Yesterday afternoon, we were seriously busy writing up a post entitled "The Basics To Today's Soda Ban" a la the one we wrote for the recent MetroCard hike. It was meant to be a symbolic post, an end to the drama revolving around this damn ban and a settlement on its intended enactment this fateful ... More >>
Looks like it's going to a long, long time before the legal disagreement between New York's artists and the Department of Parks and Recreation gets settled. The Voice was furnished with info that one of the lawsuits artists had filed against the City -- the "Dua" case -- will be adjourned until Oc ... More >>
New court docs suggest that the City wants to prevent a key artist advocate from getting involved in a case that might decide the fate of New York's creatives. So what's going on?
As the years-long legal battle over New York's park artists crawls closer toward a conclusion, their main representative has submitted yet another court filing accusing the city of treating them differently from performers, violating the U.S. Constitution, and misconstruing facts. In a request to i ... More >>
Last week the Voice brought you news that the City had reversed a decision prohibiting virtually all entertainers from performing in New York's parks. That mandate, which stemmed from "expressive matter vending rule," was used against performers starting in 2010, after the city carried out a contr ... More >>
Another Manhattan bench press