... a clear bright sunday morning on may 5, 1985, i moved from hoboken back to manhattan, after a tough breakup with my partner, george. i was 21. i was going to be roommates with my pal, jeff, who had a huge rent-controlled apartment in the west village. . my old college roommate, fred, was moving that day too, from brooklyn back to manhattan–a few blocks west of my new home. steve, the fellow i was dating, volunteered to help with our moves that day, driving the truck from u-haul and trudging up with us to the third floor walk-ups [...]
... York‘s Brand New Bar For Men Into Leather – Uniform – Rubber – Etc. . The LURE was located on the rim of the West Village at Four Hundred Nine West Thirtenth Street New York City and here is the official opening party invite contributed to ...
... walk in the West Village New York City on a Sunday in early 2011. Everywhere we looked we were looking at the past around us. It was a Sunday afternoon a very mild winter day walking down Tenth Street on our way we passed old manufacturing buildings that are now living spaces. When I started coming to New York City from Philadelphia in the late 1980′s most of these areas had become seedy, with abandonment and trash everywhere. Well that was then and this is now. A more gentrified street lay before ... for “Men of Color” known as the friendliest [...]
... would live in New York on and off for years, but the first time I got there I had 2 specific places I wanted to see the most before anywhere else. One was The West Village, which I’d seen on my second day in town, and the second was Studio 54, which by the time I got there had already gained legendary international status. Of course I had no connections, I didn’t know anyone, and all I knew about finding my way around began and ended with the D train from Brooklyn to the W4th station in the Village..but..if [...]
... some on our way to Donnie’s. Life altering is a fair description when talking about Haagen Daz, because I’ve never looked at ice cream the same since then! If it’s not Haagen Daz I don’t want it! Donnie was still in pain when we got back, so I left him to recover and tried to sleep. I knew the next day was going to be something I would never forget as long as I lived. On Sunday morning when I got up Donnie was still nursing his tooth. All I wanted to do was go to the West Village [...]
... has to do with New York? Well, it was from the hospital that I ran away to New York! I had eight long months to have a good look at the layout of Lakeshore. When my chance came I took it. So there I was on the streets of New York City at 15 years old. I have so much to tell you about New York. And I will. But for now let me say that for all the living I’ve done in my life and for all the drama, good and bad, some objective truths I discovered about [...]
... In 1979….. nYc The 8th Street Playhouse on w52 8th street (in New York City, in the West Village section of Manhattan) was housed in a 1929 building designed by Fredrick Kiesler and showcased mostly great revivals, cult classics, foreign films and the famous “Rocky Horror Picture Show” on the weekend @ 12 o’ clock midnight. Here’s a video of Tom Snyder and the 8th Street Playhouse where they played Rocky Horror Picture Show at 12 midnight Fridays & Saturdays. If you look closely you can see the webmaster/friend from the blog ...