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  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    The 10 Best Pastrami Dishes in NYC That Aren't Sandwiches

    Introduced to New York by 19th century Eastern European immigrants (the same folks who gave us pierogies, knishes, and kishka), pastrami is an easy contender for GMOAT (Greatest Meat Of All Time), and also one of the foodstuffs most synonymous with our fair city. Brined and coated in strong spices i ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    The 10 Best Ice Creams in NYC, 2014 Edition

    Ice cream may have centuries-old roots, but technology and globalization are helping scoop shops push the frozen treat's boundaries with ambitious flavors and toppings. And while it's true that the city's old guard delis, diners, and malt shops are slowly fading away, you can still find a few surviv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    These Are This Weekend's Four Best Food Events in NYC

    One more workday, and then it's time to take it easy. Get your plans together -- we have a few event suggestions for you.

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    March 25, 2014

    An Early Taste of the Dishes of Choice Eats

    In just a few short hours, we'll open the doors to our seventh annual Choice Eats tasting event, and you'll have the chance to sample the goods of more than 80 restaurants from around the boroughs. In the lead-up to the party, we've been previewing the dishes from our Choice Eats participants (see i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Seven 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 gluten-free creperie opens in Cobble Hill, the owners of Buttermilk Channel open a French bistro in Brooklyn, and S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Comfort Food and Whitman Influence The Runner, Now Open in Clinton Hill

    When Andrew Burman and company moved into the old Anima space on Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill, they weren't sure just how to handle the six-foot wood oven left by the building's previous tenant. The restaurant they planned to open, The Runner (458 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-643-6500), wouldn't be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Recap: Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred 2013

    They came, they drank, they ate, and they listened to some rocking Michael Jackson tunes spun by DJ Nutritious. (Yes, really, a DJ named Nutritious at a food event. Almost too much.) This year's Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred event, hosted by Brooklyn Exposed in the white-washed brick space of The Green ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    The 10 Best Jukebox Bars in New York City

    In a perfect world, jukeboxes aren't Top 40-spewing robots, those glowing ATM-like contraptions hooked up to an infinite Internet playlist that charges $2 a song and inundates you with too many choices to the point where you're just playing The Outfield's "Your Love" on repeat for the billionth time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    What's Your Longest-Standing Regular Dinner Joint?

    In the whirlwind of this city's restaurant openings, we sometimes forget about the institutions that have quietly held down their corners of the boroughs for decades, working daily to adapt to the times while remaining true to their original eras. And in the process, they often pick up an eclectic c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    The Village Voice's Top 5 Book Events This Week, May 15-21, 2013

    Fiona Maazel and Peter Trachtenberg Pete's Candy Store Thursday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., free In reality we've already got G-, Facebook-, Skype-, and every other type of non-synchronous chat option imaginable, but Fiona Maazel's new novel explores a more extreme quick-fix remedy for feeling alone. The pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Q&A: Blue Hill's Katie Bell on How to Create a Stellar Beer List

    After securing a finalist spot for several years running, Blue Hill picked up a James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant earlier this week, putting it in the company of Eleven Madison Park (2011), Daniel (2010), Jean Georges (2009), and Gramercy Tavern (2008). For those who have followed the res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Brooklyn Is All About Clams

    The "stuffies" at Kittery are wonderful. Overflowing with fennel-flavored Italian sausage, they're Brooklyn on the half-shell. In the 1630s, when the first Dutch settlers started poking around in the swamps between what are now Carroll Gardens and Park Slope with an eye toward turning it into agri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    January's Openings and Closings

    In New York City, only the strong restaurants survive. Or the ones with amazing food, cult followings, lots of great press, and a whole slew of other factors. For those keeping tabs, here's a list of restaurants that opened and closed in January.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    December's Openings and Closings

    In New York City, only the strong restaurants survive. Or the ones with amazing food, cult followings, lots of great press, and a whole slew of other factors. For those keeping tabs, here's a list of restaurants that opened and closed in December.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Say Hello To More 16 Handles, Ristorante Rafele

    16 Handles Frozen Yogurt is expanding across Manhattan with four additional stores. Already opened: Chelsea at 178 8th between 19th and 20th streets. Slated to open late August: Murray Hill at 428 Third Avenue between 29th and 30th streets. October opening: SoHo at 240 Lafayette between Spring and P ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011
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    October 20, 2011

    Best of 2011: Our Random Favorites

    ​In this week's print edition of the paper, you'll find a comprehensive guide to dining around the world without leaving the confines of New York City. We trekked high and low to unearth the best Albanian joint, Chilean eatery, Istrian hub, and Japanese sushi bar. We also covered ingredients ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Our 10 Best In-Store Dining Experiences

    Robert SietsemaIkea: Good for cheap furniture and cheap food, like this meatball plate.​ Shopping can be an exhausting activity, and not just for one's wallet. Which is why it's so great when stores have on-site restaurants and caf├ęs. Instant refueling to induce more shopping! So for this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    The Treats Truck Bakery Hopes for a Summer Opening

    ​When the Doughnut Plant announced yesterday that it would open its Chelsea Hotel store on Valentine's Day, our thoughts turned to Kim Ima, who told us last September that she was hoping to open her Treats Truck bakery in Carroll Gardens "around Valentine's Day."

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    The First Annual SOTC Nightlife Awards: Best Hotel Spot, Most Idiotic Venue-Imposed Music Ban, and More

    Kanye West at the Boom Boom Room. Twitpic via MikeNouveau​The best thing about living in New York is that there's never a lack of things to do. We've given up countless hours of sleep to go see our favorite DJs, catch late-night shows, peek into neighborhood hangouts, and investigate the openi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Early Reactions: The Brooklyneer

    GothamistDark, woody, and sort of like Brooklyn, sort of not.​ Last Thursday night, the newly opened Brooklyneer welcomed a boisterous crowd of Manhattanites and Brooklynites alike. Some ventured in from Film Forum across the street, while others trudged in after a grueling day of work. While ... More >>

  • Art

    August 25, 2010

    'Summer Group Show' at David Nolan; Anne Ryan at the Met

    Plus 'Julian Dashper (1960-2009): It Is Life' at Minus Space

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Carroll Gardens Man Posts "Missing" Fliers for his VIP (Very Important Pants)

    via the New York Times​New Yorkers can be careless: We leave cell phones in cabs like they're loose change; we lose our dignity at bars every weekend; we get locked out of our apartments more than we would care to admit, and sometimes, some of us lose extra specially important belongings -- li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    BKLYN Yard Shut Down: Sunday Best (And Every Other Party There) Left Homeless

    Yeah, this place was pretty great. Shit. BKLYN Yard, the improbably wonderful banks-of-the-Gowanus-Canal outdoor venue that played host to outstanding summer dance parties -- including the increasingly beloved Sunday Best series, which had started this year's slate just this past weekend with a Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Brooklyn Beset by More Sandwiches and Burgers

    Yogma/FlickrResistance is futile.​Here's yet more evidence that the hamburger and sandwich takeover is continuing apace throughout the five boroughs.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    SCRATCHbread Has Found a New Home

    One of SCRATCHbread's superlative hazelnut bars.​ Back in February, word got around that SCRATCHbread's Matthew Tilden was looking for a new space in which to bake his excellent bread.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Brooklyn Flea Will Retain Its Wintery Digs, Announces New Vendors

    The Milk Truck's grilled cheese sandwiches will return to the summer Flea.​Although warmer weather beckons, the Brooklyn Flea has become so enamored of its winter home in the majestic lobby of the Williamsburg Savings Bank that it will retain it during the summer months. Diner's Journal report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    The JakeWalk's Ari Form Talks Happy Hour, Sad Service & When It's Time to Turn Off the Jazz

    townandcountrytravelmag.comAri Form of the JakeWalk​If you're looking for a place to wet your whistle next happy hour, you can always consult your phone, but who knows where that contraption will send you. For a surely good time, head over to the JakeWalk on Smith Street, which has just instit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    G Train Weekend Closings Debut with Rain, Shuttle Buses

    ​The G train began four straight weekends of suspended service, from 10:30 pm Fridays to 5 a.m. Mondays, last Friday. On this inaugural weekend, use of other trains was recommended, and shuttle buses were provided. This is from a report from Greenpointers: "When the shuttle finally arrived ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Fire Chief Salvatore Cassano is New FDNY Commissioner

    ​And the new Fire Commissioner is -- Salvatore Cassano! Awright, we win the pool! Cassano is 64, FDNY's Chief of Department (highest ranked uniformed officer), a 40-year veteran, and a former soldier. He has spoken for the department on controversial issues like anti-terrorism protocol. He w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    South Brooklyn Pizza Coming to First Avenue

    Kate Attardo/New York MagazineBringing pizza straight outta Brooklyn to the East Village.​ Earlier today, EV Grieve noticed that the long-empty storefront at 122 First Avenue (between Seventh and Eighth Streets) was being renovated by the folks behind P.J. Hanley's, the iconic Carroll Gardens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Howard Dean Endorses Josh Skaller for Council

    Here's an unexpected endorsement -- not because we thought he would endorse someone else, but because we didn't expect him to be involved in a New York city council race: Howard Dean, former Presidential candidate and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is at this moment endorsing Josh S ... More >>

  • Music

    May 6, 2009

    Darcy James Argue's Metal Machine Music

    The long-awaited 'steampunk big band' emerges at last

  • Film

    April 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Carroll Gardeners Tweak Builder, Hit the Beach

    Democracy in action! Though it took place on the cusp of Labor Day weekend, the Public Land Use Meeting held by Community Board 6 in Carroll Gardens drew a nice crowd of citizens. They heard a developer's plea for a variance that would allow him to build higher than the law allows. Per Gowanus Lou ... More >>

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    April 18, 2006
  • Dining

    February 21, 2006

    Apulia Redux

    New South Brooklyn restaurant reflects southern Italian roots

  • NYC Life

    December 20, 2005

    Schlepping to a New You

    At least the strike makes New York skinny

  • NYC Life

    August 9, 2005

    Cute, Isn't It

    We know so many people now—the deli, hi miles, the laundry, hi miles, the Chinese delivery man, hi miles

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    August 24, 2004
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    June 8, 2004
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    June 1, 2004
  • News

    January 27, 2004

    Where Credit Is Due

    Council Plan Helps Landlords Do the Right Thing

  • NYC Life

    October 14, 2003
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    February 18, 2003
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    August 20, 2002

    Dating Dissertation

    The College Girl's Guide to the Peculiar New York Male Species

  • News

    August 28, 2001

    Park Slope Scramble

    Is the 39th CD De Blasio’s to Lose?

  • News

    August 14, 2001

    Imagining the Public Advocate

    Five Visions for a Young Office

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    February 15, 2000
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    March 23, 1999

    Demonstration Models

    Arresting developments

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