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River To River Highlights Lower Manhattan Arts

River To River Highlights Lower Manhattan Arts

BY SEAN EGAN | It’s time once again — the 15th time, in fact — for New Yorkers to take in boundary-pushing creative work against the backdrop of Downtown’s waterfront. Run by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), June 16–26’s River To River Festival presents free music, art, theater, and dance in unique venues (as […]

The Journey of a Lifetime Begins with Footsteps

The Journey of a Lifetime Begins with Footsteps

BY LENORE SKENAZY | Sol Feuerwerker grew up as an alien. Not “alien” as in “immigrant.” Alien as in someone from another planet. That planet was Williamsburg, Brooklyn. While many people in Williamsburg lead lives most of us can relate to, Sol was the youngest of 11 children in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family. The religious sect he grew […]

In The Land of Pages, Gamers Stage This

In The Land of Pages, Gamers Stage This

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | A generation ago, “Dungeons & Dragons” redefined the word “game” to many people. In D&D, players created roles for themselves, and Dungeon Masters told stories that starred those characters. However, this sort of “roleplaying game” doesn’t have to be about killing monsters, or played sitting around a table. Some people take […]

Police Blotter: Week of Feb. 4, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of Feb. 4, 2016

LOST PROPERTY: Who watches the wristwatch? | It’s easy to lose track of time while enjoying a night out with friends — but one man took that to literal (and costly) extremes. Around midnight on Thurs., Jan. 21, at Marquee New York (289 10th Ave., btw. W. 26th & W. 27th Sts.), the 41-year-old left his […]