Categories Archives: NYC Arts & Culture

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins in to Paint the Fifth Avenue Black Lives Matter Mural outside of Trump Tower

Thursday, July 9, 2020

By: APB Staff Reporter
New York City

Midtown Manhattan: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio turned out for the painting of the Black Lives Matter Mural outside Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. Joined by his …

NYC Artists are making street art to support the Black Lives Matter Movement

By: APB Staff Reporter
New York City

Manhattan: NYC Artists are painting over shuttered storefronts to spread positive messages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Daniel Bonilla, an artist and longtime Inwood resident, felt the call to action …

A Look at NYC in Near Shutdown Mode

March 21, 2020, New York City:
By Mike Leventhal APB Staff Reporter

 

New York City is becoming the new epicenter of the novel coronavirus spreading across the country — with 10,764 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 99 deaths.

The city’s …

Dozens Gather to Protest Casting of Amar Ramasar in West Side Story at Broadway Premiere


Friday, February 21, 2020

By APB Staff Writer

New York City

Midtown Manhattan: Protesters gathered outside the Broadway premiere of “West Side Story,” to demonstrate outrage at the casting of ballet dancer and cast member Amar Ramasar.  The NYPD reports …

Greta Thunberg Leads NY Protest For Climate Change Action

 

September 20, 2019 | By: APB Staff Writer
Lower Manhattan: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg participated in the New York climate strike protest in Foley Square, and lead the march to Battery Park, followed by a rally where she …

Annual Dominican Day Parade Steps off onto Sixth Avenue Under a Bright Sun

 

August 2019 – Midtown Manhattan – By APB Staff Writer

Parade goers marched proudly up Sixth Avenue in midtown on Sunday to celebrate Dominican culture and its heritage for the 37th annual Dominican Day Parade.

Large crowds filled both

Pride Concert Draws Thousands to Stonewall Inn Landmark in the West Village

 

Friday June 28, 2019 – Manhattan, NY

By APB Staff Writer

Thousands crowded the streets and sidewalks near and in front of the Stonewall Inn for a star-studded concert and rally celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 rebellion …