Oh, my. We're not sure how we missed this story out of Sweden last week (which makes that country's Girl With The Dragon Tattoo read like Cinderella in comparison), but thanks to Channing Kennedy and Jorge Rivas at Color Lines, it came screaming at us this Monday morning.
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City Council member Jumaane Williams just tweeted that his colleague on the council, Ydanis Rodriguez, was arrested this morning during the NYPD raid on Zuccotti Park.
(Back in September, it was Williams who was arrested by the NYPD at the West Indian Day Parade near the Brooklyn Museum.)
Scantily clad dude toasts the crowd from atop one of the semis that pulls the floats in the parade.
Though its antecedents can be traced to Carnival parties in Harlem in the 1920s, the Caribbean-American Labor Day Parade (there is no official name) began in the mid-'60s. It resembles in alm ... More >>
Jay-Z and Eminem kick-start Detroit's recovery. Photo by Kevin Mazur.In this week's Village Voice, Camille Dodero reports live from Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos, Michael D. Ayers compiles an oral history of Pavement's New York City, Tom Breihan heads to Detroit to see the fi ... More >>
Adios Carlos D! Photo by Lee Gwyn.In this week's Voice, we present our fall arts guide: Mikael Wood on the return of Interpol, sans Carlos D; Angela Ashman goes shopping with Karen O's style guru, Christian Joy; Aaron Hillis interviews director Oliver Stone; James Hannaham talks to author Mat ... More >>
The actual key to the city. Where's your key? A tourist probably has it. As part of his new, interactive art project, artist Paul Ramirez Jonas is handing out "Keys to the City" -- along with directions to locations across the metropolis that are ready to be "unlocked" -- at a kiosk in Times ... More >>
Sunday at 10, it's the Easter Parade on 5th Avenue between 49th and 57th. Get out your bizarre headgear and take a walk , or,if you'd rather sleep in, the live webcam is here. This weekend's free museums: on Saturday, the Brooklyn Museum is showcasing their new exhibit of ancient egyptian fun ... More >>
The National Weather Service says it's pretty much definitely going to rain all weekend, so indoors is good. Go see the Wizard of Oz today and tomorrow at the Film Forum (double feature, with Captains Courageous)
Subway service sucks and will soon get more expensive, but at least at the Atlantic and Pacific subway stops in Brooklyn it will be, briefly, prettier. The MTA is sticking reproductions of Museum of Modern Art masterpieces to the walls, columns, and turnstiles as a MOMA promotion. "24 hours a day, ... More >>