The Bottom Line

Mr. Pepper is 65, and with adjustments made for age and experience, his life today is not so different from those long-ago evenings spent listening to his radio. The dining room of his modest house in Tenafly, N.J., is cluttered with CDs and cassette tapes of recordings from the club that was his life’s passion. He is working his way through them, selecting tracks for a live boxed set to be released next year in honor of the club, which closed in 2004...........Plans for the new Bottom Line, which is backed by several investors, include not only a music club but also an adjacent pub decorated with memorabilia. The hope is that the pub’s revenue will anchor the enterprise financially and allow the club to flourish....

The NY Times article goes on to say that Brooklyn would love to have the the club....

“Any place that can attract the likes of Miles Davis or Bruce Springsteen is a place we believe could attract a high degree of talent and visitorship in Downtown Brooklyn,” said Joe Chan, president of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.....

, but that they haven't even found a space yet. Maybe they should try Vegas instead.