Arturo Vega

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Casting Martin Scorsese's New Ramones Movie

    A couple weekends ago, word got out that an upcoming Ramones biopic would be helmed by one of America's greatest living filmmakers, Martin Scorsese. The movie would be one of several band-related projects slated for 2016, the 40th anniversary of the bruddas' debut album, Ramones. Scorsese isn't th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Next Up For the Vacated Tower Records Store on East 4th Street? A Tower Records-Themed Art Show!

    ​The vacated Tower Records store on East 4th Street has been a symbol of the decline and fall of music retailing in NYC since the day it closed, back in 2006. Since then the space has hosted flea markets, Halloween stores, and any number of other temporary enterprises. The store's newest tenan ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 12, 2010


    Tower Records lives again, sort of

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Hilly Kristal Ex Says He Hid $ From Her (Updated)

    Hilly Kristal ran CBGB but his ex-wife Karen legally owned it until she signed it over to him in 2005 -- assuming that she actually did sign it over; the document is unwitnessed and she disputes it in today's Times, which discusses the legal struggles between her and the main beneficiary Hilly's wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2007

    Photos: Joey Ramone Birthday Bash 2007, 05.19.07

    Photos by John E. Coli Nikolai A girl with an angel-winged Joey Ramone tattoo Arturo Vega, the Ramones artistic director Thrill Kill Jill of The Tyler Fyre Lucky Devil Circus Sideshow and a very big snake The Bullys A girl from the circus sideshow showing her ass while escaping from a stra ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 3, 2005


    CBGB's landmark fight; East Village freaks, live and on film

  • Music

    December 9, 2003
  • News

    March 12, 2002

    Punks in the Hall

    The Ramones and Talking Heads Battle Their Way From CBGB to Cleveland

  • Music

    November 20, 2001