New York

Chernobyl and Its Radiant Creative Culture Lures New Yorkers

It started with a Geiger counter. Just as the Girls tour of Greenpoint generated buzz about that secluded, environmental hazard-plagued, northern nook of Brook, the Chernobyl Diaries tour of Chernobyl has already begun generating excitement and lifting the stigma surrounding the abandoned nuclear power plant and its environs. As they may or may not say in real estate, “it was only a matter of time.” … Read More

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HBO Orders an End to Beloved ‘Game of Thrones’ Screenings at Videology in Williamsburg

HBO seems to be emulating Game of Thrones’ tale of vehement possessiveness; it has brought down a tiny empire of GOT fandom, ordering a Brooklyn bar … Read More

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Four Leads Cast in Baz Luhrmann’s Hip-Hop Netflix Drama, ‘The Get Down’

Baz Luhrmann’s music-driven Netflix drama series, The Get Down, just cast four teenage leads: Justice Smith (who’ll play Ezekiel, “a… Read More

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David Bowie is Co-Writing an Off-Broadway Musical Based on ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’

The New York Times reports that David Bowie is returning to theater. In the 1980s, he played the title role in… Read More

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