It’s a familiar story, a trope even: A young person, hoping to reach stardom, moves from a small town to New York. The city famously attracts its fair share of dreamers who arrive with this goal.
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Janie Bryant isn’t as popular as Jon Hamm or John Slattery, but her costume designs on “Mad Men” are equally visible.
Director Sam Fleischner began filming “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors” in Rockaway on October 6. Production of the film wrapped up a few weeks later, just as Hurricane Sandy hit Atlantic shores.
An interview with Jazz student Billy Ruegger
Tucker Caploe juggles music, classwork and personal health This Saturday, May 4 at 7 p.m., Tucker Caploe, a 20-year-old sophomore writing major at Lang, will perform original songs with his seven-piece band at The Bitter End. The club is located on Bleecker Street, just west of LaGuardia Place. This show will be one of his first times back on stage since [...]
New York City bike lanes are about to get crowded. This month, Citi Bike’s bright blue, solar-powered stations will appear in all five boroughs.
Less than a month ago, New School students gathered at the Sapphire Lounge on the Lower East Side for the inaugural AXM art showcase, where they shared their passion for art, music and dance.
Among the news articles and survival tales found in today’s global crises, one filmmaker is finding love stories.
Goodbye Music, Hello Fro-Yo Bleecker Bob’s record store is legendary to New York and music fanatics worldwide. For decades, vinyl enthusiasts made pilgrimages to the West Village landmark to trade, buy, and above all, learn about music. Jimmy Page once tended the register, and artists like David Bowie, Debbie Harry and The New York Dolls were regulars. Throughout its 45-year [...]
Reporter’s Notebook: Uniting the Family Tree on the Web Three years ago, I got a Facebook friend request from a woman I did not know: Diamond Jackson. We did not have any mutual friends, but I accepted the request anyway. A month later, she sent me a message: she and I, Diamond wrote, have the same father. How could someone [...]