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James Murphy Starts Petition to Soundtrack New York City Subway System

New York, James Murphy loves you, but the current sounds of the city’s subway system are bringing him down.

02/24/2014

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The Social Experiment That Made Every Subway Conductor Smile [VIDEO]

The life of a New York City subway conductor is a rather lonely one: you’re cooped up in a small, loud room with no one to talk to. They deserve to smile.

11/01/2013

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Watch: ‘CBGB’ Trailer Brings NYC Punk Rock Legends To Life

Punk rock fans have been anxiously awaiting the star-studded bio-pic based on the legendary club that served as the breeding ground for such legendary acts as the Ramones, Talking Heads, Blondie and Patti Smith.

08/08/2013

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The Definitive Guide To Summer In NYC

What’s the best way to beat the heat? Distract yourself with great Summer activities, food and boozy drinks. Do yourself a favor and bookmark this page. It just might save your life, so to speak.

07/16/2013

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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he grew up.

05/02/2013

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Fleet Week In New York City Has Been Cancelled

The event’s cancellation, announced by Staten Island Fleet Week Inc. Board of Directors, would have ran from May 22nd to 29th this year. Additionally, all incorporated activities have been brought to a halt.

04/22/2013

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fun. Get ‘One Night’ Photo Exhibit

2012 was, by any measure, a massive success for fun. While last year was marked with huge TV appearances and red carpets, so far 2013 is shaping up to be the band’s year of touring. Starting in July, they’ll be on the road with special guests Tegan & Sara through October.

04/04/2013

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Vampire Weekend Teamed Up With Steve Buscemi For NYC Easter Parade

It was a busy weekend for alternative rock acts looking to spend quality time with A-list actors. Radiohead/Atoms for Peace frontman Thom Yorke dished on everything from music to fatherhood in a wide-ranging interview with Alec Baldwin for his podcast. And it seems Vampire Weekend spent this weekend with revered character actor Steve Buscemi to take part in this year’s New York City Easter Parade.

04/01/2013

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Tegan & Sara Find Happiness And Romance In Songwriting

It might be hard to believe but Tegan and Sara have been making music for close to 20 years. The sisters began their musical evolution in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1995.

02/22/2013

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Annual No Pants Subway Ride Takes Place In New York City

Thanks to New York City-based Improv Everywhere and unseasonably warm January weather, more than 4,000 people gathered for the annual No Pants Subway Ride.

01/15/2013

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