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2014 Stories by Heather Baysa

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  • BREATH OF FRESH AIR

    published September 24, 2014

    Many people still haven’t heard of Freshkills Park, but for the past decade, it’s been the city’s most ambitious ecological... More >>

  • ALL OR ALL

    published September 24, 2014

    Looking at Jesse Schenker, you’d never guess that this Iron Chef winner and James Beard nominee was once severely addicted to heroin and... More >>

  • MONEY IN THE BANKS

    published September 24, 2014

    Jillian Banks was all over Fashion Week this year, and it came as a surprise to no one. As BANKS, the L.A. singer is custodian of a smoldering,... More >>

  • INDIAN SUMMER

    published September 24, 2014

    Ever since 1993’s math-laced, century-spanning Arcadia, we’ve loved it when Tom Stoppard shakes up our boring old temporal... More >>

  • ROCKING THE LENS

    published September 17, 2014

    When is comes to rock photography, Josh Cheuse is the “primary agent provocateur” — at least, that’s what Jim Jarmusch... More >>

  • FARM FRESH

    published September 17, 2014

    The county fair is one of those mythic heartland institutions that we New Yorkers fetishize and fantasize the ever-living, soil-fertilizing shit... More >>

  • SLICE OF LIFE

    published September 10, 2014

    Many runners, when asked, will tell you that they marathon for something more than just a workout. They do it to achieve some higher goal, as a... More >>

  • A MOVEABLE FEAST

    published September 10, 2014

    The 10th annual “Oscars of Street Food” returns to Governors Island this year for your gourmandizing pleasure. The Vendy Awards is... More >>

  • DANGEROUS GAME

    published September 10, 2014

    In ancient Rome, gladiators fought in the Colosseum to sublimate war and quell a broader societal bloodlust. Today, in the U.S.’s many... More >>

  • DOLLY 'HOOD

    published September 3, 2014

    It’s no surprise that Dolly Rebecca Parton has received 46 Grammy nominations, tying her with Beyoncé for most nominations ever for a... More >>

  • LES ARTISTES

    published September 3, 2014

    Just over a century ago, Jacob Riis was photographing grimy back alleys, eight-to-a-room tenements, pigs roaming loose in the streets, and a... More >>

  • MADE IN HER IMAGE

    published September 3, 2014

    Over the course of her long career, photographer Deborah Feingold has often had to improvise: Her darkrooms have included a Boston prison cell and... More >>

  • THRILLER NIGHT

    published August 27, 2014

    “Michael Jackson and Bubbles” (1988), Jeff Koons’s gilded monument to kitsch, sits on a pedastal in the Whitney while Vice... More >>

  • THAT’S A RAP

    published August 27, 2014

    When “My Vag” dropped in 2012, Awkwafina (aka Nora Lum) became a YouTube sensation. Tiny and bespectacled, the Forest Hills rapper has... More >>

  • LADY FOLK

    published August 27, 2014

    L..A. funnywomen Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have been performing as Garfunkel and Oates (“two famous rock ’n’ roll second... More >>

  • MORE TO EXPLORE

    published August 20, 2014

    When it comes to highfalutin’ societies with strict entry policies, The Explorer’s Club might be the strictest. That is, unless you... More >>

  • THE DUDE ABIDES

    published August 20, 2014

    Break out your best viking get-up, or, conversely, your worst sweater and dingiest robe. Tonight, “Achievers” can relive the all the... More >>

  • BOW DOWN

    published August 20, 2014

    We used to think the Twilight series’ central relationship seemed wildly abusive, that is until someone popped a Fifty Shades of Gray... More >>

  • ROLLIN’ WITH THE HOMIES

    published August 13, 2014

    Despite the appearance of relics like feather pouf pens and cell-phone antennae, Amy Heckerling’s Clueless (1995) is of a timeless quality,... More >>

  • PUSSY RIOT

    published August 13, 2014

    The A.V. Club was spot-on when they called Josie and the Pussycats (2001) “a secret success.” What came off like a bubblegum punk... More >>

  • CHEER UP CHARLIE

    published August 13, 2014

    Self-proclaimed “dirty old man” Charles Bukowksi would have been 94 today, and Ecco Books hosts this free celebration at... More >>

  • GIVE ‘EM THE BOOT

    published August 13, 2014

    There’s a reason brisket joints have become a staple of the New York food scene and Brooklyn is peopled with more Americana bands than you... More >>

  • QUEER NOTION

    published August 13, 2014

    Back in 1998, the Trevor Project launched the first ever crisis and suicide prevention hotline designed for LGBTQ youth, providing the entire... More >>

  • SLUMMING IT

    published August 6, 2014

    You might know the wide-eyed, wild-haired actress as Nicky “the hot junky” Nichols on Orange Is the New Black, but before she was... More >>

  • A CUT ABOVE THE REST

    published August 6, 2014

    Sashaying back onto the Brooklyn scene after a five-continent world tour, tonight House of Diehl kicks off a brand new session of its epic Style... More >>

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