Here are a few street-level signs that summer's over in New York.
For reasons we won't rehash here, you might be tired of the NFL and its players already. Not to mention the media. As such, you could be wondering how you're going to fill all those hours this weekend. Here are a few suggestions.
This week the Voice took part in a national project with 50 other alternative press journalists that named the country's worst elected officials. The list named 53 politicians from 23 states -- including the District of Columbia -- who fit into one of five categories: hatemongers, sleazeballs, blowh ... More >>
After the fight, after Miguel Cotto dominated Sergio Martinez for nine rounds at Madison Square Garden, a man in a suit stood behind a podium to tell the gathered media that Martinez would not be attending the press conference because he had to go to the hospital for a precautionary check-up. Martin ... More >>
At around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday night, there was a loud bang and when the people walking down Bedford Avenue turned to look, they saw that a car had crashed into the supermarket. Its crushed hood was lodged into the store's front window, shattered glass and pieces of metal all around. The car, a ... More >>
As we detailed in a feature story earlier this month, The Gang War that Wasn't, Lance and Todd Feurtado brought their "Snug" anti-violence program to the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway days after a 2011 gang-related murder turned the neighborhood into a powder keg. The brothers' conflict resolution ... More >>
Folks have been in a real reflective mood in these waning days of the Michael Bloomberg Administration. Sunday's New York Times, for instance, dedicated much its New York section to detailing and assessing the three-term mayor's rule-- from his sweeping quality-of-life accomplishments to his "tirele ... More >>
Columbia Journalism School's new dean is here, and he is pumped. Incoming dean Steve Coll, a former managing editor for the pre-Bezos buyout Washington Post, as well as a staff writer for the New Yorker and director of the New America Foundation, made landfall on July 15; the class of 2014 arrived f ... More >>
Voice Media Group announced today that veteran editor Tom Finkel will take the reins of the Village Voice later this summer.