From our old spot at Cooper Square, we could see it, looming green and white and weirdly shiny, like an enormous toilet with corndogs swirling inside it: the 7-Eleven, which touched down on St. Marks Place in April 2012 to general dismay and a little window-smashin'. Now that 7-Eleven has disappeare ... More >>
It's no surprise that Georgia May Jagger--the 20-year-old daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall--is a knockout. It's also not exactly shocking that she has huge pillow lips that open to reveal keyboard teeth. She's hot. In tribute to her ascendance as a fashion model par excellence--and a lippy ... More >>
Karin Coonrod takes Aphra Behn site-specific
All the local papers report that Bloomberg wants to close Broadway to motor vehicle traffic between 42nd and 47th streets and 32nd and 35th streets. The change is actually expected to make traffic go faster, as the diagonal Broadway currently causes jam-ups as it crosses other avenues at Times and H ... More >>
In recent development news, South Street Seaport -- or, as we like to call it, "Mystic on the Bay" -- is being sold. General Growth Properties, mired in debt from a disastrous acquisition in 2004, is selling the Seaport commercial space along with its other faux-colonial outdoor malls, Faneuil Hall ... More >>
Event promoter jailed for crystal brass knuckles?