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The Red Bull New York locker room is an impressively diverse place, with players hailing from a dozen different nations occupying every corner of the map. (The only continent not represented on the MLS team's roster is Antarctica.) Among friends and teammates, international relations are typically a ... More >>
HURRAY, IT'S SNOWING. In case you've just woken up and get all your news about the outside world from a computer screen: it snowed a lot last night, and it's seriously cold right now. Tessa already covered the important stuff for you early this morning: schools are closed, some roads are closed, yo ... More >>
We'd bet our last cronut that it'd be fairly hard to find a New Yorker undecided in this election, but if you are a member of that elusive breed -- and you haven't been to the ballot box yet -- consider voting with your stomach. Herewith, a few choice food- and drink-related moments from each camp ... More >>
Via Brighton Beach restaurant Cafe Kashkar, I explore the cuisine of the Uyghur people, an ethnic minority of Turkic Muslims in China's northwest, in this week's Village Voice. Though the Uyghur people comprise less than one percent of China's population, the food is popular throughout that country' ... More >>
The city's first Uyghur restaurant offers a multicultural menu
The New Ohio hosts the old Coney Island
Was Prince Polo actual royalty? Mention the name, and it conjures up images of an heir from some forgotten European grand duchy, brandishing a mallet and dressed head-to-toe in a royal blue polo outfit, complete with equestrian helmet. Well, sadly, there never was a person known as Prince Polo. In ... More >>
Last week, the new Gorillaz track "DoYaThing" dropped. It's longa full 13-minutes and some seconds of music, a lot of which involves Andre 3000 getting frenzied and inspired with that rapping thing he does so well. With "DoYaThing" and persistent talk about Outkast reunion rumors bedazzling u ... More >>
A dose of reality from Brighton Beach
Chad GriffithBridge & Tunnel's star sisters: Brianna and Gabriella DeBartoli In this week's Village Voice cover story, we introduce you to Gabriella and Brianna DeBartoli, the would-be Staten Island stars of Bridge & Tunnel, a 12-episode reality show that MTV spent millions shooting, but inexplicab ... More >>
Now that Mile End has successfully spread the gospel of Jewish delicatessen across Boerum Hill and its leafy environs, a new establishment is planning to pay homage its more aquatic counterpart.
Where is Carlos Cintron?Cops are asking the public's help in finding Carlos Cintron, 64, a little guy who was last seen leaving his Brighton Beach apartment at 2840 Ocean Parkway on the evening of March 1. It's been more than a month now. Cintron is described as 5-2, 130 pounds. When last seen, h ... More >>
State Senator Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) and Assemblyman William Boyland turned themselves into police this morning in order to face longstanding allegations of a bribery conspiracy. As the Village Voice's Tom Robbins wrote back in the summer of 2010, Kruger "has been relentlessly soaking [Sout ... More >>
Rebecca Marx A couple of weeks ago, a friend returned from Brighton Beach, raving about the khachapuri she'd gobbled up on Neptune Avenue. Having enjoyed a long love affair with the Georgian cheese bread, we resolved to make a trip, and holy hell, we're glad we did.
Our hero. (via City Room)We will soon hit mid-January. The gyms are still packed with resolutioners! Grim-faced joggers pound away at treadmills, only to see their resolve peter out by March. Meanwhile, there's Gary Atlas of Brighton Beach, who has been running on the beach and then swimming in the ... More >>
Just in time for the state budget showdown, the FBI is again poking around in the affairs of state senators. The latest probes are encouragingly bi-partisan, which is the best way to do corruption probing. There is one for a Democrat -- state senator Carl Kruger of Brooklyn, whose dealings wi ... More >>
Sera Grilled Eggplant: nightshade in a jar. All too often, eggplant meets a humiliating fate at the hands of cooks who render it limp, slimy, or greasy, unthinkingly suffocate it under layers of congealed cheese, or just drown it in sauce. All of which makes the notion of eggplant in a jar b ... More >>
20 Happy Hours for every legal drinking hour in town!
Eugene Mirman, with friend.Eugene Mirman is a very funny man--so funny that this very publication dubbed him New York's best stand-up comedian in 2009. You've probably seen him on Flight of the Conchords or at Union Hall, where he hosts Tearing the Veil of Maya with Michael Showalter. Last ye ... More >>
94 critics voted. The results are in.
Courtesy Publishers Group Canada and the CBC Jonathan Ames is the author of nine books, creator of the HBO series Bored to Death, amateur boxer, and a Brooklynite. We caught up with Ames to talk about his adventures with food, and eating in and around his neighborhood.
It took four years, but the fate of Coney Island's future finally began the deliberative phase tonight, with a meeting of Brooklyn's Community Board 13 in the packed, sweltering auditorium of Coney Island Hospital to vote on the rezoning plan put forward last April by the Bloomberg administration, w ... More >>
Going public is something Amy Neustein never could resist
New vegetarian restaurant hits Jersey City's Newark Avenue
Che wins the only Cannes award that really matters: ours
Brooklynites came out to voice the anger at a proposed fare hike. The MTA will host similar hearings in the other boroughs, Long Island and Westchester. By Julie Bolcer “Fughetaboutit,” at least, for now. That’s what nearly 200 people told the Metropolitan Transportation Authority last nig ... More >>
Saying she's treated no better than a stray cur, the fifth wife of 'Daddy's Girl' millionaire Bruce McMahan breaks her silence
Strangers on a train: She enters the cabin at Naples. I smile and nod, wondering if I should've shaved.
Talking with Yuri Kuklachev, lead clown and creator of the Moscow Cats Theatre
Rumors, promises, and tears as a Russian-Jewish newspaper is sold, and veteran staffers exit
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Brats and Boomers Dominate Sundance Docs
The Lure of Vintage Clothes
Beating NYCs Troubled System
Handball, the Citys Most Popular Game
According to the FBI and Israeli Intelligence, Semion Mogilevich Rules Over an Arms-Trafficking, Money-Laundering, Drug-Running, and Art-Smuggling 'Red Mafia'