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The San Remo Cafe

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Greenwich Village during the 1950’s was a magical time in post-WWII bohemia where painters, writers and poets mingled in bars and cafes in what was then part […]

Hilary Swift as curated by DK Johnston at The Quin

Opening Thursday (6/22 7-9pm) at The Quin Hotel (101 West 57th Street) Hilary Swift’s photographs capture surprising portraits on the streets of New York- in the vein of the time-honored […]

Storytime with Jon Burgerman & Oliver Jeffers!

Next Monday from 4-5 at Books Are Magic at 225 Smith Street, UK artist Jon Burgerman will host an incredible story time with his newest picture book Splat! He’ll also be […]

Bannerman Castle of Curiosities

You don’t have to go to Europe to explore castle ruins- just a 60 minute train ride from Grand Central is the epic architectural gem, Bannerman Castle. I first spotted […]

Clinton Hill

Lit Nerd Wednesday! A little mix of punk rock and literature this week with Patti Smith whose love of poetry and prose was the original reason she moved to New […]

Maxfield Parrish’s Painted Fart- and the Bloody Mary

The fantastical Gold Age-illustrated world of Maxfield Parrish lives forever at one of New York’s ritziest bars, the King Cole at the St. Regis Hotel. Hanging above the bar where […]

The Poetry Center

Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s a drag to write about places completely vanished or just a shell of their former glory so it feels good to talk about something still very […]

Aga Zak, Scar.f in the Wind

Aga Zak, Scar.f in the Wind The Polish artist’s realist paintings address themes of human rights and global multiculturalism, and the goal of her work is to celebrate cultural identity […]

She Inspires- Opening Tuesday at The Untitled Space

Once again, The Untitled Space in Tribeca is using its art world cache to address issues that have become more prevalent in the current administration. As women around the country […]

Willem de Kooning’s Studio of Depression

In 1946, things weren’t great for Willem de Kooning. His marriage to Elaine de Kooning was increasingly on the rocks. After a Spring of depression and showing up around town […]

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