The city of New York is home to a wealth of famous sights for the first time visitor. The Empire State Building. Joey Ramone Place. Statue of Liberty. Joey Ramone Place. Central Park. Joey Ramone Place. Times Square. Brooklyn Bridge. “New York City really has it all, oh yeah, oh yeah” sang Joey on the Ramones track “Sheena is a Punk Rocker”.
High on my list of priorities, however, was the chance to experience some Major League Baseball in the flesh after years watching from afar. Oh, and visit Joey Ramone Place – sadly, the nearby iconic music venue CBGB is no more, replaced by a high-end men’s fashion emporium that has disappointingly failed to name itself Coats, Boots, Gaberdines and Britches. Continue reading