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Long Island City »

Organizations vying for grants will be asked to disclose the demographics of staff and board members.

St. George »

The theatre will install nearly 1,300 new seats and a new LED marquee outside.

Upper West Side »

The Department of Cultural Affairs bought the tent in 2011, records show. 

Red Hook »

The city is calling artists to work with Red Hook residents on an installation about climate change.

Belmont »

The Bronx Zoo is introducing a 375-foot-long zip wire that will stretch back and forth across the river.

Long Island City »

The 4,000-pound bronze work was installed over the weekend at the corner of Jackson and 43rd avenues.

Corona »

Organizers from CreateNYC are looking for your ideas as they try to expand access to the arts.

Red Hook »

Officials will work with the community to determine its location in the neighborhood. 

Jamaica »

The new coalition is called “Jamaica Is…”

Governors Island »

These old city buildings are getting new lives as spaces for affordable housing, artists and tech jobs.

Long Island City »

"The Sunbather" will go up on a traffic median at 43rd Avenue sometime next year.

SoHo »

Councilwoman Chin wants to "preserve the unique character of artistic districts, like SoHo and NoHo."

Downtown Brooklyn »

Local sculptor Hank Willis Thomas will create a permanent installation on Tillary Street.

Long Island City »

The bill requires Percent for Art pieces be presented at a public meeting so residents can weigh in.

Long Island City »

Jimmy Van Bramer introduced a bill Tuesday that would require more public input for publicly-funded art.