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Joey Ramone Memorial Mural in the Bowery

Joey Ramone Mural
Photo By Gail

This image of the late Joey Ramone wearing a pair of Boxing Gloves was created to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Ramones debuting at CBGB. The mural went up on September 3rd, 2015 but it took me a few weeks to get around to seeing it for the first time, in early October, which is when I took this photo while (literally) standing in the middle of the street between idling cars that were waiting for the light to change at the corner of Bleecker and the Bowery — directly across from the former location of the legendary music venue, which is now a John Varvatos Clothing Boutique. The mural was painted by Solus and John CRASH Matos, who you might remember from This Post.

Update: As of August 24th, 2017 The Joey Ramone Mural has been Replaced by a Mural of Blondie’s Debbie Harry.

100 Montaditos Presents First Annual Running of the Bulls in NYC, September 18th!

Running of Bulls Banner

Now is your chance to emulate Ernest Hemingway and run with the bulls and you don’t have to go to Pamplona, Spain to do so. 100 Montaditos presents its first annual Running of the Bulls right here in New York City, on Thursday, September 18th, in conjunction with the grand opening of their second location on Ludlow Street.

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100 Montaditos Opens on Ludlow Street

More Assorted Montaditos
Just a few of the 100 Montaditos on the Menu (All Photos By Gail)

Hey what’s up. Do you like tapas and also little sandwiches? I sure do. A few weeks ago I was introduced to this cool place on Bleecker Street called 100 Montaditos, which are little sandwiches that are not only extremely delicious but also very reasonably priced (i.e., cheap). And who doesn’t love a delicious bargain? You can bet that NYU students are all over this place. Because a good thing cannot be stopped, 100 Montaditos has just opened another, slightly more upscale location on Ludlow Street. Let me tell you why you need to check it out.

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Forbidden Fruit Offers Patriotic Strawberry Special for Labor Day Weekend

Patriotic White Chocolate Covered Strawberries

For New Yorkers staying in town over Labor Day Weekend, Forbidden Fruit NYC invites all to celebrate their American spirit and indulge in patriotic sweet treats. The new chocolate dipped fruit shop, located in the West Village, is offering a special deal on American-themed chocolate-covered, ripe red strawberries, which are dipped in creamy white chocolate and covered in blue sprinkles. America!

Whether you’re relaxing with friends at home or heading outdoors to enjoy the last days of summer, customers can pick up a box of 6 of these Red, White, and Blue specialty delights for just $12.00 (normally priced at $17.85) from Friday, August 31st through Monday, September 3rd. No matter where you choose to enjoy them, they’re the perfect Labor Day treat!

NOTE: FORBIDDEN FRUIT HAS CLOSED FOR BUSINESS – Forbidden Fruit NYC is located at 106 MacDougal St. (Off of Bleeker). You can visit them on the web Here.