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Noteworthy Photography

  • Burning Flags Press
    The website of Glen E. Friedman. Renowned for both his work with musicians like Fugazi, Minor Threat, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, Slayer (and many, many more) as well as his groundbreaking documentation of the burgeoning skateboard phenomenon in the late `70's, Glen has been privvy to (and has summarily captured on film) some of the coolest stuff ever. He's also an incredibly insightful and nice guy to boot.
  • SoHo Blues - Photography by Allan Tannenbaum
    Allan Tannenbaum is a local photographer who has been everywhere and shot everything, from members of Blondie hanging out at the Mudd Club through the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center on September 11th. You could spend hours on this site, and I have.
  • Robert Otter Photographs
    Amazing vintage photographs of New York City, specifically my own neighborhood, Greenwich Village.
  • oboylephoto
    Just some intensely cool photographs of abandoned places.
  • Rikki Ercoli's Legends of Punk
    Much like Glen E. Friedman (see above), Rikki Ercoli has managed to catch some amazing bands in their manic element.
  • Lost & Found Film
    A fascinating website devoted to undeveloped film found in vintage camers. A curious mixture of interesting and spooky.
  • Pinhole Photography by Veronica Saddler
    NYC landmarks shot through a pinhole lens. Neat-o.
  • Eugene Merinov
    Compelling shots of Punk, Post-Punk and New Wave band performing live in various long-lost venues in a pre-sanitized New York City. Great stuff!
  • Edward Colver

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January 17, 2012

Comments

Andrew Riskin

i happen to make it there a couple of times myself , all the hair metal bands played there and a lot of local hair bands played there back in my day

Bowery Boy

Not sayin' this ain't lame, but I used to enjoy going to the Cat Club on sunday evenings... still wearing the tux from my waiter brunch shift. They had a big band and swing dancing. The women far out numbered the men, so I never lacked for a woman to teach me how to touch-dance. That was some of the more wholesome fun I ever had. Sad that the place has been so f-ed up.

BabyDave

Right on the Southwest corner of 13th Street and Fourth Avenue, adjacent to the Cat Club, was a bar, and it's bugging me that I can't remember its name. Anyone out there remember? P.J. Kanen's or Canon's or something like that?

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