Debbie Harry

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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Elizabeth Street Tenement Denied Landmark Status, Despite Endorsement of Martin Scorsese and Debbie Harry

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 7:11 pm

The drive to landmark one Little Italy tenement came to a screeching halt a few weeks ago, despite some high-profile endorsements including Martin Scorsese and Debbie Harry. For the last two years, tenant Beth Joy Knutsen-Papaleo has worked toward a goal of preserving not just 239 Elizabeth Street, but the block between Prince and East […]

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Debbie Harry and Martin Scorsese Support Landmarking 239 Elizabeth Street in Little Italy and so Should You [OP-ED]

Posted July 12, 2016 at 5:19 am

What follows is a selection from a “Request for Evaluation” sent to the Landmarks Preservation Commission last week to calendar 239 Elizabeth Street for landmarking. Author of the pitch, building resident Beth Joy Knutsen-Papaleo, even received letters of endorsement from Debbie Harry and Martin Scorsese. “I am dead sick of tasteless developers who never wanted […]

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Centre-fuge Debuts its ‘Heroines of the Lower East Side’ Murals

Posted May 9, 2014 at 6:10 am

The Centre-fuge Public Art Project is finally ready to debut its latest cycle of artwork (cycle thirteen, actually). Street artist Lexi Bella has spent the last couple weeks spray-painting the mid-block trailer with select heroines of the Lower East Side. The final touches were applied yesterday (no thanks to the rain). Notable female figures to […]

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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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Downtown Calling

Posted October 15, 2009 at 6:25 am

Stupefaction points us in the direction of a new documentary film entitled Downtown Calling, directed by Shan Nicolson and narrated by Debbie Harry.  The synopsis alone will have you drooling for more.  Per the official website: In the late 1970s, the “greatest city in the world” was teetering on the edge of total chaos. A […]