The Perch: A Room with a View

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Downtown Container Park recently welcomed its first full-service restaurant, The Perch, featuring a sophisticated, shareable menu, and a bird’s eye view of the park. Located on the second floor overlooking The Stage, The Perch focuses on light and seasonal dishes complemented by a lush ambiance. The menu boasts 16 shared plates, as well as a […]

Downtown Denizen – Darien Shepherd

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Darien Shepherd General Manager, WILD wildlv.com What is the last book you read? The Elephant Vanishes, a collection of short stories by Haruki Murakami. The last concert you attended? Last month I saw a phenomenal performance by Cut Copy at Brooklyn Bowl. What is your favorite virtue? Patience, there hasn’t been a problem I have […]

Welcome to October Creativ Week: Influencing Influencers

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Welcome to October Creativ Week, an experience that takes place the first Thursday through Saturday of every month, focused on finding the “Creativ” in each and every one of us and exploring how creativity can impact a community. This month, we have partnered with the projects* for a week centered on the topic of Influencing […]

Downtown Denizen – Heidi Speer

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Heidi Speer Executive Assistant to Founder, Life is Beautiful lifeisbeautiful.com What is the last book you read? The Inferno by Dante Alighieri. The last concert you attended? The last concert was Backstreet Boys, the most recent concert/festival was EDC. What is your favorite virtue? Openness and curiosity. If you could give one piece of advice […]

Downtown Denizen – Darin Mecher

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Darin Mecher Assistant general manager, The Market facebook.com/themarketdowntown What is the last book you read? Vinyl Junkies: Adventures in Record Collecting by Brett Milano The last concert you attended? Imelda May. What is your favorite virtue? Integrity. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be? Follow your […]

In Focus: Las Vegas Camera Club

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From the time the Polaroid camera was introduced in 1948 until the company stopped making instant film in 2008, millions of instant cameras were produced, and generations of memories were captured. Artists Geoffrey Ellis and Bryan McCormick found their interest in instant cameras just a couple of years ago, and started taking the cameras with […]

Downtown Denizen – Mike Jones

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Mike Jones Barber and owner, A Cut Above the Rest acutabovetherestdowntown.com What is the last book you read? Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. The last concert you attended? Ice Cube. What is your favorite virtue? Faith. Keep God first. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old […]

Welcome to September Catalyst Week: Citizen Power

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Welcome to September Catalyst Week. This month, CatalystCreativ has partnered with Citizen University for a week dedicated to empowering others to become catalysts for change in their own communities. We look forward to bringing together and learning from a group of influential changemakers, each working to make a difference in our world. Our co-host for […]

Downtown Denizen – Brian Chapin

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Brian Chapin Founder, Motley Brews motleybrews.com What is the last book you read? Walden by Henry David Thoreau. The last concert you attended? Something at Brooklyn Bowl, I’m sure. What is your favorite virtue? Self-discipline. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be? I’d say, “Be ten. […]

Downtown Denizen – Winky Wu

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Winky Wu Winky Designs winkydesigns.com What is the last book you read? The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. The last concert you attended? Boyz II Men, a birthday gift from my sister. What is your favorite virtue? Wisdom, followed closely by patience. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old […]