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Ludlow & Rivington will not be ‘Beastie Boys Square’ (yet)

"At a meeting on Tuesday night, LeRoy McCarthy was told that he will have to get more signatures on his petition before a Manhattan community board will vote on his request to name a street after the New York hip-hop trio...

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petition aims to name LES ‘Paul’s Boutique’ street corner “Beastie Boys Square”

You may already know that the Lower East side corner of Ludlow and Rivington is the location where The Beastie Boys' shot the cover to their legendary 1989 album, Paul's Boutique...

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Beastie Boys file lawsuit against GoldieBlox over “Girls” ad

When girl-centric toymakers GoldieBlox issued a public apology for using The Beastie Boys' song "Girls" (with altered lyrics) in an online video/ad and took it offline, some might have thought that would be that...

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watch Ad-Rock rap with Champagne Jerry in new ‘Yo Kev!’ video (BV Premiere), like he did at Joe’s Pub (pics)

Brooklyn rapper Champagne Jerry (aka Neal Medlyn) continued his monthly Joe's Pub appearances over the weekend (12/7) as part of the rollout for his upcoming album, For Real You Guys...

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GoldieBlox removes ‘Girls’ from ad; writes open letter to Beastie Boys who wrote open letter to them

Ad-Rock at MoMA last week (more by Amanda Hatfield)

In case you aren't caught up with the toy company GoldieBlox vs Beastie Boys drama, they posted an video/ad (which has since been taken down) which repurposed the Beasties' song "Girls" as a feminist anthem for young girls, advocating the idea that girls can create whatever they want and not be forever subject to all things pretty, pink, and princess...

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Kim Gordon’s Body/Head & Ad-Rock @ MoMA (pics)

Kim Gordon's current band Body/Head continued their marathon of local shows at MoMA last night (11/21), following the IPR benefit they played last week...

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Ad-Rock rapping & writing w/ Champagne Jerry, DJing MoMA instead of Kathleen Hanna (whose movie is coming out)

Kathleen Hanna isn't feeling well, so her husband Adam Horovitz aka Ad-Rock will be filling in for her as DJ at MoMA's Pop Rally event tonight (11/21)...

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Dave Hill & Phil Anselmo made a show for Adult Swim; Ad-Rock plays bass in Bridget Everett’s band who play Joe’s Pub (and Outside Lands with Dave Hill)

Who are Bridget Everett & the Tender Moments? To quote the NY Times:Multiply the mouthy, flesh-jiggling early Bette Midler by one hundred, give her the super-plus-size figure and fashion sense of Divine, the John Waters diva, and the manners of a Flintstone, and you've got a rough approximation of Bridget Everett, the alt-cabaret star who roared around the stage of Joe's Pub...

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Adam Yauch Park officially open in Brooklyn Heights

(via @ascap_music)

(via @allieharper13)

Palmetto Playground on Columbia Street in Brooklyn Heights was officially rechristened Adam Yauch Park this morning in a ceremony attended by Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz (aka Ad-Rock), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Frances Yauch, the mother of Adam (aka MCA) who died on May 4, 2012...

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Brooklyn Playground being renamed for Adam Yauch; ‘MCA Day’ on Saturday; Ad-Rock & Mike D writing memoir

In honor of Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, who passed away last year, Brooklyn's Palmetto Playground on Columbia Street in Brooklyn Heights will be renamed after him...

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