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Epic farewell for Steve Cannon, of A Gathering of the Tribes

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Friends and family of Steve Cannon packed the Bowery Poetry Club on Sun., July 14, for a marathon memorial for the late East Village poet and arts icon. Cannon, 84, who was blind, died July 7 while recuperating from a broken hip he had suffered a month earlier in a fall in […]

BY CARY ABRAMS | The Hotel Chelsea, constructed over a roughly two-year period between 1883 and 1884, was founded on the principles of Charles Fourier, a 19th-century French philosopher. Fourier espoused the utopian ideas of creating a cooperative community on the ideals of trust, caring and mutual support among its members. A hotel guest who sat […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Talk about street art! A new mural that stretches along Broadway for a block in Midtown is part of the annual Urban Garden program by the Garment District Alliance, which cordons off a street to cars to create more pedestrian-oriented space. The closed-off block, Broadway between W. 37th and 38th Sts., features […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The new documentary “Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love” reportedly may not break much new ground for hardcore Leonard Cohen fans. But it nonetheless paints a riveting and thought-provoking portrait of the artist and Marianne Ihlen, his Norwegian “muse,” from their idyllic time together on the Greek island of Hydra in their […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Chelsea is now home to the only known museum dedicated to posters in the United States. The Poster House opened its doors on June 20, with the mission to show the beauty and historical significance of  posters from around the world. “Posters are an extremely egalitarian art form — almost everyone has or […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE | The Coffee Shop, the Brazilian-American diner, was a Union Square staple and a second home for models. After being open 28 years, it closed last October. Forbes reported that Coffee Shop was one of the 100 highest grossing independent restaurants in the U.S. in 2017, raking in roughly $14.3 million in annual […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   MARKET Summer Ice Cream Blizzard: While the Grand Bazaar NYC runs every Sunday, this weekend it will be especially chill. That’s because the indoor/outdoor market will feature the “best and most unique artisanal ice cream makers.” In addition, as usual, there will be more than 130 artists, designers, craft-makers, vintage […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Shed is the newly established arts and cultural center in Hudson Yards, and a new program there gives a platform to local artists trying to establish themselves in the art world. Open Call, as the program is known, features a variety of disciplines, including digital media, sculpture and dance. The lineup […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A gathering to remember East Village poet Steve Cannon will be held Sun., July 14, at the Bowery Poetry Club, at 308 Bowery, at E. First St., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cannon, 84, the founder of A Gathering of the Tribes, died in the early-morning hours on Sun., July 7, […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Serenity now! Are you ready for this? A Seinfeld pop-up store will be opening in Gramercy this fall. “The Seinfeld Experience” will be a ticketed attraction that offers an immersive and behind-the-scenes look at the classic ’90s sitcom, according to the company Superfly, which is behind the concept. Superfly also produces […]

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