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Splendor and Destruction on the Gowanus

A floating barge on the Gowanus becomes the unlikely but inevitable site for a musical meditation on climate change and what comes after.

August 3, 2022
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What’s With All the Municipally Branded Streetwear?

Residents of a relentlessly branded city are buying into a publicly funded New York.

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Washington Square Park is NYC’s True Religion

The park is New York's greatest, weirdest gathering place, and since the pandemic began to ease up in 2021, it's only gotten weirder, better, and more jubilant.

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At NYC’s NFT Convention, the ‘Only One Place to Go Is Up’

HODLing on with the true believers at New York's NFT convention.

June 27, 2022
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Losing Your Black American Mind with RXK Nephew

At Elsewhere, the prolific Rochester rapper spoke from a void the crowd was all too eager to dive into.

June 23, 2022
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Youuuuur Chicago Yankees

MLB made a tweet featuring the MTA's stuff without express written (or any other kind of) permission!

June 23, 2022
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The Drunken Canal Meets Tribeca Festival

"How is this associated with Tribeca? It's really weird. But it's an open bar,” one young attendee pondered over a cigarette.

June 17, 2022
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Power, Racism, and Kosher Hot Dogs: Yankee Stadium in 2022

To love baseball is to be annoyed, or even dismayed, by its whiteness.

May 24, 2022
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For ‘Akhnaten’s’ Soaring Countertenor, Being Nude Onstage Is Liberating

Anthony Roth Constanzo on his latest role, how he became a countertenor, and why he feels a little bit like an "alien."

May 20, 2022