L train shutdown haunted house and nightclub brings transit terror to Bushwick

Posted On Fri, October 19, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, October 19, 2018 By In Bushwick, holidays, Transportation

The impending 15-month L train hiatus has lots of people wanting to stand on a chair and go “eek!” to begin with, but some clever hosts have found a way to turn transit terror into a Halloween happening. The L Train Shutdown & Club Transit haunted house and nightclub, which opened yesterday and will run through November 3rd, serves up a chilling six-months post-shutdown Brooklyn where “things did not go as planned” in a 40,000-square-foot Bushwick warehouse.

The neighborhood is one that may be most impacted by the 15-month shutdown of the L train between 8th Avenue in Manhattan and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn for Hurricane Sandy repairs, set to begin in April, so providing a taste of the “terror and hysteria destined for Bushwick” is likely second nature by now. According to the event’s website, “straphangers will arrive at Club Transit, a pop up hub for NYC’s most exciting names in music, fashion, art, food + drink,” then embark on a “terrifying, mind-altering journey through the decaying streets of Bushwick, warped by the chaos and destruction wrecked by the disturbing aftermath of the L train shutdown.”

The immersive haunted house + club happens at 53 Scott Avenue, more information can be found here.

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