Spinal Tap

Reliving the Spinal Tap “Comeback Show” at CBGB, on This Date in 1984

Posted May 6, 2014 at 11:00 am

Thirty years ago today was a seminal moment in the canon of rock music. And it happened on the Bowery. On May 6, 1984, Spinal Tap performed CBGB (in real life) as part of their “comeback tour” in connection with Smell the Glove. It hadn’t gone well for the band up to that point, what […]

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Subway Scenes: The Essex Street Umlaut

Posted August 22, 2012 at 10:32 am

As the legendary David St. Hubbins intimates in Spinal Tap – “It’s like a pair of eyes. You’re looking at the umlaut, and it’s looking at you.”

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Feel Good Friday: Spinal Tap

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:53 am

Spinal Tap, “Gimme Some Money” (1984)

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The Little Cupcake Bakeshop Gearing Up at 30 Prince

Posted July 26, 2010 at 6:28 am

Cupcakes continue their assault on the city, and now represent a formidable foe to the fro-yo fad. And now Nolita will have its very own “green” cupcakerie.

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