Juliet Supperclub case adjourned, club to shutter until case is heard

New York /
Jan.January 17, 2012 07:10 PM

The case of the Juliet Supperclub, whose landlord wants to revoke its lease after two murders were committed at or near the nightclub, has been adjourned and the club has agreed to close its doors until a later court date, a source familiar with the case told The Real Deal today.

“Thursday’s case was adjourned upon request of the nightclub. They agree to stay closed until the next court date,” which has yet to be set, the source said. 

The club, at 539 West 21st Street between 10th and 11th avenues, has a recording on  its answering machine stating that it will be closed for renovations for the whole month of January.

A call to Andrew Miltenberg of Nesenoff & Miltenberg, who represents the Juliet Supperclub, was not immediately returned. The landlord’s representation, Adam Leitman Bailey, of the firm that bears his name, declined to comment.

The building owner, an affiliate of the Newark, N.J.-based Edison Properties, sent the club an eviction notice after a man was stabbed to death outside the club in September and then two months later, another man opened fire inside the club, killing one and wounding two others, as The Real Deal first reported yesterday.

Singer Rihanna and rapper Jay-Z have made appearances at the embattled club.

The eviction notice states that the Juliet Supperclub is operating a nightclub at the site in breach of its lease. It also accuses Juliet of allowing “a culture of lawlessness and violence” to flourish there, and cites the deaths as well as alleged fights, underage drinking and drug use as reasons for the eviction. Juliet filed a suit in the New York Supreme Court in late November contending that it complies with its lease.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Cammeby's International Group founder Rubin Schron and, from top: 194-05 67th Avenue, 189-15 73rd Avenue and 64-05 186th Lane (Credit: Google Maps)
Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Wendy Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images)
Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
909 Third Avenue and Vornado's Steven Roth (Google Maps, VNO)
601W sells dirt under Vornado’s 909 Third Ave for $192M
601W sells dirt under Vornado’s 909 Third Ave for $192M
9 Prospect Park West and 2 Northside Piers in Williamsburg (Photos via Google Maps and 2 Northside Piers/Facebook)
A Park Slope co-op was one of the priciest deals inked last week
A Park Slope co-op was one of the priciest deals inked last week
The New Jersey campus (Getty, JLL)
H.I.G., Lincoln Equities land $76M loan for NJ life sciences campus
H.I.G., Lincoln Equities land $76M loan for NJ life sciences campus
Dianne Morales
WATCH: Dianne Morales on what progressives want from real estate
WATCH: Dianne Morales on what progressives want from real estate
42 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk
The unsellables: Even in a hot market, these Hamptons homes don’t move
The unsellables: Even in a hot market, these Hamptons homes don’t move
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...