As we all know, Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks - more than a decade has passed since the day that will forever live in New York and America's memories. Over time, the City has undergone a long and arduous process of moving on from the terrible events that occurr ... More >>
It's generally agreed that the area below Chambers Street is a food no-man's-land. However, take a closer look and you'll find a number of options that don't just fill a void, but are top-notch. We've rounded up our 10 favorites, and lumped Battery Park City and the Financial District together, for ... More >>
We are adidas' friends. You'll never be shoeless again. Right now in a record store (probably in Seattle or maybe in Austin), two people are flipping through used vinyl and talking about music. Inevitably, one of them will turn to the other, pick up a record and accuse that musician or band o ... More >>
Getting Runnin' Scared (and friends) to review a hangover cure called Blowfish -- available in Ricky's now, soon in your nearest Duane Reade -- the morning after the Village Voice Web Awards is a bit like herding cats. One of us lost her Blowfish, one of us didn't even have a hangover (for re ... More >>
Hot Bird may be the perfect neighborhood bar. It has great beer and whiskey selections, good music, and a big outdoor space where you can often find someone grilling sausages. In fact, the only discernible problem is that everyone seems to agree it's the perfect bar and, despite its location on a ra ... More >>
Photo by Michael McCarthyMaxwell Britten, keeper of the Green FairyThere are few bars more enchanting than Maison Premiere, which opened on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg earlier this year. It's not just the lush, romantic garden, or antique-looking absinthe drip, or bustling oyster-shucking ... More >>
Just a week ago Newark Mayor and "social media darling" Cory Booker was digging out his own citizens a tweet at a time, subsisting on Diet Coke and Advil, and becoming the hands-down hero of Snow-pocalypse 2010. Now he's taken to Facebook and Twitter with another cause: He plans to hit 240 ( ... More >>
Everyone's mad at Mayor Bloomberg, who has the AUDACITY to have a snow-plowed street, in front of New Yorkers and God and the rest of us. Meanwhile, commuters have to walk in traffic, or hurdle the piles left at the edges of sidewalks like mountain goats, or, at the very least, like active pe ... More >>
This week, we met Columbia's Drug Dealer Frat Boys, and learned:
The Street Price of Cocaine at Columbia University!
The Street Prices of Ecstasy and LSD at Columbia University!
and The Street Price of Marijuana at Columbia University!
So, what's next for the boys? And more interestin ... More >>
A full range of emotions this week -- get emo tonight, go pantless on Saturday, giggle at the goofy songs of your youth on Tuesday. With Mannie Fresh, you might be able to do all three. In any event, here are your nightly nightlife picks for the next seven days:
Hear now, "boy": last Wednesday's Village Voice's cover story by staff writer Steven Thrasher, an essay entitled White America Has Lost Its Mind, sure has attracted some interesting attention! Whether or not readers agree with what we have to say, we often get letters from them regarding our s ... More >>
Hooray for the Plaza, and for people who would like to smell like the Plaza -- i.e., "grace, beauty, elegance, and style" -- for a mere $95 per 1.7-ounce bottle. Krigler, a fifth-generation New York City-based fragrance house (eau de fancy!), has created an exclusive scent for the hotel. It's ... More >>
There was a time when any pounding of my head could be relieved by one little extra-strength Tylenol (assuming there were no gogo boys in the room to ease the pain even faster). It was a miracle drug, a bullet to the bad vibes in my brain that instantly had me floating through clouds of Cottonelle.
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