History of Art, Crime, Drugs and Punk Rock on the Lower East Side

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Photograph: Jeff Pliskin
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Photograph: Jeff Pliskin
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The History of Art, Crime, Drugs and Punk Rock on the Lower East Side
Astor Place Cube, Downtown Sunday September 22 2013 15:00

From grimy clubs to gang hangouts, stops along this three-hour tour show the connection between crime and artistry in one of Manhattan’s most complicated communities. Tour guide and Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph leads this walking autobiography, as he takes people through “the side of NYC that no longer exists,” but one he has been an integral part of since the 1970s.

Venue name: Astor Place Cube
Address: E 8th St
New York

Cross street: at Fourth Ave
Transport: Subway: 6 to Astor Pl
Price: $35
Event website: http://rocksoff.com/walkingtours