| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:00 PM
This thought-provoking exhibition and performance by aricoco, a Tokyo-born artist currently in residence at AAI Lower East Side-Rotating Studio Program, involves a sculptural garment (pictured) created out of discarded plastic bags. The artist interacts...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:15 AM
by Ed Sanders, Da Capo, 416 pp., 200 illustrations, $26
Ed Sanders has been a cultural force in America for the past half-century. Arguably best known for his satirical rock band the Fugs and his perennially wide-selling book, The Family:...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:38 AM
In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help.
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:41 AM
Actors, directors and producers love tossing around the most overused word in Hollywood, "organic," to describe how naturally a project progressed.
Yet few people are less slickly Hollywood than chef Lidia Bastianich on the least Hollywood network, PBS....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Police officers surrounded the Seward Houses apartment complex at 64 Essex Street after a man shot a cop in the chest just before 4 a.m. Thursday.
Officer Brian Groves, 30, was wearing a bullet proof vest and is said to be in stable condition after...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:50 PM
On the Lower East Side, there is an eight foot high, glaring spelling error that lies on the ground, smack in the middle.
What is supposed to spell "School X-ING," instead reads "SHCOOL X-NG."
That is quite the snafu. S-N-A-F-U.
"This is embarrassing ,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:23 AM
A pregnant teenager is recovering after police said she was shot in the hallway of her Lower East Side apartment. Authorities are reportedly searching for the victim's boyfriend.
According to police, the shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. Monday in...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:11 AM
Gavin DeGraw has cancelled eight more dates on his tour because of an assault he suffered in New York City this past Sunday.
But he will be able to open for Maroon 5 and Train when they play Merriweather Post Pavilion August 24, DeGraw's publicist just...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:18 PM
A wild gun battle played out in the Baruch Houses early Monday morning on the Lower East Side with cops and a shooter exchanging more than a dozen shots and cops tracking the alleged shooter after following a trail of his own blood.
The only thing that...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:07 AM
The Organic Grill on the Lower East Side was the first of its kind to open in the area 10 years ago. Since then, owner Julia Chebotar says the "green trend" has grown and people are gaining interest in organic food.
"Organic is healthier for you...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:46 PM
There is an art exhibit that is certainly turning some heads on the Lower East Side.
It's not the Dino Eli Art Gallery that is the problem, but what is proudly displayed in the front windows to draw people inside.
Last week, folks passing by noticed a...