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Thursday
Aug282008

Mr. West Is Ready For You

As we told you earlier, the former Opus 22 is poised to become Mr. West, a new lounge by nightlife veterans Danny Divine and DJ Jus Ske. Thankfully, they have dropped the gimmicks to bring us a straight up nightspot, with the press release claiming Mr. W is a "relaxed, yet trendy, locale that will transition flawlessly from happy hour hotspot to high-energy lounge each night. " Well that's nice. And for those who demand bottles, Mr. West will offer "Personal mixologists will attend to the needs of bottle service clients." But will the drinks be served the way they were meant to be served? Apparently it is open this weekend for anyone who is in town.  Opening soon!

Full release after the jump.

Over the years, New York City club-goers have been lured to the newest hotspots by gimmicks of all shapes and sizes. But this fall, New York nightlife will get a taste of something straight-forward with a venue whose décor and service speak for itself. Nightlife veterans Danny Divine and DJ Jus Ske have teamed up to create Mr. West, a relaxed, yet trendy, locale that will transition flawlessly from happy hour hotspot to high-energy lounge each night. With a staff whose attention is focused on personalized service rather than creative contrivances, bottle service will be invariably prompt, wait staff will be attuned to the customers’ needs, and bartenders will mix cocktails as they were meant to be crafted.    
 
The 1800 square foot space is a powerful blend of luxurious elegance perfectly matched with touches of modern simplicity. Upon entering, guests will view an extensive, granite bar adorned by a custom-built, six-hundred strand, crystal chandelier. As patrons continue into the main space of Mr. West, they will view a cluster of handmade, oversized lampshades dripping with LED-lit cascades of crystals hung above eighteen black velvet banquets wrapped around the dance floor. Adding depth to the room is a bronze mirrored wall running the length of the space, made three-dimensional by alligator cutout paneled overlay. Completing the overall refined look of the room will be a wall-sized photograph hung above the state-of-the-art DJ Booth; a gift from celebrity photographers, which will rotate seasonally.
 
With companies including Commes des Garçons and Balenciaga already established, the West Chelsea area continues to transform into a hot, new business locale.  Mr. West will cater to these young, trendsetting professionals looking for a place to relax and unwind after a long day with coworkers and friends. Personal mixologists will attend to the needs of bottle service clients while our talented and well-trained bartenders serve up cocktails including our basil grapefruit martini and cucumber cosmo, made with fresh pressed, organic juices and garnished with seasonal fruits. Mr. West will also offer guests a small plates menu, which will feature various tapas-style dining options. For the patron in search of the most decadent experience possible, Mr. West will offer limited edition, white-gold plated jeroboams of 1995 Dom Pérignon for the price of $25,000.

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Reader Comments (4)

I've seen several of those white-gold plated jeroboams opened at Mynt in Miami one night.

They would stop the music and play the Star Wars theme music everytime they brought one out (with the sparkers and 4-5 waitresses). I had no idea they were 25k. That's a little absurd...

August 28, 2008 at 03:29PM | Unregistered Commenterword up

...all the lonely people

August 28, 2008 at 03:37PM | Unregistered Commenterword up

has danny divine ever touched anything that worked? sounds like a flop....

August 29, 2008 at 08:30PM | Unregistered Commenteranimoki

sounds like your mom flopped

September 9, 2008 at 01:00PM | Unregistered Commenteralwaysright

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