Documentarian Clayton Patterson Leaving Lower East Side for Austrian Alps

Posted April 5, 2014 at 8:37 am

The Lower East Side lost its rebel soul many moons ago, but now it’s saying goodbye to one of its biggest champions. Seriously, how many times have we been uttering end of an era these last few years…? The New York Times now reports that Clayton Patterson, a fixture for 35 years, is retiring from the […]

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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 […]


Friday Night Slacktivism

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 8:11 am

Early Friday evening, the rain cleared just long enough for the Slacktivist protest to ensue at McNally’s Bowery real estate. Turnout was rather minimal, limited to the usual suspects – Bob Arihood [link], John Penley, Clayton Patterson [link] – and a few curious neighborhood onlookers. Nevertheless, the overriding message of gross discontent was effectively conveyed […]

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