101 Avenue A

Clayton Patterson Revisits the Pyramid Club with ‘Portraits’ Exhibit

Posted October 17, 2017 at 9:29 am

The Pyramid Club of yesteryear is revived, albeit temporarily. Indeed, prolific photographer and activist Clayton Patterson is showcasing his documentation of an era rife with struggling artists immersed in a culturally diverse neighborhood at its peak of creativity. His photos of the scene are often considered a pioneering record of the evolution of drag in […]

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Punk at the Pyramid: The Frenetic Energy of DAMEHT [8/8/14]

Posted August 11, 2014 at 10:19 am

With all the recent buzz about DAMEHT’s live shows, we dropped in to check out the foursome during their penultimate Pyramid performance. The local rock band has been amidst a month-long Friday night residency at the legendary Alphabet City club. Much like its nurturing neighborhood (i.e. Lower East Side), their sound is a melting pot […]

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DAMEHT Breathes Punk Life Into the Pyramid Club with New Residency

Posted July 30, 2014 at 10:13 am

Despite an impending move to the Austrian alps, Clayton Patterson isn’t going so quietly. He’s presently engaged in a new battle for an old institution. The objective – rejuvenating the Pyramid Club on Avenue A vis-a-vis an upstart local band. They’re called DAMEHT, their music is ear-crushing punk, and there will be moshing. Led by Rivington […]

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An Interesting History of 101 Avenue A

Last modified January 29, 2012 at 9:55 pm

The following piece was written by the newest contributor here at Bowery Boogie, Allison B. Siegel.  As urban historian, preservationist and educator, Siegel focuses on 18th through early 20th Century NYC, bringing her penchant (and obsession) for history and adventure to everything that she researches. I think it was 1994 the first time I set […]

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Thursday Throwback: Nirvana’s First NYC Gig at the Pyramid [Video]

Posted September 22, 2011 at 11:19 am

Saturday marks the twentieth anniversary of Nevermind, Nirvana’s seminal second record. Herewith, a little flashback.

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