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Posted on April 25, 2016 | No CommentsOn April 24, 1904 artist Willem de Kooning was born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. de Kooning […]
Posted on April 12, 2016 | 1 CommentOne hundred twenty-five years and ten days ago the artist Max Ernst was born. While […]
Posted on January 26, 2016 | No CommentsActivist, leftist, and radical feminist, these are just some of the words used to describe […]
Posted on September 17, 2015 | 1 CommentGreenwich Village is home to what is considered by many one of the finest examples […]
Posted on August 24, 2015 | No CommentsAcclaimed author and journalist Tom Wolfe is known for his use of New Journalism (employing […]
Posted on July 17, 2015 | No CommentsIn the wake of Stonewall’s city landmark designation last month, it is important to look […]
Posted on July 9, 2015 | 3 CommentsNearly two hundred years ago today, on July 9th, 1819, Rose Butler was executed in […]
Posted on July 8, 2015 | No CommentsLong-time Off the Grid readers will remember the stir that was caused last summer when […]
Posted on April 28, 2015 | No CommentsOkay, everyone, if you’ve been considering joining us for our annual house tour, but haven’t […]
Posted on March 26, 2015 | 1 CommentIt seems like there are countless mentions on the Internet of the apartment building in […]