Inside the Box
After three years of speculation, the New York outpost of the Sankeys nightclub chain has confirmed an opening date and will debut on Halloween with guest DJs Reboot, No Regular Play and My Favorite Robot.
Sankeys will set up shop at 29 West 36th Street, formerly the home of the ill-fated 14,800-square-foot dance club District 36.
Federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds are dedicating $185 million to the newest installment of Amtrak’s Gateway project: an 800-foot-long concrete box on the West Side. How is Superstorm Sandy relevant to this underground structure, you might ask? Good question.
According to Senator Chuck Schumer, the federal government will soon begin the arduous task of returning floodwaters back to the Atlantic Ocean after Hurricane Sandy’s surge flooded key transportation arteries earlier this week.
“In the past hour, I have received an update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the federal de-watering efforts happening in New York City,” Mr. Schumer said in a statement this afternoon.