Welcome to Boog City 8.5 Fest 2/14/15-2/15/15

Saturday., February 14 – Sunday. February 15, 2014, Boog City will be putting on their annual winter event, Welcome to Boog City 8.5 poetry, music, theater, and film festival. It will feature 46 poets, 12 musical acts, 4 short films, 1 poets theater play, and 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press over the two days. You can view the […]

Welcome to Boog City Festival 2012 Photos

Saturday August 4, 2012 night of Welcome to Boog City festival at Brooklyn’s Unnameable Books, and Sunday at Poetry Theatre piece at Manhattan’s Sidewalk Cafe.

Ian Wilder August 2012 week-long tour

Fresh from reading at an open mic in San Diego, Ian Wilder presents . . .

Occupy Wall Street Support, Reverend Billy Not Guilty in Opposing MTR at UBS

Today in Manhattan Criminal Court Honorable Judge James Burke found longtime NYC activist Reverend Billy Talen not guilty of Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree. Talen was represented by attorneys Wylie Stecklow and Samuel Cohen. On Black Friday 2010 Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir entered the public lobby of the UBS Bank building on 7th avenue in […]

Complete Welcome to Boog City Fest Sked 8/5 -8/9/11

Update: Some photos from 2011 Boogfest are at Ian’s Flickr: here. IW:  Ian will be reading on Sun. Aug. 7, at 12:20 p.m. for 10 minutes at Unnameable Books (600 Vanderbilt Ave., bet. Prospect Pl./St. Marks Ave., Brooklyn) Hi, One month from now, from Fri., Aug. 5 through Tues. Aug. 9, we’ll be celebrating Boog’s 20th anniversary by putting […]

Police Tactics in New York City Housing Are Criticized – NYTimes.com

h/t NYCLU A Manhattan judge criticized the policing tactics in New York City Housing Authority developments, ruling on Tuesday that officers appeared to be routinely flouting the law by questioning people without legal justification. via Police Tactics in New York City Housing Are Criticized – NYTimes.com.

Spuyten Duyvil Brings Eclectic Mix of Roots Music to Bay Shore 9/11/10

The seven-member Yonkers-based band –fresh from impressing audiences during this summer’s Falcon Ridge and Huntington Folk Festivals — brings its eclectic mix of riveting traditional and original songs to Bay Shore on Saturday night, September 11. Spuyten Duyvil opens the 2010-2011 season for The Eclectic Café (www.eclecticcafe.org), a monthly concert series held at the Unitarian […]

NYC: Mt. Sinai hospital fire (all patients okay)

This was last updated on Newsday at around 8:30pm tonight. So, things may be cleared up… (excerpt from) Newsday Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital on fire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AND NEWSDAY.COM STAFF 8:32 PM EST, Wednesday, January 21, 2009 A three-alarm fire has been reported at The Mount Sinai Hospital, a 1,200-bed facility on Manhattan’s Upper […]

New York City area: 4,000 soldiers vigils

———- Forwarded message ———- From: Todd Eaton <toddeaton@…> Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:50:42 -0400 Subject: 8 NYC AREA “4000 DEAD” VIGILS updates, corrections at snipurl.com/nyprotest http://snipurl.com/nyprotest please forward widely… Various dates for Great Neck, Nyack vigils & for vigil contacts nationwide, check http://www.afsc.org/4000 but please confirm details. Correct Union Sq. date is Tuesday, for […]