Passerby Hasn't Quite Passed On


It's easy to see how you would think it was closed.Photo: Shanna Ravindra

When the weather is this damn cold, we get to thinking about tiny spaces where we can warm ourselves to the heat of a dozen disco dancers — like Passerby, Gavin Brown’s diminutive bar/gallery that Gawker reported had “passed on” back in September. Turns out the bar won’t be closing till spring, after which the building will be torn down. There’s no closing date set yet, but the current exhibit will be running through March. And after that, who knows — Passerby rep Alex Zachary tells us, “I think we’ll do something else at some point,” but nothing definite is in the works. Somehow Maxim Prime won’t fill the hole this leaves in the neighborhood…

Related: Passerby Passes On [Gawker]