Alden Wicker is a freelance journalist living in Brooklyn. She covers sustainable fashion and living, personal finance, and other curiosities.

THE REAL REASON TBA GOT SHUT DOWN, AND THEIR STRUGGLE TO REOPEN

THE REAL REASON TBA GOT SHUT DOWN, AND THEIR STRUGGLE TO REOPEN

When the Williamsburg electronic music venue TBA got shut down, rumors swirled. Some swore it had to do with drug use. (No.) Others said they were a victim of Vice's buying spree. (Wrong block.

Ahead of their fundraiser at Good Room tonight, we sat down for an interview with the TBA guys – Mehmet "Memo" Erkaya, Gio Gulez, Omer Bora, and John Wolf Konstant – to find out what really happened, and what TBA will look like when it finally opens back up.

The truth, while not as sexy as a drug raid, is required reading for anyone involved in the nightlife scene in NYC.

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FROM UNKNOWN TO PLAYING CITYFOX IN SIX MONTHS: JUSTIN MARCHACOS' STORY

FROM UNKNOWN TO PLAYING CITYFOX IN SIX MONTHS: JUSTIN MARCHACOS' STORY

Are You A Hypocrite When It Comes To Fur?

Are You A Hypocrite When It Comes To Fur?