Community Rallies so Rent Spike Won’t Write Drama Book Shop’s Final Act

BY WINNIE McCROY | After learning that rent hikes are likely to shutter their beloved Drama Book Shop in early 2019,…

Getting Old is for Great Stars: Elaine May Amazes in ‘Waverly Gallery’

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | It’s been 57 years since Elaine May and her comedy partner, Mike Nichols, catapulted to stardom from…

Halloween has a ‘Big Top’ Queen in its Ring

BY SCOTT STIFFLER Once upon a time, when traveling spectacles blew into town offering trapeze acts, games of chance, and…

Violet Chachki Steps Up for Change On Stage, in Prada Campaign

BY JAKE WOLFE | Prior to her NYC appearance next week, we got the chance to chat with influential fashion…

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Seaport Report: November 2018

BY JANEL BLADOW The River Lounge out on Pier 17 has closed for the season, and Halloween has come and gone. But there still are plenty of treats around the Seaport! DRINK & DINE… Over the last few months, several new spots have opened in…

Transit Sam: Week of Nov. 1, 2018

   Thurs., Nov. 1–Wed., Nov.7 ALT. SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR ALL SAINTS DAY…

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…

Guest Op-Ed: Community Boards need term limits

BY BETSY GOTBAUM This November, in addition to races for federal and state offices, New Yorkers will find three proposals on the back of their ballots. At the heart of all three is the goal to strengthen the city’s democratic institutions and expand representation in…

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…