Lower Manhattan's big toe dips into the water where the East River meets the Hudson, outlining a harbor full of attractions. Three welcoming neighborhoods in the area - Battery Park City, TriBeCa, and South Street Seaport - are easily accessible by public transport and feature breezy marinas, greenery,...
Albert and I got together the old-fashioned way: a mutual friend introduced us to a summer house party. We floated near a kitchen counter laden with red Solo mugs, Hennessey handles, bottles of mixed fruit juices, and an assortment of blow pops.We didn't say much at that first...
A historical directory of Jewish burial registers from what is now the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca is one of the artifacts recovered from a seizure by New York authorities planning to return the items to their communities of origin.The federal prosecutor's office in Brooklyn on Thursday announced the...
For its return to live performance, the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot did not rely on a well-known audience favorite from a catalog of the greatest hits. Instead it chose a deep cut: "The Two Noble Kinsmen". This play wasn't even a solo work for...
It's always difficult to define the scope of First Look, the Museum of the Moving Image's annual showcase of groundbreaking new films. But the line-up tends to be international, experimental and geared towards brand directors. The last edition, which opened on March 11, 2020, had to be...
Wedding officials, for the public and for prisoners, say their calendars are full and couples must plan a date for six months or more. "We're going to do twice or more business in 2021 and 2022," said Wendy Wortham, founder of Texas Twins Events in Fort Worth, Texas,...
“LA once had so many grill restaurants stretching from Watts to Compton,” he said. "When African Americans immigrated here from Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and other places, they brought their style with them, changed it, and built legendary LA restaurants in the 1970s."Around this time, when Mr. Bludso was...
At the age of 11, Julissa Arce came to the United States with a visa that had expired three years later. For more than a decade, she lived as an undocumented immigrant for fear of divulging her secret. "Any phone call or email I received from Human...
Once mortals have become immortal, it's easy to forget how insecure they stumbled through life. That certainly applies to Tennessee Williams, who secured his place in the pantheon of American drama with his early hits "The Glass Menagerie", "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Cat on a Hot Tin...
Two of the upcoming season's works - “Black Odyssey” directed by Stevie Walker-Webb and “Snow in Midsummer” directed by Zi Alikhan, both planned for the first half of 2022 - are by living color artists. Both reinvent classic stories: Homer's “The Odyssey” and Guan Hanqing's “The Injustice to...