The Birth of Joey Ramone Place

On This Date, November 30th In 2003: The corner of Bowery and Second Street in New York City was renamed Joey Ramone Place in honor of the singer of The Ramones who passed away from cancer on April 15th in 2001. The sign is one of the most popular landmarks in NYC for “souvenir seekers,” shall we say. To dissuade those who are light fingered, the sign has been moved to 20 feet above ground level.

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  1. He seemed to be quite the unique guy — from the book I read about him, he was a square peg in a round hole, but he made the most of his uniqueness by finding his place in The Ramones and becoming a legend. Gone way too soon.

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