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Shakespeare springing up all over

BY SCOTT STIFFLER   |  HARD SPARKS:  “R & J & Z”  Talk about love among the ruins. With the Black Death in…

The Springtime Adventures of an Underemployed Urban Elf

The Springtime Adventures of an Underemployed Urban Elf

BY REV. JEN  (rev-jen.com)   |  It’s that time of year again, when the Marshmallow Peeps come out to roost on the shelves…

Whitney Museum thinks globally, hires locally

Whitney Museum thinks globally, hires locally

BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  The hard hats are putting finishing touches on the steps facing West and Gansevoort Sts. With one month to…

A picturesque, Prussian suicide pact

A picturesque, Prussian suicide pact

BY SEAN EGAN  |  There’s no real reason that “Amour Fou” should work as well as it does. On paper, it seems to…

Buhmann on Art: Michael Snow

Buhmann on Art: Michael Snow

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  (stephaniebuhmann.com)  | Though Michael Snow’s oeuvre is multidisciplinary — including painting, sculpture, video, film, sound, photography, holography, drawing, writing and music…

Vital, compelling and still trusted at 30

Vital, compelling and still trusted at 30

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  In early 1988, a young theater company got its first big break: a show at Lincoln Center. “We…

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Editor's Report View all

Third St. drops out: We hear from a source that representatives from BFC Partners and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently held yet another meeting with…

Coyote & Crow — it wasn’t clear who was which, and it didn’t really matter — jammed in Washington Square Park over the weekend to help usher in…

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The crows and coyotes come home

The crows and coyotes come home

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Clayton Patterson View all

Where are our politicians on Taylor Swift?!

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON | I have been impressed by the number of passionate and intelligent responses I have been getting from the Taylor Swift column in the comment…

Ray just keeps on rolling

Photo by Clayton Patterson How time flies — and cigarette prices rise — when you’re serving up delicious fries. Ray a.k.a. Asghar Ghahraman, above in 1992, recently marked the…

Actors, artists, activists, all in the mix on L.E.S.

Actors, artists, activists, all in the mix on L.E.S.

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  |  Tom Corn, artist and musician, left, and Grady Alexis, an artist from Haiti, hanging out at Bullet Space squat on E. Third St. in…