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12 Beloved New York City Places That Don't Exist Anymore

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford and Emily Cohn | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

There's a lot to love about New York City today: A flood of new, ambitious architecture, refurbished river-fronts, miles and miles of additional bike ...

Wool Worth Building

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.

Matthew Jacobs

'Harry Potter' Pals Get Dirty For Wild Indie

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment

The mythology of punk music's evolution can be traced back, more or less, to one singular staple: CBGB. Opened in 1973 in downtown Manhattan's East Vi...

My Most Embarrassing CBGB Moment: I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

In light of this impending hoopla about 315 The Bowery, I thought we'd revisit a night at CBGB that ranks as one of the great Rock 'n' Roll Faux Pas Moments, perp-ed by yours truly... Here's the story...

'Harry Potter's' Rupert Grint Happy To Play Someone 'Edgy'

Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

Rupert Grint stars as The Dead Boys' guitarist Cheetah Chrome in "CBGB," a new film about the famed New York rock club that gave big breaks to bands l...

Excitement Builds for CBGB Film Release

Reyne Haines | Posted 12.03.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

A well known nightclub on Bowery Street in New York City is making a come back. Not back on Bowery; this time on the big screen.

'Harry Potter' Star Shows Butt In New Film

Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

Ron Weasley is all grown up and baring his butt. Rupert Grint, who played Weasley in the "Harry Potter" films, appears in the upcoming "CBGB" as the g...

Old Jocks and Old Rockers: We Too Are One in the Windy City

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.15.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Frank Zappa taught us "you are what you is." Former high-school and college jocks oft fall prey to the corresponding ravages of time as do their ex- rocker counterparts.

The Trailer For 'CBGB' Has Arrived

Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment

"CBGB," a movie about one of New York's most legendary venues, has a new trailer. In it, Alan Rickman stars as overall-clad Hilly Kristal (American ac...

Can Manhattan Get Its Groove Back?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Gregg S. Lipman

Brooklyn shouldn't get too comfy with its current cool status; it's just a matter of time before the borough suffers a backlash as well, and the cool hunters go in search of the next big thing.

Another Excerpt: I "Discover" CBGB and Open for The Ramones, May, 1975

Binky Philips | Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Here's another excerpt from my eBook on Rhino, My Life in the Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was. It's doozy, too... in which my band, The Planets, is initiated into the brave new world of CBGB in the early Spring of 1975.

The Bay City Rollers Did NOT Suck... and the Awesome Influence of One Haircut

Binky Philips | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Here's the true unsung story about one of the origins of the Punk/New Wave look...

1977: Iggy Pop and Ray Manzarek Want to Start a Band With Me

Binky Philips | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Yes, I know turning them down was raw lunacy, but I had the secret knowledge, as I listened to Danny, Ray and Ig work me, that The Planets were gonna be signed by Warner Bros. My band, my songs.

1977: My Band is Signing With Warner Brothers Records! Thin Lizzy's Producer is Set to Do Our Album! In London! At The Who's Recording Studio! And... Then...

Binky Philips | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Looking back, it was an undeniably fertile creative moment in New York City. Things were coalescing and I was in the thick of it.

Two CBGB Bands vs. an Actual Biker Gang

Binky Philips | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The bikers just went happily berserk. Booing, screaming, howling, cursing, laughing, flipping birds, throwing empty beer cans... Poor T'winks, in front of everyone, the bar owner walked up and let them know that the Bands-From-NYC experiment was over.

Webster Hall Attack: Cro-Mags Founder Harley Flanagan: "What I Did Was Defend My Life"

Camilla Webster | Posted 09.16.2012 | New York
Camilla Webster

New York Natives sat down with Cro-Mags founder Harley Flanagan for an exclusive interview about the events of the now infamous July 6 Webster Hall Cro-Mags blow-out during New York's CBGB Festival.

Who Really Made CBGB Cool?

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 07.18.2012 | Entertainment

Who's responsible for turning CBGB's into the petri dish that unleashed punk rock onto the world? It's long been known that the idea didn't origina...

2 Stabbed At CBGB Fest, Former Cro-Mag Member Arrested

AP | Posted 07.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Authorities say a two people were stabbed and one was also bitten before a show at the New York City music venue Webster Hall. Harley Fla...

CBGB Festival Guide: Superchunk, Reggie Watts And Guided By Voices

Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

From July 5 to July 8, the city will resurrect the greatness of CBGB with the venerable club's first music festival, bringing both established and eme...

Alan Rickman, Is That You?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.29.2012 | Entertainment

It's hard to imagine Alan Rickman as anyone other than Severus Snape, but after seeing the British actor on the set of the upcoming "CBGB" film, we're...

'CBGB' Film Casts Its Patti Smith & Iggy Pop

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

"CBGB" is shaping up to be quite a star-studded affair. The film, which chronicles the famous New York City music venue, has cast "The Big Bang Theory...

The Best Upcoming Summer Festivals

Posted 05.23.2012 | New York

With summer approaching fast, newly announced concert lineups, official festivals, and plenty of outdoor movie screenings are quickly taking over our ...

The Sudden Resurgence Of CBGB

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

In 2006 one of the most renowned music venues in the country shut its doors. But now it looks like CBGB -- the venerable East Village hard rock in...

Remembering Joey Ramone Through Photos

Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

"I Remember You," a new exhibition of never-before-seen photographs at John Varvatos in New York, shows a few sides of the brooding singer/songwriter ...

Back From The Dead?

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York

(Corrects name of Kristal's daughter in 7th and 9th paras) NEW YORK, May 8 (Reuters) - New York's legendary punk-rock music venue CBGB...