New York City will be repealing its Cabaret Law (famously known as the ‘No Dancing Law’) as early as Tuesday October 31st. A bill to end the 91-year-old law is being presented by Brooklyn councilman Rafael Espinal.
New York City's Consumer Affairs Committee has voted in favour of creating a nightlife office and nightlife task force.
The news comes as part of Mayor's larger "New York Works" ten-year economic initiative.
As part of the initiative their will be Nighttime Ambassador, whose main role will be to act as a go between the council and those who work in the nighttime economy in the city.
A new documentary in the Unsung series which explores pioneering DJ Frankie Knuckles and the foundations of house music has been released.
Known as 'The Godfather of House', Frankie Knuckles was a key player during the development of the genre as it flourished within the gay clubs of New York City and Chicago during the 1980s.
Titled Unsung: Frankie Knuckles and The Roots of House Music, the half-hour film features interviews with many notable faces from the early days of house, including Frankie Knuckles, Farley Jackmaster Funk and Jesse Saunders.
With past releases on Moda Black and Glasgow Underground, New Yorkers Walker & Royce are no strangers to UK soil. They’ve spun in cities all around the British Isles, plus played alongside much-loved UK duo Jaymo and Andy George at Lost Village Festival last year, before jetting back to the Big Apple over the Christmas break.