The art of Kevin Blythe Sampson

THE ART OF
KEVIN BLYTHE SAMPSON

4/23/10

Sacco Pizza: A Classic New York Slice | Slice Pizza Blog

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Sacco Pizza

819 Ninth Avenue, New York NY 10019; map); 212-582-7765
Pizza Style: New York–style
Oven Type: Gas
The Skinny: A classic slice of New York City
Price: Plain slices, $2.50, toppings add 75¢; plain pies, $14, toppings $2 each

I enjoyed two classics Wednesday night. First I headed up to Terminal 5 and watched British ska revival band The Specials blaze through a set so awesome and moving that I had to choke back tears. I have been listening to and watching the band since 1979, when I, along with with anyone else with sense, was caught up in the ska revival that swept the England that I grew up in that hot summer. The memories of my youth flooded back as the band blistered through a torrent of hits—"Too Much Too Young," "Do the Dog," A Messa