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Mark Dendy Explores Social Issues at Joe's Pub

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.

PHOTOS: Performance Art In Manhattan 1970-1980

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

A new exhibition opening on Thursday at the Whitney Museum invites New Yorkers to explore a grim, yet powerful period of performance art that flourish...

WATCH: Hipster Cop Yells At Occupy Protesters

Posted 05.07.2012 | New York

When The Times talked to NYPD community relations detective Rick Lee (aka "Hipster Cop") in October, the stylish officer-- spotted at numerous Occupy ...

Anti-Occupy Wall Street Protest In The Works

Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

A group of downtown Manhattan residents frustrated with their new neighbors in Zuccotti Park plan to protest the Occupy Wall Street protest at City ha...

36 Hours In Downtown Manhattan | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York

ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER is rising, and the 9/11 Memorial will open right below it next month on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Although...

Park51 Applies for $5M in 9/11 Recovery Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- The developers of the Park51 Islamic center are seeking federal post-9/11 recovery money to get their project off the ground. Park...

Rats Run Wild In Collect Pond Park (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Collect Pond Park belongs to the rats. The footage below shows dozens of rats streaming across a patch of asphalt in the Downtown park. The rodents...