Terrible Presidents, Tattooed on the Backs of Two Generations

BY MAX BURBANK | Several years ago my bride, a woman of excellent judgment, exercised her marital veto and forbade…

Just Do Art: The Awkward Adolescence Edition

AUTHOR READING: “LORDS OF THE SCHOOLYARD” | Set in 1970s southern suburbia, long before kids would be driven to suicide…

Ground Zero Museum Workshop Offers Intimate Glimpses of 9/11

BY LEVAR ALONZO | A museum founded, and often funded, by a photographer who spent seven months at Ground Zero…

Still Flying: Refusal to Grow Up Clashes with March of Time

BY DAVID KENNERLEY | More often than not, theatrical meditations on mortality tend to be dismal affairs. But red-hot playwright…

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Transit Sam: Week of Sept. 21, 2017

Dates: Thurs., Sept. 21 – Wed., Sept. 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH POTUS alert! President Trump will leave town on Thursday, but not for long.  Thursday afternoon he hits the road, and to Downtowners that road is…

Transit Sam Week of Sept. 14, 2017

Dates: Thursday, September 14 – Wednesday, September 20 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: 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund isn’t just for First Responders

BY MICHAEL BARASCH There is a common misconception among many 9/11 survivors that the 9/11 Zadroga Health & Compensation Act was established to provide health care and compensation only for first responders. That is not true. It was also established for Michal Novemsky, who was…

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…