4 years ago | Visual Arts
George Washington, of Union Square, was a superhero for a few days in January. He and fellow statues around the city donned capes to promote the premiere of an NBC show about a cop-turned-superhero. George held a basket of flowers once, too, for A...
4 years ago | Adorable Animals in Trouble
A crew of Prospect Park squirrel and bird poachers was nabbed earlier this summer to much media fanfare about the city's hunter-gatherer "trend," pitting conservationists against urban foragers of all stripes. This particular band of hunters stirr...
4 years ago | Go Outside
It might be tempting to fork over $350 for the right to grill and party (but not imbibe) for four hours in an urban "backyard timeshare" like the one we wrote about earlier today. If, however, you're looking for more recession-friendly options in ...
4 years ago | Culture
A few months ago we told you about 3D Sex and Zen, the Hong Kong erotica film that was banned in China and made box office magic in Asia and Australia. The ancient Chinese text "adaptation"/soft-core/high tech/ comedy/period piece is now coming, u...
4 years ago | Brooklyn
Across the street from the under-construction Atlantic Yards stadium, the future home of the Nets in Prospect Heights, a group of about 100 Brooklynites gathered yesterday to protest several large development projects in the neighborhood which the...
4 years ago | Education
Did you hear? NYU got a Gold STARS rating for its stellar environmental practices this year! Awesome! Greenwich Village neighbors and preservationists, you can rest easy -- the potential transformation of your neighborhood, however scary, is at le...