A Legendary Guerilla Exhibit, ‘The Real Estate Show,’ Is Revived in a Proper Gallery

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

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One of the Lower East Side’s most storied and significant art exhibits has been resurrected at James Fuentes Gallery, just a few blocks from where a group of guerilla artists broke into a city-owned building and staged The Real Estate Show on New Year’s Eve, 1979.
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Have a Look at Swallow Cafe’s New Williamsburg Spot

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

The Bean isn’t the only cafe expanding into a recently constructed Williamsburg building: Morgan-stop favorite Swallow Cafe opened an outpost at 493 Driggs Avenue last month. This location has the same rustic vibe as the East Williamsburg one, though seating is limited to just a handful of stools. On offer: coffee brewed from Counter Culture beans, a variety of teas, cookies (including some vegan options), pastries, and some wraps and sandwiches. There was a chill Yeasayer vibe going on when we stopped in this weekend. Here’s another look at the space.
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There Was Cosplay, Cat Comics, and a Gigantic Charlie Brown at MoCCA Fest

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This past weekend, MoCCA (Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art) teamed up with the Society of Illustrators at the 69th Regiment Armory for the 12th annual MoCCA Fest — a convention with artist booths and panel discussions celebrating the work of both amateur and established comic artists alike.
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Clayton Patterson Leaves the LES; Gagosian Crosses Delancey

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After 35 years, iconic LES documentarian Clayton Patterson is leaving the Lower East Side for Austria. He echos what he told us at the B+B Newsroom: “I didn’t really leave the Lower East Side. It left me.” [NY Times]

But hey, at least East Village DJ Mia Moretti is keeping the “it girl” dream alive. [Syndey Morning Herald]

A Williamsburg woman who was arguing with her boyfriend fell to her death as she tried to climb into his window. [NYDN]
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