The two alleged Boston bombers had been planning to make Times Square their next target, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and police commissioner Ray Kelly told the press this afternoon.
“Justus is wonderfully charming and ebullient,” Moschetta said. “But I think the best part about him is his naïveté. Not many people would actually think to do this.” Since Moschetta joined the team, Times Square Art Square has established partnerships with Tumblr, the art blogazine Hyperallergic, and Behance, on online platform for showcasing and discovering creative work. The Brooklyn Brothers ad agency created the campaign’s Kickstarter video.
Richard Turk, co-owner of Colony Records, on the Brill Building music institution and hard times in the business
Turk, who took over as co-owner in 1986, said Colony survived as long as it did in part because they focused on the “human element.” “We hired people well-versed in various types of music, who could really speak the language,” he said. “People come in here who don’t even speak English, but somehow we’re able to communicate on the wavelength of music.” “On the Internet,” he added, referring to the shop’s website, “there’s no smell and no information beyond what we choose to tell you.”(1)
“It doesn’t have to be in a gallery, which can be kind of alienating for a lot of people,” he said. “It can be fun, it can by dynamic and it can be very public. And the experience of the actual seeing of art can be fun and intriguing and all the ways that the austerity of a gallery kind of loses. That’s not to say that galleries are bad—they’re not mutually exclusive—but there’s another way to do it that can include a lot more people in a bigger, louder, more dynamic way.”(5)