Save Tonic......Or not?
February 7, 2005 10:08 AM Subscribe
Tonic Needs $100,000.
With shows ranging from Masada
to U.S. Maple
to Friday's free Bunker
, New York's Tonic has become a downtown landmark. But with doubled rent, tripled insurance rates, eviction threats and a collapsed main sewer line, the 7 year-old club may soon end up the way of The Cooler
. I don't think I can take the poorly-designed, overly-crowded hipster-trap that is The Knitting Factory
as Manhattan's main venue for interesting live music.
, or go
. Or not?