Milk and cookies are for kids. This holiday season, leave Saint Nick an adult beverage to make him truly jolly. You think he maintains that corpulent physique with kale smoothies? Of course not. ... More >>
Who doesn't like a trip down memory lane during the holidays? To put a little pep in your Web-surfing Christmas step, we dug up a few treasures from our dusty, yellowing archives.
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It's a classic story: Boy and girl meet, fall in love, decide to start a family, and realize they have to leave New York City. That's exactly what happened to Tara and Billy Koenig. While working... More >>
Sick of your usual call drink? Try something new. In this series, we're asking the city's bartenders to name their current drinks of choice. Check out our Good Call archives for another round.
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Photographer Natalie Fertig wraps up the Christmas tree-selling season by talking to New York's sidewalk vendors, many of whom hail from north of the border, work shifts that last much of the day... More >>
Put down the wrapping paper, your time is almost up. If you, like us, tend to procrastinate wildly on your gift-buying, you may find yourself dreading the trip to crowded shops filled with like-... More >>
That is it, folks: another year in the books. Whether it was a fine year with lofty heights or a forgettable one with some deep-valley lows, we can all look forward to January 1 to start anew. F... More >>
If you've escaped out from under the mounds of wrapping paper, you'll notice there's a weekend ahead. Here are five ways to spend your post-holiday weekend -- especially if Santa dropped a lit... More >>
Update, December 24: For $5.99, Sony is making the movie available to rent online at YouTube, Google Play, on Xbox, and at its own website, seetheinterview.com.
Update, December 23: At last, New... More >>
Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl and LA Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson discuss the third and final Hobbit movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, in this special bonus episo... More >>
When you consider how many things can go wrong at a metal foundry, it's a miracle that anything comes out right. The range of potential catastrophes is almost infinite. Molds crack, wax shatters... More >>
Another year, another smashing set of bars opening in NYC. This city has long been world-class for imbibing, and 2014 upped the ante again. Without further ado, our 10 best new bars of 2014.
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Hang around the city's best raw bars and, like an oyster-swilling conspiracy theorist, you'll start to see a pattern emerge. Chefs in this town have a whole heap of fun with seafood presentations... More >>
In 2014, we asked a number of New York City bartenders to tell us the drink they order when they sit down for a cocktail. Most of them named classics. Each of them divulged a recipe for making t... More >>
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.
My sister, who works in the wine trade, describ... More >>
People (particularly the ones who don't live here) like to carp about New York being the loneliest place in the world, despite its being packed by millions. While there may be a tiny shred of trut... More >>
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, DJs were people, too. The man on stage was the man in the booth was the man signing autographs was the man shopping for new boxers -- there was no dif... More >>
Mikal Safiyullah (birth name: Marc Richardson) was born in Harlem and raised in Brooklyn. As a youth positioned at the birth of hip-hop, he was a feverish graffiti artist and B-boy. His father w... More >>
There was a terrible disease that was visited upon the white man in the 1960s. It was deemed as deadly as cholera and as easy to catch as mono from a kiss: If a dude loved a black singer, he fel... More >>
It was a 911 call that brought NYPD officers Waverly Jones and Joseph Piagentini to the Colonial Park Houses in Harlem.
They went inside and, finding no emergency, headed back to their squad ca... More >>