the successful repeal of the city’s institutionally racist Cabaret Law and the […]

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The full list of nominees for the 2018 Grammys has arrived

14 years later, the Grammy Awards will return to New York City to commemorate the ceremony’s 60th edition. Hosted at Madison Square Garden on January 28, the veteran awards show will recognize the year’s top artists and their productions across a variety of categories.Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar arise as the most highly recognized nominees, with […]

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to sign bill repealing the Cabaret Law today

91 years later, New York City dance floors have been liberated.November 27, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign the bill that will repeal the city’s Cabaret Law, instituted in 1926.An archaic remnant of a previous, more restrictive era, the Cabaret Law made it illegal for New York City public spaces to host “musical […]

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The Bloody Beetroots throw down hard at final U.S. tour stop in NYC

Industrial electronic act The Bloody Beetroots recently completed the U.S. run of their tour in New York City, and Dancing Astronaut was on hand to witness the mayhem.From beginning to end, it was an energetic performance, with frontman Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo running, jumping, and dancing around the entire stage. It is perhaps this level of physicality […]

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91 years later, New York City looks to abolish its Cabaret Law

If all goes according to plan, New York City venues will no longer be subject to the Cabaret Law.A bill that seeks to repeal the Cabaret Law, established 91 years ago in 1926, will be presented to the City Council on Tuesday by Rafael Espinal, a councilman from Brooklyn. Made possible only through the passing […]

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Meet the group featured in The Chainsmokers’ Tommy Hilfiger campaign

Though the Midnight Kids are a new act, they’ve been propelled into the spotlight with an incredible, nostalgia-inducing remix for The Chainsmokers that’s been featured in taxi cabs all across New York City.The anonymous Midnight Kids project started just this year, and they’ve released official remixes for Lost Kings, A R I Z O N A, […]

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Engineers In NYC-Area Train Crashes Had Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea: Feds

Federal investigators have determined that engineers of two commuter trains that crashed in the New York City-area were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea at the time of the incidents, according to reports released Thursday. The engineers have no memory of the crashes, the reports showed.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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New York City is one step closer to getting its own night mayor

New York appears to be inching closer into making the “Night Mayor” idea into a reality, based off a recent vote within the Consumer Affairs Committee to create a specialized Office Of Nightlife. The office would be lead by a Director Of Nightlife, more-or-less the equivalent of a Night Mayor, and serviced by a Nightlife Advisory […]

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