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07.16.15 Bucky Turco

About half of New York City’s 50,000 cabbies are Muslim and for many of them, remaining observant isn’t easy in an urban environment where it’s hard enough to find a place to pee, let alone a place to park and pray. Muslims are required to pray five times daily between sunrise and sunset for a […]

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Liam Mathews

The first annual men’s fashion week has been happening in New York and today it comes to a close (its official title is New York Fashion Week: Men’s, but that’s a silly name that no one should actually say). For the past week, the world’s most fashionable dudes have descended upon Manhattan’s Hudson Square neighborhood […]

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Mike Immerman

Ollie, Jamaica Station. (Photo: Bucky Turco/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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07.15.15 Aymann Ismail

Clayton Patterson’s newly opened exhibit at Howl! gallery includes this signature embroidered hat, a tribute to a friend of his who legally changed his name to Bruce Wayne. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Phil Owen

Game Plan asks game developers to share a bit about their process and some working images from the creation of a recent game. This week, we spoke with Tobi Harper and David Wright, the two-man team behind the upcoming dungeon crawler Eitr. In the past few years, boutique game publisher Devolver Digital has established a […]

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Liam Mathews

Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. For this edition, Dan Gausman explains the process and philosophy behind his mixed-media piece “Blackhole.” Blackhole is a sculptural painting from my recent Black Burlap series. The approach for Blackhole, as with all of my work, is […]

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Aymann Ismail

Long before the Sugar Sweet Sunshine bakery opened on Rivington Street and rents in the area soared through the roof, legendary street photographer Clayton Patterson has been shooting the Lower East Side. Throughout the ’80s and ’90s, the neighborhood was notorious as a magnet for crime, drugs, and prostitution and the lensman was there, preserving […]

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Mike Immerman

Garrett, Tribeca. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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07.14.15 Aymann Ismail

The “Head of Goliath” by Nicolas Holiber in Tribeca Park. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Liam Mathews

When I get ahold of Alec Reinstein late on Monday night he sounds tired. It’s been a big couple of days for him. Reinstein, better known as Despot, the rapper from Queens who signed to El-P’s Def Jux label in 2004 and has yet to release an album due to his crippling perfectionism, put out […]

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