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What’s Going On in Long Island City, Queens? Oh, So Much.

Domaine Wine Bar. Photo Courtsey Liqcity
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Best of Long Island City, Queens Where to Go for Great Food, Drink and Coffee in NYC’s often Ignored Neighborhood Long Island City is just one of those very odd yet quintessential New York City neighborhoods. First of all, the name is confusing as even well-seasoned visitors think that Long Island City is in Long [...]

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Review of Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties at the Brooklyn Museum

Black Prophet (Winold Reiss, 1925). Courtesy of the Reiss Trust/Brooklyn Museum
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Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties at the Brooklyn Museum, Review Brooklyn Museum’s Newest Exhibit Presents an American Document of the Jazz Age This winter, the Brooklyn Museum is celebrating modern realism in fine form with the exhibition Youth and Beauty. The exhibit is an extensive review of American art in one of [...]

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Get Crawling: Lit Crawl NYC on September 10, 2011 (NYC Blog)

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New York City Lit Crawl 2011 Over 70 Authors to Participate in this year’s Lit Crawl NY Whilst most of the city is jostling to get freebies or spot celebs during this weeks Fashion’s Night Out event, or gearing up for Fashion Week, there are still non-couture obsessed events to get us by. New Yorkers [...]

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Anderson Zaca: Block Party Summer of Soul (NYC Blog)

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Anderson Zaca’s Block Party Photographs Photos of Block Parties in NYC Brazilian photographer Anderson Zaca (34) has spent the last five years capturing some of New York’s most blissful summer moments. Children playing through the water pouring from fire hydrants, adults cooking secret recipe glazed meats on the grill and music streaming through the whole [...]

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The Best Summer Happy Hours in NYC (NYC Blog)

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Best Summer Happy Hours in New York City The most beautiful thing about strolling around the city in the summertime isn’t wandering onto pretty tree-lined blocks. It isn’t getting up early to do something, anything, in Central Park. Nor is it going to the countless outdoor events happening wherever there is an open space. The [...]

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A Beer Lovers Guide to Manhattan (NYC Blog)

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Best New York City Breweries and Beer Gardens Before the common era, man had found a way to make the satisfying and sometimes intoxicating beverage that we have come to know as beer. One of the first drinks our kind decided to make remains one of the most popular. Although, beer in itself is one [...]

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A Monumental Pride: The Legalization of Gay Marriage and the NYC Gay Pride Parade

2011 Gay Pride Parade. Photo by Jennifer B. Brown
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Gay Pride New York 2011: A Monumental Celebration Part One: Passage of the Gay Marriage Bill It’s 6:30pm on Friday, June 24th and my partner is virtually tugging on my arm to go out to dinner and meet our friends later to celebrate. Instead, I am glued to the computer, to the live streaming video [...]

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Park Slope Chip Shop: Best of British (NYC Blog)

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Park Slope Chip Shop: Restaurant Review Place: Park Slope Chip Shop, 383 5th Avenue at 6th Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Cuisine: British, pub food, comfort food Cost: Cheap to moderate. What I ate: Battered cod and chips ($12) with curry sauce ($2), treacle pudding with custard ($5). After having a long, terrible day, I was [...]

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Hola Mexico Film Festival (NYC Blog)

Sin Ella (Jorge Colon, 2010)
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NYC’s Hola Mexico Film Festival This weekend go and buy tickets for the annual Hola Mexico Film Festival running from June 2nd-June 5th at the Tribeca Cinemas. Founded by director Samuel Douek who wishes to introduce film lovers to beautiful tales originating in Mexico, the tagline of the festival is: “Mexico, a place like the [...]

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Alejandro Jodorowsky’s The Holy Mountain: A Fresh Perspective at PS1 in Queens

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s The Holy Mountain (1973)
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Alejandro Jodorowsky’s The Holy Mountain at PS1 Alejandro Jodorowsky is a renaissance man with a philosophy of art serving as a means to personal and spiritual enlightenment. Since the 1940s the maestro has explored all facets of the arts including theatre, performance, music, a plethora of comic books, as well as being a noted authority [...]

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