"New York Goes Through Cycles. It Has To Change. New York Is Tough, But We Fight For It."

by Chiara Atik · November 20, 2009

This NYC figure definitely knows a thing or two about fighting for success in New York: he's about to go for Round Two and re-open a much beloved nightspot. Who is it? Click below to find out.

Andre Saraiva, grafiti artist and the man behind some of the world's most successful nightspots (in Paris and New York), has quite a challenge ahead of him: reopening The Beatrice. He tells Paper Mag:

"I love Beatrice. It's my favorite. We have to do all this legal stuff, like add new exits."

So, in addition to more exits, what else can we expect from the new Beatrice? We can't wait to find out...

[Photo via NY Times].