The Ship Never Sails on Lilac’s Living History

BY TRAV S.D. | New Yorkers pride themselves on their cosmopolitanism. There are a finite number of museums in this…

Buhmann on Art: Simone Leigh at the New Museum

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | For years, Simone Leigh has explored black subjectives, particularly those of women, to create object-based, sculptural…

Documentary Filmmaker Fetes Man on Fifth Floor

BY PUMA PERL | What makes a successful businesswoman like Jessica Robinson walk away from her career to become a…

‘Burrito Filled With E. coli’ is Easy to Digest

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The ominous title implies a severe adverse reaction — but “A Microwaved Burrito Filled With E.…

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Transit Sam: Week of Aug. 25, 2016

Dates: Thurs., Aug. 25-Wed., Aug. 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Students take Manhattan by storm this week, with college move-ins all over the city. But the biggest of all will take place Downtown at NYU with Welcome Day, from 8 a.m.…

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…

Cats: Let New Yorkers keep their nickels

By John Catsimatidis |  Once again, there are reports that the City Council is nearing a deal that would require retail and grocery stores to charge a fee for every plastic or paper bag used by customers. This was a bad idea in 2008 and it…

Who ya gonna call?

Self-styled “Ghostbusters reenactor” Matt Liviski drove this replica Ecto-1 car all the way from Ohio to make an appearance at the Tribeca firehouse at 14 N. Moore St. made famous by the 1984 film as the headquarters of the eponymous team of paranormal exterminators. Actually…

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…