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Storecasting: Limelight Mall Frightens Neighborhood With Threat of Dancing

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The deconsecrated church that used to house nightclub Limelight could well be a mini-mall by Christmas, according to the New York Post. A spokeswoman for the new Limelight Marketplace told the paper that they'd like to have "80 different high-end shops" open in the space (sadly, she didn't elaborate about whether Lounge is one of them.) Clubbing-traumatized locals, however, are leery of the plan, especially a "large empty space in the floor plan that would be 'perfect for dancing.'" But if everyone can promise not to bust a move while trying on pants, the mall might be open in time for the holidays.
· Church's third act: mini-mall [NYP]
· Get Ready for Limelight Marketplace! [DBTH]
· Undead Stores: Inside the New Lounge on Sixth Ave [Racked]