Candles for Beastie Boy MCA at Wolfnights on Rivington (Paul’s Boutique)

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 at 8:06 pm by

In the hours since the world learned about the death of hip hop legend Adam “MCA” Yauch, there was a total outpouring of grief across news and social media outlets.  But rather surprisingly, no street memorials were set up outside the former Paul’s Boutique at 99 Rivington Street (Ludlow). Not even a mention on the sidewalk sandwich board. Until now.

Two candles to pay respects. Head over there and drop off your condolences and memories…


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