Murray Hill is Fixin’ to ‘Break’

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Just as Dick Clark had a long and defiant run as “America’s oldest teenager,” drag king Murray…

No Woman is an Island: Gabri Christa Wrestles with Heritage and Family

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | Gabri Christa’s quiver holds many arrows. She dances, choreographs, writes, makes films, and teaches at Barnard. She…

‘James & Jamesy In the Dark’ Casts a Welcome Light

BY TRAV S.D. | “No darkness lasts forever,” wrote the late Ursula K. Le Guin in her 1972 young adult novel…

On Deck for Fall, a Cornucopia of Dance

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | CROSSING THE LINE FESTIVAL | Sept. 18-Oct. 13 (crossingthelinefestival.org) | Produced by the French Institute/Alliance Française, the eclectic…

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Transit Sam: Week of Sept. 20, 2018

Thurs., Sept. 20–Wed., Sept. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR SUCCOTH The United Nations General Assembly will have major effects Downtown. President Trump is expected to get to NYC late Sunday and leave Tuesday, closing the northbound FDR Drive after his arrival…

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…