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Up Next Week, Two Events For Historical Food Enthusiasts

Next Wednesday, two local museums present two different mouthwatering takes on culinary history: the Tenement Museum looks at “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story …

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Apartment of the Week, Sponsored by Halstead Property

Home Sweet Home

Fully renovated 2BR with enclosed balcony on high floor with double exposures and views to the East River and …

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio, courtesy New Museum, New York.

“Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest” Opens at the New Museum

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, …

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LES Designer Robert James Rolls Out Anti-Trump Tee Shirts

Local menswear designer Robert James isn’t hiding his political views during this presidential campaign season. He has collaborated with artist Brian Andrew Witeley to create a limited edition graphic tee based on an actual rubbing of the gravestone. …

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Five Points Author Tyler Anbinder to Discuss New Book at Tenement Talks

Historian and author Tyler Anbinder (The Five Points) will be discussing his new book, City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New …

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The Slipper Room Players Release Their Debut Feature Film Tomorrow

The burlesque performance art team at The Slipper Room (a.k.a. The Slipper Room Players) are officially releasing their debut film, The Cruel Tale of …

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Hanksy Presents “Surplus Candy L.A.” in New Virtual Reality Exhibit

This Friday, our favorite punster and local artist, Hanksy, offers up a virtual reality version of his Surplus Candy L.A. exhibit at 359 Grand …

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Adopt a Pet and Get a Free Tattoo This Sunday at Grit N Glory

The ASPCA is teaming up with tattoo queen Megan Massacre this weekend to host a fun adoption/tattoo event at Grit N Glory. …

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“HERSTORY,” Looks at Chinese-American Women’s History Through a Legal Lens

The Chatham Square Library offers a unique take on the story of Chinese-American women’s history with their upcoming exhibit, “HERSTORY: Chinese-American Women, 165 Years …

Dias y Flores Community Garden, East Village, NY 2014 by George Hirose.

Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens Happens This Weekend

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) hosts their 5th Annual Harvest Arts Festival this weekend in almost 50 community gardens on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016. …

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Local Filmmakers to Screen “Little Angel” at Anthology Archives

Filmmaker Dashia Imperiale’s labor of love feature film, Little Angel (Angelita), is playing at Anthology Archives (32 Second Ave.) on Friday, September 30th at …

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Pokemon Go Comes With Free WiFi at La Guardia Houses This Afternoon

For those of you who are avid Pokemon Go “trainers,” a.k.a. fans, the NYCHA Digital Van will be at the Pokéstop located at La …

Mark Podwal at the opening of "Kaddish for Dabrowa Bialostocka." Photo by Kate Milford.

Museum at Eldridge Debuts New Art Gallery With Mark Podwal Exhibit

The Museum at Eldridge debuted their brand new gallery space, the Michael Weinstein Gallery, with an inaugural exhibition by artist Mark Podwal last night. …

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Chinese in America Film Series to Screen “Reunification” at Chatham Square Library

Our friends at Chatham Square Library are hosting a new “Chinese in America Film Series,” devoted to exploring the diverse stories of those with …

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Good Morning!

Thurssday, August 25, 2016 | Here’s a photo of the Williamsburg Bridge by L.E.S. photographer Vivienne Gucwa (@travelinglens)| Weather: Mostly sunny today with a …