Amadou & Mariam
Monday, February 6
Better than: Waiting for the official tour.
When it comes to music rooms with a stunning view, it was tough to beat the penthouse at the Cooper Square Hotel (now André Balazs's unfortunately named The Standard East Village) last summer, when Annie Ohayon ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 29, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 23The Timbuctoo SceneDear Sir:Well, I have made the Timbuctoo, Timbuktu, Timbukou, Tombouctou SCENE. I left a copy of The Village Voice pasted on the wall of my pad there. I rented a pad -- a whole house -- for $5 a ... More >>
Chapter 3: The Test Drive
[Read the continuing saga from the beginning here.]
Arriving home one day to find the gas shut off in my West Village apartment building, I ran out and bought a one-burner hot plate for $29.95. The one with two burners cost only $10 more, but what did I nee ... More >>