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Brooklyn (New York City)

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    $1 Empanadas and Thai New Year's Dinner Highlight This Week's Top Events

    Is the lime shortage right before outdoor drinking season making you mad? Or did the first Game of Thrones episode leave you hurt and bitter? Whatever's on your mind, relax a little -- or a lot -- at this week's top events.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Hunters, PUP, and Big Ups to Play Village Voice Brooklyn Night Bazaar Show

    When we saw this photo pop up on Hunters' Instagram about a month ago with an announcement that the former Voice cover kids had to cancel a weekend tour we were, naturally, quite concerned. What happened to Izzy? Had she been hit by a bus? As your place for the most comprehensive Hunters news, we im ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Attention Upscale Homeless! Urban Outfitters' Space Ninety 8 to Open in Williamsburg on Friday

    Last year, when news emerged that Urban Outfitters would be opening up on North 6th Street in Williamsburg -- a stone's throw from a planned Whole Foods and Anthropologie (both on Bedford), and next door to a new American Apparel -- an informal poll yielded consensus: neighbors were unenthusiastic. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    This Week's Four Best Happy Hour Specials

    April, with her intermittent beautiful days interspersed with rainstorms, is such a tease. Let's all agree to embrace the spring weather by wetting our whistle on the cheap.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    And the Winner of Our Choice Eats Fan Favorite Voting Contest Is...

    While you ate and drank yourselves into oblivion at our Choice Eats tasting event last week, we asked you to keep track of the bites you really liked so that you could vote on your favorite on your way out the door. Well, we've tallied your ballots and we have a winner of our Choice Eats Fan Favorit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    A Bourbon Talk and Dinner Cruise in This Week's Events

    Do something new this April. This week, that could mean dining on an old navy boat or heading to a meatball slapdown.

  • Art

    March 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Where to Find Great Guacamole

    It is sometimes said that a good cheesemonger can tell, to the hour, when a wheel of camembert should be eaten. An expert's deep understanding of ripening agents, bloomy rinds, and complex environmental conditions allows him or her to zero in on a cheese's zenith, so you can schedule your dinner par ... More >>

  • Articles

    March 26, 2014
  • Voice Choices

    March 26, 2014

    JOE COOL

    Joe Mande drops 
his first album

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    At South Slope's Country Boys, a Rare Southern Mexican Treat

    Two round orbs hover in a pool the color of rust, steam rising, seeds from ground dried peppers clinging to their surfaces. At first bite, a rush of the sea laps against earth, layers of toasted chile, garlic, and clove. This is torta de camaron, which sounds like a shrimp sandwich but is actually a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Crudite, Hamantaschen, and Japanese Kaiseki: Dishes We're Digging This Week

    This week, our gluttonous exploits have taken us up to Harlem, out to Bushwick, and many places in between, where we've feasted on Ethiopian food, Japanese kaiseki, and a traditional Purim treat. Here are five dishes we've been digging around town.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Special Announcement: Choice Streets Is Back, Get Your Tickets at Noon Today

    We're just two weeks away from our seventh annual Choice Eats tasting event, which hits Basketball City (299 South Street) with 83 vendors on March 25. And today, we're announcing the return of our Choice Streets food truck event, which brings together mobile vendors and for a night of feasting an ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 12, 2014

    LOOK TO THE EAST

    Fashion Week isn't over yet

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    The 10 Best Frozen Drinks in NYC

    Break out the acid wash denim jorts -- it's downright summery outside. And no better way to celebrate a warm day (or pretend that it's swimsuit season) than with a frozen drink. Here are our 10 favorites around town.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Good News, Everyone: Commuting by Bus in Brooklyn and Queens is Now a Little Easier

    Commuting by bus in the wilds of Brooklyn or Queens was filled with less uncertainty than usual this morning, as GPS trackers on Sunday debuted on every damn bus in the boroughs, completing a citywide project introduced more than two years ago.

  • Voice Choices

    March 5, 2014

    FLOWER POWER

    The Orchids are in bloom

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Even MORE Restaurants On Board for Choice Eats -- and a Peek at Who Will Demo

    We promised you 60 handpicked restaurants for Choice Eats, our annual tasting event that brings together eateries from all over the city -- and we've now confirmed 83. That's 83 of our favorite spots from all five boroughs doling out tastes in one place for three hours, giving you the opportunity t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Video: Rogue ATV Rider Escapes Brooklyn Cops

    Shortly before 4 p.m. on Sunday NYPD officers pulled an ATV rider over near Pitkin Avenue and Lincoln Avenue in Brooklyn. According to the police department, the man "was stopped by officers for driving erratically. As the officers approached, the suspect attempted to leave the scene and dragged one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Scenes From Barcade's 10th Annual Underground Chili Extravaganza

    Last night, Barcade (388 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-302-6464) celebrated ten years of chili cook-offing at its Williamsburg outpost. The intimate affair featured crockpots aplenty and a good many wooden spoons.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Google Maps Helpfully Directs Users to Brooklyn's "Drug Section"

    A funny thing happens if you type "drug section Brooklyn" into Google: the omniscient Interweb points you to a precise Bensonhurst corner.

  • Voice Choices

    February 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    Eat Cheap: Mac & Cheese, Middle Eastern, and Mexican

    Explore the city's Mexican options, dig into a pot of mac and cheese, or sit down to a cheap beer-and-biscuit combo. No matter what you choose, you'll eat cheaply.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    12 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 $7 latte hits Brooklyn, a Death and Company vet concocts cocktails in Astoria, and Cómodo's husband-and-wife duo o ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 19, 2014
  • Voice Choices

    February 19, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Batchery, a Pop-Up Artisan Maker Market, Debuts This Weekend

    Bacchanal Pepper Sauce creator Sonya Samuel and Brooklyn Dehli owner Chitra Agrawal are part of Brooklyn's makers community, the DIY-tinged artisan packaged food movement that's been integral to the borough's food culture over the past several years. And as the ranks of the craft industry continue t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Last Minute Valentine's Day Options in NYC

    Valentine's Day is stressful, and all the coordination, expectation, and overall hub-bub often put a damper on things. And right now, if you've yet to make a plan for the evening (or are in need of a back-up), you're likely feeling panic creep in. We got you. Here is a list of great V-Day events aro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Scenes From Last Night's Bar Food Blowout at Pork Slope

    Last night Park Slope residents and Filipino food fanatics descended on Pork Slope (247 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-768-7675) for a night of festivities and food from the host restaurant, Maharlika, and Jeepney. Fork photographer Emily Tan was on location, and she brought back a little food porn in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Cheap Drinks at Juke Bar, Point Break, The Abbey, and Dirty Pierre's

    If Valentine's Day is stressing you out -- or you just want to celebrate being single -- happy hour is an excellent relaxation technique. Here's a look at a few place you'll always be sure to find true love for less -- we're pretty sure it's at the bottom of a glass somewhere.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Announcing 10 More Restaurants for Choice Eats

    We still have a few more general admissions tickets available for our Choice Eats tasting event, the party that brings together great restaurants from across all five boroughs for an eating extravaganza. So if you're hoping to join us for the event, which happens on Tuesday, March 25, from 7 to 10 p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 2/10/14

    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    What's Happening This Weekend

    The work week's almost over, so start thinking about where to enjoy the next 48 hours of freedom. Here are a few events that you should take into consideration.

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    10 Weekend Ideas Under $10: "Framed!," Mini Record Fair, and The Beatles Invasion

    We're not sure about you, but we're not looking forward to watching the Winter Olympics, so rather than be glued to the tube, here's what's going on this weekend. Two great art openings are happening tonight, including Elisa Kreisinger's "Framed" at Kianga Ellis Projects, as well as Derek Rippe's "M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Kates in the Kitchen: A Supper Club Review

    While the excitement of underground dinners has come and gone for some, others are just getting in on the game. Last week, three friends orchestrated a five-course meal paired with New York beers in a cozy, whitewashed living room. On the third floor of a Brooklyn walkup, the hosts ushered in guests ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Buying Chocolates for Valentine's Day? Go Local

    Whether or not you put any stock in the Hallmark holiday coming up on February 14, we think you should use the occasion to eat a little chocolate. It's been a brutal winter here in NYC, after all. And if you're buying a gift set for someone special? Go local. Here's where:

  • Voice Choices

    February 5, 2014

    SOUNDSCAPE

    A look at memorable films and soundtracks

  • Voice Choices

    February 5, 2014

    BALLS OUT

    Don't forget the Alka-Seltzer

  • Voice Choices

    February 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Announcing Our Second Batch of Choice Eats Restaurants

    Less than two months remain before our annual Choice Eats event hits Basketball City (299 South Street), bringing with it an epic line-up of food from restaurants all over the five boroughs. If you haven't purchased your entrance yet, jump on it: We're sold out of VIP fares, and our general admissio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    What's Happening This Weekend...Besides The Super Bowl

    If you're super tired of the out of town NFL takeover of Bryant Park, Broadway, and any other patch of walking space in the more touristy swatches of the city, we feel you. Here's a look at a few local events that have nothing to do with football.

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    10 Weekend Ideas Under $10: "Pyramid Scheme" and Chinatown's Annual Lunar New Year Parade

    Super Bowl is on your mind. We know this, but there's still plenty of fun to be had before the big game. Videology is hosting a workout session and screening old-school Jazzercise videos, a group of artist have built a pyramid scheme (of sorts_ for a one-day show, and crowds gather in Chinatown on S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Find Super Rare Tlales at Reyes Deli & Grocery

    Tlales, also known as chales, talitos, or biuses, are the dregs of the chicharron pot. They are occasionally sold in a commercial context by professional chicharron producers, but even still, these pork crumbles are exceptionally rare, even for Mexican-centric cities like Los Angeles.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Announcing Our First Batch of Restaurants for Choice Eats

    If you missed your chance to jump on our pre-sale tickets for our seventh annual Choice Eats tasting event, fear not: Tickets go on sale tomorrow, January 29, at noon. And just in time, we're announcing our first batch of confirmed restaurants that will be doling out tastes.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Little Skips' Grilled Cheddar, Our Cheap Eat of the Day

    Grilled cheddar at Little Skips (941 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-484-0980), $4 This simple sandwich is worth the inevitable crowd you'll encounter at one of Bushwick's most frequented coffee shops.

  • News

    January 22, 2014
  • Voice Choices

    January 22, 2014

    BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER

    Moombahton gets massive at BK’s Output

  • Voice Choices

    January 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    The Bakeshop By Woops Opens In Williamsburg

    A little bit of coffee and an amicable dosage of sugar might just be man's best friend when it comes to the dreaded "L" train commute. Leave the pre-work personality drink to The Bakeshop by Woops (548 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-384-4410), the brick-and-mortar extension of by Woops macarons that o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    10 Weekend Ideas Under $10: Cheer Up, Bowie! and Whitney Houston Jukebox Musical

    If you're lucky enough to have Martin Luther King Jr. Day off, we're giving you an extra day of great, inexpensive ideas to keep your three-day weekend perfectly filled. Highlights include the second annual Black Comic Book Festival 2014, Feeling Gloomy's Cheer Up, Bowie! party, and the Whitney Hous ... More >>

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