The Gothamist is reporting that the St. Marks Record Shop “Sounds” is closing. From 7 to 0. Sounds is survived by Turntable Lab, Academy Records and Good Records in the neighborhood. ::pours one out::
A former steel factory in Colonial Williamsburg at 319 Frost Street is going to become The Brooklyn Classic. The Gothamist, via The New York Daily News reports a liquor license has been purchased for the building under the name of a former president of the NY division of Live Nation, who now rocks out with Bowery Presents, yes, of That Bowery Ballroom. To put this in perspective, Output has a capacity of 450. If this manages to jump through all of the legal hullabaloo that accompanies the creation of a new venue in Gotham, we’re going to see a massive new home for insane parties.
(Image by Tanay Warerkar of NY Daily News)