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New York Daily News
Duo duped 20 Manhattan apartment seekers out of $60,000
Matthew Wada remains jailed on $250,000 bail for allegedly scamming apartment hunters by showing units for rent that were already occupied. A pair of con artists bilked more than 20 apartment seekers out of $60,000 using Craigslist and other real estate websites by listing apartments for rent that were already occupied, prosecutors said Tuesday.
New York Post
How Kira Kazantsev went from Cronut blogger to Miss America
Kira Kazantsev, who took home the Miss America title on Sunday , is the third consecutive New Yorker to emerge victorious. The 23-year-old speaks three languages , was a triple major at Hofstra University , was accepted to Notre Dame Law School and even worked the princess circuit in high school, according to Kazantsev's cheerleading adviser, Laurel Londahl.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Indian masterpieces up for sale in New York
Paintings by one of India's most important modern artists go under the hammer in New York on Wednesday , highlights in a booming market for Asian art featured this week. Paintings by Indian artist Gaitonde are seen on display at the Bonhams auction house in New York on Sep 15, 2014.
Indian masterpieces by some of the most important modern artists up for sale in New York
A pair of bronze models of Samurai by Yoshimitsu from late 19th century are seen on display at the Bonhams auction house in New York on September 15, 2014 . AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Love is in the air in Mic Nyc finale
The finale of MIC NYC began with the boys wakeboarding along the Hudson river , cooling off in the hot New York sun. Back on ground, Proudlock, Alik, Jamie Laing and Spencer Matthews discussed Stevie Johnson's love triangle with Stephanie and Billie and Jamie suggested that the lothario hooked up with the former Hills star .
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Some weird & wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week
Modern dancers, writhing half-naked in front of giant weather-themed video installations. Miley Cyrus, not twerking, but working - in a new gig making jewelry with children's beads.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
New York Daily News
Chastain saw really 'Dark' days after 9/11
Jessica Chastain helped kill Osama Bin Laden in "Zero Dark Thirty," but her connection to 9/11 is rooted in being a New Yorker who was here in 2001. "I was in school with Jess Weixler , actually, and we were all huddled together at Juilliard watching the television," she recalled at the Cinema Society screening of her new film "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," which also stars Weixler.
Where art history, race, and culture meet at Pace
The Pace Gallery was alive with a wonderful collection of Bronx artist Fred Wilson's "Sculptures, paintings, and installations: 2004-2014". This retrospective offered a series of artistic works that challenged our notions of art history, culture and race, added a statement given by the Chelsea Gallery in New York - Pace tonight .
#NeverForget: Where Were You on 9/11?
Tonight, New Yorkers will see the 1,776-foot-tall tower light up, accompanied by two beams of light shooting into the sky in remembrance of those lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Patch's Chairman of the Board, Charles Hale, was in the World Trade Center Courtyard during the attacks.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Exhibition of new paintings by Christopher Le Brun opens at Friedman Benda
Friedman Benda opens the 2014 fall exhibition season with Christopher Le Brun: New Paintings from the celebrated British artist and President of the Royal Academy of Arts, Christopher Le Brun. On view September 11 through October 15, 2014, New Paintings marks Le Brun's first solo exhibition in New York in more than 10 years and his first at Friedman Benda.
New York Post
Generation 9/11: Growing up in the shadow of the towers
New Yorkers who were schoolkids when the city was attacked recently visited the Freedom Tower for the first time, and remembered that day. On 9/11, these New Yorkers were schoolkids living in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn - part of a generation whose innocence was shattered that fateful September morning 13 years ago.
The New York Observer
James Nares Takes on His Taste for Velocity with 'High Speed Drawings'
The night before I was to meet with the artist James Nares, I ran into another artist represented by Paul Kasmin Gallery, Walton Ford. Without prompting, he offered up a little anecdote that, in retrospect, sums up his fellow artist very neatly.
Miley Cyrus art center stage at NY...
Pop diva Miley Cyrus teamed up with bad-boy designer Jeremy Scott to unveil a debut art collection for his New York fashion show -- a "psychedelic jungle" of animal print and color. Designer Jeremy Scott and Miley Cyrus pose baskstage during MADE Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Milk Studios on September 10, 2014 in New York City - by Chelsea Lauren There was no sign of Cyrus's collection of collaged sculptures -- "Dirty Hippie" -- front of house -- but she announced the collection online.
Crain's New York Business
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Tue Sep 09, 2014
Musical Theatre Factory's Fall Season to Include Committed, the Craft & More
The Musical Theatre Factory , under the leadership of founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack and Managing Director Danny Abosch , announces its fall season dedicated to the development of new musical theatre. Musical Theatre Factory operates as a volunteer-based cooperative of artists and arts administrators committed to a process of peer evaluation and the cultivation of new work, free from the pressures of critical or commercial success.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
New York Magazine
Advice From Italian Women: Chill Out About Carbs Already
Why do Italians love pasta unconditionally while we New Yorkers only love it if we've taken a double spin class and plan to juice all day tomorrow? We sat down with Anontella Rana - daughter-in-law of Italy's molto famoso godfather-of-pasta Giovanni Rana and the face of Rana restaurant in Chelsea Market - to talk about the inherently different approach American and Italian women have toward pasta. Here, over a truly mouthwatering meal of cacio e pepe and squid-ink linguine , Antonella explains why Italian women will never turn on carbs and why we SoulCyclers need to calm down about about them.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Zoe Jordan pushes London look as she takes NY by storm
Dublin-born designer Zoe Jordan showed for the first time at New York Fashion Week with her SS15 collection on Saturday night with a successful show in the Chelsea district. The daughter of former racing boss Eddie had her first shows at New York Fashion Week over the weekend - and by all accounts it was a triumph.
New York Daily News
Eats beat: Fried chicken, Cuban-Chinese fusion and spelt vodka
Fried-chicken lovers now have two more spots in New York where they can indulge. Former "Top Chef" contestant Chaz Brown has opened Seoul Chicken, an East Asian chicken wing bar on the Lower East Side at 71 Clinton St. Diners can pick between Korean- and Southern-fried with a choice of sauces, like Szechuan peppercorn and sea salt, habanero kimchi or gochujang Buffalo.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
New York Post
Jackie Cruz was drunk while a OITNBa co-star won Emmy
"Orange Is the New Black" star Jackie Cruz, who plays super sassy Flaca, was ecstatic for her co-star Uzo Aduba's big Emmy win for Best Guest Actress - but she didn't the chance to celebrate with her. At the Christian Siriano show at Eyebeam Atelier in Chelsea on Saturday, Cruz reveals that she had to stay put in NY on the big night.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Exhibition of new work by Nick Cave opens at Jack Shainman Gallery's two Chelsea locations
Jack Shainman Gallery presents an exhibition of new work by Nick Cave at the gallery's two Chelsea locations. Made for Whites by Whites and Rescue are on view through Saturday, October 11, 2014 and are accompanied by special programming.