Make no mistake about it, Capri is the longest running nightclub in the Tri-State area.
Capri opened in 1956 as "The Penthouse" and was roughly half the size it is today. After 25 years of extraordinary success, a birthplace of the 70's disco era closed for renovation.
In 1983, the club reopened as Pastels, and dominated the Brooklyn nightclub scene for the next decade and a half. Pastels was over capacity with, literally, thousands of sophisticated club-goers passing through the velvet ropes each weekend.
The 80's and 90's were the heydays for the club with celebrity sightings that were not uncommon. Legendary ball players like John Franco and movie stars like Sean Penn studying Brooklyn accents for his role in Causalities of War and regular clubber Mickey Rourke filmed his movie "Bullet" on site. Everyone from Playboy playmates to movie star legends partied at Pastels. It was referenced innumerable times on Network television programs, and is considered to be one of the more legendary names in the history of the NY party scene. If you lived in NYC in the 80's and haven't heard of Pastels nightclub in Brooklyn, then you probably didn't spend much time enjoying the city's nightlife.
In 1997, after a complete makeover the club was reborn as "Legacy" and continued in the tradition and remained a place to be for the 20 and 30 somethings in the New York Tri-State area.
In 2006, it was time to renovate again and although the patrons kept changing the momentum didn't. The club was reborn as Suite and as history repeated itself it became an overnight sensation with thousands of hot singles gracing the threshold each week.
Since October of 2010 the legend became Capri Nightclub and has hit the ground running. One things for certain, Capri remains the stuff that legends are built upon. The club remains the "Go to " place for the sexy, young party goers who flock there every weekend in search of the good times that will make for the stories and memories of their time.
From 1956 and the music of Frank Sinatra and Louis Prima to Gloria Gaynor, Judy Tores the BeeGees and 50cent this legendary club has been host to the most popular artists in Dance Music History.
It's hard to go to Capri on a Saturday night and not have a good time, as evidenced by the hundreds of people that linger on long after the music stops and the bartenders stop pouring. There is a good time to be had for all at Capri so come and be part of the legend that lives on............................................