It’s 1982, and there’s an exhibition in the loo. The thriving East Village arts scene the 1980s would become known for was taking shape. With a tax refund in hand, gallerist Gracie Mansion set to putting a show together for Tim Greathouse, a photographer-turned-gallerist-turned-graphic designer — in her bathroom.
It was a rainy Wednesday evening last week, but not inside the Kingsbridge Library. There, a small group of neighbors exchanged greetings with each other, as well as the five men in uniform who, by their very appearance, were the center of attention.
A man asks pardon for interrupting the morning subway commute. He’s hungry and hopes someone can give him enough money for a sandwich.
A 22-year-old Yonkers man has died in what some have described as a workplace dispute-turned-violent.
The instructions were simple: “Make sure your door is locked, keep your dorm key with you at all times.” Seems like standard warnings for any college campus. But there was a bit more urgency when this directive was passed down by Manhattan College security to students last week.
The State Historic Preservation Office no longer supports efforts by DEP to keep the Jerome Park Reservoir’s smaller north basin dry, officially withdrawing its October endorsement of the city’s agency plan. DEP officials had hoped to keep the basin empty as a way to quickly store water just in case the Croton water filtration plant under Van Cortlandt Park lost power.
Owning a home has obvious benefits: You can renovate, repaint, have loud friends over, and always have available to you in-building laundry
Woody Klein died Feb. 11 in his Westport home. He was 90. Born Elihu Klein, wrote a regular column for Westport News called “Out of the Woods,” which he began in 1992 after taking over as editor, and continued even after his 1998 retirement. It was the culmination of a busy career that began on the ground of Ethical Culture Fieldston as co-editor of The Fieldston News.
Sometimes television makes being an elected official look exciting. Glamorous even. But not everything is as cutting edge as “The West Wing” made it look back in the day.
Ray Barile had an inkling he lucked into something special four years ago. That’s when Ella Anthony and the Robbins twins — Halley and Julia — walked into Horace Mann’s gym and changed a program.
Eagle-eyed drivers and even pedestrians may have noticed a new addition to the landscape at West 238th Street and Riverdale Avenue — a shiny white speed camera.
It hasn’t been a quiet retirement for Marti Michael. In the years since she left her post as executive director of The Riverdale Y, Michael has spent a lot of time on the nation’s southern border with Mexico, volunteering to help families seeking asylum with the United States.
THEN & NOW
Activists striving to destigmatize mental health and improve access to treatment might seem like a recent endeavor — but the northwest Bronx was paving the way in improving mental health services starting some 60 years ago.
"Where We Stand,” a lyrical journey into community and personal responsibility, makes a unique statement on the complexities of the human heart.
It’s not clear who first coined the phrase “journalism is the first draft of history.” Washington Post writer Alan Barth published the quote, and even for Ron Rubin, it's a phrase that's spot on — especially for his new book.
The Wolverines have won in a variety of ways over the course of Bronx Science’s current nine-game winning streak. They’ve won close games. They’ve won ugly games. And they also have seen their fair share of blowout victories.
Costa Leonidas Papson, son of Katina Kesisoglou and Leonidas Constantine Papson (Papadoupoulos), died on Feb. 4, 2020, of natural causes. He was 88.
Many people take for granted that the personal check they slip into the mailbox will arrive safe and sound at the intended destination. Unfortunately for a local woman, somebody got to her hard-earned money first.