RIP cabaret laws in Gotham?

by Jason Gross

15 July 2008

 

Not so fast but it looks like the Mayor is at least considering it. Thanks to these decades-old laws that were dusted off by Giuliani, club life in New York took a severe blow and has had trouble recovering. Lifting this antiquated veil would go a long way to reviving an important part of the artistic life in what’s supposed to be a cultural hub. Now if only the mayor would also look into more affordable housing and practice spaces for artists and easing Visa restrictions for visiting artists…

 

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