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Lenox Lounge, jazz landmark, to close in NYC

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Lenox Lounge, a Harlem cabaret with a supercool, Art Deco style that made it a favorite of jazz greats like Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, is closing its doors on New Year's Eve. Longtime owner Alvin Reed says that with rents on the rise, he can no longer afford the lease on the jazz landmark, which opened in 1942. He says the landlord wanted $20,000 per...

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