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2 hours ago | Health
Seven people have now died of Legionnaires’ disease in New York, clustered in the south Bronx. The announced total was four on Saturday, but the "additional deaths occurred in prior days and were reported to the Health Department [Sunday]," a...
3 days ago | Things To Do
"STOP's the best," says artist Steve Powers without a moment's hesitation. I've just asked him to name his favorite street sign. (Of course STOP's the best. Maybe a close second is the snaky one for "Curves ahead," but there aren't many of those i...
5 days ago | Film and TV
On this week's Voice Film Club podcast: The Vacation reboot disappoints, as does Adam Sandler's Pixels (but it can't be near as bad as critics are describing, says the Village Voice's Alan Scherstuhl). Meanwhile, the '40s noir melodrama Phoenix mi...
10 days ago | Crime
Almost two years ago, Jonquel Jones approached a 22-year-old woman on the L train in Manhattan. She was a lost tourist, visiting from another country, and asking other passengers for directions on how to get back to Brooklyn, where she was staying...
12 days ago | Transportation
The simmering fight between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Uber cooled off considerably this afternoon, when it was announced that the car service and the city of New York agreed to a "framework" that offers a few compromises between the sides. At issue...
12 days ago | Strikes
New York City's more than 63,000 fast food workers will earn at least $15 an hour by December 31, 2018, according a resolution passed today by a state Fast Food Wage Board. By July 1, 2021, all 180,000 of the state's fast food workers will ea...