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A fresh batch of usual suspects

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  | General Manager Christian De Gré is happy about the large dark cloud hovering over this year’s New York International Fringe…

Failure to mine

Failure to mine

BY SEAN EGAN  |  The main feeling one takes away from watching “Beneath,” the new release from IFC Midnight, is one of mild…

Just Do Art, Week of July 17, 2014

JADED EYES ARTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS “THE FOX” Only as old as the year is long, Jaded Eyes Arts Collective puts its founder, Matt…

An intimate epic about growing up

An intimate epic about growing up

BY SEAN EGAN  |  There is, quite literally, nothing like writer/director Richard Linklater’s latest feature. The conceit is simple — the film follows…

A natural connection between words and music

A natural connection between words and music

BY PUMA PERL  |  Anyone remember the song, “Poetry In Motion,” recorded by a guy named Johnny Tillotson? The opening lines are Poetry…

It’s melting! It’s melting!

It’s melting! It’s melting!

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  Like the noonday sun bearing down on a treat from the Mister Softee truck, time has been melting away…

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Editor's Report View all

Closed! There has been a sudden wave of store closings in the South Village and Soho area, and longtime patrons are devastated. The Hair Box, on Spring St.…

Tuesday’s Night Out Against Crime in Demo Square was the best party in the Village. There were free burgers, watermelon and a deejay spinning Sinatra, Elvis and Pharrell.…

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In Pictures, Week of Aug. 7, 2014

In Pictures, Week of Aug. 7, 2014

Tuesday’s Night Out Against Crime in Demo Square was the best party in the Village. There were free burgers, watermelon and a deejay spinning Sinatra,…

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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…

Anyone care about cameras?

The 7D camera sent back from the Canon repair center — with the battery door still off. BY CLAYTON PETTERSON  |  It seems traditional photography is going the…

Spurred by C.B. 3 snub, Latinos launch a new group

Spurred by C.B. 3 snub, Latinos launch a new group

Lower East Side Hispanic business owners and residents recently gathered in the Marta Valle High School yard for the kickoff event of the new Association of Latino Business…