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Quiet Clubbing on the Nautical Mile

DJ Theo spins music for partiers attending a

DJ Theo spins music for partiers attending a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. The music is streamed directly into individual wireless headphones worn by partiers keep the fun going without the noise. (Aug. 30, 2013) Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Men and women are dancing wildly on an outdoor deck amidst strobe lights and smoke, but there's no music to be heard -- unless you're wearing headphones. This has become a common scene past 11 p.m. at Bracco's restaurant on the Nautical Mile in Freeport, where a noise ordinance has brought a new type of late-night partying to the South Shore called "quiet clubbing."

DJ Theo spins music for partiers attending a
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

DJ Theo spins music for partiers attending a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. The music is streamed directly into individual wireless headphones worn by partiers keep the fun going without the noise. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Jamie Cosgrove, 25 of Rocky Point, dances to
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Jamie Cosgrove, 25 of Rocky Point, dances to music streamed to her headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport.(Aug. 30, 2013)

Partiers at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Partiers at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport quietly party into the night without breaking noise ordinances or disturbing the neighborhood by listening to music pumped directly into individual wireless headphones. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Partiers at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Partiers at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport quietly party into the night without breaking noise ordinances or disturbing the neighborhood by listening to music pumped directly into individual wireless headphones. (Aug. 30, 2013)

A partier quietly clubbing at Bracco's on the
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

A partier quietly clubbing at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Danielle Walters and Jamie Cosgrove, both 25 and
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Danielle Walters and Jamie Cosgrove, both 25 and from Rocky Point, dance and sing to music streamed to thier headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Danielle Walters and Jamie Cosgrove, both 25 and
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Danielle Walters and Jamie Cosgrove, both 25 and from Rocky Point, dance and sing to music streamed to thier headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Jamie Cosgrove, 25, of Rocky Point dances to
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Jamie Cosgrove, 25, of Rocky Point dances to music streamed to her headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 2013)

Jamie Cosgrove, 25, from Rocky Point dances and
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Jamie Cosgrove, 25, from Rocky Point dances and sings to music streamed to her headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Kim Jernick, 26 of Babylon, dances to music
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Kim Jernick, 26 of Babylon, dances to music streamed to their headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 30, 2013)

Kim Jernick, 26 of Babylon, dances and sings
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Kim Jernick, 26 of Babylon, dances and sings to music streamed to her headphone by DJ Theo at a quiet clubbing event at Bracco's on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. (Aug. 30, 2013)

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