Single or not, maybe Valentine’s Day rubs you the wrong way…. This year, try one of these alternative activities for a new Valentine’s Day experience — including tree planting and an art exhibit on Love and Hate — for a new Valentine’s Day experience.
Watch out Spike Lee — the young directors featured in the New Voices in Black Cinema festival bring tales of love, loss and hope back to Brooklyn, raising issues of police brutality, absentee fathers and fear of commitment.
As Fashion Week kicks off in New York City, local designer Nanette Lepore tells us why Manhattan’s garment district is crucial to her success.
Paper Tiger Television — the NYC public access show that set the stage for a generation of media critics, alternative news organizations and pranksters — is celebrating its 30th b-day.
The owner of the now-closed NYC music club Luna Lounge, which hosted such acts as The Strokes and Elliott Smith before they topped the charts, opines on why he believes notorious punk rock club CBGB should be allowed to rest in peace as rumors of its resurrection swirl.
A lot of songs have been written over the years about work, from Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” to Rose Royce’s “Car Wash.” Elliot Shapiro works in a field that does not exactly lend itself to song — he’s a criminal defense lawyer in the Bronx — but that sure hasn’t stopped him.
What drew the likes of Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote and James Baldwin to New York City? The author of a new book on prominent 20th century gay writers considers the intellectual — and physical — pursuits that attracted some of these literary giants to our very own city.