The passing of another downtown club. Fez, set beneath Lafayette's Street Time Cafe, shut its doors for good on Wednesday night, another victim of rising downtown rents. Notebook New York's Margit writes, "Fez was known for a grab bag range of performances?from the Loser's Lounge cavalcade to the Mingus Big Band residency to one of Jeff Buckley's first gigs with a full band. So perhaps it wasn't surprising that Joan Rivers offered up the final performance. I missed it, but I'm sure it was legendary."
· Thank You and Goodnight [Notebook: New York]