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In East Williamsburg, Artist-Studio Leases Create Woes, and Some Winners

by Corinna Kirsch on January 22, 2014
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Rent prices tend to vary by borough, neighborhood, or street. It’s fairly unusual, then, to see a wide range of rental rates within one building. But at the Dock Studios building in East Williamsburg, owned by Grand Morgan Realty, there’s tenants just over the moon and those who are ready to get the heck out.

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Free Cooper Union Releases Previously Classified Board Documents

by Corinna Kirsch on November 19, 2013
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Free Cooper Union is going all Wikileaks on Cooper Union’s board.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events Are This Season’s Must-See Art Events

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on October 28, 2013
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There’s been a variety of fun and whimsical art events lately, but every once in a while there’s a week of substantive works which we’ll be thinking back on for years to come. Performa is one of those, and the online biennial “The Wrong” might be another. And after 41 years, this Tuesday’s event at the Clocktower Gallery may be your last opportunity to visit before it’s turned into luxury condos.

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The Day That Shook Cooper Union

by Corinna Kirsch on April 24, 2013
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For the first time in the school’s 100-year-plus history, undergraduate students will be required to pay tuition. Students are protesting, and this time, the Cooper Union administration is taking steps to prevent large-scale protests like the lock-ins that occurred last fall.

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