Last modified June 20, 2014 at 12:57 pm
The last mural beside my front door on Essex Street was done by local Hispanic artist Marty Mar, and was supposed to remain in this location. This relatively new artist pictured above – Garrett Wasserman (aka “People”) – was supposed to paint a mural in one of the smaller areas. “Lower East Side Story” is […]
Posted February 5, 2014 at 10:26 am
The Tedeschi Trucks Band was in town last week, and participated in the John Varvatos live performance series at 315 Bowery. Yes, yes, the former CBGB. The show was Friday evening, and neighborhood documentarian Clayton Patterson was there. Some of his pictures are reprinted below. The jam band amalgamation formed in 2010, and is comprised […]
Posted October 9, 2013 at 10:30 am
Clayton Patterson weighs in on the controversy surrounding the suspension of the LES Dwellers.
Posted June 11, 2013 at 10:42 am
Last Thursday night was the first annual Acker Awards, an event that is meant to celebrate avante garde arts amidst the perennial high tide of gentrification. But not just on the Lower East Side; San Francisco also has its own version. Named for Kathy Acker – radical thinker, novelist, and performance artist – the idea […]
Posted March 12, 2013 at 6:28 am
Clayton Patterson brings word today that Alphabet City fixture Biker Bill is presently laid up in a Staten Island hospital.
Posted March 11, 2013 at 11:15 am
Iconic Lower East Side artist Taylor Mead continues to suffer in his fifth-floor tenement dwelling at 163 Ludlow Street.
Posted February 21, 2013 at 1:23 pm
Some choice selections from Clayton Patterson.
Last modified February 8, 2013 at 1:04 am
After a brief holiday hiatus, we’re back with another installment of Clayton’s Corner.