Posts Tagged ‘West Side Spirit’

Fashion Week's Economic Boon

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Business, NY Press Exclusive, West Side Spirit

By Megan Bungeroth While some residents gripe about the unfavorable ramifications of having Fashion Week in their backyard, there are benefits to the community for hosting the event. In August 2011, the Fordham Consulting Group and Fordham University Graduate School of Business released an economic impact study outlining the effects of Fashion Week on the immediate [&hellip
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Fashion Week Nightmare

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, West Side Spirit

fashionweekinsert Neighbors cry foul over takeover of neighborhood park By Megan Bungeroth For designers, buyers, reporters, photographers and clothes-conscious consumers the world over, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week conjures images of the latest and greatest designs paraded around in a swirl of parties and publicity. For residents of the area surrounding Fashion Week’s Lincoln Center home, however, the event [&hellip
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Local Pols Knock Plan for State Election Districts

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News

By Megan Bungeroth It happens once a decade and it’s never an easy process. In accordance with the state Constitution, the state Legislature is currently in the process of creating new district lines for the Assembly, state Senate and congressional representatives. The Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment (LATFOR) has just released a set [&hellip
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Playing Host to Celebs and Newcomers Alike

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, Theater, West Side Spirit

ot2 By Angela Barbuti Tucked away on West 72nd Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue is the 130-seat Triad Theater. Inside, actors make their Off-Broadway debuts, celebrities take the stage with friends and audiences are always entertained by an eclectic variety of shows, from Erotic Broadway to the smash hit Celebrity Autobiography. We spoke to owner Peter [&hellip
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Cecil Fabulous

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, West Side Spirit

cecil Beaton’s New York years revived By Marsha McCreadie One high aesthetic compliment is to call an artist ahead of his time. Yet, the real trick is to be both of your time and ahead of it. Cecil Beaton—photographer, illustrator, set and costume designer, even author—turned that trick, and nicely, too. The fabulous results and even [&hellip
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New Series Features New York’s Most Macabre

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, TV, West Side Spirit

macabre By Anam Baig Ronni Thomas, a filmmaker and oddity enthusiast, has created a new web series documenting the darkness, eccentricity and mystery of the uncharted and unimaginable happenings of New York City. Fittingly named The Midnight Archive, these videos boast an eclectic class of characters such as Sue Jeiven, a tattoo artist at East River Tattoo, [&hellip
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Ground Line Redefines How Women Artists Have Evolved

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film

By Joe Bendik Daniele Marin’s current exhibition, Ground Line, at Noho Gallery explores how women in art and society have evolved over time. By using iconic imagery along with the mundane, Marin recontextualizes these images to create nonlinear narratives. Doing this makes the historical information seem fresh. Marin also uses fabric in the acrylic paintings, [&hellip
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