Thaddeus Rutkowski, Guess and Check (Arlington,VA: Gival Press, 2017)
Although I daresay he didn’t originate this style, there is a form of writing where reality and dream are mixed in a special way, which has become as...
in the realm of
i was heading west
from ave b between 1st & 2nd,
a storefront opposite
the Gas Station, to do the errand
i had been asked, i was
heading to e. 3rd between
1st & 2nd, to a building
where dave burrell...
Most of the kitchen staff and busboys at Mary Ann's Mexican restaurant on Fifth Street and Second Avenue in the East Village are from the Dominican Republic, like Luis, a cook in his early twenties. Despite being just a few...
Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern
At the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, through July 23, 2017
Art and celebrity meet, again, in this exhibition, under the guise of modernity. Actually, there is nothing more modern ...
The Miniature Lower East Side
I've been drawn to abandoned buildings for as long as I can remember. As a boy, the challenge and malice of breaking into forbidden places without getting caught and finding my own sec...
EAST VILLAGE REMAINS
in East Village
the garbage was tossed out
only to wash ashore
along 2nd Avenue
resold by peddlers,
bought by the hopeless few
who see a nostalgia,
a bargain, who take it home
Now that it's likely most of the most-interested have ingested the first 4 episodes of David Lynch's reboot of Twin Peaks on Showtime, I wanted to share some observations.
As an elder, nearly 64, I watched the original se...
Irving Penn Centennial
At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, through July 30, 2017
Money. Status. Power. Fashion. Style. Art. And some humanity, if it’s in the budget. Postwar New York.
The first object we s...
On top of
Back in the days when relationships weren't digitized and couldn't just be deleted, you had to rip down pictures until there were only taped corners left on the wall that would taunt for a lifetime as torn and tiny ghosts.