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  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Ask Andrew W.K.: Should I Stop Eating Meat?

    [Editor's note: Every week New York City's own Andrew W.K. takes your life questions, and sets you safely down the right path to a solution, a purpose or -- no surprise here -- a party. Need his help? Just ask:] Dear Andrew, My girlfriend is a vegetarian, and we've been dat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    The 2011 James Beard Award Finalists Are...

    ​Earlier this afternoon in Portland, OR, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for the 2011 James Beard Awards. So without further ado, the nominees, after the jump:

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced

    opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tears​It's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Harvey Milk's Birthday: Chatting with Cleve Jones

    Tomorrow is Harvey Milk's birthday. It's an official holiday in California for the first time (signed into law last year by the Terminator), and will be marked here in the city by a march beginning at the GLBT Center at noon. Runnin' Scared spoke to the real-life Cleve Jones on the phone (portr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Colicchio, Boulud, White, Humm Big Winners in Last Night's Beard Awards

    ​Pomp, circumstance, product placement, and varying levels of inebriation all converged at Avery Fisher Hall last night for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Many white men were awarded large gold pendants that dangled from green sashes. It was a particularly good night for New York, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Free Gucci, Fuck Diplo, and the History of "Free _____"

    ​Gucci Mane's new album, The State vs. Radric Davis is in stores today, but the insanely prolific, remarkably consistent Atlanta rapper has been in jail since November 12th. This is Gucci's second stint in jail for a parole violation this year. Both sentences stem from a 2005 incident in which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Lincoln's Birthday Celebrated with Cake, Thumbprint

    Tomorrow is Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, and to celebrate President Obama will attend a party in Springfield, Illinois. It's sold out, but free tickets are said to be available for "performances in Lincoln's honor," including local students reciting Lincoln's speeches, at the newly-reopened For ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 22, 2008

    Joining the War Over the Constitution

    The new president and Congress need something to help make this America again. They need you.

  • Music

    February 20, 2007

    There Is a Light That Never Goes Out of Style

    Raising a glass to Lit, mourning Disco D, and bashing the repellent cabaret law

  • Columns

    December 13, 2005
  • NYC Life

    November 4, 2003
  • Specials

    January 28, 2003
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    July 16, 2002
  • News

    June 25, 2002

    The Sons and Daughters of Liberty

    'All of Us Are in Danger'

  • News

    December 25, 2001

    Stop American Billions for Israeli Bombs

    Anti-Occupation Activists Question U.S. Aid

  • Specials

    December 12, 2000
  • News

    September 19, 2000

    Crazy Like a Fox

    Nader May Get Place at Debates Through Fox Simulcast