Monday, January 28 Tiki Mondays at GoldBar Things are getting tropical at the newly reopened GoldBar. Tiki Mondays start tonight with tropical craft cocktails from Brian Miller, and chef Rich Sterling will brine and cook a Polynesian pig roast. Don't forget to wear your lei. 389 Broome St.
On the front lines of the new Cold War
#76, Golden Girls Xmas OrnamentsSo many gift guides, so little time. But how many lists of gifts under $50, or gifts for moms-to-be, or gifts for boyfriends and girlfriends and dogs can you really look at before wondering, where is the gift guide to end all gift guides? Where is the gift guid ... More >>
Making the rounds this week is a New York Magazine article entitled "What Was the Hipster?" Written by n 1's Mark Greif, the piece is meant as a critical history of an era pegged to have lasted just 10 years, from 1999 to 2009. The moment supposedly began with the move of Vice magazine from M ... More >>
Yesterday, New York Observer editor-in-chief Kyle Pope squeaked out on Twitter: "Running an unabashedly positive story on the front of tomorrow's Observer. When's the last time that happened?" He won't find anybody who remembers when, because "unabashedly positive" stories aren't exactly the ... More >>
Matthew Barney exposes his films again
The first release of the Apple iPad went on sale at 9 this morning to the long lines of customers who were camped out in front of Apple Stores and Best Buys waiting to buy them. The hand-held 9.5" touchscreen computers, which can access WiFi but not yet 3G (those go on sale later this month) ... More >>
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Michael Daly's column has to be a put-on. If it's not, then give him an "F" for fatuous. In "Let's make Caroline Kennedy our special envoy to Washington," the self-serious Daily News scribe fights back his tears about Caroline Kennedy's withdrawal from the Senate appointment race and opines: Ma ... More >>
Some Parkers, some Brötzmanns, some Atavistics, and two good mainstream sax CDs
In spite of some silent heroes, it was a better year for recorded jazz than for the planet
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