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Orange is the New Black's Annie Golden

Steve Karras | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Karras

Although the show is inspired by real events in the life of memoirist Piper Kerman, Norma's performance may be the truest case of art imitating life on the show -- after all, Annie Golden, the actress who plays Norma, has been bringing down the house with her voice for decades.

Losing NYC

Chef Rossi | Posted 06.04.2014 | New York
Chef Rossi

The day they turned the 2nd Ave Deli into a Chase, I knew the NYC of my heart was no longer. I went in to make a bank deposit, and I swear I smelled pastrami.

Conversations With Seymour Stein, Lori Lieberman and Sun Records' Josh Collum, Collin Brace & Julie Roberts, Plus an Ed Kowalczyk Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Back in my teens, New York WAS the music business. ... I'd go up to Harlem to buy my records. It was a straight line on the D train from King's Highway to 125th street, and they had great record stores up there. ... I mean, I just couldn't think of a better place to be."

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.

Conversations With John Fogerty, Marky Ramone, Tom Odell and The Sadies' Dallas Good, Plus Slowriter's "Omen" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"It's not that I had a plan, but it kind of felt like by saying that, I was allowing that person to have their influence rather than me telling them."

Hackamore Brick: The Return of One of Rock's Great 'Missing Links'

Steven Rosen | Posted 11.20.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

Look at the website All Music's artist-biography page for Hackamore Brick, which released one album in 1970, and it's pretty impressive for a band too obscure to even be called "cult."

The Bad, Bad Boys of Copper Talk Body Count, Getting Laid and Beards

Susan Michals | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

When we last tuned in to BBC America's Copper Detective Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) was racing to keep his world -- NYC and the other facets of his life -- intact.

How To Raise A Punk

Andrea Blaugrund Nevins | Posted 01.04.2012 | Parents
Andrea Blaugrund Nevins

My third child was still a toddler when it became clear he was the punker his older siblings weren't. If they said something that even slightly smacked of pandering to his diminutive size or age, he'd look them right in the eye and tear up the artwork they'd just brought home.

Denver Does CBGB's: SAUNA on Richard Hell & the Voidoids

Erin Barnes | Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver
Erin Barnes

Denver bands are bringing the Hi-Dive back to CBGB's in the mid-seventies, as they're covering iconic bands that played the legendary venue. We caught up with the Denver's SAUNA, to talk about covering Richard Hell & the Voidoids.

The Roots, Courtney Love Rock Fashion Week Parties

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 09.16.2011 | Style
Simona Rabinovitch

It's those little surprises that make it all worthwhile, and I'm speaking of both parties and real life. For me, those welcome moments summed up my experience navigating New York Fashion Week's party scene this season.

Astoria Characters: The Meetup Master

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

James A. DeSoucey Jr. is a squat muscle-bound square with laughing baby blues. He looks as though he coulda been a boxer. Or a prizefighter. Or at least a contender.

The Clash -- 30 Years Since Bond's on Broadway

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Between May 28 and June 13, 1981, The Clash, in their only American appearance that year invaded New York City and changed the way concerts were sold ...

CBGB Lives?

ny.curbed.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Punk's not dead on the Bowery, it's just gone underground--to the basement below CBGB (now John Varvatos) and the CB's Gallery (now the Morrison Hotel...

Justin Lowe To Recreate CBGB Bathroom Hartford's Wadsworth Athenum Museum

WSJ | Kelly Crow | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Justin Lowe, an artist known for transforming white-cube interiors into cluttered labyrinths, plans to recreate the graffiti-covered restroom of the d...

Dear Dylan Ratigan: Let's Rage Against the Machine ... but Tactically

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Let's praise the politicians when they work for us, punish them when they don't, and always keep the long view in mind.