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2014 Stories by Heather Baysa

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  • COMPLIMENTS OF THE CHEF

    published October 29, 2014

    This is the man who brought us both the Cronut (emphatic ™) and the chocolate chip cookie milk shot. Necessary? No. Wonderful? Yes. Sift... More >>

  • THAT GUM YOU LIKE

    published October 29, 2014

    One cryptic tweet and one not-so-cryptic Showtime promo later, we’re all drawn back into Lynch’s world of teenage murder, biker gangs,... More >>

  • DEAD BY DAWN

    published October 29, 2014

    Need somewhere to wind down (read: sober up) after all that Halloween partying? Nitehawk is here for you with a comfortable, non-judgmental dark... More >>

  • DEAD PAN

    published October 29, 2014

    Dia De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is certainly Mexico's most macabre holiday, but also it's most colorful. Food and drink abound, making... More >>

  • THE BANGING OF LITTLE HEADS

    published October 29, 2014

    In Japanese, the word for “heavy” rhymes with the word for “baby,” making Babymetal an especially appropriate... More >>

  • DOG DAY AFTERNOON

    published October 22, 2014

    It's the best parade in the city, paws down. Now in its 24th season, in a city where dogs are dressed in clothes year-round, the costumes at the... More >>

  • WEEZING STRONG

    published October 22, 2014

    Is the “Blue Album” the best all time? Is that even a question anymore? Yeah, Pinkerton was under-appreciated and may have... More >>

  • GIRL TROUBLE

    published October 22, 2014

    America has always been transfixed by the psychotic woman (Amanda Bynes, Miley Cyrus, the cast of every Real Housewives locale ever),... More >>

  • ASSEMBLE YOUR CRÜE

    published October 22, 2014

    Going to see Alice Cooper in Atlantic City when you're ten-years-old, we can attest, kind of messes up your idea of what a concert should be for... More >>

  • HOMETOWN HEROES

    published October 22, 2014

    Music factors prominently into Jonathan Lethem's Fortress of Solitude, in which the central, superhero-obesessed best... More >>

  • LOCAL LEGEND

    published October 15, 2014

    A strange thing happens when you travel just over an hour’s train ride north of the city. Namely, shit gets eerie. Buildings shrink into the... More >>

  • READ THE METER

    published October 15, 2014

    We love it when so many of our favorite poets get together, for two reasons: 1) It’s the classiest excuse for a drink we can think of, and... More >>

  • GOTHAM GIRL

    published October 15, 2014

    Here’s one book tour performer it’s OK for Lena Dunham not to pay: Tonight, “life partner” Jack Antonoff will play with... More >>

  • ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

    published October 15, 2014

    Not since the legendary Gen X standard Sassy has a teen fashion mag garnered appreciation for telling girls they look great with what they... More >>

  • YOUNG PUNKS

    published October 8, 2014

    The CBGB & OMFUG insignia graces the spectrum of T-shirts from Hot Topic to John Varvatos, 315 Bowery’s very own usurper. But the idealistic... More >>

  • FOUNDER’S NIGHT

    published October 8, 2014

    Call them preservationists or call them trash pickers. But whatever you call them, don’t leave them alone with your old home videos. For one... More >>

  • GOOD COMPANY

    published October 8, 2014

    David Kaplan and Alex Day probably didn’t invent the craft cocktail movement all on their own...but looking back, it sure seems like they... More >>

  • JEEPERS CREEPERS

    published October 8, 2014

    Who is Nell Zink? It’s a question that’s been on many literary-oriented minds, and one that we’re determined to get to the... More >>

  • LEADING LADIES

    published October 1, 2014

    From Elizabethan constrictions that barred women (most notably Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love) from setting foot on a stage, let alone... More >>

  • STUFFED TO THE GILLS

    published October 1, 2014

    The rogue taxidermy scene, especially in Brooklyn, is rapidly expanding to include all manner of hybrid creatures, tasteful or not so much, but... More >>

  • FOR THE LOVE OF CRAFT

    published October 1, 2014

    RadioTheatre, the innovative broadcast-inspired troupe, is now a decade old, and there’s no better occasion to celebrate its anniversary... More >>

  • RED HOT CHILE PEPPERS

    published September 24, 2014

    The weather is getting cooler and soon it will be downright cold. To warm up, you could grab a sweater or something pumpkin-spiced, or you could... More >>

  • BREATH OF FRESH AIR

    published September 24, 2014

    Many people still haven’t heard of Freshkills Park, but for the past decade, it’s been the city’s most ambitious ecological... More >>

  • ALL OR ALL

    published September 24, 2014

    Looking at Jesse Schenker, you’d never guess that this Iron Chef winner and James Beard nominee was once severely addicted to heroin and... More >>

  • MONEY IN THE BANKS

    published September 24, 2014

    Jillian Banks was all over Fashion Week this year, and it came as a surprise to no one. As BANKS, the L.A. singer is custodian of a smoldering,... More >>

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