Naming of NYC street as “George Carlin Way” heads to City Council

In an effort that has taken over a year just to get this far, the petition to rename a block of New York City’s Morningside Heights for the late George Carlin has met with the community board’s approval and will receive a full City Council vote sometime in 2013. Community Board 9 voted 25-4 in favor (with four abstentions) of a measure to name the 400 block of West 121st Street “George Carlin Way” in honor of the legendary stand-up comedian and actor, who grew up on that street and joked about his neighborhood on early albums. Kevin Bartini,...

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