Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Lapsed Vision: Emilio Estevez seeks The Way

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Emilio Estevez seeks The Way By Gregory Solman Despite the persevering earnestness of filmmaker Emilio Estevez, The Way wanders off a well-trodden path down too many dead ends to find the epiphany it seeks. Dispirited and dour company among the golf buddies of his southern California suburbia, ophthalmologist Tom (Martin Sheen) undertakes a somber journey [&hellip
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Google Wallet Continues its Expansion to Manhattan Merchants

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By Georgia Suter Digital financing is on the brink of a revolution, thanks to mobile commerce. With powerful new payment methods like Google Wallet building steam, more and more vendors are re-examining their payment processes in an effort to fluidly speed transactions at a time when e-commerce and online shopping pose competition for in-store sales. [&hellip
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Walker’s Eatery Takes a Walk in Italian in Tribeca

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By Penny Grey The owners of Walker’s, Tribeca’s favorite neighborhood eatery at the corner of North Moore and Varick streets, are rolling out an Italian alternative to their American fare next door at the new pizzeria Girello (“Walker” in Italian, posing a potential confusion for the multilingual). “This is a real departure for us,” said [&hellip
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When Cinema and Politics Converge: Godard’s Weekend and the Wall Street Protests

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By John Bredin   In 1967, one year before the historic Left uprisings of May 1968, Godard produced a pair of prophetic masterpieces (La Chinoise and Weekend) as if to provide cognitive, and aesthetic, sustenance for the coming revolution. So perfect was their historical tie in that, at their American premier—during the 1968 New York [&hellip
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Notable New Yorkers Reveal Their Sacred City Spots

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By Emily Thomas “Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice in the classic children’s story by Lewis Carroll. The well-known phrase became an adage for 9-year-old Jeryl Brunner when she wandered into Central Park and discovered the sculpture of Alice atop a bronze mushroom reaching for the White Rabbit’s pocketwatch. “I remember looking at the statue and [&hellip
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Artificial Stars

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By Veronica Hogland Tuesday night, members of the art community gathered to see the Windmill Factory’s debut project “Reflecting the Stars,” created by Jon Morris. Attendees sipped cocktails and listened to speeches from members involved in the piece. The installation, which is located on Pier 49 off the Hudson River, will be  open to the [&hellip
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A Weekend of Urban Exploration: OHNY opens up city’s best architectural sights

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OHNY opens up city’s best architectural sights Inspired by similar architectural tours in his hometown, Londoner Scott Lauer started openhousenewyork (OHNY) in 2002 with roughly 80 sites sprinkled throughout the city. The weekend-long event, this year taking place Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16, has exploded to include almost 200 spaces in all five [&hellip
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The Grey Dog Moves Out

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Owners say lease disputes force the doors to shut at neighborhood café By Mccamey Lynn The Grey Dog, a fixture of the West Village coffeehouse scene for over a decade, will be closing its doors on Sunday, Oct. 16. Lease disputes with their landlord have forced brothers David Ethan and Peter Adrian to pack up [&hellip
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