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May 27, 2009

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NYCDreamin

Great reading, Alex. Thanks for sharing the memories of a place I know very little about. Sounds like it was a blast.

NYCDreamin

Did some digging - found some details about the guy who was ALMOST killed in the elevator shaft at Danceteria. Thought you might enjoy reading:

http://www.trustthedj.com/Skrufff/news_article.php?news_id=3697

GEF

what about the ORIGINAL location of Danceteria, none of my younger friends seem to remember that place, that i think starred Sean Cassette as a DJ, who was at Hurrah's before he championed the O.G. Danceteria, where was that? like in the 40's i think?

Judy

I loved Danceteria and back then nobody used to card if your hair was big and spiky enough. I hate the way they always check ID these days—aren't my crow's feet evidence enough that I be old?

Alex in NYC

The *original* location of Danceteria was evidently somewhere on 38th street, but I don't know anything more than that.

MEK

Sigh..makes me wish I hit the clubs more. The Beasties played there about a half a dozen times during their Cookie Puss days. I wish I could have been there. I'm a little younger.

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