Fearless and Funny: Eddie Sarfaty Mines Life for Big Laughs

BY GARY M. KRAMER | Out gay comedian Eddie Sarfaty thinks everything is funny: family, relationships, politics, annoying people, really…

Exhibit Exemplifies the Evolution of Penn South Social Services

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Chelsea’s iconic beacon of affordable housing is breaking ground once again, but it’s not the type…

Rooted in Folklore, ‘Ain’t No More!’ Sings a Song of Our Times

BY TRAV S.D. | In times of political tumult in America an interesting, possibly counterintuitive, thing seems to happen: a…

Buhmann on Art: Florine Stettheimer at the Jewish Museum

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Marking the first major solo exhibition for the artist in over 20 years, “Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry” promises…

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Transit Sam: Week of June 22, 2017

Dates: Thursday, June 22 – Wednesday, June 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR EID-AL-FITR Gridlock and pedlock alert for the West Village! The Pride Parade will return Sunday, taking over streets streets from Midtown to the West Village from noon to…

Transit Sam: Week of June 15, 2017

Dates: Thurs., June 15–Wed, June 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Happy…

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…

EDITORIAL: Mr. President, build this wall instead

BY BILL EGBERT The Inauguration of President Trump last week flooded Downtown’s streets with protesters as part of a nationwide demonstration that may well have been the biggest in the country’s history. But there is a chance — albeit slight — that the incoming President…

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…