John Gallagher

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Raven - Saint Vitus - 4/21/13

    Better Than: Getting moshed to death at Anthrax at Irving Plaza, I would imagine. They say you never grow old in rock 'n' roll, and last night at Saint Vitus, Raven proved it true. In all fairness, it's not like these guys are ancient. (We're talking mid-50s or so.) But they've got albums as old a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Raven's John Gallagher Once Locked Lars Ulrich In a Bathroom

    In the early- to mid-80s, Raven--who play Saint Vitus on Sunday--and their "athletic rock" were essential to the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. Known for their wild live shows, they opened for the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and Iron Maiden before joining Metallica's first major American tour in 1983. ... More >>

  • Music

    October 24, 2012

    THOR: The House That Rock Built

    In a city teeming with music schools for kids, one stands out

  • Voice Choices

    April 11, 2012


    A movie pass around the globe

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Bloomberg Administration, Council Speaker Quinn on Congestion Pricing's Defeat

    John Gallagher, a spokesman for Mayor Bloomberg, issued the following statement on the death of congestion pricing: "What we are witnessing today is one of the biggest cop-outs in New York’s history. After insisting on the formation of a commission to make recommendations for a bill, and then for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2008

    The Congestion Pricing Bill

    For opponents and advocates alike, the congestion pricing bill has been an exercise in imagination. But the full text of the bill that Mayor Bloomberg will put before the City Council is now public, Streetsblog has it online, and more details are emerging. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer is asking his liste ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2008

    Two Brooklyn Brothers Are the Kings of the Expediters

    Despite—or is it because of?—real-estate hijinks, this pair prospers

  • News

    December 26, 2006

    Kick Out the Jams

    Will a toll booth at the corner of 60th and Fifth solve midtown's traffic nightmare?

  • Film

    October 31, 2000