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“In a desperate gamble, the defendants devised an elaborate scheme involving disguises, a staged burglary and insurance fraud to escape their financial troubles,” District Attorney Vance said. “Thanks to the quick work of our Office and the NYPD, it is clear that crime does not pay.”


Eat, drink, and bid with the PS3 Community at a live auction event Sat. April 2, 7-10pm. The auction for the arts is an online and live auction to benefit PS3. Get some stunning prizes including dazzling dinners, theater tickets, and even a juice cleanse. At the live event: food by Fatty 'Cue (whole pig roast), live music by the PS3, open bar with specialty cocktails from Ward III, and 100+ silent and live auction items!!!!


Eli Klein Fine Art is pleased to present Wang Yang’s first solo exhibition in New York. Opening Thursday March 3rd, Into His Dreams, a new series of acrylic on canvas paintings in a variation of scales. 


Downtown Independent Democrat's President Jeane Wilcke will be honored Wednesday, March 2nd at the 5th Annual Women’s Awards! All invited. Presented by The Women’s Democratic Club of NYC, Jim Owles, Democratic Club, Broadway Speaks OUT and Yetta Kurland.


“In its twelve years, The Armory Show has become an international institution, and every March, artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world make New York City their destination. The concept of a week of arts-related events grew organically, and was formalized with the support of the city in 2009.”


 

Bottled water has been a big-selling commercial beverage around the world since the late 1980s. According to the Worldwatch Institute, global bottled water consumption has more than quadrupled since 1990. Today Americans consume over 30 billion liters of water out of some 50 billion (mostly plastic) bottles every year.

 


Casino O'Fortune Cookie Productions, the Eastern Seaboard's premier purveyors of pop-culture burlesque, return to the Joe's Pub stage on February Saturday 26th, with the funniest, sexiest striptease and variety tribute ever to two guys named John. They're two of the most influential and beloved moviemakers ever: between them they defined for a generation what it was to be scared, and what it meant to be a teenager.


“As the state's top law enforcement officer, I agree with the Administration's view that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. Today's announcement that the Justice Department will drop its defense of this statute moves us closer to fulfilling the principle that all Americans should be treated equally under the law.”


Opening Saturday, February 26, 6 - 8 PM, Scaramouche is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Milan-based artist Alessandro Roma. With a series of collages and sculpture, “Sites of Action” derives its title from a preface to Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth.


There are many reasons why public transit hasn’t taken off in the U.S. as it has in parts of Asia, Europe and elsewhere. For one, ever since the Model T first rolled off Henry Ford’s assembly line, Americans have had a love affair with cars.