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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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April 04, 2013

Comments

GG Allin

Billy...Billy don't you lose my number.

BabyDave

Thanks for remembering. It was just sort of a local joint, once described -- can't remember where -- as "Cheers . . . with tits."

SSO

I remember The Building. Oh lord.

Harry

The first time I went to Billy's was in 1974, my older brother took me there for my 16th birthday!

Violet

I had never been in but I used to walk by there every single day.

There was also that unusual man who used to sit on that block wearing wrap around sunglasses. Anyone remember him? I never knew if he was homeless or just hanging out. He never asked for money but he was there all the time.

Tiffany LaRue

I worked there in the late 90's. I will always have a special place in my heart for Billy's.

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