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  • Summer reading: Fiction, poetry

    Busy Monsters William Giraldi W.W. Norton: $24.95 When a mediocre writer's bride-to-be leaves him to search for a legendary giant squid, he treks across the continent seeking counsel from nefarious creatures on how to win back her affections. (August)...
  • Death Of Woman, 29 On Lower East Side Ruled Accidental

    Death Of Woman, 29 On Lower East Side Ruled Accidental
    The details immediately pointed toward a crime scene. The body of a 29-year old woman – now identified as Carlisle Brigham – found Monday morning bleeding heavily in a stairwell of her apartment building at 191 Orchard Street in the Lower...
  • Fun-Filled Market Pops-Up Under the High Line

    Fun-Filled Market Pops-Up Under the High Line
    What better way to spend this last beautiful long weekend in the city than to hit up the High Line, then mosey on down to the brand new pop-up market on Washington. Dozens of local companies have booths at the market, from clothes to jewelry to soaps!...
  • Hester Street Fair

    Hester Street Fair: The Hester Street Fair is an outdoor community market in the Lower East Side of New York City created by The Big Social team of Ron Castellano, SuChin Pak, Adam Zeller, and Suhyun Pak. HSF is a hybrid incubator and launching pad for...
  • A cupcake tour of NYC

    A cupcake tour of NYC
    This city is crazy for cupcakes. There are cupcake classes and cupcake tours, lines down the block at cupcake bakeries, a cupcake tea at a five-star hotel, and a cupcake truck with 6,000 followers on Twitter. Some date the cupcake craze to a "Sex and the...
  • 'Free for All' by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp

    'Free for All' by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp
    The apt title of this juicy oral history, based on more than 160 interviews, simultaneously expresses a principle that guided producer-provocateur Joe Papp and the theatrical ruckus that ensued. "Free for All" is how Papp presented Shakespeare in Central...
  • Liev Schreiber, happily ever after

    Liev Schreiber, happily ever after
    On a recent chilly morning, Liev Schreiber was eating breakfast in a downtown Manhattan restaurant while a swarm of shutterbugs hovered outside on the corner near his apartment. However, Schreiber wasn't exactly the one whom the photographers were...
  • Move it and lose it at 'Minsky's'

    Move it and lose it at 'Minsky's'
    A good dancer does more than just defy gravity; he seems to have his own personal supply -- a force field that shapes space and time around his movements. Every impulse has weight and no energy is wasted, even in the enervating trial and error of...
  • John Harris Burt dies at 91; former rector at Pasadena's All Saints Episcopal Church

    John Harris Burt dies at 91; former rector at Pasadena's All Saints Episcopal Church
    John Harris Burt, a retired bishop who advanced a tradition of social activism at Pasadena’s All Saints Episcopal Church with his bold support of the civil rights movement when he was rector in the 1960s, died Oct. 20 at his home on Lake Superior...
  • Lester Glassner dies at 70; Collector of pop-culture and dime-store merchandise

    Lester Glassner dies at 70; Collector of pop-culture and dime-store merchandise
    When Lester Glassner died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 9 in hospice care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City at age 70, he left behind a major part of his life that he had spent nearly 50 years accumulating. The one-time picture editor,...
  • Helen Levitt dies at 95; New York street photographer of poignant dramas

    Helen Levitt dies at 95; New York street photographer of poignant dramas
    Helen Levitt, who pioneered street photography in the United States in the 1930s, taking pictures of small, poignant dramas with the help of an inconspicuous Leica camera, died Sunday at her apartment in New York City. She was 95. The cause was...