What says "Kentucky Derby" more than hats, music, and mint juleps? (Besides Horses, of course.) All of those things were in plentiful supply at The Bell House and Union Hall in Brooklyn for Kentucky Derby viewing parties. The wonderfully dressed crowds toasted to Orb, the race's winner.
On May 3rd, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation renamed Palmetto Playground on Columbia Street in Brooklyn Heights "Adam Yauch Park" to honor the Beastie Boy who passed away one year ago.
Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch Park Now Officially Open in Brooklyn
On May 3rd, the Andrew Freedman Home in The Bronx played home to City of God's Bible Study Party. The lineup was pretty stacked:
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ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
On May 1st, anti-capitalism activists marched to Union Square and beyond for the annual May Day Protests. There was less of a crowd than last year, but the scene was still robust--and it resulted in a few arrests.
OWS Takes Over New York for May Day
May Day Aftermath: Credit Police...
Vampire Weekend returned to New York on Sunday, April 28th for a sold-out show directed by Steve Buscemi for the Tribeca Film Festival's #amexUNSTAGED series, where they played 19 songs, including new ones from their highly anticipated album "Modern Vampires Of The City."
All photos by Ashley...
Starting Thursday, April 25th, the NFL draft took over Radio City Music Hall for three days. The Kansas City Chiefs selected Central Michigan's Eric Fisher with the first pick, and the Indianapolis Colts selected tight end Justice Cunningham with the last pick. What happened in between? Your...
On April2 29th, the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens hosted their annual Cherry Blossom Festival. In attendance were dozens of Cosplay enthusiasts, who used the bloom as an opportunity to take these wonderful pictures.
ALL PHOTOS BY STEPHANIE KEITH
On April 20th 60 teams of double dutch jumpers ages 8-18 competed at the Sorrentino Recreation Center in Rockaway Queens. Teams traveled as far as Albany to participate in the day’s event. The competition was organized by director/ coordinator Stanley Brown. Brown has been involved in the...
To celebrate the release of Bending Steel at the Tribeca film festival, cast, crew, and friends got together at the Red Door. And what's a celebration without strongmen literally bending steel?
ALL PHOTOS BY NATE "IGOR" SMITH
The annual Lebowski Fest went down this past weekend April 19-20 and featured live music, spot-on impersonations (and sometime not spot-on impersonations), and of course, bowling at Bowlmor Lanes in Midtown.
Photos by C.S. Muncy.
More than "75 internationally renowned painters, sculptors and screen print artists" took part in the weekend-only Scorsese: An Art Show Tribute exhibition at Bold Hype Gallery, from April 19-21, 2013. Presented by Spoke Art. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice.