Annie Fischer

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  • 7 years ago

    There's a little Peruvian bar and restaurant off the L's Montrose stop that you're not likely to wander into during a friendly tour of the neighborhood, but once you've found Mojito Loco, you're not likely to wander out too quickly, either. The wa...

  • 7 years ago

    On December 23, the Lower East Side lost one of its most recognizable habitués with the unexpected death of Vincent Galvin Jr. He was 25. A budding talent living in that particular New York cross-section of music and film, Galvin had recent...

  • 7 years ago

    When Lower East Side hideaway Chloe 81 opened last fall, it quickly won a coterie of fashionable fans via its Wednesday-night party, the Ivy. The press followed suit, admiring the vintage tiling, the low ceiling, the candlelight—the intimacy...

  • 7 years ago

    My book club met this month at Gramercy's Bar Jamón, and my enormous distaste for Revolutionary Road's Frank Wheeler got lost in my musings about whether or not I might see Whitney Port, star of The City, who has set up shop in one of the n...

  • 7 years ago

    In the days before I moved to New York, I attended a holiday party where I ate nothing, drank everything, then fell and cracked the back of my head on a concrete patio. I stayed down there for a while, thinking mostly about how much that fucking h...

  • 7 years ago

    For some, musician Carlos Giffoni's No Fun Fest (the live noise-rock marathon celebrating its fifth year this spring) instills awe and admiration—both for the scene and for Giffoni's tireless dedication to it. For those who shrug at noise ro...


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