Monday, October 01, 2007


Did anyone else catch this piece in this week's New Yorker? Janet Reno hearts the East Village!

So Janet Reno was hanging out by the jukebox at Manitoba’s last Wednesday afternoon, down on Avenue B. She was sitting in a booth, sipping from a bottle of water, and staring straight ahead, in the direction of daylight, which there isn’t much of in Manitoba’s. She had on a black pants suit and moccasins. Her eyeglasses were a bit smudged. The owner of the bar, Handsome Dick Manitoba, the lead singer for the Dictators, the proto-punk band, had fed the jukebox with dollar bills, granting Reno credit for fifteen songs.

Read the rest of the article HERE.

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