It is an overcast Sunday afternoon and Mike and I are heading out to Cypress Hills, Brooklyn to photograph some graffiti. When we get there, not many pedestrians have ventured out into the street. But the imprint of their…

A growing number of musicians have transformed the dark bowels of the city transit system into an enjoyable space where music can hush the stress of your commute. Every day, classical violinists, Cajun cellists, jazz ensembles, Latin guitarists and…

NYC Graffiti

While some of New York’s best graffiti spots may be hidden or inaccessible, aficionados can still find a variety of artwork, including throw-ups, murals, stencils and wheatpastes, just a short subway ride from Union Square. East Williamsburg and the…

New York Typewriter

Books like travel are about inward and outward journeys, and they can inspire you to visit new places. They can also help you rediscover familiar destinations. So instead of dreaming about the summer in South America or Australia, let…

moviesatloews

Imagine a movie theater that can transport people to the golden age of Hollywood, when powerful film studios built extravagant palaces to showcase their upcoming releases. A movie theater where classic films like “Gone with the Wind” were accompanied…

The Moth

For many of us, there are few things more exciting than listening to a good story. Families, friends and strangers have long played on the emotions and reactions of each other to deliver a timely story. And now The…

Brooklyn Poetry Slam Venue

The distinct cadence, tone, and mood of a spoken word performance transmits a certain sense of vitality and energy that the printed page cannot. And with the resurgence of Poetry Slams nationwide, many bars, cafes, and lounges in Brooklyn…