Solemnly Swear to Have a Decent Inauguration Day

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Between the time when a hissing plume of sulfur smoke greets the placement of his wee…

Wielding Words, Poets Refuse to Yield to Trump

BY PUMA PERL | On November 9, 2016, I woke up numb. Then I wrote a poem. Social media exploded…

Three of a Kind, But Different: Authors Direct Authors

BY TRAV S.D. | As a wise old saying tells us, “Everything comes in threes.” On the third week of…

All Dolled Up for Operation Orange Don

BY MAX BURBANK | On Friday, January 20, our long national plummet down the rabbit hole comes to an end,…

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Transit Sam: Week of Jan. 19, 2017

Dates: Thursday, January 19 – Wednesday, January 25 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Inauguration is Friday and New Yorkers are responding with demos from Thursday through Saturday. On Thursday, demonstrators will gather outside Goldman Sachs on West St. between…

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…

Downtown’s post-9/11 renaissance transformed a symbol of tragedy into symbol of hope

BY JESSICA LAPPIN The renaissance of Downtown after the dark days following September 11th is a remarkable story. It’s a testament to all who live here, work here, invest here and have worked together to not only restore New York City’s First Neighborhood, but build…

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…