Posted March 2, 2015 at 9:44 am
Jim “Mosaic Man” Power is on the mend after a scary accident last week. The disabled local artisan was on his mobility scooter when it flipped. He banged his head pretty badly and wound up in the hospital. “It was pretty frozen outside and I went to get out of the scooter,” Power notes. Apparently […]
Posted December 1, 2014 at 6:08 am
Looks like the community is organizing to ensure the life work of local artist Jim Power – the historic “Mosaic Trail” – remains an integral cultural component of the East Village. In particular, the battered section currently under construction for the Astor Place redesign (no, this is not Midtown South). Many of the tiled light […]
Posted October 3, 2014 at 9:25 am
“[The Astor Place redesign] is a moral issue … this is a fight … we have to win this.” -Jim Power The Astor Place redesign will eliminate the cultural fabric of the neighborhood, and further contribute to the death of downtown. This is the overall theme of a new mini-documentary that Clayton Patterson sends our […]
Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:00 am
With the Astor Place redesign already in play, elements of the former streetscape are vanishing.
Posted September 27, 2012 at 6:18 am
It’s been a prolific year for the Mosaic Man, what with online stores, murals for the Bean, and touching up his opus of East Village lampposts.
Last modified September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am
East First Street sure knows how to throw a genuine block party, evidenced by their annual fall flea which went down Saturday afternoon.
Posted July 18, 2012 at 1:09 pm
As increased numbers of small-time business owners flock to Etsy to peddle their wares, the official video team continues to handpick online sellers from the community to spotlight in its ongoing series.
Posted May 21, 2012 at 6:18 am
And the hits keep coming. Fresh off the success of their first collaboration, neighborhood coffee shop The Bean is again tapping the artistic services of Jim “Mosaic Man״ Power.
Posted May 14, 2012 at 9:28 am
At age 64, it seems Jim “Mosaic Man” Power has recently hit an unstoppable stride.