When we were invited to a book party at Marquee, we figured it must be a new indie bookstore or some ironic bar, not the nightclub.
The confusion was understandable: We have received emails for hundreds of book launches, and none of them have ever been thrown at a nightclub. Then again, most books don’t use Marquee as a case study in a chapter on the nightlife industry.
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Update: Mr. Tepperberg responds below.
When describing Marquee, the recently reopened upper-Chelsea nightclub, you might find yourself falling back on that Talking Heads song “Heaven.” You know, the bar where nothing, nothing ever happens? When a nightclub reopens exactly one decade after its first inauguration, in the exact same spot, with the exact same owners and the exact same name, it’s hard not to drift back to the verse: “When this party is over, it will start again; it won’t be any different, it’ll be exactly the same.”
Nightlife bro-friends Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss are at it again with tonight’s opening of Marquee. No, not that Marquee, a new one! Located at 289 Tenth Avenue, this club will have everything: a stage for musical acts, “light jockies,” Brooklyn-themed wallpaper designed by Mike D. of the Beastie Boys and 2,000 vintage books treated to look like a graphic equalizer.
As a teenager, Taylor Plimpton went clubbing in New York when he returned home to East 72nd Street on breaks from boarding school.
“Back then, one of the first clubs I went to was Limelight, which was just a totally crazy scene,” said Mr. Plimpton, recalling his introduction to nightlife in the Read More
State regulators aren’t letting up on posh Chelsea club Marquee owners Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss.
The New York State Liquor Authority (S.L.A.) has denied the club’s request for an all-night permit on New Year’s Eve, according to the New York Post.
The agency is "cracking down on applicants" for the permit Read More
Spencer Morgan did a little digging and found out that when Marquee shut down over the summer because of a water main break, there were also some shady dealings going on there. Is Marquee owner Noah Tepperberg in a whole lot of legal hot water?
Irina Aleksander sweet-talked her way into Liam McMullan‘s Read More
Call him the Teflon Don of New York nightlife!
As suspected by nightlife blog Down by the Hipster and others, nightclub impresario Noah Tepperberg’s Marquee was not shut down earlier this summer solely because of a water main break. Documents (click for .pdf) from the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Read More
Samantha Stein-Wells, the daughter of Manhattan real estate broker Linda Stein, who was murdered in her Fifth Avenue apartment last November, is about to turn 35. To celebrate the milestone, she is throwing a birthday party at Marquee, the Chelsea nightclub, tonight.
Here’s the invitation Ms. Stein-Wells sent to friends: Read More