The space that housed chi chi lounge Suede has been reincarnated as a gay club opened by porn star-turned-party promoter Aaron Tanner. Expect a velvet rope, nightly DJs and theme parties.
Venue name: Release
Address: 161 W 23rd St
New York

Cross street: between Sixth and Seventh Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Fri 4pm–4am; Sat, Sun 6pm–4am
Transport: Subway: F, V, 1 to 23rd St
Price: Cover (Fridays and Saturdays): $5 at 10pm, $10 after midnight. Average drink: $7. AmEx, MC, V
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