Renée Taylor’s ‘Diet’ is a Sweet Dish with No Empty Calories

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Taking audiences on a bittersweet but appetizing trip through decades’ worth of weight loss schemes, Renée Taylor’s…

Greek Tragedy for Morons: A Trumpian Drama Tailored to True Believers

BY MAX BURBANK It’s about as close as he’ll every get to a Sunrise Service. At 5:35 a.m. on Sunday,…

Miriam Schapiro and the Decorative: A Pioneer and Her Progeny

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | “Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro,” currently on view at the Museum of Arts & Design (MAD),…

Miracles Made From Simple Materials: Design Team Deserves Props for ‘SHAME!’

BY TRAV S.D. | We say it every year, but this time may be truer than in the past: We need…

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Transit Sam: Week of Aug. 16, 2018

Dates: Thursday, August 16 – Wednesday, August 22  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY (AUG. 22–23) FOR  IDUL-ADHA (EID AL-ADHA) You’ve probably been hearing about upcoming traffic Armageddon affecting the Lincoln Tunnel and are worrying about its impact in lower Manhattan at…

Seaport Report: August 2018

BY JANEL BLADOW TOWER TALKS… As reported in Downtown Express (“Let’s make a deal! HHC…

Pet-à-porter

Posh puppy boutique adapts pet adoptions for concierge class BY Will Clifton  |  Interested in adopting a rescue pet, but intimidated by the prospect of a heart-rending trip to the pound? Then let Shelter Chic find you a bespoke best friend that meets your exact…

OP-ED: MTA should honor forgotten patriot with bridge

BY ARTHUR PICCOLO Have you ever heard of Hercules Mulligan? You should have. Over 100 years ago, at its annual meeting at Fraunces Tavern, the American Irish Historical Society noted the fact that the great Irish American Hercules Mulligan had yet to receive the recognition…

Memorial procession honors NYPD personnel who died on — and after — 9/11

BY TEQUILA MINSKY Hundreds of bagpipers in their plaid tartan gathered at Zuccoti park on Sept. 9, before getting into formation for the 9/11 commemorative walk down Broadway around Battery Place, ending at the NYC Police Memorial at the northern end of South End Avenue.…

Art wars

Robert Janz: artist, poet, poster warrior BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The nature of New York street art is a constant battle for territory, and Robert Janz has been fighting for his space for years. “Are you ready to see me liberate my artwork?” Janz…