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TRUE NEW YORK is out on DVD and VOD (iTunes)

November 17th, 2016 by Mr. C

——————————————————————————————————— We wanted to share an excellent documentary anthology that was released as a feature by First Run Features called TRUE NEW YORK. True New York is an awesome collection of 5 award-winning short film docs that takes place in NYC. All 5 films display a subculture of NY that undeniably reams of Big Apple […]

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80 Blocks from Tiffany’s (1979)

December 10th, 2012 by Mr. C

After some Planet Chocko pump fakes and a few schedule shot blocks, we finally posted up & drop stepped into Spectacle Theater in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn for a late & rainy Sunday night screening of cult-doc 80 Blocks from Tiffany’s. Spectacle is a grassroots DIY movie theater that seats around 30 people. Though […]

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Marco Polo Festival in Little Italy/Chinatown New York City!

October 22nd, 2012 by Mr. C

———————————————————————————————————————– The Marco Polo Festival in NYC celebrated the harmonious co-existence of the Italian & Chinese communities in the Little Italy and Chinatown sections of Manhattan for over 100 years now! Outdoor cultural performances throughout the day lined the Hester Street stage located between Mott & Mulberry streets. Performances included traditional chinese opera (Chinese Opera […]

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Walkway over the Hudson

May 21st, 2012 by Mr. C

The Walkway over the Hudson is a 1.28 mile pedestrian bridge that crosses over the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie to Highland, NY. This bridge was converted from an abandoned railroad crossing over to this pedestrian bikeway-walkway-Historic Park which opened in October of 2009. The smooth walk over the Hudson is not overly exciting nor challenging, […]

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Pictoplasma NYC

November 4th, 2011 by chocko

Pictoplasma NYC-The Festival of Contemporary Character Design and Art rolls through New York City November 3-6, 2011 with a variety of exhibitions and installations to check out all around town. Most of the art happenings are in downtown NYC and Chelsea but be sure to hop on a subway and check out what’s going on […]

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Our Concert Could Be Your Life

May 25th, 2011 by chocko

Last Sunday’s show at Bowery Ballroom in New York City was a special one and it featured 14 bands paying tribute to the book by Michael Azerrad titled “Our Band Could Be Your Life” which chronicled the American punk and indie rock scene in the 1980’s. Every band on the bill covered a band written […]

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nyc street art

December 3rd, 2010 by chocko

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PUNK ISLAND 2010 AT GOVERNORS ISLAND – June 20th

June 21st, 2010 by Planet Chocko

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INGRID MICHAELSON at the STATEN ISLAND MUSIC HALL

March 8th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

The pride of Staten Island’s own, Ingrid Michaelson came snuggling into Snug Harbor with her crystal clear pop vocals to perform at the Music Hall to raise money for the Staten Island Museum. This benefit concert is very close to Ingrid’s heart as her mother is the director of the Museum. You could tell the […]

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LUCY KAPLANSKY & RICHARD SHINDELL

February 22nd, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell, two-thirds of the former super folk group, Cry Cry Cry, came eclipsing along into the historic Paramount theatre in Peekskill, NY on February 20th, 2010 with a paralyzing performance! Kaplansky & Shindell were like 2 veteran boxers much like Larry Holmes with his traffic stopping stinging jab & George Foreman […]

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Steamed Pastry!? Golden Steamer in Chinatown-NYC

January 24th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Steamed pastry…? OK, pastry seems like a term that esteemed cuisines like the french & italian usually specializes in, but the chinese also have an arsenal of goodies that the mere mortal can enjoy! What is the definition of pastry anyway? Does it have to be baked or does it just insinuate that the base […]

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Alice Smith at Rockwood Music Hall

January 9th, 2010 by Planet Chocko

Alice Smith made an impromptu performance at the Rockwood Music Hall in NYC on January 7th, 2010! We knew that she had a residency at Joe’s Pub with several performances already booked in the month of January at Joes,but the show at Rockwood was a pleasant surprise. It seems that Alice Smith & team are […]

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