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Battle on the Water in Sheepshead Bay

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
The local assemblyman says quality of life concerns drove him to propose a ban on party boats. Boat captains and passengers say there is more to it than that.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Club Crawl Through Time

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Esteemed writer and man-about-town Michael Musto says that every generation gets the nightlife it deserves -- where are we now on the continuum of NYC's after hours debauchery? 

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Gig Alerts

Gig Alert: Snarky Puppy

Friday, March 21, 2014

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Gig Alerts: Vaadat Charigim

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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Gig Alerts: Marissa Nadler

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Gig Alerts: Volcan

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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Gig Alerts: Black 47

Monday, March 17, 2014

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Gig Alerts: Mamarazzi

Friday, March 14, 2014

Looking for something to do tonight? Check out today's Gig Alert. Download Mamarzzi's single "Won't Be Beat" by clicking here.

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Gig Alert: Juan Perro

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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Soundcheck

Vanished Venues: Area

Monday, November 25, 2013

For Soundcheck's occasional series Vanished Venues, host John Schaefer looks back at Area, an innovative club that opened 30 years ago and was the place to be and be seen during its brief heyday.

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Features

East Village Bar Closes Due to Health Code Violations

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Mars Bar closed its doors on Tuesday due to New York City health code violations. But even if it cleans up its act, the watering hole will not re-open on the block any time soon due to a developer's plans to demolish the existing structure and rebuild it as an apartment building.

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Features

Adults Show Off Orthographic Skills at the Williamsburg Spelling Bee Finals

Monday, June 06, 2011

Churrigueresque, Kierkegaardian and götterdämmerung. Those are some of the words David Henry Haan had to spell correctly to earn a spot in the adult Williamsburg Spelling Bee final, which takes place Monday night at Pete’s Candy Store.

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Features

East Village Says Goodbye to 1984 at the Pyramid Club

Friday, April 29, 2011

For 18 years, fans of '80s music have flocked to the storied Pyramid Club on Avenue A nearly every Friday to enjoy songs by artists from the Smiths to Cyndi Lauper spun by the party's promoter and D.J. Chip Duckett.

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Features

East Village Bar Accused of Racist Door Policy

Monday, January 31, 2011

Dress codes in New York nightclubs that may disguise racial discrimination are under scrutiny. The New York City Commission on Human Rights is investigating The Continental, an East Village bar accused of having a racist door policy.

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Studio 360

Vegas Comics

Saturday, December 13, 2003

When prohibition ended, the Mafia was well-poised to maintain a grip on the country's burgeoning nightclubs, which featured comedians between the big band music and jazz. Shecky Green, Kaye Ballard and Larry Storch — some of the comics who worked those clubs in the 50s — recall what ...

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