all stories tagged "Williamsburg"


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June 18, 2014 11:49 AM | 4 Comments
Is public art a good way to tackle controversial social issues? Join the conversation here.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  June 18, 2014 11:32 AM | Comments
As part of the New York Public Library's LIVE from the NYPL series, artist Kara Walker talks to Jad Abumrad about her latest work at the Domino Sugar Factory.VIDEO
Alex Gilvarry's debut novel tells the story of Boyet Hernandez, the "Fashion Terrorist." Photo by Beowulf Sheehan
Georgia Kral  |  January 9, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

Gilvarry’s debut book, “From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant: A Novel,” is set in the post-9/11 New York fashion world. MetroFocus spoke to the author about why he chose Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as a setting for his novel, and about his views on the intersection of fashion and politics.

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John Farley  |  January 3, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Despite how little most people know about the process, nothing has played as dramatic a role in shaping the city as zoning regulations -- particularly under Bloomberg.
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Sasha Chavkin, Pei Shan Hoe, Michael Keller The New York World  |  November 3, 2011 3:30 PM | Comments
For many New York City residents going to the polls in state Senate races, one vote of theirs is not equal to one from Buffalo or Niagara Falls. The New York World reports.
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July 8, 2011 5:39 PM | Comments
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