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Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl on Arts Accessibility

Arts and culture can be found everywhere in New York City, but are they accessible to everyone?

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November 1, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
My neighborhood in Brooklyn has quirky houses from another era.
Mediterranean lamb balls are one of the many varieties of meatballs available at The Meatball Shop. Photo courtesy of Ballantine Books.
Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow  |  November 1, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The guys behind the incredibly popular restaurant The Meatball Shop write about their journey from 13-year-old delivery boys for a vegan restaurant in New York City to building a business out of meatballs.
New York City Marathon founder Fred Lebow. Photo courtesy of Judd Ehrlich.
Michelle Michalos  |  October 31, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
A filmmaker chronicles the life of Fred Lebow, the ambitious founder of the New York City Marathon. VIDEO
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John Farley  |  October 31, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Temporary spaces work great for retailer and restaurants, but some of the best uses are coming from the arts community.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 27, 2011 1:38 PM | 2 Comments
New York's armories once served as depots, parade grounds and social clubs for National Guardsmen. Today, they host sporting events, fashion shows and art installations. VIDEO
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  October 27, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
New York City's jazz musicians offer their top recommendations for off-the-beaten path jazz venues.VIDEO
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Bridget Leahy and Sam Lewis  |  October 27, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
An iPhone finger-painter shares his latest collection of New York City inspired images. VIDEO
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October 26, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Soon after I arrived in N.Y., I attended a dinner party at which a guest told me that one book was the key to unlocking the city...
Poltergeist, a 1982 classic directed by Tobe Hooper screens as part of the part of the Lincoln Center Film Societies Scar Movie Series. It is screningSat Oct 29: 5:15 pm at the Walter Reade Theater in Manhattan. Photo courtesy of the Film Society at Lincoln Center
Matt Draper  |  October 26, 2011 10:21 AM | 1 Comment
Aged out of your naughty nurse outfit? Check out our Halloween events for grown-ups.
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October 25, 2011 1:30 PM | 1 Comment
This restaurant is so small that one review read, "blink and you'll miss it." It's perfect for a romantic dinner.
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