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Runnin' Scared
5:00 am
Apr. 16, 2014
New York News
Texas Monthly Wants $1 Million From the New York Times for Poaching Editor Jake Silverstein Texas Monthly editor Jake Silverstein had several reasons to celebrate on March 28. The last installment of an exhaustive five-part, 25,000-word series on a botched triple homicide investigation ... More >>
Sound of the City
3:10 am
Apr. 16, 2014
New York News
Everything I Know, I Learned From Biz Markie Last week, the self-professed "inhuman orchestra" Biz Markie turned 50-years-old. The beloved clown-prince of hip-hop has spent a good chunk of that Diabolical half-century making hip-hoppers la... More >>
Sound of the City
3:05 am
Apr. 16, 2014
New York News
Exclusive Premiere: Shabaam Sahdeeq and DJ Spinna's "Do You" Back in the late-'90s, the Brooklyn-based Shabaam Sahdeeq and DJ Spinna formed something of an impromptu duo: Tracks like the Rawkus-released "5 Star Generals" showcased Shabaam's studied flow al... More >>
Sound of the City
3:00 am
Apr. 16, 2014
New York News
Cheap Laughs:The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 4/16 - 4/22 This week in Cheap Laughs, we meditate on why we've lived in New York so long, rock out to a Weezer cover band, and admire the killing powers of Jesus Christ. We also have shows starring filthy... More >>
Fork in the Road
5:20 pm
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Buvette's Jody Williams: "I Don't Like Any Label" Walk into Buvette (42 Grove Street, 212-255-3590) during the throes of its dinner service, and your best bet is to surrender yourself to its rhythm. You will not find the icy hostess who guards t... More >>
Fork in the Road
4:30 pm
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
10 Ways to Celebrate Passover in NYC Passover began last night, and if you've ignored the holiday until now, there's still plenty of time for redemption; lucky for all of us, this city is filled with great Passover options for eve... More >>
Runnin' Scared
2:02 pm
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
10 Things to Do for Less Than $10 in NYC This Week This whole blood moon brouhaha is throwing our mental state for a loop, so we're planning on taking it easy this week with some light social activities. You still with us? All right then! Housin... More >>
Fork in the Road
1:00 pm
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
High on Home Cooking: Celebrate 4/20 With the High Times Cannabis Cookbook Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and ea... More >>
Sound of the City
11:50 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Grading Nirvana's Hall of Fame Lead Singers: Lorde, St. Vincent, Joan Jett, and Kim Gordon Ahead of Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week, rumors swirled about the band's frontman for the ceremony. Any vocalist they chose would inevitably -- and unfairly --... More >>
Fork in the Road
11:30 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Attention: Get Your Early Entry Choice Streets Tickets Before They're Gone Our Choice Streets food truck tasting event is less than a month away, and we're moving quickly through tickets -- so quickly, in fact, that our VIP fares are sold out, and we have just a few Ear... More >>
Fork in the Road
10:30 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
UPDATED: A Complete List of 2014 Tax Day Deals in NYC Those of you eagerly awaiting your refund probably have just one thing in common with others who are weeping over a hefty check to Uncle Sam: You're happy tax season is over. And per usual, this... More >>
Runnin' Scared
10:15 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Empire State Building Says Photographer of Topless Ladies is Making a Mockery of Its Very Serious Lawsuit Back in January, as you may recall, we told you about Allen Henson, the fine art photographer who was slapped with a million-dollar lawsuit after he took photographs of a model, Shelby Carter, ... More >>
Fork in the Road
9:00 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Is Salta Argentina's Next Hot Spot for Wine? Last week, I spent several days touring the high country of Argentina's northwest in the Province of Salta, a varied landscape that kisses the arid edges of Bolivia and Chile. While driving three... More >>
Fork in the Road
8:00 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Here's Why You Should Be Drinking Mead There's a lot of innovation going on in New York state's alcohol industry these days. Licenses for farm and microbreweries, wineries, and distilleries are cheaper and easier to obtain than ever be... More >>
Sound of the City
3:10 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Is Playing Festivals a Waste of Time For Unknown Bands? Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publici... More >>
Sound of the City
3:05 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Five Incredible Pharoahe Monch Verses You May Have Missed Today, April 15th, lauded rap innovator Pharoahe Monch takes the stage at B.B. King for the release party of his new album PTSD. Along with his years as one-half of celebrated rap duo Organized ... More >>
Sound of the City
3:00 am
Apr. 15, 2014
New York News
Six Reasons Your Band Shouldn't Play Longer Than 20 Minutes Imagine you're on a date and you're telling a story. It's a long one, but you know it's a winner. Everyone always loves this story. Three quarters of the way to the punch line, you notice a shift... More >>
Runnin' Scared
4:03 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
NYPD Testifies In Trial of Cecily McMillan, Occupy Wall Street Protester Accused of Assaulting Cop On Friday, the trial of Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan began, more than two years after she's accused of assaulting NYPD officer Grantley Bovell during a March 17, 2012 demonstratio... More >>
Fork in the Road
2:59 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
There Were No Branded Brewskis at the Pride of Brooklyn Homebrew Festival The second-annual Pride of Brooklyn Homebrew Festival went down over the weekend at Littlefield (622 Degraw St.) in Park Slope. The day was filled with 25 of Brooklyn's top homebrewed beers open... More >>
Sound of the City
2:19 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
The Worst of Coachella 2014 Coachella's first weekend was amazing this year! Except when it wasn't. Here are the parts of the festival that rubbed us the wrong way. See also: The 50 Most Beautiful People at Coachella ... More >>
Runnin' Scared
2:01 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
Dennis Guerra, NYPD Officer Lost in Coney Island High-Rise Fire, "Did Not Die in Vain" On Monday morning, members of the NYPD filed quietly into the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn. They were there to mourn one of their own: Dennis Guerra died five days earlier ... More >>
Fork in the Road
2:00 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
A Taste of the Quick-Service Turkish Food at Francela Some of the best restaurants in Istanbul are, more or less, quick service lunch counters: You go point at dishes in a glass case (or meat sizzling on a grill or turning on a spit), a cook nods in ... More >>
Runnin' Scared
1:10 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
Derrick Deacon, Who Was Locked Up for 24 Years After Wrongful Conviction, Sues NY Derrick Deacon spent 24 years in prison because city investigators coerced a witness to lie in her testimony. This dirt came out during Deacon's retrial last fall. On November 18, a Brooklyn Supre... More >>
Fork in the Road
1:00 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
Homebrew Community Shines at Pride of Brooklyn Twenty-four sets of amateur brewers gathered in Gowanus on Saturday to compete for top honors at the Pride of Brooklyn Homebrew Festival. The event, held at Littlefield (622 Degraw Street, Brookly... More >>
Sound of the City
12:37 pm
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
The 50 Most Beautiful People at Coachella So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures, and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both a... More >>
Sound of the City
11:46 am
Apr. 14, 2014
New York News
That Time the Ultimate Warrior Beat the Hell Out of Phil Collins Tonight, WWE's "Monday Night Raw" will be dedicating the entirety of its three-hour broadcast to the memory of one of the company's most memorable superstars, The Ultimate Warrior. An icon of ... More >>
Runnin' Scared
9:48 pm
Apr. 13, 2014
New York News
In Bundy Ranch's War Against the U.S., Rightbloggers Pick Guess Which Side This weekend a scofflaw gathered some gunmen and drove off some federal agents who were trying to confiscate his property. Rightbloggers approved for several reasons. For one, the scofflaw is a ... More >>
Runnin' Scared
2:02 pm
Apr. 11, 2014
New York News
10 Things to Do for Less Than $10 in NYC This Weekend We're finally into spring -- and, more importantly, spring weather -- which means we're finally able to enjoy a good art crawl, some street festivals, and take in the beauty of wandering about t... More >>
Runnin' Scared
7:29 am
Apr. 11, 2014
New York News
At Least 60 Feral and Outdoor Cats Have Vanished in Astoria A mystery in Astoria is growing stranger by the day. Caregivers for the neighborhood's feral and outdoor cats report that at least 60 felines have gone missing between early December and now. ... More >>
Runnin' Scared
11:40 am
Apr. 10, 2014
New York News
Supreme Foamposite Sales Show How Secondary Market Dominates Sneaker Trade Retail prices are meaningless in the sneaker scene these days. Only way you pay retail for a pair of fresh, high-demand Jordans or Foamposites or SB Dunks is: 1) stand outside the sneaker store f... More >>

From the Print Edition

Asylum Insanity Asylum Insanity

Every day at airports and border crossings around the country, dozens of asylum seekers arrive fleeing death and persecution in their native countries. They are welcomed to the United States… More >>

Underground Cake Boss: Bettina Banayan's Subway Performance Art Infuriates and Overjoys Underground Cake Boss: Bettina Banayan's Subway Performance Art Infuriates and Overjoys

By the time Bettina Banayan pulled out the meat cleaver, it was clear something weird was about to happen. By now, the 12-minute video of Banayan chopping onions on the subway… More >>

27 Ways to Better Yourself This Summer in NYC

Art Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Central Park, called it "a democratic development of the highest significance." But it has its aesthetic points, too, and you can learn how best to… More >>

With Autism Diagnoses on the Rise, New York universities Offer Students Help With Autism Diagnoses on the Rise, New York universities Offer Students Help

Autism diagnoses are booming: More than 1 percent of all children are now estimated to be somewhere on the spectrum for the developmental disorder, according to the Centers for Disease… More >>

How a Group of NYC High Schools Ditched Most Regents Exams -- and Created Better College Students How a Group of NYC High Schools Ditched Most Regents Exams -- and Created Better College Students

Of all the students in New York City public high schools, about 60 percent end up with diplomas. And of those graduates, about 60 percent — roughly one in every… More >>

The 99 Essential Restaurants in Lower Manhattan The 99 Essential Restaurants in Lower Manhattan

This week's Village Voice feature story answers the question many New Yorkers face every night: Where are we going to eat? As a guide, we present 99 Essential Restaurants™ in Lower… More >>

Ultimate Frisbee Tries to Crack New York's Crowded Pro Sports Landscape

On an unusually warm afternoon between polar vortexes, patches of snow still cover the athletic fields at East River Park. There's a small group tossing a football around, another kicking… More >>

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