Clayton’s Corner


Clayton’s Corner: Recap of the Acker Awards at Angel Orensanz

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 […]

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‘Hit-and-Run’ Sidelines Neighborhood Fixture Biker Bill

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.


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Clayton’s Corner: Revisiting the Plight of Taylor Mead on Ludlow

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.

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Clayton’s Corner: Mayors, Gurus, and Technologists

Posted February 21, 2013 at 1:23 pm

Some choice selections from Clayton Patterson.

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Clayton’s Corner: Koch to Alife and Great Frog

Last modified February 11, 2013 at 11:39 am

Here’s another installment of Clayton’s Corner…just for you!

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Clayton’s Corner: Cro-Mags’ John Joseph Makes a Smoothie & Other Randomness

Last modified February 8, 2013 at 1:04 am

After a brief holiday hiatus, we’re back with another installment of Clayton’s Corner.

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Ludlow Guitars Robbed Early Yesterday Morning

Posted February 5, 2013 at 6:08 am

Neighborhood musical mainstay Ludlow Guitars was robbed early yesterday morning.

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Friday Night Throwdown Brings Bout to Brooklyn

Posted December 13, 2012 at 6:27 am

Seemingly everything is moving to Brooklyn from the Lower East Side these days. Fashion flight, food flight, and now a case of fight flight.

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Clayton’s Corner: “Exit the Fall” at Clayton’s Gallery

Posted December 12, 2012 at 11:26 am

While some consider living in abandoned buildings and whatever makeshift shelter the city streets allow, artist Anthony Dominguez would certainly disagree.

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Clayton’s Corner: Walking the Lower East Side

Posted October 3, 2012 at 11:47 am

Neighborhood chronicler Clayton Patterson captured some unique portraits and streetscapes for this week’s installment of Clayton’s Corner. All were shot within the loose confines of the Lower East Side. You can see more of Clayton’s work at his official website.

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