Those Obama “Connect the Dots” Posters

Posted October 23, 2012 at 11:22 am

It appears as though Obama street proxies have been activated, pasting unique campaign posters around the neighborhood.

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Red Square Politics: Lenin vs. Obama on East Houston

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:28 am

This election season, contrasting political movements are clearly evident at Red Square of late.

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New York State Resolution Honoring Adam “MCA” Yauch of Beastie Boys

Posted May 17, 2012 at 6:28 am

Even the state politicians are recognizing the significance of the Adam “MCA” Yauch and the Beastie Boys.

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Anti-Mitt Romney Wheat-Paste on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 30, 2012 at 6:54 pm

Election season has officially begun on the streets of the Lower East Side, where graffiti artists are already starting to assert humorous political opinions.

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Recap: Ed Koch at Tenement Museum’s Tenement Talks

Posted October 27, 2010 at 6:12 am

Last night, the Tenement Museum bookshop was a zoo.  It was the hot ticket in the neighborhood, as former mayor Ed Koch was in the house for the heralded Tenement Talks series. The event was a sold out affair, and lines queued for the remaining handful of standing-room-only tickets at the door.

The Last of OTB at 105 Delancey?

Posted April 16, 2010 at 6:23 am

This might be the last we see of Off Track Betting at 105 Delancey, between Ludlow and Essex Streets, so break out the cameras.  Barring any miracle rescue in the eleventh hour, the state-owned OTB will die on Sunday, and with it, another gritty vestige of city history.  Going out of business seems pretty likely […]

Blue Seats Plays Defense

Posted September 9, 2008 at 9:22 am

Blue Seats is on the defensive in response to skewering comments posted on Eater last week [link]. See comment #10. Also, the following message is scrawled on their window: “In spite of comments made about us, we will continue to show coverage of both sides of the 2008 presidential election. We do this not in […]

Political Bushit

Posted August 6, 2008 at 10:17 am

[Houston near Allen] Political sentiments, downtown style.