Thank god for Marty Markowitz, possibly the only lovable politician left in New York. Today, the Brooklyn borough president released a soundtrack to rebuilding a Sandy-shattered Coney Island on S... More >>
Dance music's least likely purist, Pasquale Rotella, head of Insomniac Events and the brain's behind this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival, has been making people dance for the last twenty years,... More >>
Once-powerful Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez has agreed to step down from his longtime post as his support collapsed this week on the heels of the Staten Island District Attorney's damning report... More >>
I'm no Woodward or Bernstein, but I was at the forefront of getting out the buzz on the famed club kid slaying when word started percolating in 1996.
I had chronicled Michael Alig's rise and fall... More >>
"This has now truly become a regional, if not national, effort."
Thus spoke City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at a press conference yesterday. Former-governor-turned-state-senator Richard Code... More >>
Friday, May 17
Sweet Leaf Tea's Be Sweet New York
Sweet Leaf Tea will unveil a bottle cap art installation on the High Line in Chelsea tonight. The event kicks off the company's "Be Sweet Out ... More >>
XL--the gay dance club that's attached to the Out NYC hotel--has gone through some changes this year, including the letting go of co-owners John Blair and Beto Sutter, who resurfaced with a hit pa... More >>
And that's good because she gets to play them a lot. She's brill as the rotten cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on Glee. And in Broadway's Annie revival, she's just stepped into the part of the so... More >>
It happened to me twice in the last couple of years.
Two people I bitterly broke up with reached out on Facebook, filling me with a large mixed salad of weird feelings.
My immediate response was... More >>
Everyone's worst public pool fears are true, and just in time for summer. On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study showing that 58 percent of public pool sampl... More >>
That line you see in the photo above? That was the wait at 7 p.m. last Friday night for the Frying Pan, the bar located on a boat anchored in the Hudson. And while we dig the notion of sipping dri... More >>
The role of Evita Peron has appealed through the years to grand divas like Patti LuPone, Faye Dunaway, Madonna, and that Argentinian woman from last year.
But did you know that froggy-voiced, bul... More >>
ICYMI: After Cooper Union president Jamshed Bharucha met students for a surprise discussion in his office earlier this week, on Wednesday morning Democracy Now! hosted a rare, moderated forum wit... More >>
Paramore + Kitten
Better Than: Anything J.J. Abrams has done in 2013
Before seeing Paramore tonight, I went to the movies with my best friend. We're both huge sci... More >>
The burger at Square Diner arrives disassembled--garnish it as you will.
One strange aspect of the Age of Foodism has been the fetishization of the humble hamburger. This has occurred for a var... More >>
Kurt Vile is a golden god. We already knew he was a king, at least, but once he took the Bowery Ballroom stage last night in head-to-toe white denim as Violato... More >>
While we're fans of lazy gluttony and daytime drinking here at Fork in the Road, we sometimes have a hard time getting super stoked about weekend brunch, mostly because we're uninspired by fightin... More >>
The race for Brooklyn District Attorney is becoming a bit of a slugfest. First, there was word that longtime Democratic incumbent Charles Hynes' office was getting a reality show right in the midd... More >>
Look out the window from your seat at Achilles Heel, the new Greenpoint bar from Andrew Tarlow -- whose expanding empire includes Marlow & Sons, Diner and Reynards, among others -- and you'll look... More >>
"Were those used in the London Olympics?" whispered our dining companion as we sat down at the bar at The Fourth. He was referring to the sculpture work hanging from the ceiling, which is oddly re... More >>
"The last interview I did on mushrooms, I said something about the Beatles, and then I'm like, 'Sorry, I can't do this.'"
The day after his first show with his new band, Andy Animal's Cannibal T... More >>
Tonight Norwegian power rock band Kvelertak play Webster Hall along with Georgia stoner hardcore metallers Black Tusk. (Canadian punks Cancer Bats open, as well.)
Besides loudness and shouted v... More >>
Broadly speaking, if you're an electronic music fan over 40, you probably dig Danny Tenaglia more than Skrillex. And chances are, if you're a Skrillex fan under the age of 30, you're like, "Who t... More >>
Not a huge case, just kind of amusing: Drug dealers went back to the future with a scheme revealed yesterday to deliver cocaine through a pizza delivery service, special narcotics prosecutor Bridg... More >>
The common cicada, as it looks just before you eat it
Unless you've been hiding underground for the last few months, you probably already know that New York City is due for a cicada invasion. I... More >>
Between 2009 and 2011, approximately 450 people died crossing the street in New York City. Whether to reckless driving, not looking both ways, or sheer confusion, the city lost 450 residents. And ... More >>
Over the past month, a group of people who lost everything in Hurricane Sandy have been waging a battle with the city. They came from the most traumatized areas, and from the poorest economic bac... More >>
Are you experiencing feelings of extreme happiness and sadness? Have you lost interest in other breakfast pastries? You may be suffering from cronut fever.
Last Friday, when we first tasted ... More >>
With the primaries in four months, this is probably a good idea.
By now, the controversy over John Liu's run for comptroller in 2010 is an old wives' tale in recent New York City scandal history.... More >>