Welcome to the doldrums of winter. Unless you spend your weekends driving to the mountains, you're probably dreaming of warm, exotic locales to escape to during these blustery months. But don't imagine bland lagers and coconut cocktails -- the old drinks of tropical travels -- because more tourists ... More >>
The NYPD has a handy guide in conjunction with the New York Nightlife Association created to help club owners and bartenders and party goers be as safe as possible and prevent illegal activities. The guide was just updated for 2011, and it includes some good things to know -- for instance, ne ... More >>
You probably won't need Bromo Seltzer if you eat at Bromo Satay House.
Robbie C. asks: Do you know of any good Indonesian restaurants in Manhattan or any of the other boroughs? I'm particularly interested to know if there are any that serve a rijsttafel. I really don't understand why the c ... More >>
Feng Shui"Smudgers," also known less ridiculously as "space-clearers," work to remove "worries about the future or negative vibes from the past" from local apartments, according to the New York Times today. Why yes, it does get crazier from there! Apparently people are paying these experts no ... More >>
• A sure-to-be-fun (and perhaps the only) debate among New York's seven gubernatorial candidates -- including Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino, Charles Barron of the Freedom Party, former "Manhattan Madam" Kristen Davis, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Jimmy McMillan of the "Rent Is 2 Damn Hig ... More >>
Diner's Journal reports that Will Goldfarb, the peripatetic experimental pastry chef who purportedly moved to Bali, is indeed back in New York and preparing to open Picknick, Smoked, a barbecue trailer in Wall Street Park. The trailer will be younger sibling to Picknick, Goldfarb's sustainabl ... More >>
Two krokets and a side of mie dan (fried noodles)Danku, a Dutch-Indonesian "all-natural" fast food joint, recently opened its only US outpost on 57th Street. The chain's other location is in Antwerp, Belgium. The menu runs from ordinary paninis and baked goods, to krokets (Dutch croquettes) and Ind ... More >>