Yesterday, the Voice reported that a tourist was raped in her Bronx hotel room.
Cops say the perp talked to the victim on train departing from East 14th Street and Union Square. Around 4 a.m., after she had returned to her East Tremont hotel, the alleged assailant knocked on her door. When she open ... More >>
Thanks to her husband, Katy Perry considers herself as an honorary Brit. But as the most frequent current inhabitant of the Billboard charts, she must wish we were all anglophiles.
If only America had a Christmas No. 1 competition as rabid and media-fueled as Old Blighty's! Katy would have t ... More >>
Ben LozovskyA member of SHINee soars above the MSG crowd on Sunday night. In this week's Village Voice: A few notes on the 10th birthday of the iPod; Andy Beta talks to Daniel Lopatin of Oneohtrix Point Never about his label Software and his rapidly amassing list of other tasks; and Michael T ... More >>
Back in May, we reported that Lil Wayne had been caught hiding an iPod charger and pair of headphones in his cell (specifically, and somewhat tragically, in a discarded snack bag in his trashcan; the iPod itself was found being held by a neighboring inmate). Early reports suggested that Wayne ... More >>
Police have released video of a person they believe may have assaulted two women in Riverside Park in the morning on July 5 -- first a 19-year-old jogger, and then a 48-year-old woman walking her dog. The video was taken near West 97 Street and Riverside Drive at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 5. The ind ... More >>
On this hellishly hot of suddenly hot days, some lucky folks got to take off for Long Beach where, not so luckily, one swimmer may have drowned and a sunbather was run over by a police officer rushing to the scene of another rescue. Sadly, the swimmer is still missing and presumed dead, and t ... More >>
In today's Easy Lessons Learned in Hard Ways, we have a Young Person trying to throw some kind of happening shindig in Brooklyn while her parents are away! The young, they make trouble. But what's the difference between this and every other rager you throw when your parents are away? Well, th ... More >>
Corrections sources are telling the Voice that rapper Lil Wayne was caught today at Rikers in possession of "unauthorized earphones and a charger" during a search. An investigation is underway to find the missing device (almost certainly an iPod or other kind of MP3 player) that goes with the ... More >>
brokelyn.comNo bullshit: proper imperial pints at Washington Commons.The chocolate lab is wagging its tail, but not because of the $2 off everything -- a rotating selection of beers on tap and a healthy whiskey list -- at Washington Commons in Prospect Heights. Or maybe that is the reason. Th ... More >>
via AndrewWK.comWhile everyone is hiking down to SXSW, you can relax at the Fillmore, where, for the first time in five years, the lovably menacing, defiantly unshowered Andrew W.K. and his full band will strut their stuff alongside neo-glam rockers the Dirty Pearls. Over at the Andrew-affili ... More >>
Photos by Brennan Cavanaugh.
(This is our third conversation of the campaign with Green Party candidate for Mayor of New York, Reverend Billy.)
How's the campaign going? Are you confident?
I'm confident that an accelerated evolution is now taking place.
Could you elaborate?
This government ... More >>
Brooklyn Vegan has kindly noted Composer to the Indie Stars Nico Muhly's spirited and pretty much instantaneous riposte to the New York Times' "weirdly mean-spirited" review of late May's Grizzly Bear show. (Ben Ratliff's closing thought: "I left Town Hall grinding my teeth.") Nico, a major player o ... More >>
The much-covered saga of the young woman who couldn't pay her taxi fare and was forced to give up her iPod instead has, after hopping the traffic divider and making a U-turn, rolled slowly to a halt. First, folksinger James Taylor, upon learning that his songs were among the treasures lost with Nata ... More >>