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A community is made up of continuously crossing circles | Front Door Book 2010
Ai Weiwei learned the art of protest on the L.E.S. | NYC 2012
Another artist evicted from our community | mail 2006
Another look at Zuccotti Park evacua | Bowery Boogie, NYC 2011
A question for Donald Trump | Villager, NYC 2011
Art - Space - Universes - Satellites | mail to MOMA 2019
Arrested | mail 2008
Artist struggles to survive amid life on the street | East Villager 2013
A thought on independent film festivals | NYC 2012
A tough guy who outran his demons | NYC 2012
At Samoa’s ‘Candy Coated Evil’ Opening | Bowery Boogie, NYC 2018
At the Memorial for LES Documentarian Toyo Tsuchiya | NYC 2018

Biker, cool carnie, actor… the evolution of Billy | Villager, NYC 2012
Bonfires to band shell: occupying East Village style | Villager, NYC 2011
Boris team— clarity | mail, NYC 2007
Brian Butterick remebering | published in Villager, NYC 2019

Chaos theory spinning in a kabal of creative energy ... | catalog, NYC 2006
City regs could make falafel shop tank | Villager, NYC 2017
Clayton Patterson captures Wall Street occupation | Bowery Boogie, NYC 2011
− − responds to Taylor Swift's Welcome to NYC | NYC, August 30, 2014
Cochise and the last real street gang of the L.E.S. | Villager, NYC 2012
Cops were spellbound by idea of magician as killer | Villager, NYC 2012
Copwatch, answer to Osha Neuman's anarchist forum at Living Theater | mail

Creative Pioneers under assault on the L.E.S. | Villager, NYC 2013

Da Falafel Guys survive inspection crunch time | Villager, NYC 2017
Desperate and homeless | mail 2010
Documenting the Tompkins Square riot of ’88 | Villager, NYC 2017
DOes the WORLD REALLY belong to TrumP? | Circular mail, NYC 2017
Don't put our pen in his pocket | mail 2010
Don’t take a short-term view of a long-term problem | Villager, NYC 2013

Fatal Stabbing at key food on Lower East Side | Comment, NYC 2008
Finding Ira Cohen: on the trail of a mystic art icon | Villager, NYC 2012
Forget the politicians; Why Not Care is helping | Villager, NYC 2018
Freaky fun for young refugees | Villager, NYC 2014
From ComFest and Columbus to Soho Zat and back again | Mail, NYC 2012
From NO!art to now - Ai Weiwei, the struggle goes on | Villager, NYC 2011

Generations and Gentrification | Bowery Boogie, NYC 2018
Good guys getting bounced by liquor license politics | Villager, NYC 2013

Hardcore scene is still rocking and rolling; ’80s kids have kids | Villager, NYC 2017
Here's the working class | Villager, NYC 2012
History of the Clayton Gallery | catalog, NYC 2005
Hot Days on the LES | Bowery Boogie, NYC 2016

Is there something going on between Jeffrey Deitch and Keith? | March 13, 2010

Little background on the wall | mail 2008
Looking back at 9/11 | Villager, NYC 2011

Moving along with the6th Acker Awards | Circular, NYC 2012
My guide to the creative world | Villager, NYC 2012
My life among the Mormons | Villager, NYC 2012
My times with Taylor Mead | Villager, NYC 2012

Net pioneer needs help in fight for rights to .nyc | Villager, NYC 2012
NO! NO! NO! Don't destroy Dietmar's NO!art | Villager, NYC 2011

Occupation Wall Street | Captured Blog, NYC 2011
Once the fabricated history has been invented ... | mail 2010
On the occasion of the Boris Lurie's show at Westwood Gallery | mail 2010
OPINION: Jaywalking ticket for doing my job | Villager, NYC May 6, 2019
Our chance | mail 2004
Overthrow hits it off with new youth training; Yoga, meditation, health — and
      kicking butt!
| Villager, NYC 2019

Piece on Boris Lurie | Acker Award, booklett, New York 2019

Recalling a couple's activism | tagged with Clayton Patterson, NYTimes, July 14, 2011

Sculptor dogged by a past act deserves forgiveness | Villager, NYC 2012
Snapshot memories of Lucien Bahaj, of Lucien bistro | Village Sun, NYC 2019
Some horse sense from the L.E.S. on carriage horses | Villager, NYC 2014
Stealing from Paul to pay Mike's pals | Mail, NYC 2012
Swift as N.Y.C. ambassador is not welcome on the L.E.S. | Villager, NYC 2014

The case of ‘the butcher of Tompkins Square Park’ | Villager, NYC 2012
The Homeless man, Patrick Downey, on Ludlow Street, mail 2007
The ‘Joker’ and Jerry Pagane: Sink or swim, The Village Sun, New York 2019
The ‘Mosaic Man’ has always blazed his own trail | Villager, NYC 2012
The Struggle continues | Mail, NYC 2018
Thom De Vita RIP | Circular mail, NYC 2018
Todd Phillipps The Joker movie | Review, NYC 2019

Varvatos | mail 2009
Videotaping ’88 park riot turned me into an activist | Villager, NYC 2012

Water play on a hot day got heated; Arrested man and cops tell different
| Villager, NYC 2018

When police and protesters clashed on the L.E.S. | Villager, NYC 2015
What CBGB's turned into ... | Mail, NYC, Aug 20, 2008
WHO IS LA II, and why can’t he get any recognition?  |  Villager, NYC 2011
Work For Hire?  |  mail 2019
Why I do support occupy: what happened on L.E.S.  |  Villager, NYC 2011

YES! ... but is it ART? | catalog, Berlin 1995