Joe Strummer, RIP

Posted December 22, 2010 at 5:50 pm

Eight years ago today, Clash co-founder Joe Strummer died of an apparent undiagnosed congenital heart defect. May he rest in peace.

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Double Crown Anniversary

Posted November 4, 2009 at 6:26 am

This past Sunday was the one-year anniversary of trendy nightspot Double Crown, once home to Manahatta.  Longtime reader REC was there and filed the following report of the evening: Last Sunday Double Crown was the best place (and perhaps the only place) to be for post-Halloween revelry.  Celebrating its one year anniversary, Double Crown went […]

Bowery Mission Chapel Celebrates 100 Years

Posted October 8, 2009 at 7:40 am

Tonight, the Bowery Mission will continue celebrating the 100th anniversary of its chapel at 227 Bowery!  Our good friends at the Lower East Side History Project sent along the following event information: The Bowery Mission is one of the Lower East Side’s oldest and most important institutions, founded in 1879 to serve New York City’s […]