Genuine Affection for ‘The Artificial Jungle’

BY TRAV S.D. | The summer of 1967 (50 years ago) is remembered today for many things. On the one…

‘La Lucha Continua’ Exhibit Celebrates Enduring Message of ’80s Muralists

BY PUMA PERL | The Lower East Side, late ’70s — garbage in the streets, crime, substandard housing, poverty, and…

The Art of Starting Summer: Memorial Day Weekend Doings

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY’S 22ND ANNUAL LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS | Hundreds will fill the theaters…

Indisputable Avalanche as Tip of Iceberg: Trying Times for Trump

BY MAX BURBANK | Hey, gang, here’s a quick, fun question: Is the United States in the midst of a…

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Transit Sam: Week of May 25, 2017

Dates: Thursday, May 25 – Wednesday, May 31  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY AND WEDNESDAY (AND NEXT THURSDAY) FOR SHAVUOT Gridlock alert! Memorial Day is Monday, and that makes this weekend one of the biggest for out-of-city getaway times. Every year,…

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…