Though he might have scoffed at the idea himself, George Carlin now has a street named after him. After Community Board Nine approved the legislation to rename West 121st Street between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue as “George Carlin Way” and City Hall signed off on the plan, the new name was rung in by supporters of the proposal at the site of the new street sign last week. The late comedian, who passed away in 2008, grew up in Morningside Heights and frequently visited the neighborhood later in life.

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