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Monthly Archive for November, 2007

Zincsmith Billiard mourns: Ya’ll remember the Overtime Pub, right? Until just a couple years ago it was open at 591 3rd Avenue, at the corner of 16th Street, cheek by jowl with the Prospect Expressway above & both Fort Hamilton Ave & the 3rd Ave entrance to the BQE below. (Until recently, looking east on […]

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requests Angry M.F. Fisher. But Ozone Park? Maybe– can I think about it a little? As for why Bayside Cemetery is here (& the amazing Acacia adjacent) I dunno but Queens has a lot of dead people, I guess they had to put ‘em somewhere. It’s not an awful location, actually: ya’ll have the Liberty […]

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are some jive ass slippers says Zyczymy Smacznego: Sklep Wedkarski? Yeah, we know each other. He’s still running a joint on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, right? BZA was DJing at one of those Latino tranny bars nearby; I drove out with her to maybe rock some Columbian steak or, better yet, blog me some Columbiano… […]

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where bloggers get caught up in between, dun: Joseph Anastasio, Brian Berger & Kevin Walsh; Astoria, Rockaway Beach & Flushing (via Bay Ridge, mostly); FNY, LTV & WWIB. They don’t keep it real– real tries to keep up with them. We’ll see how serious things can get when, on November 28, the Fresh Meadows Barnes […]

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might be the Music of the Spheres declares Toad: Or at least that’s the impression I got following last night’s variety show at the Lower East Side Tinnitus Museum, where an estimated crowd of 3500 thrilled to the sights & sounds of New York Calling. The highlight? Brian Berger’s dead on impressions of former Brooklyn […]

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with every great posting offers Centipede: What does The Publisher do before a big show at the Lower East Side Tension Museum? Relax with a shape up & shave downtown! Can ya’ll dig it? The Lower East Side Tennis Museum is at 108 Orchard Street but don’t expect the “Royal Treatment” there! What are Philip […]

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from Mami’s apartment in Port Morris, The Bronx: I don’t know what exactly happened in Brooklyn yesterday but it would seem the WWIB transmitter went haywire… hard! I keep telling The Publisher, bring the whole operation up to the Boogie Down, we won’t even have to change the call letters, but so far… he’s been […]

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Leonard Levitt is a New York City, & NYPD, legend. Although Len’s covered many beats in his career, it’s his two plus decades as a police reporter that are most relevant today: Rudy Giuliani is running for President while his former– & formerly regaled– top cop Bernard Kerik under is Federal fraud indictment. Michael Bloomberg […]

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Historian & musician Philip Dray, improbably of Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg for almost twenty years now, will be be appearing at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum this Wednesday, November 14. (Some yokel spoke briefly on this event to the Grand Street News.) Just how Phil ended up one among the kielbasa and the trucker […]

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playing chicken no more, says Swan: Whoa! Apostate truck burners in the new old Downtown BK? Hmmmm… interesting. If John Strausbaugh’s recent comments about the process of “benign ethnic cleansing” in Manhattan are true, what will folks say about the new new Downtown when it’s cleared of all but civil servants & students in the […]

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