Brooklyn

11 Nov 2019

5 Brooklyn Street Artists You Should Already Know

by Laurie Riihimaki For years, graffiti artists and muralists have taken over the bleak bricks and gray-cemented buildings of Bushwick and beyond to celebrate the culture of the city while also shedding light on current political, economic, and societal issues – striking on important conversations.  These murals are not only

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17 Apr 2019

Meet The Performance Artist and Drag Queen Shanita Bump

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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26 Mar 2019

Meet Shiny Penny, The Southern, NYC Drag Queen

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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12 Mar 2019

Get To Know The Bearded Vampire Drag Queen of Brooklyn

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
05 Mar 2019

Meet The Technicolor, Psychopathic Sex Clown Drag Queen of NYC

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
04 Mar 2019

Help BAS Get a Brooklyn Nightlife Award!

I’ve spent the last year interviewing the most fascinating and fabulous drag queens in NYC, particularly Brooklyn. Brooklyn queens are fierce, adventurous and are re-defining drag. I’ve been able to share the stories of drag queens, drag kings and everything in between (and there’s a LOT in between). They are

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26 Feb 2019

Meet The Drag Queen Who Went From Farm Life To Fabulous

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
12 Feb 2019

Meet The Hip Hop Drag Queen Of Boston and New York

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0