Illustrator Simon Chen captured the 2021’s first big blizzard.
Thursday Spotlight: Tony Wolf’s “Greenpoint of View” Reexamines and Celebrates Neighborhood
History books should be written as comics. In his 20+ years in Greenpoint, illustrator Tony Wolf witnessed a multitude of changes in the neighborhood, whimsically capturing the effects of gentrification […]
Must Do: Hit Up The Cooler Gallery Art Market This Weekend at A/D/O! (12/2–12/3)
COOLER GALLERY SUPER MARKET A/D/O | 29 Norman Ave December 2 + 3 | 12pm-8pm RSVP on Facebook This weekend Saturday 12/2 & Sunday 12/3, A/D/O (29 Norman Ave) will […]
Julia Wertz’s Triumphant Illustrated History of New York City
Full disclosure—I have been a fan of Julia Wertz‘s amazing graphic work long before the publication of her recent smash hit entitled Tenements, Towers and Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History […]
A Talk With Farmer, Bird Maven, & Wildlife Illustrator Annie Novak at Kingsland Wildflowers, + Rooftop Tour and Bird Beer! (10/11)
We’ve written about Greenpointer, rooftop gardener and farming renaissance woman Annie Novak before—she heads up the Eagle Street Rooftop Farm (44 Eagle St), founded Growing Chefs, is manager of the Edible […]
Pete’s Mini Zine Fest is Back July 8th!
The next installment of Pete’s Mini Zine Fest is coming up this July 8th! This zine-fest-in-a-bar has been going strong for seven years. Come on down to Pete’s Candy Store […]
Thursday Spotlight: Illustrator Jen Keenan
Greenpoint illustrator Jen Keenan’s work is both cheerful and comforting in its handcrafted imperfection. Inspired by vintage children’s books, animals, our awesome neighborhood, and more recently our country’s political climate, her […]
Greenpoint Diaries: “My Job At The Greenpoint Weekly Star”
Editor’s note: We’ve paired up a true story from Sara Jane Burman, an 80-year-old former resident of Greenpoint who grew up here, with local illustrator Aubrey Nolan.
Thursday Spotlight: Josh Cochran
When he’s not working from his studio in Greenpoint, teaching at the School of Visual Arts, or filling in as art director for the New York Times Op-Ed page, Josh […]