Mosaic Man

Jim ‘Mosaic Man’ Power Suffered Head Injury from Scooter Accident Last Week

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 […]

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Historic ‘Mosaic Trail’ Light Poles Will Be Reinstated in Newly Configured Astor Place

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 […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Fighting for a Dying Astor Place [VIDEO]

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 […]

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Mosaic Man’s FDNY 9/11 Tribute Pole Removed from Astor Place

Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

With the Astor Place redesign already in play, elements of the former streetscape are vanishing.

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Mosaic Man Decorates Economakis Mansion on East 3rd

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.

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Recap: Centre-fuge and the First Street Block Party

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.

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Kuapay Teams Up With The Bean for Mobile Payments

Posted September 7, 2012 at 10:26 am

Hot on the heels of securing $4 million in venture capital, SoCal mobile payments system Kuapay enlisted the Bean as its flagship New York City client.

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Mosaic Man Profiled by Etsy [Video]

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.

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Mosaic Man Adds Flair to New Bean Location on 1st Avenue

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.

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Mosaic Man to Start East Village Mosaic Trail Tours

Posted May 14, 2012 at 9:28 am

At age 64, it seems Jim “Mosaic Man” Power has recently hit an unstoppable stride.

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