For this week's review, Hannah Palmer Egan checked in on Toro (85 Tenth Avenue, 212-691-2360), the vibrant tapas eatery Boston powerhouses Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonette planted near Chelsea Market earlier this year. "The dining room quivers with the electricity of a place where life is happening, ... More >>
Here are the ten best concerts around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
Here are the ten best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
[See More Events: Food Truck Festival At South Street Seaport | Free Gluten-Free Pudding On The Upper East Side] Boqueria will be offering a market-driven tomato dishes and cocktail menu throughout August. The tomato frenzy is in honor of Spain's La Tomatina Festival, which kicks off this month in ... More >>
He has a new Bravo show and a recently born son, so it's a miracle that we got Curtis Stone on the line. Despite a whirlwind media day, the Top Chef Masters host gave us the scoop on Around the World in 80 Plates, traveling the world, and some destinations he'd like to re-visit. You have a new show ... More >>
With his first movie in 14 years, the Damsels director returns triumphant—and worried
The Flamenco and Beyond Fest brings together Spain's finest
In fact, it didn't even rank in the top 10 of badoo.com's survey of the world's most nocturnal, jazzing-till-dawn cities. Number 10 was Buenos Aires 9--Seville 8--Valencia 7--Barcelona
NYC's annual three-day Blip Festival, which starts tonight, is the world's most important celebration of "chiptune" music, wherein gamers-turned-composers write songs using their favorite ancient video game consoles. Wanna see how the sausage gets made? Let's take a look at the consoles that ... More >>
Rumors that the 140-character microblogging platform Twitter could be acquired by either Google or Facebook have been bubbling furiously enough to garner a comment from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, though he was careful to not say much of anything at all. "I don't know where these things come fr ... More >>
Small plates, that is. A new West Village tapas bar.
Start your week off with some nu-disco and new wave. Tonight, Hercules and the Love Affair DJ sweetheart Kim Ann Foxman takes on the East Village's free Bassment Party. We couldn't be happier that this party is hidden away in the tiny Kings Cross bar either -- seeing Foxman in small, unexpect ... More >>
Delorean brings Barcelona to NYC
Bob Pontarelli and Stephen Heighton, who brought you the indestructible Barracuda bar in Chelsea as well as the same nabe's Elmo restaurant for gay meat loaf, are opening a whole new wowapalooza this fall. It's called Industry Bar, at 355 W. 52nd Street, and the successful duo are promising ... More >>
Santiago FelipeWhen 300 pounds of perspiring flesh take the stage to recite the lyrics of a band the New York Times refuses to pronounce, reverse psychology occurs. To alleviate our fear of what is, by any standard, a very large man, we flip the classic stage fright device-- "picture your aud ... More >>
Which of these represents the true future of pizza? The fastidious cone ($5.90) or the sloppy slice ($2.50)? You decide... Just this afternoon I found myself standing in a long line that snaked out the door of a new pizza parlor opposite the Empire State Building. When I say new, I mean rea ... More >>
It's Friday afternoon, which means it's time for a look back at the week that was in our favorite blog posts: We ranked our 10 Best, Wildly Diverse Brooklyn Bars. Cocoa V's Pamela Blackwell talked about vegan truffles, the nut cheese phenomenon, and fakin' bacon. Crazy expensive Oriol Balaguer ch ... More >>
Whit Stillman discusses those bygone disco days
Ryan Skeen--formerly of Resto, the General Greene, and Irving Mill--has officially been named the new executive chef at Allen & Delancey on the LES. Both chef Kyle Bailey and pastry chef Tiffany MacIsaac have left the restaurant. A new pastry chef has yet to be named. [NY Times] Spanish chef Paco G ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Mallorca: English Edition Author: Antonion Campana and Juan Puig-Ferran Publisher: Postales Color ... More >>
Sound of the City will resume full-force come Monday. In the meantime, find your last minute arrangements below...
Javier Cámara gets a well-deserved tribute
But Miss España doesn't understand the hate
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces—and some other stuff—in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
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Rineke Dijkstra's young subjects meet our gaze head-on
High times at the low end
DJ Richie Hawtin on Barcelona, bottle service, and Berlin
Turkish composer and Harvard grad pump up the volume
The Reign in Spain Falls Mainly on the Painof Terror and a Cover-Up
International Theater in the Post9-11 Era
New Yorks Olympic Bid Could Be Billion-Dollar Boondoggle
Japan's Michael Jordan Takes On the NYC Marathon