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Varick Shute served as a founding editor of Urban Omnibus from its inception to 2015.
by Jonathan Tarleton and Varick Shute • Jul 27 2015
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Long Island City waterfront to celebrate Urban Omnibus last Thursday! Check out photos from the party, featuring street games, spectacular views, and some of the great company we enjoyed.
by Varick Shute • May 27 2015
This week, the New Museum’s biannual IDEAS CITY Festival comes back to the Lower East Side, with more than a hundred...
by Cassim Shepard and Varick Shute • Mar 19 2014
Thank you to everyone who celebrated the first five years of UO with us last Friday! Check out photos from the party, featuring the projection installation produced in collaboration with Nuit Blanche New York and some of the great company we enjoyed.
by Cassim Shepard and Varick Shute • Jan 7 2014
Today marks a milestone for us: five years ago, on January 7, 2009, Urban Omnibus went live.
by Cassim Shepard, Daniel Rojo and Varick Shute • Jun 18 2013
The 2013 Block Party was a blast! Big thanks to everyone that came out last week to support Urban Omnibus. With the help...
by Cassim Shepard and Varick Shute • Jan 7 2013
Believe it or not, today is the fourth anniversary of Urban Omnibus. On January 7th, 2009, we began a journey...
by Cassim Shepard and Varick Shute • Nov 1 2012
The editors of Urban Omnibus reflect on the scale of Superstorm Sandy in terms of government response, climate change, and infrastructure investment.
by Varick Shute • May 25 2012
In 2001, Long Island City underwent a significant rezoning to encourage office, retail and residential development in an area known...
by Cassim Shepard and Varick Shute • Mar 6 2012
Thanks to all of the Omnibus devotees who came out to share the love, our BlockParty last week was a...
by Cassim Shepard and Varick Shute • Jan 9 2012
After a two week hiatus, we’re back to wish you a happy new year — and to toast the beginning of the fourth year of Urban Omnibus!