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Michael Alig on the Limelight Mall

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"I mean, I suppose the conversion of one of the city’s most notorious and decadent nightspots into a Wal-Mart is a fairly accurate, if depressing sign of the times. It was bound to happen sooner or later, but I don’t think it has much hope to survive as the building itself is cursed. What else would you expect from a space with the spookily ominous address of 66 6th avenue?" [BlackBook]