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  • Music

    January 26, 2011

    The Sex Shop Near Where Bob Dylan Lived

    Visiting Dylan-in-NYC landmarks on the 50th anniversary of his arrival here

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Clip Job: Scoring on MacDougal, 1964-Style

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 18, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 35Is MacD Still the Place to Hang One's Hip Card?By Sally KemptonThe Bleecker Tavern has given way to a cider bar, the hipsters have left Googie's, and John Mitchell no longer runs the Gaslight. Israel Young, seeking r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Clip Job: The MacDougal Scene

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMay 23, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 31The MacDougal SceneBy J.R. GoddardAt 4 o'clock on a Friday afternoon, half-deserted MacDougal Street moves in an indolent dream of its Village past.Bearded kids, and girls with long, straight hair reaching far down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Clip Job: Folk Music Grows Up

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 4, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 50Folk Music Grows UpBy Stephanie GervisThe 1950s will probably go down as the decade in which folk music lost its purity and brought the Kingston Trio into the world. In the '60s it is entering its high renaissance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2008
  • News

    April 4, 2000

    Joe Gould's Secret History

    The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU