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RIP Brian Butterick/Hattie Hathaway

RIP Brian Butterick/Hattie Hathaway [Photo of Brian Butterick from 2009 by Stacie Joy]Downtown nightlife legend Brian Butterick, who performed in drag as Hattie Hathaway, died on Wednesday. He was 62. According to a statement from Howl! Arts, Inc., where he…

RIP Jonas Mekas

RIP Jonas Mekas [Image via Facebook]Jonas Mekas, the award-winning filmmaker, poet, publisher and co-founder of the Anthology Film Archives on Second Street and Second Avenue, died today. He was 96.The Anthology announced the news on Instagram and Facebook: “Jonas passed…

Gone but Not Forgotten

Gone but Not Forgotten Remembering a few of our friends and neighbors who died in 2017…Bonnie DeWitt…Rita Lasar…Kenny Kendra…[Photo via Facebook]Toyo Tsuchiya…[Image via Facebook]Magdalena Wassiltschuk…Elizabeth Lee…Richard Hambleton … Erin O’Connor…[Photo by Steven]Diane Maguire…Kelly Hurley…[Photo via Facebook]Bianca Bennett…[Photo by Derek Berg]Neftaly…