Men and women in lab coats and hairnets walk across the lobby of a former brewery nestled within East Williamsburg, through a wall of plastic strip curtains and into a chilled room. The brick building in Brooklyn that houses the cold chamber is not a new conceptual art experience, pharmaceutical lab, or trendy coffee […]
Many homeless people in New York City don’t realize they can vote.
A sandwich made in honor of a certain presidential candidate
The Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS is now on display at the Museum of Arts and Design.
By Courtney Vinopal When New York real estate giants Somerset Partners and Chetrit Group first announced their joint investment in a multi-million dollar South Bronx waterfront development last year, Bronx locals were skeptical of the plan. Referring to the neighborhood of Port Morris as “The Piano District” — a nod to its history as a […]
With virtual reality, an interactive art installation helps viewers understand the effects of gentrification
Amidst murmurs of conversation, ice rattling in shakers and people gathered around drink stations, a half dozen lady bartenders mixed drinks at Proof+Gauge, a tasting room and cocktail bar in Long Island City on Monday. The six women competed to be the Queen Bee at the third annual Queen Bee Cocktail Classic. The event highlights […]
Every year, the Vendy Awards recognize the city’s food vendors with the tastiest food. NYCity Lens talked to some of them a week later.
A new phone app helps people longing to snooze find a bed to catch some z’s
Since 1992, stories of German and Irish immigrants who lived in the 1800s have come to life at the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side. It’s about to get bigger.