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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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February 21, 2019

Comments

Lefy

Slick move, but unintentional? Seems like a Costanza move: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDjt9DRPhCI

I went to Sidewalk for brunch plenty of times in the '90s and the aughts. Cheapest place around. Good times.

And Justine Frischmann of Elastica was a hottie. She threw a rose into the crowd during Lollapalooza on Randalls Island, and me and another guy both caught it. Massive tug-of-war ensued, destroying the rose.

Who Cares?

Quite honestly, I could give a flying fuck that this place is closing then changing hands.

It never supported NYHC/hardcore punk in general, metal, indie rock, hip hop etc. so whatever. Spare me they were a sitdown joint when they could've had standing room stuff c'mon.

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