Posted November 3, 2015 at 10:28 am
The allure of Coney Island is making its way toward the Lower East Side, in the form of a tribute to the artistic renaissance hatched in the 1980s and 1990s. The creative institutions we now hold near and dear to our hearts – the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, the Spookhouse and Burlesque – will be featured […]
Posted June 10, 2015 at 5:13 am
It’s a rite of passage for all street artists who decorate the world famous Bowery graffiti wall. That of getting tagged to shit. Following this trend, the latest artwork – “All American Temper Tot” by Ron English – was finally vandalized earlier this week. There are a bunch of scrawls beneath the so-called tot, plus […]
Posted January 29, 2014 at 10:03 am
Mark your calendars – The 31st Coney Island Mermaid Parade has officially announced its 2014 date, and the registration is currently live for participants. Last year, this colorful seaside tradition was treading in deep waters, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. But with a successful internet crowdsourcing campaign and a benefit concert headlined by Amanda Palmer, enough […]
Last modified June 24, 2013 at 10:46 am
Saved from the brink of disaster, the Mermaid Parade returned to Surf Avenue in Coney Island on Saturday for the thirtieth year.
Last modified May 15, 2013 at 7:51 pm
With just under three weeks remaining on the Kickstarter campaign, the Coney Island Mermaid Parade has reach nearly half its $100,000 goal. Now, a benefit is happening.
Posted May 9, 2013 at 11:37 am
“A year without the Mermaid Parade is a year without summertime.” Truth.