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What the Artists and Gallerists Wore to Greenpoint Gallery Night

Introducing Tribes, in which we ask a select group of New Yorkers what they’re wearing. This week: gallerists and artists from Friday’s Greenpoint Gallery Night.

(All photos: Konstantin Sergayev)

(All photos: Konstantin Sergeyev)

LAURA SPLAN
Artist, Dose Project Space

The jacket is Sasson, from the ’80s. I got it at Salvation Army on Manhattan Avenue. I get almost all my clothes there. I got my boots there as well. And the tank top is American Apparel. I found it just stuffed under a bench in a bar The Drink. I think somebody stole it from the store, cause it has a hole where the anti-theft magnet apparently was. Nobody else wanted it, so I took it and I wear it all the time.
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A Rezoning For Bushwick?; Push For a New School On the LES

Maya Hayuk does the Bowery Wall: Pigeons

Looks like Maya Hayuk’s Bowery wall mural has already been tagged.(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Councilman Antonio Reynoso is working on a rezoning proposal that would prevent Williamsburg-esque high rises from taking root in Bushwick. [Brooklyn Paper]

Elected officials are pushing for the DOE to consider putting a school at Essex Crossing. [The Lo-Down]

Check out a Lower East Side salt shed in action. [Gizmodo]
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Fly Away to Malibu With This Debut Design Duo’s Erotica Collection

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So Saturday Spring ’86 Collection

It’s easy to be charmed by the Bushwick-based design duo behind the recently launched clothing line So Saturday. Their nicknames are Captain and Doc, they have a knack for finishing each other’s sentences and their one-of-a-kind button ups are printed with lobsters, avocados and corndogs. They surf, they skate, and they document their adventures on a Super 8 camera. They also embody an enviable blend of laid-back California cool (radical, dude) with a can-do New York attitude.
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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s Astounding New Book: ‘It’s a Mini-Retrospective Exhibition of My Life’

(Photo: Sheila Rock)

With dog in Hackey in 1977. (Photo: Sheila Rock)

Throughout h/er entire career in art, music, film, and writing, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge has constantly evolved — no matter how non-liner that path may seem to outsiders. That life and journey has now been crystalized in a photographic autobiography, featuring over 350 candid and often previous unseen images from the artist’s personal archives.
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Nolita’s Taco Bus Is Coming to Bushwick

(Photo: Boru O'Brien O'Connell)

(Photo: Boru O’Brien O’Connell)

Dario Wolos, who opened a taqueria inside a VW bus in a Nolita loft in 2010 after trying it out in Southern Mexico first, now wants to bring the operation to Bushwick. But the taqueria is facing stiff opposition from members of Brooklyn’s Community Board 1, who sharply questioned Wolos Thursday night about whether his taco bus would force out industrial business that might otherwise move into the empty space.
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The Living Room May Join Its Old Ludlow Street Neighbor, Max Fish, in Williamsburg

(Photo: Shanna Ravindra)

The old Ludlow Street location. (Photo: Shanna Ravindra)

When it was priced out of the Lower East Side after 16 years there, The Living Room said it didn’t want to move to Brooklyn — but after closing in October, the beloved singer-songwriter venue where Norah Jones cut her teeth is angling for a new home on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg.
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Anti-Gay Attack in East Village; Beastie Boys Square Is Back in Play

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(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Police say three men participated in an anti-gay attack on a 27-year-old on East 15th Street and First Avenue. [NBC NY]

After what looked like a permanent setback, it looks like Beastie Boys Square will be reconsidered by Community Board 3. [Complex]

A look inside the former Pfizer building, now the “creative epicenter of Brooklyn’s food scene.” [Curbed]
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This Comedy Night Is Named After the Coz, And It’s For a Good Cause

(Courtesy Cause B Show.)

(Courtesy Cause B Show.)

If there’s dialogue at a comedy show, it’s usually between comic and heckler, and it usually ain’t pretty. Think Michael Richards meltdown or Dave Chappelle standoff. But The Cause B Show (get it? Cosby show?) aims to spark a more productive variety of conversation –  about issues that are important to North Brooklyn. And that doesn’t mean the stache style du jour.
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