Avenue B

The Jerky Boys’ Debut is Now 20 Years Old

Posted April 29, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Thanks to older brothers in the know, the obsession really began in the late 1980s after hearing those bootleg cassettes.

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“The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” Filming on Ave B for the Next Week

Posted August 20, 2012 at 11:29 am

Alphabet City is in for a sour-tasting treat of epic proportions. Well, maybe that’s a bit drastic, but a feature flick is set to occupy Avenue B for the next ten days.

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Blackbird Opening on Avenue B with Three-Night Binge

Posted August 8, 2012 at 6:49 am

Blackbird is opening sooner than expected, and will be celebrating with a three-night inauguration extravaganza.

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Report: Blackbird to Fly at Former Lakeside Lounge

Posted August 3, 2012 at 6:09 am

April 30, 2012 was a somber day for the Lower East Side, for this was the last night on earth for the Lakeside Lounge. The Avenue B haunt was a perennial Boogie favorite, and now three months on, it’s still missed.

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Recap: Sustainable Design Book Event at Revision Lounge

Posted May 23, 2012 at 10:28 am

Is it really easy being green? Or is that just a glib line to put on the cover of every magazine these days?

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Clayton’s Corner: Jackie Curtis Memorial Stone in Tompkins Square Park

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 7:47 am

In this latest installment of Clayton’s Corner, the photographer chronicles a memorial event of sorts in Tompkins Square Park.

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Van Fire on 2nd Street

Posted February 27, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Shortly before noon, firefighters responded to a burning van on East Second Street.

Retrospective: Chico at East Houston and Avenue B

Posted December 16, 2011 at 6:09 am

Lower East Side legend Chico dominates the mural situation at the northwest corner of East Houston and Avenue B.

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Alabama Shakes Turn Up the Soul at Lakeside Lounge [12/10/11]

Posted December 12, 2011 at 10:18 am

The best band you probably haven’t heard yet is the Alabama Shakes, a neo-soul outfit hailing from Athens, Alabama.

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Weekend Edition: December 10

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Triebensee]

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