Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

Artist brings flavors of immigrant neighborhoods to Times Square

Posted on September 10th, 2011 by Bogdan Mohora

Artist brings flavors of immigrant neighborhoods to Times Square

Outside, all of Takagi’s photos grace the sides of 25 trash cans scattered around the Broadway plazas.

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Gowanus: A neighborhood up for grabs

Posted on September 9th, 2011 by Ali Hussain

Gowanus: A neighborhood up for grabs

Gowanus was the only neighborhood that remained untouched because of the polluted canal.

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Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by Edric Robinson II

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Many Harlem residents consider these gates a part of the neighborhood’s history.

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Theater festival spurs business during summer doldrums

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by Brett Essler

Theater festival spurs business during summer doldrums

The wide reach of the festival also brings actors and crewmembers from around the world to the theater district.

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Garment District struggles to find a way forward

Posted on August 20th, 2011 by Brett Essler

Garment District struggles to find a way forward

The skilled labor force that once filled the garment factories of this Midtown district have been declining in numbers for decades through attrition and overseas outsourcing.

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Creative education offers solutions to beleaguered Kingston High School

Posted on July 30th, 2010 by Celia Watson Seupel

Creative education offers solutions to beleaguered Kingston High School

Center for Creative Education represents encouraging avenue for change in Kingston, N.Y.

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Graffiti: vandalism or art?

Posted on December 14th, 2009 by Nikolia Apostolou

Graffiti: vandalism or art?

East Harlemites debate latest graffiti legislation

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Renovations near completion for classic Bay Ridge theater

Posted on November 12th, 2009 by Christopher Geier

Renovations near completion for classic Bay Ridge theater

A new auditorium and 3-D screen are the latest in a series of improvements

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Harlem landmark hosts open house for community

Posted on November 1st, 2009 by Nikolia Apostolou

Harlem landmark hosts open house for community

Legendary Apollo Theater celebrates 75

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Students rock out at Rock School

Posted on October 26th, 2009 by Lauren Sausser

Students rock out at Rock School

Music education takes an untraditional form in Park Slope.

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Living

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Crotona Park East and West Farms to get facelift

Twenty percent of the new development area will be reserved for affordable housing, according to the group’s proposal.

Politics

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Harlem artist, neighborhood work to preserve murals

Many Harlem residents consider these gates a part of the neighborhood’s history.

Religion

Racial propaganda causes concern in Greenpoint

Racial propaganda causes concern in Greenpoint

White supremacist fliers were left under the windshield wipers of cars parked overnight in Greenpoint, but officials say their message is protected under the First Amendment.