Hard-hats and picket-signs flooded 42nd Street yesterday evening as thousands of workers and social activists from around the city gathered in solidarity to fight for better working conditions. The demonstration came on the heels of last week's Fast-Food Forward protest -- where employees at differ ... More >>
Attention, anybody who still thinks CMJ is about concerts and wild nights: it's time for last call. One final dose of tech, marketing, and legal wisdom will be dispensed to registered attendees during the panel discussions hosted at NYU's Kimmel Student Center all day today. Sure, it starts earlier ... More >>
This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
Yesterday, the Voice reported on New York's tech industry, said to be the fastest growing in the U.S., according to a just released study. Now with some good news came some bad news. Sure, the recession didn't prevent 486 tech companies from starting here since 2007, nor has it slowed the flow of ... More >>
The Pirate Bay has taken some hard hits in the past few months. Though the file-sharing site announced in February that it would delate torrents and move entirely to magnet links, law enforcement has continued to mobilize against the operation. In March, for instance, a leaked doc suggested Swed ... More >>
Didn't we hear in June that AT&T was bringing Wi-Fi to parks this summer? Yes! And now we've learned there are even more hotspots on the way. According to a press release announcing the city's renewed deal with Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Systems, 32 parks will be provided with Wi-Fi ... More >>
If the last ten days in the life of Mets owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon were a baseball game, they would have been shut out, made 17 errors, and hit into a game-ending unassisted triple play. (That last feeling, admittedly, is one that they're already familiar with.)
Cablevision customers in the New York area lost their access to Fox 5 and My9 last night when the channel's parent company News Corp. "pulled the plug" over contract disputes, CNN is reporting. The corporate jockeying may sound boring, but has very real effects for anyone hoping to watch Game ... More >>
Kobayashi, tasting glory.Takeru Kobayashi has spoken out about why he may not be competing in this Sunday's Nathan's hot dog eating contest: the contest's organizer, Major League Eating, he claims, is "trying to take away my freedom."
We don't know whether Knicks and Cablevision owner James Dolan will be writing a new blues song about this, but we've learned here at the Voice that what was earlier just a rumor is now definitely true: the purported deal for Dolan's Rainbow Media to purchase Jake Dobkin's Gothamist blogging ... More >>
The list of Cablevision owner James Dolan's enemies is ever expanding: there are long-suffering, abused employees, any and all reporters, especially his own sports reporters, and extra-especially bloggers. And though the Voice -- Runnin' Scared in particular -- has had its disagreements with ... More >>
Prolific blogger, re-blogger, and columnist Anthony "SoupSoup" DeRosa is trying to harness the awesome power of KickStarter - a website that helps facilitate people who are looking to source out funding for their own projects - for the power of "good."
Not Jimmy Dolan's cockHey, Kamer. Ortega here. I want you to do something for me. I want you to stop apologizing for the damn dick joke. I caught the mea culpa at your Tumblr, and frankly, I wish you'd knock that shit off. I know you're getting a lot of attention around the Twitterverse ... More >>
Well, looks like I'm gonna have to tell the wife and our nine adopted children with various disabilities that less impair them than they do make them unbearably cute in a Finding Nemo-esque fashion that my first raise won't be coming in quite on schedule this time. Your forthcoming hypo-aller ... More >>
A Prince of Darkness turns White Knight
My Big Fat Greek Collapse
Eire on the side of the new president: There's no one as Irish as Bearach O'Bama. Too short to be an oratorio, Barack Obama's inaugural speech (video) proved nevertheless that as an orator he's got handle. That guy can speak. Notwithstanding our gratitude to George W. Bush for the past eight yea ... More >>
Thomas's inane talk about a Knicks championship might actually portend something positive
Yanks and Mets stadiums could cost taxpayers $800 million
If Betsy Gotbaum wins another term, we may lose our only advocate
2001 candidate trades two NYCs for one, prefers mainstream to upstream
New Yorkers didn't 'let down' anybody
Mayoral hopeful was king of the Queens option For months now, statements from the Weiner campaign dealing with the West Side stadium have ended with the line, "Fourteen months ago, in April of 2004, Rep. Weiner was the first to suggest building in Willets Point, Queens," or something similar. It wa ... More >>
The people who tried to sell you the world's most expensive stadium
Speaker Giff hits Mayor Mike for starving the agency, but will Brooklyn deal do it right? Mayor Michael Bloomberg is stumped. "We have sadly under-funded the infrastructure improvements in the MTA for decades, and we should not walk away from it now. Where the money is going to come from is the big ... More >>
Doctoroff's Developer Posse
The paper gets huge subsidy, then sells old headquarters building for a huge profit
The days of old-fashioned phones are numbered. People, it's time to VoIP.
Young executives keep cinephilia alive in the indie film industry's post-bust recovery
Reality Killed the Video Star
How Much Are the Mets Really Worth?
When Cable Monopolies Rule the Web, Everyone Loses
Fresh-Faced AOL Feels Up Smut For Profit
The Rangers May Suck, But They Arent Doing Nothing
For Bronx-Bashing Steinbrenner, a Few Terms of Endearment
D'Amato Missed 966 Votes When He First Ran for Senate
Are Giuliani and Pataki Planning a Stadium December Surprise?