“Pierre Audi, who recently became the artistic director of the Park Avenue Armory [in New York], has been named the next director of the Aix-en-Provence Festival in southern France, … Mr. Audi, a stage director and impresario known for fostering contemporary work and for projects of daunting ambition, has led the Dutch National Opera for […]
Sometimes even a Park Avenue princess of a pooch wants to escape the Upper East Side. So join Mimi the Dachshund as she hits the road for a taste of la dolce vita in Little Italy in this fun little video soundtracked by Rita Pavone's...Show More Summary
On a busy but run-down block in English Avenue, in view of way too many houses that have plywood or shards of glass where windows should be, and where trash invades some of the sidewalks, one bright green site stands out. “They going to build condos there?” said a passerby who gave his name as J.J., peering through a chain link fence on Joseph E. Show More Summary
Ridership is up at Greenbelt and College Park and down at Minnesota Avenue and Benning Road. Overall, Metro ridership is down 4.5 percent, the transit agency said.
"Pass Go To This.” “History Has Its Die On You.” “It’s Quiet Uptown (As I Have Bought Up All of Atlantic Avenue.)” It was only a matter of time before the recent wave of game movies and the runaway success of Hamilton birthed a new genre: the board game musical. ... More »
Four years of renovations by Oaktree Capital billionaire Howard Marks at his 720 Park Avenue address has finally driven his neighbors to sue. The man has 30 rooms, six terraces, two dozen closets, two chefs kitchens, two libraries, and two offices in his 22,000-square-foot duplex, so it will take definitely take outside intervention to end the construction. Read more...
Monday night, two beautiful tributes were payed to those we lost in the tragedy that happened at a gay nightclub early sunday morning. One, on Shaftsberry Avenue in London, the other, thousands of miles away, at a theme park in Orlando. #LoveIsLove #OrlandoLove pic.twitter.com/G3ox5RUbyv — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 13, 2016 Jo tweeted this photo...read more!
The Yorkville neighborhood is to Toronto what the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue is to New York. In a word: bougie. Back in the 1960s, it looked considerably different; as Canada’s equivalent to Greenwich Village, it was known for its...Show More Summary
A huge magnesium-fueled fire in a Maywood industrial park has kept Los Angeles County firefighters at bay for the better part of Tuesday morning, officials said. The three-alarm blaze in the 3500 block of Fruitland Avenue has been burning since about 2:30 a.m. and triggered multiple explosions...
Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed takes over Park Avenue Armory?s entire first floor?from its expansive Wade Thompson Drill Hall and adjacent bunkers, to its historic period rooms and corridors?with the largest U.S. survey of his work and the most extensive single-artist installation at the Armory to date. Show More Summary
The British maverick is the first artist to be given the run of the armory’s entire first floor, where he created an exhibition titled “The Back Door.”
President Barack Obama was in New York City this week to join Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. Moments before his motorcade cruised across Park Avenue, some apparently oblivious or brazen bicyclist thought they could “make the light” and cross before POTUS. The cops were not having it. Read more...
Combining old and new works, Martin Creed's installations are thinly veiled metaphors for bodily functions.
New and Improved!!! Chicago police are expected to launch a new summer crime fighting effort as a way to keep the parks and beaches safe.This comes after a massive Memorial Day brawl at North Avenue Beach. Just days after that, more fights broke out, leaving people bloodied and taken to local hospitals and handcuffed. Show More Summary
Imagine an alternate universe for a moment. In 2023 you come to the opening day of 145th Street Station in Jackson Park. You wait 15 minutes for a 2-car, rush-hour train. The train departs along 5th Avenue Northeast, going through 13 at-grade crossings just en route to its first stop at Northgate. 110 minutes, 33 miles, and more than 100 […]
At the Park Avenue Armory, a retrospective of Turner Award-winning Martin Creeds work has opened: Expect films of people vomiting and defecating, the ticking of metronomes, and more.
Whatever Martin Creed is up to, it's working. The Turner Prize-winning artist has taken over the entire first floor of the Park Avenue Armory for his sprawling and excellent new show. Made up of short films, paintings, a player piano,...Show More Summary
David Bernard reports: In the Fall of 2009, while I was preparing for a concert with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, I became intrigued with the use of the slow movement of Mozart’s D Minor piano concerto (K. 466) under the rolling credits at the end of the movie “Amadeus”. Normally, the music used under […]
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Just after midnight Tuesday, in one of the last shootings of the Memorial Day weekend, two people pulled out guns and started firing in East Garfield Park. The first call to police was for one person shot on Homan Avenue. Then a second victim. Then a third. Then someone walked into a hospital a...