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Dec
25

Garis & Hahn’s Video Salon Entertains You Over the Holidays

Tis the season for galleries to be closed during the holidays, leaving you bored and unsatisfied. The folks at Garis & Hahn (at 263 Bowery) want you to feel fulfilled while […]

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Neighborhoods

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Dec
24

Circle in the Square

LitNerd Wednesday! The cliché image of poetry and jazz is well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were naturally […]

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Dec
23

Berlin Wall in Battery Park

In 1982, French artist Thierry Noir moved to West Berlin, chasing the music scene created when David Bowie and Iggy Pop moved to the German city. Over the course of […]

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Dec
22

Paul Kasmin Shop

We love Paul Kasmin Gallery (who shows our fave Kenny Scharf!) but what I love even more is the accessibility of the Paul Kasmin Store- just around the corner from […]

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Dec
18

George Segal- Gay Liberation Monument

Across from the famed Stonewall Inn, in a gated park area in Christopher Square two cast white male statues stand in a frozen intimate chat, while two women statues sit  with […]

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Dec
17

The Algonquin Hotel

LitNerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her think“ […]

Dec
16

Artist Talk- Thomas Struth at NY Public Library

Tonight, hear legendary photographer Thomas Struth speak at the NY Public Library! It’ll be a goodie. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m. PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, […]

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Dec
16

Gordon Matta Clark’s Home Sweet Home

For a year or so, the bar Home Sweet Home on Chrystie was my go-to for a guaranteed dance party in Manhattan on the weekends. As all things are cyclical, […]

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Dec
15

VIDEO: Andrew Jeffrey Wright Makes an Awesome Music Video for Dan Deacon

From the mind of the great Andrew Jeffrey Wright! Loving this new video he created and directed for Dan Deacon. FUNZO  

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Dec
15

Tenth of Always with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling

Tenth of Always (currently The Madelyn) was a happening gay afterhours restaurant in the heart of the Village, frequented by Andy Warhol and Lou Reed. The place was run by […]

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Dec
11

Woolworth Building

So, Woolworth’s is no more. But Frank W. Woolworth’s tribute to capitalism remains. The neo-Gothic building, designed by Cass Gilbert, was the tallest and most modern building in 1913- and […]

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Dec
9

The Pulitzer Fountain

The ultimate post-mortem vanity plate to himself, Joseph Pulitzer left $50,000 for the Pulitzer Fountain, to be erected in Grand Army Plaza at the South Eastern tip of Central Park. […]

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Dec
8

The Jane Hotel

The Jane is a maritime themed budget hotel with great décor. Patrons stay in cruise ship style rooms, as the building was originally built in 1908 as a hotel for […]

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Dec
5

Diva in the Subway

Gleaming in a gold dress with red hair, could it be…me? No, silly! Deep in the subway station of the 1 train at West 66th Street, aka Lincoln Center, are […]

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Dec
4

Subway Map Floating on a NY Sidewalk

The late Tony Goldman’s headquarters in Soho is chock full of art, from Henry Chalfant and Swoons in the lobby, to every inch of each tenants’ spaces on every floor. […]

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