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Jose Parla Diary of Brooklyn

The new Barclays Center Stadium in Downtown Brooklyn opened with some controversy and pizazz. Locals hate the traffic it’ll bring, soda drinkers were pissed because it was the first location to […]

“Then She Did “Swoon, Lady Pink, Allison Sommers, Joanne Leah, Janette Beckman,…

Curators Lori Zimmer and Melissa McCaig-Welles are pleased to present “Then She Did”, a mixed media group exhibition opening Saturday March 3rd from 6-10pm at The Plaxall Gallery LIC, featuring […]

Sculptural Escape Off 57th Street

Sometimes I really love Midtown- I know, its not “cool” but whatever, there are some great hidden gems there, and the lack of coolness make them authentic. Take for example […]

The Monkey Bar and Hotel Elysee

Lit Nerd Wednesday! I have mixed feelings about Midtown — like the rest of the city, I find some of the modern architecture kind of awful but I really like the […]

The Bunker

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Where do I start when it comes to William S. Burroughs? From the moment he stepped foot in New York City it was high drama, be it […]

Some Strange Reaction curated by Robert Aloia and Melissa McCaig-Welles

Opening this Thursday Feb 1 at 212Arts (240 East 4th Street), Robert Aloia and Melissa McCaig-Welles have curated over 40 artists who have been invited to hand paint vinyl and […]

Save the Date: Amref Art Ball 2018 honoring Toyin Ojih Odutola

As a committee member for the third year, I’d love for you to SAVE THE DATE! Amref Art Ball 2018 is coming… Saturday, April 28th join me at A/D/O to […]

Brooklyn Heights

Lit Nerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of […]

West 8th Street

Lit Nerd Wednesday!   It’s strange to think of West Eighth Street as anything but a few blocks of tacky shoe stores but in the 1950s and 60s it was […]

What is Now Bergdorfs was Once the Largest NYC Mansion of the Gilded Era

We love Bergdorf Goodman for its continual celebration of art-meets-fashion with their innovative windows. But before the fashion mecca was built in 1928, the corner was home to the largest […]

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