Rebecca Raber

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  • 10 years ago

    Sonic Youth matriarch Kim Gordon has a busy spring and summer ahead of her. Her band's follow-up to 2004's Sonic Nurse is due out in June and she will spend the subsequent months out on the road with the group, including already confirmed stops at...

  • 10 years ago

    It seems like everyone in TV land is pregnant these days. All of those plot-pushing hookups that keep us tuned in week after week have resulted in positive pregnancy tests for Housewives and high schoolers on every channel. This is often an unwelc...

  • 10 years ago

    Much has already been made of this new Lower East Side speakeasy, which occupies the former site of Lansky Lounge. Yes, its hidden entrance is marked by a small, misleading sign for the Lower East Side Toy Company. Yes, there is a secret door in a...

  • 10 years ago

    Sure, in the East Village there are plenty of bars (havens for NYU students with fake IDs, stupidly swank lounges, PBR dives crowded with studiously starved hipsters), but there's nowhere for a grown-up to drink. Till now. Drop Off Service—so...

  • 10 years ago

    Take a trip to Spain by just hopping on the F train. The newest addition to Clinton Street's restaurant row, Tapeo 29 is a tapas bar with delicious, reasonably priced food; a Spain-heavy wine list; and a knowledgeable and friendly staff, who will ...

  • 11 years ago

    During last month's CMJ Music Marathon, the most talked about 2 a.m. show (by debauched NME darlings Towers of London) wasn't at Bowery Ballroom or the Knitting Factory, but at Scenic, Avenue B's newest contribution to the downtown live-music scen...


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