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Power Perches

Nicholas Cage, Claire Danes, Mark Wahlberg, and more all visited the club within a week of each other

Though not even a year old, the downtown Manhattan watering hole Veruka has seen more action than the Oval Office. Maybe it's the club's unofficial adoption by high-profile barflies. Here's who showed up during a recent week at the high-powered hangout.

Table 1
Leonardo DiCaprio
Mark Wahlberg
Sean Penn
Cuba Gooding Jr.
David Blaine

Table 2
Laurence Fishburne
Bokeem Woodbine

Table 3
Esther Canadas
Mark Vanderloo

Table 4
Nicolas Cage

Table 5
Gina Gershon
Fisher Stevens

DJ Booth
Samantha Ronson (DJ)
Ione Skye

Table 6
Claire Danes

Table 7
Billy Corgan

Table 8
Ben Affleck
Casey Affleck

Table 9
John Waters
Edward Furlong
Dominique Swain
Debbie Harry
Janeane Garofalo
Cyndi Lauper

Table 10
Denis Leary
Famke Janssen
Ted Demme
Jay Mohr
Martin Sheen
Tom Arnold

Originally posted Oct 30, 1998 Published in issue #456 Oct 30, 1998 Order article reprints