Win a Free Roll of GILF’s ‘Gentrification in Progress’ Tape [CONTEST]

Posted December 17, 2015 at 12:22 pm

​Street artist GILF has a hit on her hands with those rolls of “Gentrification in Progress” tape. The caution tape commentary periodically appears in places that are threatened by the onslaught of greed. For example, ribboning the Germania Bank Building on the Bowery and Pearl Paint on Canal Street after its demise.. As previously reported, […]

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Identify All the Vanished Businesses in this Jeffrey Lewis Album Art [CONTEST]

Last modified October 5, 2015 at 5:01 pm

Here’s a contest for you… Local “antifolk” hero Jeffrey Lewis, an East Village native and frequent Sidewalk Cafe performer, has another record coming out at the end of the month. Dubbed Manhattan, the long-player has some pretty cool cover art (designed by Lewis) that resembles a comic strip. The illustration includes depictions of 27 no-longer-existing Manhattan businesses and other […]

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Win CBGB Festival Passes [Sweepstakes]

Last modified October 9, 2013 at 5:56 pm

*Contest has ended. Congrats to Chris Foote and Taylor Strong!*    The CBGB Festival starts tomorrow. Earlier today, we wrote about Queen V, one of the performers in the festival. We’re also giving away two (2) pairs of festival badges. Winners will be notified Wednesday (October 9) morning and can pick the badges up at the Bowery Electric […]

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Win Tickets to Preview for ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ on Broadway [CONTEST]

Last modified February 14, 2013 at 9:56 am

Hands on a Hardbody is coming to Broadway on March 21, and we’re giving away a pair of tickets for a performance during previews (Feb 23 – Mar 21) Show details: TEN Contestants. FOUR Days. ONE Truck. A new musical about holding onto a dream…and not letting go. For ten hard-luck Texans, a new lease on […]

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Win Tickets to See the Misfits at Highline Ballroom 12/16 [Contest]

Last modified December 11, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Hurricane Sandy forced The Misfits to cancel their Halloween show, but isn’t every day Halloween for them anyway? For a chance to win a pair of tickets to their upcoming show at the Highline Ballroom, just answers these questions and send them to We’ll pick a winner on Friday. Sunday, December 16, 2012 Showtime @ 8:00 […]

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