When David Rosen decided to close Savalas on Bedford Avenue, and reopen it as a restaurant and bar six months later with two other partners, he decided to call it Masten Lake, after a captivating spot in the Catskill Mountains.
Is there such a thing as an altruistic person in our narcissistic art world? And, if there were a truly generous artist out there—a real artist, who still managed to promote his or her career while helping others—where or how would such acts of kindness take place?
After thirty years in the community, Phil DePaolo is leaving Williamsburg because, he says, the NYC schools are hopeless. Private school is out of his financial reach and he wants his two sons to have a good education.
Did you know that the Little Rascals was set in Greenpoint? It’s one of the screenings for the upcoming Greenpoint Film Festival, the first of what will become an annual affair organized by Woven Spaces.
Allen Ying, admired in skateboarder circles for his gravity-defying shots of skaters flying through the air, celebrated the results of a Kickstarter campaign this past August, earning more than the goal of $20,000— a green light for his brainchild 43 magazine…
Yes, however, the minimalism I see now is not quite as austere or stark as when it first re-presented itself a few runways ago. An over-simplified definition of minimalism in apparel would be that there is not a lot of embellishment