Coming (Very) Soon: The Raven in MePa Opens October 2By Zagat Staff | October 1, 2013 By Zagat Staff | October 1, 2013
Add another nightclub to the Meatpacking District. The massive 3,200-square foot space will hold over 400 people and feature bottle service and a full bar - naturally. The bordello-like atmosphere with tufted sofas, red velvet brocade walls and a faux-fireplace DJ booth is the brainchild of nightlife veteran Henry Stimler.
This basement bar, which takes over the space that formerly housed Gunbar, borrows its name from the Edgar Allen Poe poem and “symbolizes endless longing for a lost love.” If love means waitresses in latex and complimentary e-cigarettes then, yes, this is love. 55 Gansevoort St.