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Lower East Siders Crowdfunding for STABiLGO Camera Stabilizer

Posted June 21, 2013 at 10:07 am

Listen up, skaters. STABiLGO might be something for you.

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[View down Pitt Street toward Delancey, Williamsburg bridge visible in background / Photo: Michael Levine]

Rediscovering the Original Pitt Street Location of Streit’s Matzo Factory [VIDEO]

Last modified May 22, 2013 at 7:59 am

This is part one of a two part series written by Michael Levine, director of the documentary, Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream, which chronicles the history of the Streit’s Matzo factory on the Lower East Side.

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Help Keep the Coney Island Mermaid Parade Alive!

Posted May 9, 2013 at 11:37 am

“A year without the Mermaid Parade is a year without summertime.” Truth.

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‘Wild in the Streets’ Doc Series Explores Street Art As It’s Happening

Posted May 7, 2013 at 10:32 am

Wild in the Streets is proposed as an ambitious 10-part series that follows graffiti artists in real time on the city streets. As it’s happening.

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Greene Street NYC Bringing ‘Reverse Graffiti’ to Soho Wall

Posted April 17, 2013 at 10:22 am

With all the soot, smog, and other pollutants careening through the city air, buildings tend to accumulate gunk pretty quickly.

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New York Funny Songs Festivals Kicks Off May 30

Posted April 8, 2013 at 6:49 am

Comedic singer-songwriter Jessica Delfino is steadfast in her goal of making the New York Funny Songs Festival an annual affair.

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Chelsea’s ‘Red Door’ Performance Space Crowdfunding for Repairs

Posted April 3, 2013 at 6:34 am

For the last 35 years, music luminary Giorgio Gomelsky nurtured the city’s rock scene with his rehearsal space inside a Chelsea industrial townhouse.

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Softwalks Plans Seats and Planters for City Scaffolding

Posted January 2, 2013 at 6:18 am

Scaffolding is a fact of city life. A constant, like feral pigeons or the subway breakdancer.

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Recording Your Life in 1-Second Increments [Video]

Posted December 19, 2012 at 6:48 am

In a world of micro-attention spans, even the time capsule is getting an overhaul. At least if Brooklyn-based entrepreneur Cesar Kuriyama has his way. How about recording one second a day for the rest of your life?

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“Blaze” Laser Light System Could Usher in Bike Safety

Posted December 4, 2012 at 6:18 am

Dr. Evil would be proud – frickin bikes with frickin laser beams attached to the handlebars. That’s sorta the idea, anyway, behind an intriguing new Kickstarter idea proposed by a UK-based braintrust.