Tuesday, December 8, 2015

“It all started with an email, which told its recipients...

"It all started with an email, which told its recipients to meet at an intersection in the industrial wilds of #LongIslandCity, Queens. From there, they were instructed by text to follow a yellow painted line. They had been summoned to an elevated rail line, no longer in use, where Jackpin II, an ephemeral — and exclusive — speakeasy made its temporary home. For 5 nights in late November, around 180 people visited in groups of 20. The secret watering hole, which was located inside a 20-foot-long shipping container, is now gone. But the decommissioned rail line remains, and its owner is trying to figure out what to do with it. @benjaminnorman followed 2 guests in November as they made their way to the short-lived speakeasy." By nytimes on Instagram.

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