When Nathalie Gumpertz arrived in New York in 1858, she was 22, single and ready to build a life in her new country. Without thinking twice about her legal status, she got off the boat, made her way to the Lower East Side (then known as Klein Deutschland, or “Little Germany,” due to the preponderance...
Two cops rescued a woozy man who fell onto the tracks inside a Lower East Side subway station early Thursday, officials said.
The last film screening at Sunshine Cinema will be Jan. 21 as the beloved Lower East Side landmark, originally built to showcase Yiddish theater, becomes the latest of the city's movie palaces to... To view the full story, click the title link.
Mayor de Blasio quietly unveiled new plans for affordable senior housing and nursing home beds on the Lower East Side.
The American Realness festival returns for its ninth year, staging 17 performances across the Lower East Side and areas of Brooklyn. The post The American Realness Festival Returns with Diverse Contemporary Performance appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Who doesn't have a hard-on for the Lower East Side?
A felonious firebug robbed a Lower East Side jewelry store after dousing a worker with lighter fluid and threatening to set her ablaze.
A Pink, Veiny, Four-Story Penis Has Taken Over New York’s Lower East Side (NSFW) Lower East Siders woke up on Christmas Eve to discover a giant NYC penis mural featuring a pink four-story phallus. Some neighbors aren't happy, others love it Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
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"The painting, on an apartment building on Broome Street in the Lower East Side, was commissioned by a local street art foundation and made by a Swedish artist, Carolina Falkholt, as a companion to a similarly vast if more abstract vagina, further east on Pike Street." The landlord has now had it painted over.
As the headline might suggest, this story contains images of, well, a rather enormous penis. For a brief spell over the festive period, the Lower East Side had an enormous erection. No, really it did. A huge, four-storey mural of a turgid penis popped up on a building on Broome St. Show More Summary
A provocative, building-length mural has aroused responses from giggles to outrage. The post Giant Mural of Phallus on the Lower East Side Pricks Locals appeared first on Hyperallergic.
It’s a four-story outdoor art installation that’s hard to ignore.
The New York Daily News reports: It’s a four-story outdoor art installation that’s hard to ignore. Residents of the Lower East Side awoke Christmas morning to find an enormous penis painted on the side of a Broome St. apartment building — courtesy of a Swedish-born artist. Show More Summary
There is no option to leave this casting roundup—take these roles before it’s too late. Jonathan Larson’s “Rent,” set in New York’s Lower East Side “amid poverty, homelessness, spunky gay life, drag queens, and punk” in the shadow of AIDS, is casting its Collins, a low baritone philosopher who will bring the gospel. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal credit union in New York City has sued President Donald Trump, saying his acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is "trying to minimize its existence." The Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Show More Summary
The Backwards Forward is a show of new works by Brooklyn-based artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor at James Cohan, Lower East Side. In the artist?s fifth solo gallery show, Taylor?s new work reveals an evolution in media and technique that demonstrates her restless creativity and originality. Show More Summary
Essenhigh and Mumford — who live together in Chinatown and have adjoining studios on the Lower East Side — are unafraid to make declarations about what motivates the other. The post Beer with a Painter: Steve Mumford and Inka Essenhigh appeared first on Hyperallergic.
“Y’know,” the late Jack Kirby told his assistant, Steve Sherman, “I’m competing against myself.” It was 1970, a little over three decades after Kirby stopped being Lower East Side street brawler Jacob Kurtzberg and became a professional writer-slash-artist under his percussive nom de plume. In that period, he had dreamt ... More »
“There are these magical moments that happen.” A client will usually come with an idea that they want, but without the idea of how to realize it. The Lowline [the world’s first underground park, proposed for the Lower East Side of Manhattan] originally started with these large slabs of bent, solid, unseen, large-scale surfaces. Show More Summary