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Talking Up Downtown: David Garza

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Founded in 1893, Henry Street Settlement, 265 Henry St., has offered a broad range of social services to residents of the Lower East Side—and Downtown Manhattan—for over a century. We spoke to Executive Director David Garza about the Settlement’s responsibility to its neighbors and what’s in store for the historic organization in an uncertain economic [&hellip
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Minimal is the Most

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Real Estate

When it comes to cabinetry, Minimal’s designs could easily be considered art—literally. The showroom is located in Chelsea, on the top floor of a building comprised mostly of galleries, where managers Bartolomeo Bellati and Stefano Venier command a view of the Hudson River and a spiral staircase that leads to the rooftop
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Salvaging Silent Cinema with a Brand-New Score

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Fans of experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy his work this winter. In addition to The Miners’ Hymns at Film Forum Feb. 8–14, this year’s Silent Films/Live Music series (Jan. 31–Feb. 3) at the World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey St., will feature four Morrison films: The Miners’ Hymns, [&hellip
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