Andrew Fisher

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Indie and Alt Comedy This Week

    Don't say we never spoil you. This week we have a comedy show entirely based around Saved By the Bell, a deaf stand-up set relayed through ASL, and the comic cream of England's Cambridge University swinging through town with deeply intellectual dick jokes. Combine that with our usual selection of ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: Natural Wines; Slow Food

    As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! The Wines You Should be Drinking Astor Center June 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Andrew Fisher knows from wines. After all, he's been the president of Astor Wines for more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Wayne Barrett: Ed Towns, Watchdog? Has Congress Forgotten Ed's Past?

    Poised to succeed the legendary Henry Waxman as chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Brooklyn congressman Ed Towns was once the target himself of a federal probe. While Towns was not indicted, his videotaped receipt of a cash payment in an undercover operation raises questio ... More >>

  • Film

    August 28, 2007

    Test My Balls of Fury

    Answer all correctly and win a Def Leppard album

  • NYC Life

    December 13, 2005

    Astor Wines to Leave Astor Place

    Village institution to open wine school, library

  • News

    November 1, 2005

    Grand Theft Jobs

    Millions are missing at a powerful union-backed worker-training group

  • News

    July 22, 2003

    Spoils System

    How a Hefty Fee for an Ex-Governor Went Unnoticed