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Life Inside an Icon Realty Building is a Living Hell [PHOTOS]

Last modified September 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm

[Updated below] ​It’s sad, really. The habits of a select few landlords are so ingrained in the East Village/Lower East Side that we could easily draw up a template post and just plug-and-play the du jour offender. Most often at the expense of tenants (i.e. harassment), and with great risk. And in the same vein, […]

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Snowboarding the Streets of New York During the Blizzard of 2016 [VIDEO]

Posted January 25, 2016 at 9:22 am

When an epic blizzard wallops Manhattan, and travel warnings/bans flourish, one man is there to defy. Leave it to snowboarder-producer Casey Neistat to head into the storm seeking epic powder. Towed by a Jeep like last time, Neistat slid around many parts of the city, eliciting cheers and photos. He even carried an American flag through […]

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Rent Hike Forces Dusty Buttons Vintage Shop to Close at the End of July

Last modified September 4, 2017 at 9:57 pm

Our hearts are broken over the news that Amanda Loureiro, owner of Dusty Buttons, is closing up shop after six years on East 9th street. Dusty Buttons is a favorite clothing and accessories store, featuring both vintage and new items. It was where we first discovered, among other things, the most perfect red lipstick (a life-long […]

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FUNKtional Art Fair Kicks Off This Weekend

Posted December 10, 2013 at 11:00 am

With the holiday season in full swing, locally owned businesses and neighborhood artisans are finding ways to provide New Yorkers with holiday cheer that is not Amazon unique and well-disposed within the community. One such gathering is the new FUNKtional Art Fair that’s coming to La Plaza Cultural Community Garden. In addition to creative wares, this holiday fair […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: Amé Amé

Last modified October 4, 2013 at 2:22 pm

9th Street is a haven for small and sometimes eccentric boutiques, which I love rifling through. Amé Amé at 318 E. 9th St. (between 1st and 2nd Aves.)  is one of my favorites to pop into for some candy while perusing the outerwear.  I am hopelessly addicted to their chocolate covered gummy bears (pictured above) and my new […]

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Recap: Walter Robinson’s ‘Indulgences’ at Dorian Grey Gallery

Posted March 7, 2013 at 11:51 am

Robinson very clearly shares many visual elements with his New York Pop-Art predecessor/contemporaries such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

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What Would Stefon Say About Solas?

Last modified January 16, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Here’s us imagining what SNL’s Stefon might say about Solas up on East Ninth Street.

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Recap: Street Artists Unite! at Dorian Grey Gallery

Last modified July 2, 2012 at 11:49 am

In my 8th grade political science class, I remember a humorous introductory lesson about the different types of government. A comic strip defined each political system by the way in which two people use a car.

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Weekend Edition: April 3

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Phillip Kalantzis Cope]

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