Searching For Snark At Hudson Yards: Snark Park

Searching For Snark At Hudson Yards: Snark Park

As New Yorkers, when we think of the word ‘snark’ we think of attitude. Snark is bold, and so are we. It’s difficult to believe that there’s more than one meaning to the term, but one local organization has built its whole philosophy around the...
Lower East Side gallery show, Expired NYC

Lower East Side gallery show, Expired NYC

Expired NYC, currently on view at Castle Fitzjohns gallery on the Lower East Side, is an exhibit of artist Conrad Stojak’s upcycled parking meters. Stojak calls the iconic meters “reliquaries containing memories of my life.” They house dioramas of New York...
Still Very Much Here: Queer Before Queer

Still Very Much Here: Queer Before Queer

  In a society that is obsessed with youth and where mature women are often invisible, the artist Jo Ann Block is challenging these constructs with her work at her pop-up exhibition, ‘Queer Before Queer,’ at the Leslie-Lohman Project Space in SoHo this weekend....
Exhibition Costas Picadas Odon Wagner

Exhibition Costas Picadas Odon Wagner

Costas Picadas exhibition explores the limits of reality through dreamlike photographs. The Odon Wagner Gallery of Ontario will host Picadas’ first Canadian exhibition, from September 27th through October 20th, so that Canada too can experience Picadas’...
The Man Behind the Museum of Interesting Things

The Man Behind the Museum of Interesting Things

Denny Daniel is a self-identifying “downtown kid.”  He is also the owner and founder of The Museum of Interesting Things. Daniel takes the museum to the visitors and brings curiosity and education with him. The Museum of Interesting Things travels to schools, adult...
Unveiling of Eternal Summer at One Art Space

Unveiling of Eternal Summer at One Art Space

“Eternal Summer” is a group art show running until July 21st at Tribeca’s own One Art Space. A reception unveiling the collection will be held on Tuesday, July 2018, from 6-9 pm. The reception will attempt, as the gallery does, to encapsulate summer....
Poetry to the People

Poetry to the People

The 8th annual New York City Poetry Festival will be held on Governors Island, July 28th and 29th. New York City is the world capital of poetry. This festival unites the extensive group of New York natives who value the skill of translating emotion into language. The...
Sharon Farsijani: An Inspirational Female Entrepreneur

Sharon Farsijani: An Inspirational Female Entrepreneur

Here at Downtown Magazine, we are always seeking to support our fellow female entrepreneurs. Today, I had the pleasure of speaking with Sharon Farsijani, a Brooklyn raised, Iranian born entrepreneur who has faced many obstacles on her journey to success. Farsijani is...
New Basquiat doc by filmmaker Sara Driver opens at IFC

New Basquiat doc by filmmaker Sara Driver opens at IFC

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat opened tonight at IFC Center, in Greenwich Village. The documentary, by filmmaker Sara Driver, explores the artist’s early life on the streets of New York, and how the city, and the time, shaped his...