A Year In New York

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Day 358: Obama in a New Light

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Recently I headed to Williamsburg in Brooklyn to see an exhibit by Joe Mangrum, an artist friend who creates fantastic visions from everyday things. He and I moved from San Francisco about the same time. Joe unlocked the door of Chi Contemporary Fine Art and showed me around just after the place closed for the […]

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Tags: East Coast v. West Coast · Museums & Art · Personalities · Sights & Scenes · Why I Love This Town

Day 78: DIY in Williamsburg

September 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Last night I made my first trip under the East River to Williamsburg, a refuge for the quirky-arty types who have been priced out of Manhattan. The crowd on the L train was young, I noted. Brooklyn girls wear strong, floral perfume.

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Tags: Museums & Art · Schmoozing · Sights & Scenes