Nelson Sullivan

Following the Footsteps to Adam Purple’s ‘Garden of Eden’ in 1980 [VIDEO]

Posted December 21, 2015 at 10:38 am

In our last dispatch about the cluelessness of the Mr. Purple nightspot inside the Hotel Indigo, we reported that employees had no idea about the man behind their employer’s namesake. Some told our sources that the late Adam Purple (aka David Wilkie) was a man who dipped his feet in purple paint and walked around […]

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Remembering the First Nice Sunday in the East Village of 1987 [VIDEO]

Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:50 pm

We came across this candid footage the other day over on Alex’s blog, Flaming Pablum. It’s the proverbial “day in the life” shot by video artist Nelson Sullivan on what he deemed the first nice Sunday in 1987 (March 8). The seven-minute document was predominantly shot at the southwest corner of 7th and Avenue A. […]

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