Over the years I’ve been in various book clubs for varying lengths of time. My current club is a group of nine women, and we’re shooting for a twenty-five-year streak, inspired by the real life ...
The New York Knicks have captured the hearts of many New Yorkers as this team of undersized underdogs found ways to win despite losing a lot of their key players to injuries. Star point guard ...
As summer heat finally descends upon Brooklyn, it feels extra good to slow down and make everything a bit lighter—from your clothes to your decor. Just in time, two local artists, Rose Pearlman ...
On May 6, Hometown took on Bait & Tackle in a low-scoring game with excellent defensive plays by both teams. In the bottom of the seventh Hometown led 5-4 but Bait & Tackle led off with a double. A ...
Since our first issue, exactly 14 years ago this month, the Star-Revue has been actively reporting on the waterfront. A special report in our September 2010 edition described the Columbia Street ...
It’s Potsdam, Germany, around noon, Chaled-Uwe Said, local leader of the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD), is giving away flyers, bottle openers and pens for his re-election ...
Thanks for turning to this page. If you are a jazz fan, you know why you’re here, and I’m glad to have you. But what I’m writing this month is more specifically directed at the ...
In this country there is no greater work of public art than the mural by Diego Rivera in the Detroit Institute of the Arts, Complex culturally and politically the grand fresco employs the Sistine ...
Seasons in the Sol. One of the great mysteries of the 1990s was Gastr del Sol. Formed as a trio by former Squirrel Bait guitarist David Grubbs, two of the members decamped for Tortoise after the ...
Red Hook Brooklyn has a tangled relationship with artists and musicians. A long time resident once confidently told me that he had found Herman Melville’s ink pot and coffee cup in an abandoned ...
In a poorly ventilated public school gym, community members of Park Slope, Gowanus and the surrounding neighborhoods gathered on Wednesday, May 22, for a sustainability and resiliency resource fair, ...
“Freight by Water? Why Not?” was a talk given last month at NYC Technical College, hosted by a group called the Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center. The talk featured five speakers including Jim ...