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Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • Voice Choices

    September 10, 2014

    EQUATION FOR HAPPINESS

    Celebrate 10 years of N+1

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Five Restaurants That Opened In NYC This Week

    When one restaurant's doors close, another restaurant's doors open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday, we'll fill you in on what opened up around town this week. This week: a Venezuelan hot dog joint in Bushwick, a contemporary Mexican restaurant in the East Village, and an Australian-sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Where to Brunch This Weekend: Toloache Thompson, Crown, Corlette NY, and The Sparrow Tavern

    With a three-day weekend in sight for some of us, spending an hour or three at brunch is an even more enticing proposition than usual -- especially if it leads into playoff football or a night of debauchery. Here are a few places that can help your day get off to a great start.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Cheap Drinks at Brooklyn Stoops, RockBar, "one star," and Post No Bills

    There's just a week to go before the big holiday, but even if you're not making final preparations with dishes, gifts, or ugly sweater parties, you're likely sprinting to the end of the year at your job. How to survive? Drink. Copiously. Cheaply. Here.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Bed-Stuy's Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market Opens for the Season (PHOTOS)

    With summer blooming in full color around us, farmers' market season is in full swing. And while Union Square's famous Greenmarket proffers some of the freshest food around, crowd-wary shoppers don't necessarily have to join the swarming masses on 14th Street. Throughout the city, many community gar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Bed Vyne Brews Brings a Craft Beer Shop and Tavern to Bed-Stuy

    The folks behind Bed Vyne, a sweet little wine shop on Tompkins Avenue in Bed-Stuy, have sojourned into the world of beer. Last weekend, they quietly opened Bed Vyne Brews, a craft beer shop and tavern, in the space next door.

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    A Quick Look at Jamie Bissonnette & Ken Oringer's Boston Restaurant Coppa

    Coppa's beef heart, bone marrow, lovage, and grated horseradish pizza -- and you can't get anything quite like it here. [See More On the Road: Robert in Kansas City | Weirdest Food Truck in San Francisco News on Eater that the celebrated Boston chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer had their he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2012

    A Youth Stabbing and Deadly Fire Last Night in Bushwick

    The past few weekends have been a little rough for Brooklyn residents. Last Saturday, we reported on a deadly accident that happened in Sheepshead Bay and a police officer who might have been over the legal limit to drive in Brooklyn Heights. This week, our attention shifts to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Bed-Stuy Store Named After Mahogany

    Tracy Chambers was Diana Ross's name in Mahogany, the 1975 anti-feminist camp classic about a lady designer who throws away the knitting needle to stand in the shadow of her man. The film is notable for the great theme song, the incredible outfits, and Diana's bulging eyes when photographer Anthony ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Q&A: Maino On Growing Up In Bed-Stuy, Hearing Rumors About Himself, And His Song That Isn't About Lil Kim

    ​Last month, Maino bounded into a recording studio in Midtown Manhattan during a playback session for his new album. Dressed in a flappy hat, goggle glasses, and with pants sagging precariously low, he slid the volume on the mixing console up to an ear-quavering level and bopped around the roo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 25, 2012

    CAN'T DENY IT

    Fab takes the funeral service 
to Long Island's NYCB Theatre

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Pucker Up For a Pickleback

    ​Bed-Stuy restaurant Do or Dine has more in common with Spain's El Bulli than you may think. It's fairly difficult to get to. Both restaurant's figureheads (Justin Warner and Ferran Adrià, respectively) are keen on whimsically named dishes. And each restaurant is fond of spherification. Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Do or Dine's Justin Warner On Why Brunch Sucks: Interview Part 2

    Photo: Maggie Hoffman at Serious Eats Yesterday we talked with Justin Warner, chef and part-owner of Bed-Stuy's Do or Dine, about the controversy over his foie gras doughnuts, becoming a chef with no traditional culinary training, and why all food can be categorized as either a sandwich or nachos. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Do or Dine's Justin Warner Explains the Nacho/Sandwich Theory

    Photo: Maggie Hoffman at Serious Eats Do or Dine isn't your typical restaurant. For one, chefs Justin Warner and George McNeese, both 27 years old, never worked in a restaurant kitchen before setting up shop in Bed-Stuy. More impressively, the restaurant's unorthodox menu, including gyoza smothere ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 7, 2011

    Do or Dine: A Nod to Odd in Bed-Stuy

    Your foie gras doughnut awaits you

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Pix From Cholulita Bella Deli in Brooklyn

    ​The well-stuffed carne enchilada cemita -- reeking of papalo leaves -- at Cholulita Deli. This week, Counter Culture slides into Cholulita Bella Deli, under the J and M tracks on the border of Bushwick and Bed-Stuy. The food is fabulous, and cheap, too, mostly representing an unreconstructe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Doubles at A & A Doubles Man in Flatbush

    ​Your $1.25 vegan treat lies waiting to be unwrapped. Doubles is a difficult word - it's singular for a pair of miniature Indian pooris sluiced with chick pea curry and folded over into a loose sort of sandwich. So what if you order two doubles? "Doubles" is plural for doubles, too.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    McDonald's to Launch All-Day Oatmeal; Japanese Get into Urban Farming

    ​ McDonald's has announced that it will roll out oatmeal on its all-day menu in January. Fruit & Maple Oatmeal will be available with or without brown sugar for $1.99. [Nation's Restaurant News] A couple of the city's top caterers, including Bryan Calvert and Marc Murphy, offer recipes for ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Astronomical Kid Will Perform "Stop Looking at My Moms" at the Village Voice Web Awards Tuesday

    via Astronomical Kid's Facebook Tomorrow night, the Village Voice's first annual Web Awards will take place at Santos Party House from 7 to 10pm. Comedian Todd Barry will deliver the funny, our resident hokey pokey expert Christopher R. Weingarten will spit out the condensed version of his 140 Char ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    AOL Dubs Bedford Avenue "Safest NYC Neighborhood"

    ​AOL's WalletPop site has revealed the safest neighborhoods in America's major cities based on neighborhood and FBI crime data. Guess what!? Bedford Avenue has ranked as one of those cozy locales, where your chance of becoming the victim to a crime is but 1 in 500 each year.

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010

    THERE SHE IS . . .

    A beauty pageant all its own

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Bed-Stuy Community Forum Tonight on the NYPD Tapes

    ​In the wake of the Voice' s "NYPD Tapes" series, and the reassignment of a precinct commander in Bedford-Stuyvesant, a community forum will be held this evening at a neighborhood church, City Councilman Al Vann's office tells us. Local elected officials, clergy, and residents are expected at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    There are but a few precious short hours left until the weekend, and thus it is time to cast a fond eye back to the best posts of the week. We ranked Our 10 Best Things to Eat at Locavorish Food Markets. The battle of Smarties vs. M&M's: an England-U.S. Rematch. Asked the Critics weighed in on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    NYPD Quote of the Day: "You're a Writer, Best Cop in the World"

    Chad Griffith​Graham Rayman's "The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct," chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009. Here's today's outtake.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    NYPD Quote of the Day: "No One's Here"

    Chad Griffith​Graham Rayman's "The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct" chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009. Here's today's outtake:

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    NYPD Quote of the Day: "They Blame Everything on the Precinct"

    Chad Griffith​​Graham Rayman's "The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct" chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009. Here's today's outtake.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    NYPD Quote of the Day: "You Don't Need to Take That Report"

    Chad Griffith​Graham Rayman's "The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct" chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009. Here's today's outtake:

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    NYPD Quote of the Day: "If You're a Troublemaker, They Don't Need You"

    Chad Griffith​Graham Rayman's "The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct" chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009. Here's today's outtake:

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    NYPD Quote of the Day: "If They Don't Belong ... You Lock Them Up"

    Chad Griffith​Graham Rayman's "The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct" chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009. Here's today's outtake:

  • News

    May 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Catching Up with the Antenna Man

    ​"Hello, people of Earth! I have come to your world..." Wait a minute, we thought -- is that Antenna Man? Turns out it was. We hadn't seen him on the L train for years. He was slightly less eccentrically costumed -- the shades were less ornate, and he had lost the deely boppers that signaled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    As we sweat into the weekend, here's a look back at the best posts of the past week:Our Ten Best Indian Restaurants A gravestone merchant on Graham Avenue also sells excellent bread from Il Fornaretto Bakery.Frank Bruni talked about his new book, Born Round.  We re-capped the premiere episode o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema At Saraghina in Bed-Stuy

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema makes a meal of apps at new Bed-Stuy pizzeria Saraghina... and the pizza's not bad, either. Bruni shocks us all by making his final review a one-star for The Redhead in the East Village, where "the fried chicken is never greasy... and a roasted pork chop is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Incredibly Cheap Eats--The Whiting Sandwich at Blue Ice Fish & Chips

    Please excuse the bluriness of the photo--the camera was slipping out of our greasy mitts. Whiting has had a long history as fish of choice among African-Americans in New York, finding its most exalted expression in the whiting sandwich. In the excellent example shown above--found recently at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Parents Can Run for School Councils Online

    Don't like the way your kid's school is run? Then go run yourself -- for your local Community and Citywide Education Council. The CECs replaced Community School Boards in 2004. We're not sure how powerful they really are, and the DOE page about them is no help, but there are nine parents elected to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    A Man, A Plan, A Van -- Barbecue!

    Rumors had been filtering in for nearly two months of a red van parked inside a roofless garage just off Quincy and Bedford in Bed-Stuy, a van that made and vended barbecued meats. I ignored the rumors for a long time, because frankly how could it be that good -- I mean Hill Country or Fette Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Bed-Stuy Man Kidnapped, Put in Trunk; 2 Arrested

    "Why would somebody put him inside a trunk?" asked Hamza Abdul upon learned that a 53-year-old man had been extricated from a car trunk in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Sunday. The unnamed man, who had 13 prior arrests, had apparently been nabbed on Saturday afternoon at the R & R Deli at Pacific and Albany ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    NYC Voters Want Less Expensive Economy, Debt Holiday, World Domination

    CUNY J-School's New York City News Service is posting audio snips of local voters who share the concerns they'll take to the polls next Tuesday. "I don't want the economy to be so expensive like it is now... it's way beyond overboard," says Essy Morales, Jackson Heights homemaker. Bed-Stuy security ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 10, 2008

    Fried Green Tomatoes, Shrimp, and Grits at BedStuy's Peaches Market

    A Southern-style café that fits in like it's been there for years

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Shouts from the City, Avoiding the iPhone Line, and Bed-Stuy's Development

    Photo by drewzhrodague As the 20th anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park riot approaches, three shows take place in the park. Have you ever seen a punk-rock streamers? [Neither More Neither Less] Apple's cult of clean, shiny style continues to grow. So does the iPhone line. But there’s a wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008
  • NYC Life

    January 4, 2005
  • NYC Life

    June 15, 2004

    Tropical Brownstone

    A parrot, an orange dining room, golden light—and a school of fish

  • News

    October 22, 2002

    Foreclosing on Bed-Stuy

    Predatory Loans Have Residents Seeing Red

  • Dining

    September 17, 2002
  • News

    May 21, 2002

    No Masses, No Movement

    Black Boomers Shout Reparations in the Court—But Go Silent in the 'Hood

  • News

    May 21, 2002
  • News

    February 12, 2002

    A Cancer Grows in Brooklyn

    High Prostate Cancer Rates in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights

  • NYC Life

    August 21, 2001
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    October 31, 2000
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