Joey Ramone

Hey! Ho! Let’s Go … to the Ramones Exhibit at the Queens Museum

Posted April 8, 2016 at 9:23 am

Unless you liked spending time in elevators or supermarkets, the music scene in the mid-70s was not terribly exciting. Mainstream radio specialized in “Lite FM” tunes and bubblegum pop songs. Concerts were headlined by “arena rock” bands, specializing in 30 minute drum solos. During this time, there was also nothing terribly exciting going on in […]

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Joey Ramone Birthday Bash Returns to Bowery Electric May 19

Last modified September 3, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Yes friends, it’s time to raise our glasses to one of New York City’s finest once again, the one and only Joey Ramone, as the 2014 Joey Ramone Birthday Bash is coming up Monday, May 19—the punk legend’s actual birthday! “There is never a shortage of reasons to celebrate the birthday and life of my […]

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Today in 2003: Joey Ramone Place Dedicated

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:01 am

The street sign is one of the most sought after in the city. Joey Ramone Place at the corner of Bowery and Second Street, now just a stone’s throw from Peels, where you can order his eponymous cocktail.  Since 2003, the green marker has been stolen a whopping four times, prompting the Department of Transportation […]

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