Tuesday, March 22, 2005

CBGB: I Want Candy

From billboard.com:

Among the efforts to save landmark New York punk venue CBGB is a collection of limited-edition treats from Gotham candy store Chocolate Bar. The confectioner is introducing the $25 CBGBs Punk Rock Box, a 16-piece truffle collection that includes a postage-paid petition to save CBGB, a steel logo keychain and a collection of CBGB stickers.

For the budget-minded yet concerned punk, there are $3 CBGB Retro Bars wrapped in a limited-edition CBGB keepsake package that includes the postage-paid petition. Both items will be available in May, but can be pre-ordered through the store's Web site or by calling 800-481-2462. All proceeds will benefit the club's campaign to keep its doors open.
Mark Cuban, Advanced Irritant Sports Owner, has also offered to help out the club. As you may remember, I don't really think it would be a big deal if the club had to close, especially since the owner of the building is an organization that helps homeless people. But I do like truffles...

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