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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Pace Gallery’s second solo exhibition of Lee Ufan follows his 2011 survey at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Born in 1936 in Korea, Ufan is a pioneering figure of both Japan’s Mono-ha (“School of Things”) movement of the 1960s and the Tansaekhwa school of Korean monochrome painting. He is best known for compositions […]

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RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART BLOCK PARTY Culture, contemplation, physical fitness and…ice cream? It’s a perfectly logical combination, at least for one afternoon — when our favorite museum takes their celebration of Himalayan art and ideas off the wall and into the street. Using the Rubin’s “Becoming Another: The Power of Masks” exhibition as inspiration, this […]

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BY PUMA PERL | “No cover…yes grooviness,” declared a flier created by Moon Goddess, one of the bands that opened the current season of Joff Wilson’s ”Music Under the Stars” — a fitting description of this monthly event at the 6th & B Garden, curated and hosted by a decidedly groovy guy. Good vibes all […]

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BY NORMAN BORDEN | Paolo Pellizzari is a Belgium-based photographer who has added a unique perspective to the art of sports photography — a panoramic, 135-degree wide view of iconic sporting events like the Tour De France and the Olympics. Until I saw this thoroughly engaging exhibition at Anastasia Photo, my idea of a memorable […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY  |  Superman helped America find its fighting spirit. Captain America did his white male, square-jawed, hetero-normative bit, too. But it was the next generation of superheroes — the mutants — who made us the more tolerant, more feminist, more mutli-culti America we are today — and maybe even gave us gay marriage. […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |    Can’t believe it’s already mid-year and top of the summer. Time has wings. Everything new is old….An old neighbor returns with a new name and new look. What was Stella Bistro is reborn as Dorlan’s Tavern & Oyster Bar at 213 Front St. “We always loved the neighborhood and neighbors. […]

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Joseph Vitale, left, Robert Talmas and their son Cooper were three of the honored participants in this year’s Gay Pride March Sunday. They were the only New York City plaintiffs in last week’s landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same sex marriage in every state. Cooper was born in Ohio two years ago,  and the state […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Jessica and Taylor West have been living with their three children at 90 West St. for seven years. Two of their children go to P.S./I.S. 276 in Battery Park City and they hope their third will attend there as well. They were recently informed, however, that the rent for their […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  A 35-year-old man was slashed in the arm near The Battery in what appears to be a fight between two rival groups of ticket sellers on Wednesday. Witnesses told DNAInfo that the two groups were chasing each on State St. in the Financial District when the man was slashed. Police […]

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Greenwich St., a new route through the World Trade Center, opened to pedestrians last week. The opening from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, provides a new way to access the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, and provides additional relief to the crush of pedestrians — a mix of tourists, commuters, and residents — on Vesey […]

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