CBGB, the Bowery landmark that served as spiritual birthplace for some of Rock’s most revered names (Rude Buddha, Bill Popp & The Tapes, Envelope, etc.) will live to see another day. Perhaps as many as 30 or 40 additional days.

(when news got out that Binky Phillips was playing a benefit for CBGB, the line formed quickly)

There is no truth to the rumor, by the way, that Whit Stillman is working on a film that will chronicle the rise and fall of Great Gildersleeves.