A friend emailed me this announcement with a one-line comment: "This is big news."
Here's the explanation from those in charge:
We’ve fielded the question of “why would you mess with a good thing?” a number of times, the whole “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” thing, but in the end, sometimes things need to be messed with. The decision to move was prompted in large part because we wanted to make a change happen, rather than simply hope that change would come to us.
Not sure what this whole Dead Hipster Dance Party thing is all about? Go to Sean Kelly's next week, or peruse Abi Halland's Flickr photo stream to see what you've been missing for the last "175 Thursdays, nearly 4 years and, like, 7,000 bottles of flavored vodka."