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  The Summer Streets celebration kicks off this year on Sat., Aug. 1, inviting New Yorkers of all ages to play, run, walk and bike on car-free streets from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Summer Streets will open almost seven miles of Lafayette St. and Park Ave. to bikers and walkers, connecting the Brooklyn Bridge […]

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  FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Alphonse Nicholson plays one African-American man given five different fates, in Howard L. Craft’s time-tripping tour of American history. Minstrel, cult leader, FBI informant, struggling actor and out-of-work mortgage broker comprise the titular “Incarnations,” within whose abilities and limitations Abel Green must navigate the gray areas of […]

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BY ALICIA GREEN | Like a fireworks display whose grand finale dazzles with its power and versatility, The Joyce Theater closed its 2013 season with a festival showcasing ballet’s range of expressive styles — everything from neo-classical to contemporary, with a focus on “choreographers and dancers who are working outside the traditional large company milieu.” […]

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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN (stephaniebuhmann.com) | Featuring works by Meghan Boody, Joe Fig, Julie Heffernan, Gail LeBoff, Ethan Murrow and Virginia Wagner, this well-conceived exhibition is inspired by depictions of alternate worlds that are rooted in the imagination. The works, which differ in style and aesthetic, translate as dreamscapes and fantastical landscapes. They describe a place where […]

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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | This exhibition features a selection of Forge’s paintings and works on paper from 1990 to the time of his death in 2002. In addition to being a distinguished painter, Forge was a prominent and influential teacher and critic. In fact, he is best known for his writings on Klee, Degas, Monet, […]

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  DANDY DARKLY’S “TRIGGER HAPPY” If Aesop and Rod Serling locked lips after hopping into a malfunctioning transporter pod filled with confetti bearing Rip Taylor’s DNA, the creature coming out on the other end might resemble something like Dandy Darkly. But then again no, because there is nothing in all of creation quite like this […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS | “Five on the Black Hand Side/Dapline!” generates plenty of punch from the intricate handshakes most commonly associated with Black men. They called them DAP during the Vietnam War, when Black soldiers found that “dignity and pride” could maintain their social cohesion during times of trauma — whether looking for enemies in […]

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Block that housed J & R readies for next phase (posted, July 2): Imagine how employees with decades of loyal service felt when they were dumped without even a handshake. No severance, the great Joe and Rachelle not even offering a word of thanks for helping making them and their children mega millionaires… Jumbybird Tenants […]

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Long-running Tennis program: East River Park, Montgomery St. and E. 12th Street; cityparksfoundation.org/2015-summer-; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 am – noon, Now – Fri, Aug. 14; Free.  City Parks Foundation is again hosting tennis lessons for children as part of its Summer Sports program. Registration is required on line.  Yoga: Washington Square Park, West 7th St. […]

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Thurs., July 16 – Wed., July 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR EID AL-FITR Another full weekend closure ahead for Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge, and then it’s back to the usual overnight weekly closures. All Manhattan-bound lanes will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, midnight Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, and then 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. This means more […]

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