What Will it Take to Bring Back New York City’s Nightlife Industry?
New York City’s mandated lockdown presented overwhelming challenges for bars, clubs, and restaurants in New York City. The city’s nightlife industry is made up of 25,000 establishments that support nearly 300,000 jobs with $13.1 billion in wages, and $35 billion in economic activity.
Bushwick Nightlife Show
We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to talk about nightlife and culture here in Bushwick, including Rafael Espinal, NYC Council member for Bushwick; Brandon Hoy, Roberta’s co-founder/owner; Bim Lafontaine of Godspeed Brewery; and Tony Bellis, Pete Lengyel, and Zack Kinney of KCBC Brewi
Kimberly Wetherell & David Gutowski
This week on Arts & Seizures, a solo host, Mike Edison, welcomes Kimberly Wetherell and David Gutowski of DISH, a multi-course feast of readings and stories. Recently, Kimberly has opened a new concept speakeasy, or rather, a dessert speakeasy called Spirited.