205 Club Really on Vacation?

Posted on: October 6th, 2009 at 6:10 am by

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When an establishment informs the community of a vacation closure, the announcement itself is oftentimes a subtle warning of impending doom.  Whether warranted or not, it really doesn’t matter.  Negative public perception is par for the course during a deep recession.  Such is the case with trendy nightspot 205 Club, located at its namesake Chrystie Street address.

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A sign which hung outside until a few days ago (it was mysteriously removed) indicated that the club would be on vacation from the end of the summer until September 10.  Well it’s now nearly a month on, and the bar hasn’t re-opened.  We stopped by at around 11:00 pm on Saturday night, and the gates were drawn; phone number goes straight to voice mail during peak hours.  What gives?

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