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May 03, 2011

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H.F.

I used to hang out at Island Lounge, Alex, an old girlfriend used to work there. I typeset their menus and liquor inventory sheets in exchange for free beer. They also had hardcore bands play there every now and then, but it was mainly a rap and hip hop crowd. Did a lot of coke there. Before it was the Island Lounge, it was called 'The Crab Shack', if memory serves...

Marty Wombacher

Great story! I thought the movie kind of sucked, but it was cool that Joan Jett got a payday out of it.

EV Grieve

I thought you may try the Joey Ramone.

Bowery Boy

It was a seafood place for a long, long time. "The Crab Shack" sounds correct, H.F.. I think they had singing waiters or someone singing with dinner as I recall. The bigger question is, how much did the benedict set you back?

Arno Neemers

Signage of the (by-then) shuttered Island Lounge can be seen a little under 14 minutes into season 9, episode 21 of NYPD Blue.

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