Okay folks the Room 28 team is back again with some serious heat. Subway Girls is a hilarious song about all the love, lust and courting that takes places in the subway. Click. Enjoy.
BY A J Sidransky (@AJSidransky) I have had the distinct pleasure to meet and speak with Athelstein Sullivan Parrish known to her friends and family as “Mama T” who will be 100 years old this month and who was in Selma during the historic events of 1965. I am forever grateful to her for sharing […]
He needed me to clean his wounds The ones he said they inflicted on him He’d been hurt for long days i, said he, was his savior So i wore my cape proudly
Story by Sherry Mazzocchi They heard the alarms. Franck De Las Mercedes and his wife Nicola figured it was probably a neighbor burning breakfast. He kissed her goodbye and she left for work. A moment later he heard her scream. The building was on fire. His wife ran back inside to get her husband and […]
By MICHAEL T. LUONGO In the apse of a midcentury chapel in Upper Manhattan, there is a sparkling mosaic mural that depicts the life of America’s first saint, Frances Xavier Cabrini. The mural was recently restored to its original luster using period tiles, or tesserae, made of various types of marble (Carrara, Botticino) as well […]
By ROB WEINERT-KENDT “If Hamilton were on Twitter, he would have been a worse oversharer than me,” said the composer-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda recently over lunch at Fraunces Tavern in Lower Manhattan. Mr. Miranda, who won a Tony for the score of “In the Heights,” was holding forth on Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first treasury secretary, […]
By JULIE BESONEN The remains of an unlikely confederation of aristocrats and scalawags are condensed in a Washington Heights graveyard in the shadow of THE CHURCH OF THE INTERCESSION. The imposing Gothic Revival chapel, at West 155th Street and Broadway, was consecrated in 1915 and designed by a self-taught architect named Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. His […]
BY A J Sidransky (@AJSidransky) I was raised not to see color. That’s easy when you live in world where your skin is the same color as the flesh colored crayon in a box of Crayolas. A few years ago I moved uptown. I was raised not to see color. I never thought about it. […]
The homies Juan Bago & Jaime Fernandez talk to the multi-talented Flaco Navajo. Flaco Navajo does it all; sings, acts and is one of hell of a poet. Flaco shares how he started in the business, his role in a new FX show, and how he got the name Flaco. Enjoy!
I loved him from the minute I met him We’ve parted ways since Pictures made sense of our glory But slowly we drifted A lot of influences And not enough maturity to handle it all Wish we could have seen it through
Architectural Digest Takes You Inside Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka’s Stunning Harlem Townhouse
The latest issue of AD gives you an inside look at the fully renovated five-story, late-19th-century Harlem townhouse of the power couple. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka spent a year revamping the home that will also do triple duty as Harris’s production-company offices as well as a screening room. via: Neil Patrick Harris and […]
By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — Move over, TriBeCa — Uptown is getting its own film festival. A trio of Inwood movie buffs wanting to turn the camera on their own neighborhood have launched the Inwood Film Festival, which will feature short films that were either shot there or created by locals. The festival, set for February 2016, is the […]