Off-Site Kryptonite: New York Comic Con’s ‘Spaced-Out’ West Side Subplot

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | It was just a few hours into the first day at New York Comic Con (NYCC; Oct.…

Graham Cracks: A Timely Take on Trump’s Lickspittle Surrogate

BY MAX BURBANK Ouch. Tough couple of weeks, folks. Brett “Beer’s Most Passionate Spokesman” Kavanaugh seated on the Supreme Court;…

On Stage and Off, La MaMa Knows How to Break Ground

BY TRAV S.D. | There’s never a dull moment at La MaMa, the seminal Off-Off-Broadway theatre company founded by the late…

‘Mile-Long Opera’ was Fascinating, Fleeting

PHOTOS AND TEXT BY BOB KRASNER | It is impossible to overstate the artistic success of “The Mile-Long Opera: a biography…

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Transit Sam: Week of Oct. 18, 2018

Thurs., Oct. 18–Wed., Oct. 24  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  The Bikes are Coming!  Early Sunday morning some of Lower Manhattan’s major roadways will have partial closures as Bike MS: New York City shuts some of the West Side Highway, FDR…

Transit Sam: Week of Oct. 11, 2018

Dates: Thursday, October 11 – Wednesday, October 17  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT…

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: Making the case for community justice

BY ANA L. OLIVEIRA It’s time to put an end to the ongoing misery of the Rikers Island jails. Doing so will require wholesale justice reform and investments in community programs to divert people out of the system in the first place. It will also…

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…