Prepare for a full pre-Thanksgiving agenda this weekend as we help you sweat off the pounds (before you gain a couple next week) on the dance floor, and while you whiz through the shopping aisles. Pack some water. You're going to need it. Friday [Lit] Have a couple of shots tonight to honor come ... More >>
Unless you're a lactose-intolerant celiac, odds are you've got a soft spot for macaroni and cheese. Among the numerous dishes that make up the comfort food lexicon, the spruced up noodles hit that perfect balance of crisp crust and gooey interior, and the top renditions can be downright mesmerizing ... More >>
Ever since the first night club set up shop on the first mixed use business/residential street, people have been fighting it out in community board meetings (and more recently, in the comment sections of blogs) about just how numerous and boisterous said night clubs are allowed to be. Sometimes it's ... More >>
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They wanted anybody but Quinn, and they got one. Possibly even two. The Anybody But Quinn campaign celebrated election returns last night at Mustang Sally's at 28th Street and 7th Avenue. Culminating there in that nondescript midtown bar at the northern edge of Chelsea was a four-year campaign to m ... More >>
As the cold-pressed juice trend continues to make inroads against bacon-worship, breezy, produce-centric cafes are proliferating all over town. And the Upper West Side will soon have what owner Kristin Sollenne hopes is the first outlet of an empire: The chef and nutrition expert, who most recently ... More >>
What do you do with a Chelsea restaurant that's not living up to its full potential? If you're Jeff Kreisel, who took over the executive chef role at Pounds & Ounces in that neighborhood last month, you give the menu an injection of lighter, healthier fare, focusing your attention on Greenmarket pro ... More >>
Proof that the New York City juice craze is only getting stronger: Liquiteria, which first rolled out cold-pressed juices to the East Village more than 15 years ago, is getting ready to undergo its first expansion, with plans to open at least two shops in the coming months.
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Unless you've been wasting away inside the past week and a half, snuggling with your A/C and bingeing on the new season of Arrested Development, you've seen the lines and lines of metallic blue Citi Bikes stationed across New York City, begging, as the slogan goes, you to hop on and "explore your ci ... More >>
Friday, May 17 Sweet Leaf Tea's Be Sweet New York Sweet Leaf Tea will unveil a bottle cap art installation on the High Line in Chelsea tonight. The event kicks off the company's "Be Sweet Out There" campaign to inspire kind acts in New York City, and complimentary tea and entertainment will be given ... More >>
It isn't enough that the United States consumes nearly 23 percent of the world's old, chewed-up dinosaur bones. Nor was it enough for Hollywood to commission Jurassic Park sequels 2, 3, and 4. Clearly, one of us had to go steal a gen-u-ine dinosaur bones from Mongolia to satisfy our collective pre- ... More >>
If you tuned into this afternoon's dour White House press briefing, you would have heard a lot about...dun dun dun...the sequester. Several public goods are going to get mercilessly slashed as the cuts begin to take effect, and they go something like this: Head Start, Meals on Wheels, food facility ... More >>
Department of Health calls for 100,000 vaccinations as fatalities climb in 2013
As more than 8,000 school bus drivers and matrons formed picket lines around the city this morning, some 152,000 students and their families were forced to find alternative means of transportation in the pouring rain. Jackie Ceonzo, mother of a 17-year-old autistic son, had to find a way to get her ... More >>
New York, New York. The name luxuriously repeated by Frank Sinatra and later rejuvenated by Jay-Z evokes images of the city's guilty nightlife, where everyone who hustled and bustled all day finally let their vices loose. It's the lifeblood of our weekends in this hedonist metropolis, when bars, clu ... More >>
The artist gets an early start to his big year in New York
Julieta Ballesteros is a huge advocate for fusion foods. It's not often you see the words "Szechuan Beef Wonton Tacos" strung together on the same line, but innovative dishes such as these are what Ballestros is promoting at her newest venture, China Latina. The eatery opened up in October and ser ... More >>
That's easy! Hell's Kitchen! According to the invaluable map in Next magazine, HK and environs has no fewer than 13 LGBT bars! (There's Vlada, Posh, Barrage, Therapy, Industry, Hardware, Escuelita, Fairytail Lounge, The Ritz, Flaming Saddles, Bar-Tini, xl, and Ninth Avenue Saloon). And there's a ... More >>
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After their much-anticipated 2010 reunion at Matador Records' 21st birthday party in Las Vegas, lo-fi rockers Guided by Voices buckled up and went on a two-year bender of tour dates and recent album releases. Now, with an art exhibition called The Big Hat & Toy Show, frontmen Robert Pollard and Tobi ... More >>
Tuesday, September 18 Crab Boil. Fatty Crew Hospitality Group announces the seventh anniversary of Fatty Crab this month. To celebrate, the restaurant will be hosting a Maryland-style crab boil from September 17 through October 17. It's serving blue crabs with "Malay old bay" seasoned water, steamed ... More >>
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 >>
You gotta feel sorry for the little cupcake. Overhyped by Sex and the City, then derided by food writers, they've become turds of the dessert world. True, cupcake conglomerates like Crumbs and even Magnolia Bakery aren't doing a lot for the single-serving confection (and everyone knows Magnolia is a ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples Sichuan in his review of Land of Plenty: "At the end of the last century, who could have predicted Manhattan would someday be speckled with Sichuan restaurants? But as old-school takeaways vanished, pricier Sichuan places appeared in Chelsea an ... More >>
Another Pint Please.../FlickrWhere to find turkey dinners (and non-turkey dinners) this Thanksgiving Rob Z. asks: I was wondering if you had any recommendations for Thanksgiving. My friend and I are going to be by ourselves. Do you know of restaurants that will be open that day? We would love ... More >>
Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the hottest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here!Coast to Coast Wine and DineRestaurant Marc ForgioneNovember 15Satisfy your appetite for community service and epicureanism Tuesday night. Forgione's tasting features the talents ... More >>
Here are the latest newcomers to New York City's cutthroat dining scene. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. International Gourmet Kitchen (IGK) is a new lunch spot in Chelsea, offering great value on everything from burgers to burritos to Asian rice bowls. [Midtown Lunch] To ... More >>
Here are the latest newcomers to New York City's cutthroat dining scene. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Plenty is a new bakery on the Upper East Side, offering crumb cake, rugelach, and layer cakes. [NY Times] Williamsburg is getting a Midwestern-themed bar in Burnside B ... More >>
A few weeks ago, we posted on comedian Mark Malkoff and his attempt to give out free cab rides to New Yorkers. Malkoff ended up driving around in that cab for 14 hours, and he filmed the entire day. "You can imagine how long of a shower I needed," he said. In addition to regular old cab rides (one ... More >>
nsnn.comWhile Brooklyn and Manhattan's dining exchange program has generally followed the pattern of the latter's restaurateurs colonizing Williamsburg, Park Slope is leading the reverse charge into Manhattan.
Richard Caplan for CoreWe love real estate. Especially WTF/How Is This Even Possible? real estate, like New York City apartments with indoor pools and swings and slides that one can use to travel from room to room. And apartments inspired by submarines! Such an apartment is currently for sale ... More >>
A flyer from a 2010 vigil for gay teens who committed suicideViolence against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people was up last year, both in New York City and the nation at large, according to the 2010 National Report on Hate Violence. The report was released today by the National C ... More >>
Recently resigned Rep. Anthony Weiner was spotted again -- first it was buying spinach, then bad flowers -- this time with his wife Huma Abedin in Manhattan, where the couple, who are expecting their first child, ate "plain pizza, a salad and pasta" in Chelsea, while "chained to their cellpho ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. New Roma Pizza on the Lower East Side has been closed since Memorial Day and will not reopen. [Bowery Boogie] The New York Film Academy Café will close its doors on June 30, as the building t ... More >>
First new trees, then off to Detroit for the wide-ranging playwright. Plus, summer theater picks.
Photo courtesy of the Roasting PlantWhen the Roasting Plant opened almost four years ago, it made the block of Orchard Street between Broome and Grand an unlikely coffee geek destination, one that would help to make the neighborhood below Delancey attractive for high-end caffeine pushers like ... More >>
It's common knowledge that kicking a capital-H Habit isn't the most pleasant experience, to say the least. But what if there were a cure for drug addiction out there that only comes with one side effect, that of intense hallucinations? For this week's Village Voice cover story, join Keegan Ha ... More >>
Lulu's chocolate-raspberry rugelach. Although our field research for Our 10 Best Bakery Desserts had by the middle of the week made us ready to swear off sugar until the next election, we were lured back into the hypoglycemic fray by Lulu Cake Boutique, which opened its doors on Wednesday. ... More >>
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