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Buhmann on Art: Florine Stettheimer at the Jewish Museum

Buhmann on Art: Florine Stettheimer at the Jewish Museum

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Marking the first major solo exhibition for the artist in over 20 years, “Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry” promises to help re-evaluate this great modernist’s importance. No less than 50 paintings, drawings, costume and theater designs, photographs, and ephemera will offer thorough insight into Stettheimer’s impressively eclectic output, which she delivered with an unusual mélange of whimsy […]

Police Blotter: Week of June 15, 2017

Police Blotter: Week of June 15, 2017

LOST PROPERTY: Leaving a paper trail is key | A 56-year-old resident of 23rd St.’s W. 400 block found herself up the creek without a paddle — or at least its urban equivalent, which would be on the sidewalk without a key — when she returned to her place of residence, only to realize that her […]

A ‘Classic’ Tale of Coming Into One’s Own

A ‘Classic’ Tale of Coming Into One’s Own

BY LENORE SKENAZY | This is for all the parents worried that their kids are cutting class, falling through the cracks, overeating, underachieving, or spending all day playing video games — and for all the kids doing just that. Dominick Vandenberge was raised in the Bronx — Pelham Bay — and no one would call […]

High Above the Whitney and All Along The Elevated Park Below

High Above the Whitney and All Along The Elevated Park Below

PHOTO ESSAY BY TEQUILA MINSKY      

Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition Coalesces Around Port Authority Plans

Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition Coalesces Around Port Authority Plans

BY JACKSON CHEN | The Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition is readying their plans and members in advance of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s expected plans to address the Midtown bus terminal. The replacement or renovation of the current underperforming facility on Eighth Ave. (btw. W. 40th & 42nd Sts.) is a […]

Community Council Driving at Car, Traffic, Bar Concerns

Community Council Driving at Car, Traffic, Bar Concerns

BY TABIA C. ROBINSON | The Wed., May 31 edition of the 10th Precinct’s monthly Community Council meeting was the last meeting before a three-month summer hiatus. Larry O’Neill, the Council’s president, began the meeting shortly after 7 p.m. by welcoming everyone, then introducing Community Affairs Detective Mike Petrillo and the Precinct’s Commanding Officer, Capt. […]

Chelsea Music Festival Pleases the Palate and Stirs the Soul

Chelsea Music Festival Pleases the Palate and Stirs the Soul

BY JACKSON CHEN | Get ready for a nine-day exploration of time through multidisciplinary arts, when the Chelsea Music Festival (chelseamusicfestival.org) begins on June 9. The festival is entering its eighth season of colliding visual and culinary arts with the musical performances that range from classical to contemporary. Pleased with the results from last year’s universal […]

The Making of a Gay Snob

The Making of a Gay Snob

BY GERALD BUSBY | Most of the creative people I know are gay snobs. They range from narcissistic bodybuilders and clerks at Bergdorf Goodman to international fashion models and performers at Carnegie Hall. Gay snobbery, like all other kinds, is an expression of the ego, but it takes on a special quality when used as […]

Our History/Our Dignity: Education and the Health of the LGBTQ Population

Our History/Our Dignity: Education and the Health of the LGBTQ Population

BY PERRY N. HALKITIS, PhD, MS, MPH & ROBERT M. HALKITIS | We rarely find intersecting paths in our careers. So after nearly a decade years of marriage, it was surprising and exciting to discover that the projects we were each enacting were so complementary — Perry, a book exploring the coming out experiences of […]

Renew Mayoral Control of New York City’s Public Schools

BY COUNCILMEBER COREY JOHNSON | It’s another legislative session in Albany, and once again State Senate Republicans are holding a key New York City issue hostage in order to extract concessions: mayoral control of New York City’s schools. Let’s put aside the obvious question of why legislators who represent districts hundreds of miles away from […]