Officials say the move was triggered by complaints from community residents that street fairs create traffic congestion, noise and litter.
The 18th annual GLBT Expo is taking place this weekend at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Midtown Manhattan. Some 200 exhibitors are attending the tradeshow to introduce new products to the gay and lesbian community, and to meet potential buyers face to face.
Armando Guareno programmed the New York International Latino Film Festival for five years before noticing that the city's Dominican community lacked a film festival of its own.
The Brooklyn Historical Society wraps up its baseball film series Sunday with a screening of the documentary "Dem Bums: The History of the Brooklyn Dodgers." The film includes archival footage and interviews with former players, including legends like Duke Snider, who died last week.
Latin American artists are in the spotlight at this year’s invitation-only exhibition at the Armory Art Show in Manhattan. Eighteen galleries from Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina—including a big contingent of galleries from Mexico and Brazil—are exhibiting the best of their country’s contemporary art.
Armory Arts Week is officially underway. The annual city-wide week of arts events is expected to draw more than 60,000 attendees and generate more than $40 million in economic activity for the city.
Social networks like Facebook and Twitter may get most of the credit for fueling the recent uprisings in the Middle East and Africa, but a group of authors is making the case that contemporary literature also has a hand in creating change in the region.
Paul McCartney is writing an original score for a world premiere ballet for the New York City Ballet company's 2011 season.
The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria is paying tribute to the history of public access television with "TV Party: A Panorama of Public Access Television In New York." The series of screenings celebrates the medium unofficially known as the city's "off-off-off-off Broadway."
Men don’t talk about love. That’s one of the myths filmmaker Otis Kriegel set out to disprove when he spent three years asking men on the streets of New York the question: “Why do you love your woman? He compiled the results into a 12-minute short film “I Love My Woman” showing at the New Jersey Film Festival this weekend, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Times Square has found a heart just in time for Valentine's Day.
Most New Yorkers are aware that Thursday is the start of the Chinese New Year, but fewer know that many other cultures throughout Asia also celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year on February 3. Korean New Year, Tibetan New Year, Himalayan New Year, and Vietnamese New Year are also being celebrated around the city.
Artists have been using food as a medium for many years. Now four artists, including performance artist Marina Abramović, are bringing their artistic visions to the table.
Colleges and universities in the area have been scrambling this week to bring students and faculty back from study abroad programs in Egypt after the State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens in the country.
If you’ve ever lost track of an embarrassing home video, you could find your antics projected on the big screen this weekend at the Anthology Film Archives.
Most people head inside when the weather turns snowy and cold, but for serious photographers, wintry weather can be a dream come true.
Some of the hottest names in jazz are performing Friday night in the West Village at the seventh annual Winter Jazzfest.
For many New Yorkers with roots in Latin America or the Caribbean, the holiday season doesn’t end until 12 days after Christmas. On Thursday, El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem is marking Three Kings Day with a festive parade down Third Avenue.
Snow-covered sidewalks may be an inconvenience for many New Yorkers, but they can pose a much bigger problem for people who are disabled or mobility-impaired.