Sunday, May 02, 2010

Photos by Tracy Collins from Freddy's last last night

Well, I visited the last last night for Freddy's Bar & Backroom from about 8:30 to 10:30 pm.

Photographer Tracy Collins arrived later and captured the scene at the bar, the Backroom, and the corner of Dean Street and Sixth Avenue, slated to change significantly.

Here's his set; several examples are below.

The top chants of the night, I'm told:
  • "Fuck the Nets. We Want the Funk"
  • "We all Live at Sixth Avenue and Dean" (to the tune of "Yellow Submarine")
"We all Live at Sixth Avenue and Dean" (from redhookrockys)

(Other videos are here, here, here, and here. Here's a roundup of more coverage in blogs.)



In the Backroom



The list of musical acts: "What are they going to do -- evict us?"

Scott Turner of The Spunk Lads

Roger Paz of The Spunk Lads. The banner on the wall--otherwise stripped of art--says "Don't Tread on Brooklyn."

Anna Copa Cabanna


Outside Freddy's


Attorneys Matt Brinckerhoff and Candace Carponter, Raul Rothblatt, and Peggy Elwert

In the bar

Manager Donald O'Finn





Lumi Rolley and Steve Soblick

At the corner of Sixth and Dean

Dean Street, looking west

Looking southeast at Dean Street going east and Sixth Avenue going south

The southeast corner, catercorner from Freddy's

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