Is the Annex Closing?


The Annex, the Lower East Side club whose attempts over the years to become a covert den of iniquity–cigarettes! afterparties! cross doorpeople!–never quite took off, may be closing in September, according to today’s completely non-verified internet rumor du jour. Brooklyn Vegan is tentatively asking the question. We’ve heard the rumor elsewhere as well, and can’t help but note that the venue’s calender is conspicuously bare in both August and September. We reached out for the club for clarification, but have yet to hear back. Should the Annex close, it’s unclear who will mourn–the venue’s booking was irregular and by multiple accounts, not infrequently larcenous. Anyway, developing…