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Lower East Side »

Beastie Boys Street Naming Back on Community Board's Agenda

After being rejected in January, an application to co-name a LES intersection is back on the agenda.

Lower East Side »

Beastie Boys Square Street Naming Rejected by Community Board

Community Board 3 barred LeRoy McCarthy from reapplying for the street naming for five years.

Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Corner Could Be Named 'Beastie Boys Square'

The corner of Rivington and Ludlow streets may be renamed to honor the Beastie Boys.

Gowanus »

'MCA Day' to Pay Tribute to Late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

The Gowanus venue Littlefield will host MCA Day on the anniversary of Adam Yauch's death.

Brooklyn Heights »

Beastie Boy Adam 'MCA' Yauch's Name to Adorn Brooklyn Heights Playground

The late Beastie Boy grew up hanging out in the Brooklyn Heights Park that will soon bear his name.

Midtown »

'Food is the New Rock' Brings Together Guitar Gods and Kitchen Stars

Zach Brooks, the founder of MidtownLunch.com, hosts a weekly podcast.

Lower East Side »

Beastie Boys Walking Tour to Celebrate Life of MCA

A free walking tour will guide fans through NYC locations that were significant to the Beastie Boys.

New York City »

Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Founder, Dead at 47

Adam Yauch, known as MCA, is dead, three years after he was diagnosed with cancer, according to reports.

Fort Greene »

Forget Cheerleaders, Meet the 'Jeerleaders' of Gotham Girls Roller Derby

It's heavy metal and military boots for the "jeerleaders" of Gotham Girls Roller Derby.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

'Fourth Beastie Boy' Ricky Powell Curates Photo Exhibit for 50th Birthday

Photographer Ricky Powell organized an exhibition featuring more than 30 photographers's works.

Manhattan »

Beastie Boys Get Ticket to Rock & Roll Hall Fame

New Yorker rappers The Beastie Boys will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.

Harlem »

Apollo Theater's History Celebrated in New Exhibit

The Apollo Theater is the subject of a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Beastie Boy Mike D Sounds Off After Fire at Former Site of 'Paul's Boutique'

The Beastie Boy said fans should remember the spot as it was on their album cover.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Beastie Boys Nominated to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Formed in 1981, the New York band was the first hip-hop group to have a number one hit album.