Change for the park
After the second effort to redevelop Pier 40 sunk just a few months ago, previously heard grumblings about the Hudson River Park Trusts board of directors grew louder.
Letters to the Editor
Downtown Express photo by Milo Hess
Foley Square was packed with enthusiastic supporters Tuesday to watch live footage of Barack Obama being sworn in as president.
From pubs to clubs to Wall St.,Obama-mania sweeps Downtown
By Albert Amateau, Candida L. Figueroa, Josh Rogers and Lincoln Anderson
It was all Obama on Tuesday morning when gatherings celebrating the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States flourished in Downtown Manhattan.
Remembrance of things past
By Matt Harvey
In the late1920s Carl Jung had a dream about Liverpool, then the second busiest port of the worlds most powerful empire. The psychoanalyst associated the dreams contenta flowering tree in the middle of the city squarewith mans unconscious relationship to an ancient cosmology.
Cheat, tell and be merry
By Elena Mancini
Stay Over is a romantic comedy centering around a dull couples metamorphosis into a two-thirds of a bizarre love triangle. Mark has a roving eye, and Michelle knows it. In a naïve fit of calculated seduction, she decides to give him a free pass to sow his cheating oats. Her reasoning is that once Mark has satisfied his marauding needs, theyll finally be able to settle down.
Judith Malina directs a living classic
By Jerry Tallmer
It was in 1959 or maybe 58 Dont ask me the number, Im no good at numbers, says Judith Malina that a young man stood at the door of her and husband Julian Becks West End Avenue apartment with a sheaf of paper he thrust at Julian.
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Volume 21, Number 37
January 23 - 29, 2009
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