A year removed from the murder of 17-year-old Travon Martin, hundreds of supporters took to Union Square yesterday, carrying candles and wearing hoodies, to stand in solidarity alongside Martin's parents on the anniversary of his death.
They demanded justice for Martin in the case against George Z ... More >>
There's plenty of shit to dislike as well as like about the two parties involved in the lawsuit over the soda-size restriction set to go into effect in March.
In the eyes of many New Yorkers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come off as an obsessive control-freak during his three terms as mayor. So, whe ... More >>
OK. This is getting ridiculous. First came Pizza Hut's cheeseburger-stuffed pizza in the Middle East, mashed-potato vending machines by 7-Eleven in Singapore, fine dining at Pizza Huts in China, and more recently, lobster and caviar burgers in Japan by Wendy's.
What is it this time? A "Serious Lam ... More >>
What we've been up to this week at Fork in the Road:
News from Singapore: a mashed potato machine in their 7-Eleven.
Is this New York's most expensive [normal] hot dog? We found it at Daniel Boulud's Epicerie Boulud up near Lincoln Center.
We list out the top ten doughnuts in New York.
Lauren ... More >>
This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
Free slurpee day is coming up next week. 7-Eleven will be giving away free slurpees Wednesday, May 23, between 11 am - 7 pm in their 7.11 oz size only.
The deal comes in the wake of the convenience store's new low-calorie Slurpee line, which is set to roll out later this week. Though it doesn't ha ... More >>
Editor's Note: Tomorrow night, Lil B is speaking at NYU; yesterday afternoon, he released a mixtape that he said was required listening for the students attending his lecture. We had Brad Nelson, the Lil B scholar who will cover tomorrow's lecture and Lil B's Thursday night performance at the New Mu ... More >>
In an interview with WOR radio host John Gambilng, Mayor Bloomberg essentially laid the smack down on Governor Paterson, saying that he should tax Indian cigarette sales and "let the federal government sue us" if there is a problem.
The cigarette tax in New York City caused a 35 percent drop in ... More >>
via Sue Scott GalleryObject, 2005 by Joanne GreenbaumLush Life, an exhibition that takes its name and inspiration from Richard Price's 2008 novel, opened yesterday at Sue Scott Gallery on Rivington Street. Staggered throughout the month, eight more exhibits curated by Franklin Evans and Omar ... More >>
A bizarre study has revealed that college students who are addicted to tanning salons tend to drink more alcohol and smoke more pot than their paler peers.
7-Eleven is launching its own private-label beer called Game Day, produced by City Brewing of Wisconsin, that will target ... More >>
Manson's mug shot from 2001, after rubbing his pelvis on a security guard's head
Even funnier than that Best Music Writing-feted piece in the Onion from 2001--"Marilyn Manson Now Going Door-To-Door Trying To Shock People," a classic you should reread immediately--is that it's threatening to come tr ... More >>