Last Sunday, the Highline Ballroom hosted The 'Lo-End Theory, an event that celebrated a faction of the New York City hip-hop community's obsession with Ralph Lauren Polo clothing. Conceived by Dallas Penn, the festivities included a Polo clothing swap during the day and a series of live spots from ... More >>
DragKnit was last night's New York magazine-hosted event at Benetton's pop-up store at 135 Crosby Street, combining stitch work with some pieces of work who are a stitch. Drag star Paige Turner cohosted with LT from Bravo's Pregnant in Heels, serving medleys, trivia contests, giveaways, and some zi ... More >>
The best video collection in New York was shipped to a Sicilian town with a promise that it would be kept accessible to cinephiles. Here's what really happened to it.
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In years to come, rightbloggers will tell their grandchildren many stories of the glorious summer of twenty-twelve. They'll tell 'em how they warned America about the socialist menace of the Olympics. They'll tell 'em how, in the wake of the Aurora shooting, they defended assault weapons against Dem ... More >>
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Kool Keith used to love the Times Square of the early '80s; while interviewing him for this week's Voice, he waxed lyrical on the subject. Here's his full and lengthy rememberance of the days when 42nd Street was a seedier place, one lit by marquees advertising kung-fu flicks and boomboxes that look ... More >>
This will just take a New York minute. I need to open the floodgates, stop stuffing my feelings, think outside the box, and tap into my inner game changer, so I can deal with the elephant in the room.
Stage and Marks, photo by Matt MillerToday, the first Saturday after gay marriages began in New York City, 24 same-sex couples will marry in Central Park at Merchant's Gate, on the corner of 59th Street and Central Park West. The Pop Up Chapel was an idea born among friends -- including loca ... More >>
Dude you mispelled "SVU"Let it be known that John Mayer's candid-interview game is unstoppable right now. Hot on the heels of his bonkers TMI orgy of a Rolling Stone cover story ("The Joshua Tree of vaginas" and so forth) comes an in-depth chat with friend-of-SOTC Rob Tannenbaum for none oth ... More >>
The New York Times doesn't know how to tell you this, but New York City Transit President Howard H. Roberts came to know of an unspeakable act recently performed at the Rector Street subway station. It seems -- brace yourself -- "someone used an entrance to the Rector Street station in Lower ... More >>
A kinda grand tour of the city's new, giant public art. And speaking of dips, look in the East River.
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