Andrew Bujalski's film Funny Ha Ha celebrated its 10th anniversary last night at Anthology Film Archives, with the director and one of his biggest fans, Lena Dunham, in attendance.
The Other Israel Film Festival, now in its sixth year, is attempting to go beyond the usual catagories of "pro-Israel" and "pro-Palestinian" to find a deeper humanity at play.
“Obviously, until now, he was up there by himself, alone,” said Tatzu Nishi, the conceptual artist who designed the structure. “So we want to change it into something really homey, warm, [and] domestic feeling.”
For moment, the only thing standing between older and newer residents of Williamsburg was a dumpster.
Music blog Fluxblog celebrated its tenth anniversary at Housing Works bookstore, where writers played and talked about some of their favorite songs.
“What that meant was that the buildings were going to be torched at 3 p.m. and everybody had to get their stuff and get out.”
After winning a relatively hard-fought primary against an opponent who was backed by the Brooklyn Democratic organization, Rep. Nydia Velázquez went to Williamsburg to thank a critical part of her base.
At a rally at City Hall this afternoon, State Senator Tony Avella said that hydrofracking could ruin Governor Andrew Cuomo's presidential prospects.
Almost 40 minutes after the start of last Tuesday's meeting of the New York City Board of Elections, Juan Carlos Polanco, one of the board's ten commissioners, decided to address what he called the “elephant in the room.”