west side

13 Mar 2017

A Brief History of East vs West Coast Rap.

Last week March 9th, marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G. In his few short years of superstardom, Biggie left a crater-sized impact on the music industry and a cloudy legacy behind him.

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07 May 2010

Limelight Marketplace Opens

So this is fucking weird.  And it makes me feel really old.  The very first ‘club” I was ever “up in” in my life has become a sort of haute-bourgeois foodie mecca and it opens this weekend.  The first place I ever saw real live drag queens and heard real

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09 Nov 2009

Strolling West Chelsea

Most everybody knows that 8th Avenue between 14th Street and the early 30s is a gay mecca, the center of the beating heart of Chelsea  filled with all the gay bars, porno magazines and rainbow flags one could wish for.  Most people also know that  further west lies the Chelsea

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