Mourning Bob Arihood One Year Later

Posted on: October 4th, 2012 at 10:29 am by
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One year ago today, a tight-knit group from the community gathered outside Ray’s Candy Store to mourn the loss of East Village photographer-activist Bob Arihood. An impromptu candelight vigil. Neighbors and compatriots spoke of their friend – reminisced about the good ol’ days and about his watchdog presence on A. Twelve months later, Chico’s painted remains on the awning above the entrance.

Always a visible fixture on Avenue A, Arihood died September 30, 2011 from heart failure. His legacy lives on..check out both his blog archives – Neither More Nor Less and Nadie Se Conoce.

We miss you, dude. Rest in peace.

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[Source: Clayton Patterson]

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