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    Beastie Boys Square to be unveiled by Mike D and Ad-Rock on Saturday

    A small corner of New York City will be officially dubbed Beastie Boys Square as of this weekend.

    Located on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington Streets, the area of the city will be unveiled under the name at a ceremony on Saturday, 9th September, which will be attended by the surviving members of the trio, Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horowitz. 

    The area was once home to Paul’s Boutique, a shop which provided the title for Beastie Boys’ much-loved 1989 second album. The shop was famously featured on the gatefold album cover.

    Lobbying to rename the locale to Beastie Boys Square originally started a decade ago when local man LeRoy McCarthy launched a petition to rename the street corner in Manhattan’s Lower…

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