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Cary Conover

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    After 40 Years, Peace in LES's Seward Park; Middle East Is Next

    Cary Conover​ The first 2011 Nobel Peace Prize nomination goes to the Lower East Siders who hammered out Monday night's near-unanimous community board vote approving new housing for those five acres of weed-strewn parking lots sitting forlornly behind chain-link fences these past 40 years alon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Let Us Be the Indie-Curmudgeon Tiger Beat: A Collection of Stephin Merritt Photos from Monday Night's OBIES Awards

    photo by Cary ConoverStephin Merritt with David Greenspan during the cocktail hour On Monday night, the SOTC triumverate had the unique pleasure of eating hor d'oeuvres and standing awkwardly beside sardonic anti-hero songwriter Stephin Merritt during the cocktail hour of our paper's 55th Annual Of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Joe's Pub Director Shanta Thake Tells You the Best Way to Get a Drink on the House

    Last week, we put out the Voice's Best of NYC issue, our annual opportunity to bestow arbitrary awards like Best Buskers Dressed as Animals and Best Film Festival. In turn, we asked a few of our favorite New Yorkers to name their favorite local things. Cary ConoverAmy Winehouse at Joe's Pub in 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    Photo by Cary Conover. What were the Obies like? We noticed mainly free drinks. James Hannaham saw a lot of winners of color ("Black is definitely the new black"), and many other details. List of laureates here; slideshow here. Michael Feingold starts his Obie meditation by talking about depart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Scenes from the Sean Bell Protest

    Cary Conover captured some powerful images from the Sean Bell protests yesterday, including this photograph of the hands of the father of Nicole Paultre-Bell as an NYPD bus got ready to pull away from the Brooklyn Bridge. Check here for a full gallery of Conover's shots.

  • News

    December 18, 2007

    Do NOT Go Directly to Jail

    Visiting a loved one in Rikers? Good luck.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2007

    Copwatch Activists Sue NYPD

    Lumumba Bandele, Dasaw Floyd, and Djibril Toure, as photographed by Cary Conover Three members of the Malcolm X. Grassroot Movement's Copwatch program sued the NYPD yesterday, saying they'd been falsely arrested two years ago while in the act of watching the cops. On February 9, 2005, Lumumba Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2006

    Walking the Line for James Brown

    (Cary Conover slideshow here) Thousands of New Yorkers sang and danced in the cold Thursday to give James Brown a final goodbye. The Godfather of Soul died over Christmas at age 73. Early yesterday morning, a white carriage pulled by two horses brought Brown's body to the Apollo Theater in Harle ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    December 12, 2006

    Put a Cork in It

    Bottle service corrupts the soul of New York City nightlife.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2006

    Minutemen Protect America in the Rain

    So the Minutemen turned up as promised outside the Mexican consulate on 39th Street in Manhattan today, protesting illegal, and expanded legal, immigration. As you'll see in the bottom two frames, counter-protesters showed up, too. Photo by Cary Conover Photo by Cary Conover ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2005

    Tanisha's Scars

    Inside Bedford Hills prison, women swallow pins and slice their arms

  • Music

    May 24, 2005

    Post-Bop Shopping

    For fans in general and collectors in particular, a crucial social locus enters the virtual age

  • Music

    May 24, 2005

    The New Apprenticeship

    Learning the real-world lessons of the jazz musician's life in a university setting

  • Columns

    April 26, 2005

    Unholy Trinity

    Used-record stores and their three-tiered displays

  • Columns

    April 26, 2005

    Class Conscious

    Accidental learning through leisure activities

  • News

    March 29, 2005

    Report From the Upper West Bank

    How Columbia University became the latest mideast battleground

  • Columns

    March 29, 2005

    Journey to Norwabia

    A culinary trek through Bay Ridge

  • News

    January 4, 2005

    Garbage in, Golf Course out

    The course of a Bronx dump is forever changed—for better or worse, for richer and for poorer

  • News

    November 16, 2004

    Brew Ho Ho

    Sud-slinging santas toast the season

  • News

    September 14, 2004

    Body Building

    An old hotel with historic associations now attracts therapists and bodyworkers

  • News

    August 31, 2004
  • News

    August 24, 2004

    Streets of Rage

    How George Bush and his Republicans mobilized half a million people

  • NYC Life

    August 17, 2004

    Daddy Starbucks

    Toasting Kerry on Astor Place

  • News

    July 20, 2004

    Where Justice and Mercy Meet

    In Brooklyn's Mental Health Court, compassion is the rule

  • News

    July 13, 2004
  • News

    February 17, 2004

    Vote Kerry (or Edwards, or Kucinich)

    Voice Writers Make Their Pitches for the March 2 Democratic Primary

  • News

    February 10, 2004

    Black for Blue

    Learning to Love Tha Police

  • News

    January 13, 2004

    Pulp Friction

    A New Hampshire Mill Town's Primary Concern: What Else but the Economy?

  • News

    January 13, 2004

    All Quiet on the Northern Front

    But a General Alarm Spreads Through the State

  • News

    August 5, 2003

    The Whistle-Blower at the Art Party

    A Curator Takes on His Museum

  • NYC Life

    April 29, 2003

    Zog's Bog

    Home and Office in Less Than 70 Square Feet

  • NYC Life

    March 25, 2003
  • News

    October 8, 2002

    A Peace Movement Emerges

    Tens of Thousands Rally in New York and Other Cities to Say No to War With Iraq

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