Intel New York Music Festival, July 16-19, 1997
Club/Music Venues:
- Acme Underground — Closed 2006. Now Ace of Clubs.
- alt.coffee (my favorite 2) — Closed 2007.

Became Hopscotch. Now Sustainable NYC.
- Arlene’s Grocery — Still there.
- The Bottom Line — Closed 2004. Now an NYU academic complex.
- Brownies — Changed it’s name to HiFi, but no more live music.
- CBGB & OMFUG. Do I have to say what happened to this?

- CB’s 313 Gallery — Closed 2006. Became The Morrison Hotel Gallery. And a pop-up clothing store. Now sits empty.
- Coney Island High (my favorite 1) — Closed. Now a sushi and noodle place, and condo apts.

- Continental — Still there, but no longer a punk venue and no more live music. Now with big screen TVs catering to the NYU kids, b&ts, and the urban haute bourgeois.
- The Cooler — Closed 2001. Became RARE, a rock club/bar/restaurant. Now?
- fez (under time cafe) — Closed 2005. Now Chinatown Brasserie.
- Irivng Plaza. Still there. (woo-hoo!)
- Knitting Factory —  Moved to Tribeca in 1994, closed 2008. Now in Brooklyn.  74 Leonard Street still in the market.
- Lions Den —  Closed 2007. Now Sullivan Hall.
- The Mercury Lounge — Still there.
- New Music Cafe — Closed. Became Shine. Now?
- S.O.B’s — Still there.
- Roxy — Closed 2007. Still sitting vacant.
- Tramp’s — Closed 2001. Became Centro Fly. And then Duvet Lounge (popularized by that show). Still vacant and on the market today.
- Vinyl — Closed 200?. Became Arc. Now?
- Wetlands Preserve — Closed 2001. Now a condo.
Good times. Good Times.
Related:
- Top Eleven Since-Closed Live Music Venues in NYC
- New York City Area Concert Venues of the 1990′s
- Avenue A, 1st Avenue, and 2nd Avenue in 1997

Intel New York Music Festival, July 16-19, 1997

Club/Music Venues:

- Acme Underground — Closed 2006. Now Ace of Clubs.

- alt.coffee (my favorite 2) — Closed 2007.

Became Hopscotch. Now Sustainable NYC.

- Arlene’s Grocery — Still there.

- The Bottom LineClosed 2004. Now an NYU academic complex.

- Brownies — Changed it’s name to HiFi, but no more live music.

- CBGB & OMFUG. Do I have to say what happened to this?

- CB’s 313 Gallery — Closed 2006. Became The Morrison Hotel Gallery. And a pop-up clothing store. Now sits empty.

- Coney Island High (my favorite 1) — Closed. Now a sushi and noodle place, and condo apts.

- Continental — Still there, but no longer a punk venue and no more live music. Now with big screen TVs catering to the NYU kids, b&ts, and the urban haute bourgeois.

- The Cooler — Closed 2001. Became RARE, a rock club/bar/restaurant. Now?

- fez (under time cafe) — Closed 2005. Now Chinatown Brasserie.

- Irivng Plaza. Still there. (woo-hoo!)

- Knitting Factory — Moved to Tribeca in 1994, closed 2008. Now in Brooklyn.  74 Leonard Street still in the market.

- Lions Den — Closed 2007. Now Sullivan Hall.

- The Mercury Lounge — Still there.

- New Music Cafe — Closed. Became Shine. Now?

- S.O.B’s — Still there.

- Roxy — Closed 2007. Still sitting vacant.

- Tramp’s — Closed 2001. Became Centro Fly. And then Duvet Lounge (popularized by that show). Still vacant and on the market today.

- Vinyl — Closed 200?. Became Arc. Now?

- Wetlands Preserve — Closed 2001. Now a condo.

Good times. Good Times.

Related:

- Top Eleven Since-Closed Live Music Venues in NYC

- New York City Area Concert Venues of the 1990′s

- Avenue A, 1st Avenue, and 2nd Avenue in 1997

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Shopping for LPs in the many villages of downtown New York City 
[back in 1997 when records still mattered, before gentrification]
All Sales Are Vinyl (the Atlantic)
Related: Record Stores Fight to Be Long-Playing (NYT)

Shopping for LPs in the many villages of downtown New York City

[back in 1997 when records still mattered, before gentrification]

All Sales Are Vinyl (the Atlantic)

Related: Record Stores Fight to Be Long-Playing (NYT)