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Exhuming the Classic Mudd Club, ‘Scene of the Crime’ in the Late ’70s

Posted September 18, 2017 at 9:55 am

In the canon of New York City nightlife, the Mudd Club might have made fewer headlines than, say, Studio 54 or CBGB, but it was one of the coolest places on earth. Opening its doors officially on Halloween in 1978 and closing in 1983, the loft-turned-nightclub was located in TriBeCa (before most people knew the […]

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Shepard Fairey Stencils Debbie Harry Mural Across from Long-Gone CBGB

Posted August 23, 2017 at 5:05 am

As first reported here yesterday, artist Shepard Fairey took to Bleecker Street yesterday to impart a new punk rock mural. The two-year-old Joey Ramone treatment – what some have called a subtle advertisement for Overthrow Boxing Gym – had been erased the day before in preparation for the next in line. The piece is a […]

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Shepard Fairey will Replace Joey Ramone with a Debbie Harry Mural on Bleecker Street

Last modified August 22, 2017 at 11:25 pm

Yesterday afternoon, the two-year-old Joey Ramone mural was whitewashed from the Bleecker Street facade of Saxon + Parole. Two dudes were spotted erasing the artwork with a bucket of beige paint. But it apparently won’t stay blank for long. Word on the street is that Shepard Fairey is on deck to paint the replacement over […]

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You Have Until Monday to See Blondie’s 40th Anniversary Exhibition at the Chelsea Hotel

Posted October 2, 2014 at 9:22 am

As a NYC kid, back in the day, this reporter saw Blondie perform live more times than one could count. And we can happily tell you that it still never gets old, despite the fact that 40 years have gone by. Obviously, the fangirl in us just had to check out the ongoing Blondie 40thAnniversary […]

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Watch Early Blondie at CBGB, Circa 1975 [VIDEO]

Posted November 28, 2012 at 6:18 am

We must thank punk luminary Legs McNeil for sharing this fresh footage of Blondie playing at CBGB in 1975. The band is rocking out to “A Girl Should Know Better,” allegedly recorded on Debbie Harry’s 30th. This was captured a hot minute before achieving astronomical success. Alas, there aren’t many views of the bar interior…

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Debbie Harry Posing in Front of CBGB [Video]

Posted August 15, 2012 at 6:16 am

And here’s a brilliant photo of Debbie Harry standing outside CBGB on the Bowery, reportedly shot by Bob Gruen. Is that dude taking a leak in the background? If you’re interested in watching the full length documentary about the band, Blondie: One Way or Another, scope it below. http://youtu.be/xldDsUSnJis [via Flaming Pablum]

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