Archive for December, 2014

Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital

December 29th, 2014 by Mr. C

(To the left was the general hospital – To the right, infectious diseases – left we went!) Last weekend I had the privilege to go on a ‘Hard Hat’ tour of the abandoned hospital complex on Ellis Island. I had first learned about the tour through Nick Carr of Scouting New York, who is a […]

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Ronnie Spector played at B.B. Kings

December 22nd, 2014 by Mr. C

The Planet Chocko muppets ventured out to BB King’s Blues Club in Times Square last Saturday to celebrate the best Christmas party in NYC with Ronnie Spector at the helm! It was great listening to Spector in such an intimate venue and such a throwback for us to those days when we used to see […]

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International motorcycle show at the Jacob Javitz Center

December 15th, 2014 by Mr. C

(Santa riders ripping & roaring outside the Motorcyle Show/Jacob Javitz enjoying Santa Con!) The Last time we covered the Motorcycle show we were in zine form from the late 90s to early 2000s with a print output of no more than 300 copies per issue. So much has changed since then and apparently the cycle […]

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Shadow Box Film Festival

December 13th, 2014 by Mr. C

We were able to bob & weave into a few Shadow Box Film Festival screenings which was held at the School of Visual Arts Theater on 23rd Street despite the relentless rain we had last weekend. It was the 3rd edition of this low profile gathering marketed as the world’s only ALL-BOXING Film Festival! You […]

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Bumblefoot and Sharkmuffin played Two Boots (Park Slope)

December 8th, 2014 by chocko

Bumblefoot at Two Boots Last month, Two Boots pizzeria opened a new location at 284 5th Ave. in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The Cajun-themed pizza joint celebrated their grand opening with a night of free food, booze and live music by guitarist extraordinaire, Bumblefoot and Brooklyn all female band, Sharkmuffin. I walked through the doors and […]

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