ray’s candy store

Candlelight Vigil for Bob Arihood Last Night

Posted October 5, 2011 at 6:41 am

Tear drops, candle drips, and the audible boom-tss of music emanating from Yuca Bar set the tone for Bob Arihood’s candlelight vigil last night.

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Bob Arihood of Neither More Nor Less Dies (RIP)

Posted October 1, 2011 at 2:35 pm

Longtime neighborhood documentarian Bob Arihood of Neither More Nor Less has passed away.


Jesse Malin Releases Video for “Burning the Bowery” [Video]

Posted May 12, 2010 at 6:17 am

A few weeks ago, nightlife purveyor and local musician Jesse Malin released a music video for his catchy tune “Burning the Bowery” to coincide with his latest solo album (with the St. Marks Social), Love it to Life.

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Reminder: Today is the Day of Ray

Posted February 6, 2010 at 11:31 am

Today is the Day of Ray! Brave what little snow there is out there, and swing by Sidewalk Cafe today between noon and 6 p.m. to help support Ray’s Candy Store.  See you there!


Update: Day of Ray Benefit Show

Posted February 3, 2010 at 2:34 pm

EV Grieve has all the details, including performance lineup, on this Saturday’s Day of Ray benefit at Sidewalk Cafe.  Here is the official flyer for the event.  Festivities kick off at noon.  Go forth, spread the word! Ray’s Twitter Ray’s Facebook


Update: Save Ray’s Candy Store Benefit

Posted January 26, 2010 at 11:15 am

[Photo via Slum Goddess] Here is the latest on the Save Ray’s benefit at Sidewalk Cafe next week: Day of RAY! Saturday February 6th from noon – 6pm Benefit show at Sidewalk Cafe! Come see every musician, comedian, poet and performer this neighborhood has to offer. $5 donation entrance fee at the door, no drink […]


Date Set for Official Ray’s Candy Store Benefit

Posted January 22, 2010 at 10:39 am

[Photo via Neither More Nor Less] EV Grieve reports that a date has been set for the Save Ray’s benefit show.  Saturday, February, 6, at Sidewalk Cafe on Avenue A. The lineup hasn’t been set, so if you wish to play or know someone who does, get in touch with Leah. And a reminder that […]


U-Bet and Bosco

Posted January 20, 2010 at 6:18 am

Just in case you were Jonesin for some extra Bosco or Fox’s U-Bet to replenish your cupboard supply, the Essex Street Market usually has both in stock. Side by side.

Ray’s Candy Store on Fox Last Night

Last modified January 19, 2010 at 8:45 am

The plight of Ray’s Candy Store has now reached mainstream local media.  Fox Five was on scene last night, interviewing Ray and some of his customers, including Slum Goddess. If you are interested in donating money to help Ray, please head over to Paypal and use the email address saverayscandystore@gmail.com. [via EV Grieve]


Reminder: Ray’s Benefit Tonight

Last modified July 14, 2009 at 1:06 am

Just a friendly reminder that tonight is the benefit to help Ray’s Candy Store. C-Squat is holding a benefit for Ray’sSunday June 7, 5:30 to 10:30to help Ray pay his fines and do some renovations.If you love Ray and want to help him, come over.10 dollar donationC-Squat155 Avenue CPlease Come and help.There will be live […]