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  • Blogs

    April 13, 2014

    The Best Way to Experience Coachella? From the Couch

    By Lilledeshan Bose For the first time in a decade, I opted out of Coachella. There were a bunch of reasons: maybe it was the weak lineup, maybe I'm going through concert fatigue (three shows a week for 10 years can do that), maybe (gasp!) I'm really just too old for the neon and the Native Americ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Croque Madame at JFK Airport: Non, Merci

    In this occasional column, we tackle the options at New York City's airports. Among the great travails of travel is the challenge of finding nourishment prior to an impending flight. With the trend of carriers debundling amenities and moving to an a la carte model for inflight food, is it better to ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Mobile Game Lets You Experience 1909 Garment Worker Uprising in Washington Square

    Before it housed NYU students with smoothies and laptops during the workday, the Asch Building on Washington Place was known as the Triangle Shirtwaist factory. Two years before the fire that scorched Triangle Shirtwaist's name into history, the women toiling away inside--mostly Jewish and Italian i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Solange - Webster Hall - 2/25/13

    Better than: Her True EP after its been dunked in glitter and pixie dust and all kinds of other special, pretty things. Solange sold out not one but two weeknight shows at Webster Hall in a matter of minutes, so I should've been less surprised about the fact that the place was absolutely bursting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    SPQR Closed in Little Italy; Broken English Will Become Jarro in Carroll Gardens

    SPQR in Little Italy closed this week, Grub Street reported. The restaurant on Mulberry Street had been open in some capacity for 30 years, but the phone lines are disconnected and many of the items inside the space were auctioned off, including coffee makers, wine racks, and stoves. The building th ... More >>

  • Theater

    October 10, 2012

    1931-: The 47 Percent Solution

    ReGroup Theatre revives the Group Theatre's second play

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2012

    Man With Hypodermic Needle Strikes Again in the Bronx

    It's one thing getting robbed at gun point. It's another thing getting a knife pulled on you. But having someone threaten you with a hypodermic needle in their hand is a whole other experience.Over the past six weeks, this has been the case in the Bronx. A 39-year-old man, identified as Angel Anthon ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 19, 2012

    Chop Shop: The Hodgepodge Lodge

    Do you want to go to Chelsea? Maybe.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    New Evidence Emerges About Police Downgrading of Crimes

    Accounts of police downgrading crime reports surfaced again on Sunday in a New York Times article, which compared descriptions of crimes in police reports versus the charges eventually brought by prosecutors. The article's author Joseph Goldstein examined more than 100 police reports, and found a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Watch This Video of New Yorkers Trying to Nab a Subway iPhone Thief

    This year, the Daily News reported that iPhone and iPad theft in New York City is up an astonishing 44 percent so far. The handheld devices, with users constantly looking down at them, are easy targets for thieves. And, in this video from Gothamist's Ben Yakas, taken by a NYPD surveil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Say Hello to Station, The Kent Ale House

    [See More Openings: Dudley's, Siggy's Good Food | Landbrot, Seattle's Best Coffee] Designed like a European train station cafe, Station is bringing "bohemian french cuisine" to Williamsburg. Headed by a Eleven Madison alum, menu items include fillet steak provençale, duck a l'orange, and rabbit ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Live: School Of Seven Bells Keep Their Cool At The Mercury Lounge

    School of Seven Bells Mercury Lounge Tuesday, February 28 Better than: Melting. School of Seven Bells played an early show at the Mercury Lounge Tuesday night, in celebration of the release of their new record Ghostory (Vagrant). The members of the band shared a mood of of pride and awe. "We're so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2011

    Proposed Names for New Elements Released (They're Not Snappy at All)

    ​If the periodic table were an exclusive club, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry would be the overgrown doorman holding the clipboard. To extend this awkward analogy, over the summer, two new names were added onto the bouncer's list: element 114 and element 116. These two a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Godspell Is Back: Prepare Ye For My Review

    ​Shtick meets solemnity in the 1971 musical Godspell, conceived by John-Michael Tebelak, with a durably catchy score by Stephen Schwartz. It's a series of New Testament parables as rendered by a troupe wearing colorful vintage castoffs and indulging in comedy gags and vaudeville turns that or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Dog Balances Things on Nose, Is Awesome

    Have you heard of Jub Jub, a St. Bernard who can balance, like, ANYTHING on his nose, from iPad to carrot to baseball to wastebasket to booze to Egg McMuffin? He can also balance a 6-week-old kitten on his head. Clearly, everyone should have a Jub Jub, who, his owner says, "Is a good dog and especi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    The Latest Global Epidemic is 'Text Neck'™

    Remember Toasted Leg Syndrome? That was rough! Our thighs are still mottled! Or what about Blackberry Thumb, whatever that is? Our Blackberry thumb still hurts! Or even old-school problems like carpal tunnel and scurvy? Well, forget about all that. The global scourge on the rise is Text Neck (™!), ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Mr. Gay NY Has Been Crowned

    chrisryannyc.com​I judged the Mr. Gay NY pageant at Barracuda last night, where five fine looking specimens paraded before the room in evening wear and swimsuits. That was all just hunky dory, thank you. But then came the question and answer segment. Uh-oh. Literacy trouble ahead.

  • Voice Choices

    September 28, 2011

    TECH SAVVY

    Mike Daisey takes a bite out of Apple

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    There Will Be Mushrooms: New Film Explores the Emotional Hazards of Foraging

    Finally, something that combines the two great loves of twee urban foodies--foraging for local ingredients and melancholy independent cinema. Now, Forager was filmed in all five NYC boroughs, as well as parts of the Hudson Valley and New Jersey. The concept? A couple makes a living foraging wild ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark Airports All Having Issues These Days

    ​At Newark airport, your  flight will rarely be on time. At JFK, your stuff might get stolen: according to the Post, larcenies at Kennedy Airport are up 30 percent from the first half of 2010 (the most commonly stolen items are laptops and iPads). Looks like we're all booking out of LaGuardia ... More >>

  • Film

    July 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Officials Investigate Upper East Side Synagogue Fire; IRS May Want Money From the Guy Who Caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th Hit

    ​• Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the four-alarm fire that ripped through the Kehilath Jeshurun Synagogue, which had been under reconstruction, at East 85th Street last night. 170 firefighters responded, a few suffering minor injuries. No one was inside at the time of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Hear Björk's Gorgeous, Hypnotic "Crystalline"

    ​ Over the weekend Björk released "Crystalline," the first peek at her forthcoming iPad-app-slash-album Biophilia, which is slated to land on tablets and in stores and in various other places around the world in September. It opens with delicate chimes and the Icelandic singer's unmistakeable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Sarah Palin Emails: The (Not-So) Greatest Hits

    ​This afternoon gives new meaning to the term "news dump," as six boxes containing 24,199 printed pages of emails -- weighing 250 pounds -- from Sarah Palin's half-term as governor of Alaska become part of the public record. For each publication that filed the necessary open law records paperw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Kid Sells Kidney for iPad 2, Hopes Mom Won't Notice

    ​While the Telegraph, in reporting this tale of lust and desire and monetary and technological need, seems to think that the most shocking bit involves the price that a Chinese teen sold his kidney for -- just £2,000! (that's about US$3,000) -- we find the idea of having someone cut into you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Bon Appétit Gets a Sneak Peek at the Momofuku Lucky Peach App

    MomofukuThat is a lucky peach​The new and redesigned issue of Bon Appétit hits newsstands today, while the website also displays a new and refreshing look. One aspect worth noting is the glimpse into David Chang's new iPad app called Lucky Peach, which lets users get into the mind of the Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2011

    Berkeley Residents Panicking Over Almost Non-Existent Radiation

    ​The Daily has an article (not that I can read the whole thing in my iPad-less state!) about irritating Berkeley, Calif. residents being irrationally afraid of radiation from the nuclear crisis in Japan. They are flocking to the area's health food vitamin apothecary-places to buy potassium iodide, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Huffington Post Hires Handful, Ditches AOL-ers; NPR Videos 'Inappropriately Edited'

    ​Since becoming a pair with his company's $315 million purchase of The Huffington Post, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and HuffPo founder Arianna Huffington have overseen the cutting of hundreds of content providers on the parent company's side, with Armstrong presiding over the laying off of over 2,00 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer Break Up; The Daily Free Until March 21

    ​The joke possibilities are endless, but we'll leave it to Jay Leno: fact is, Kathleen Parker has departed the show half named after her, CNN's Parker Spitzer, after only four, under-performing months. Starting on Monday, the show will be called In The Arena, "an ensemble program," which still ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    The Daily Ditching iPad-Only For Android App ASAP; TBD.com Dismantled, Doomed

    ​After three weeks of publication as the world's first-ever iPad newspaper, reports are trickling out that News Corp. boss Rupert Murdoch's pet project, The Daily, will be migrating to a second platform, the Android tablet, in the second quarter of 2011. The news comes barely 20 issues since M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    The Three Worst Facebook Spams!

    ​ Why do these same old annoying, fake, potentially viral messages keep popping up on my page? 3) "Hey Michael, I can't believe it, I actually got a free ipad to test out and keep. They are only giving away a limited supply, so I'm showing you this. I absolutely LOVE the iPad :)" blah blah.. &nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    The Daily Loves Dogs and Other Ongoing iPad Newspaper Issues

    ​It's been just under two weeks since Rupert Murdoch and Apple announced the debut issue of their iPad newspaper The Daily at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. "In this exciting new era, we believe The Daily will be the model for how stories are told and consumed," said Murdoch, the News ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Gawker Media Rolling Out Redesign, The Daily Coming Tomorrow and NewsBeast Merged

    New Jalopnik, Gawker's Car Blog​Gawker, The Daily and NewsBeast, oh my. Three of the year's biggest media launches so far have landed, albeit in different stages, on or around February 1, 2011, making for some vaguely exciting times on the internet, if you're into that sort of thing. Taken tog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Girl Scout Cookies Going Extinct; Little Italy Is Back

    ​Padma Lakshmi's custody battle with baby-daddy Adam Dell is heating up as Dell reveals the Top Chef mom had hoped billionaire Teddy Forstmann was Krishna's biological father. [NY Post] Gabriel Stulman of Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey's Grocery, and now Fedora has created not only a series of popul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Will a New Label-Reading App Change How We Buy Food?

    Go Fooducate yourself.​Get ready to be Fooducated. A new iPhone application called Fooducate promises to change the way Americans do their groceries and even eat them. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, it works by scanning the barcode of a product in order to translate the contents int ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 5, 2011

    CHILLWAVE

    Clever pianist is on an Apple payday

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    The Daily Kill Dossier: A Hit List of News Corp's Freshest Poaches

    ​As it's been noted, News Corp's daily newspaper built just for the iPad -- The Daily -- is on the way. It is Rupert Murdoch's newest child, the Draco Malfoy to his Voldemort. As such, they're hiring or trying to hire every editorial staffer this side of the Bangkok Bugle Tribune, which I just inv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Fela! Remix Contest Is A Great Chance To Complain About Crap AT&T Reception

    ​Nearly a year later, the Fela! Broadway musical is raging on, thanks to some combination of rapturous reviews, Jay-Z's largesse, and inspired stunts like a new remix contest inviting you to have your way with the cast recording of "I.T.T.," a/k/a "International Thief Thief," which in its orig ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Direct Line: Peter Kaplan on The John Koblin Hire, An iPad App, and WWD's Future

    ​Well, big media change: John Koblin was hired by longtime former New York Observer editor Peter Kaplan -- who is now the editorial director of Fairchild -- to go report on media for Women's Wear Daily. After being assured we were speaking with the actual Peter W. Kaplan (and not one of his ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    iPad Lists Boost Wine Sales; Deep-Fried Beer Maker Dreams of Something Harder

    ​If you're looking to sip where the wine experts do, head for such wine bars as Terroir Tribeca, Anfora, and Bar Henry. [Food & Wine] Restaurants that have implemented iPad wine lists experience an increase in wine sales nearly overnight -- the devices also seem to appeal more to men. [NY Ti ... More >>

  • News

    July 27, 2010

    Can the Kindle and Its Ilk Ease Textbook Inflation?

    And are they ready for prime time?

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Morning Links: Roman Polanski Won't Be Extradited; Well May Be Re-Capped Today; Mayor Bloomberg Hearts His iPad

    ​• Switzerland has refused to extradite Roman Polanski to the U.S. over a child sex case (regarding a 13-year-old girl) dating from 1977, and he has been freed from house arrest. "The reason for the decision lies in the fact that it was not possible to exclude with the necessary certainty a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Internet Week: Geeks Get Wild (With Sledgehammers) at NY Tech Meetup

    ​New York's week long gathering of techies and cyberlebrities known as Internet Week had its biggest event this past Tuesday, NY Tech Meetup, with over 800 attendees. The event allowed eight people to demo their fresh tech product to the tech community, and while a few of them were a little ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    The Best iPad Kitchen Apps; the Worst Fast-Food Menu Items

    ​Big discount grocery clubs offer great deals on things like a 100-pack of tapioca pudding. But just how do they stack up against each other? BJ's Wholesale Club, Costco, and Sam's Club go head-to-head. [Wall Street Journal] A recent report reveals that when restaurants and food companies rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Food Photography is Rampant; Induction Cooking Blows Up

    ​Keeping a photographic diary of everything one eats is becoming increasingly popular, with photo-sharing sites like Flickr boasting more than 6 million images tagged with the word "food." [NY Times] For tips on how to shoot your food, try using natural light whenever possible, fill your fra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    What to Talk About at Work Today

    ​In case you were living under a rock (or outside, with a healthy application of spf, we hope) this weekend, we've consolidated a handy list of what the past two days had to offer. Fear the office water cooler no longer! Read on for what's on the lips of all the popular kids:

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    A Persecution of Phonies: Steve Jobs, Philip Roth, John Grisham

    ​What do the disembodied voices of sexxytime Jewish Guilt-lit author Philip Roth, Apple brain Steve Jobs, and southern lawyer-lit machine John Grisham have in common?

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