For New Yorkers, Bleecker Bob’s has been a music institution since the 1960’s, serving the likes of East Villagers for decades. Despite the protests and calls for action, a fish-and-chips spot will now be moving into B&B’s hallowed confines, officially forcing it to close its doors for good sometime early next year.
Check out the documentary put out by Capital New York in July on the final days of a New York landmark.
On the eve of the first ever Knicks/BK Nets game, the homie Pchen romances on the glory days of “Go NY Go” and throws some haterade on the Nets and their John Forte assisted anthem “Brooklyn (Something to Lean On).”
“The dichotomy between the half of Manhattan with power and the half without it is staggering. The upper half is more or less business as usually especially on the west side, now that trains are back. Downtown is nearly silent and eerie and after dark practically a ghost town. This incredibly densely populated urban community is forced to run home at dusk and apparently just rest till daybreak.” - From the homie RV on Friday, Nov 2nd