Pre-Prohibition New York City was flush with the fermenting, bubbling, steeping barrels of brewing beer, but it was several decades after Repeal Day before the boroughs began making a beer industry comeback. Today, though, local breweries are in the midst of a revival, and New York now ranks fourth ... More >>
Under the overpass, Elmhurst burns its tongue
New York is the city that never sleeps and never stops eating, no matter what hour of the day -- or night as the case may be. While it's true that a lot of the foods consumed after midnight are of the drunk pizza variety, the city boasts many 24-hour restaurants that serve some damn fine fare. Her ... More >>
One of the most innovative and prolific narrative filmmakers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, Chilean-born, Paris-based director Raul Ruiz died today in Paris of a pulmonary infection. Ruiz wrote and directed well over a hundred features and TV mini-series in Chile (from which he e ... More >>
Mourners spoke against trans violence outside Camila's apartmentAbout a hundred people gathered on 110th Street, "Tito Puente Way," in East Harlem last night to remember the life of Camila Guzman. The vigil, sponsored by the Anti-Violence Project, took place outside of Camila's apartment, whe ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 17, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 20* (we seem to be missing the May 10 issue in our paper archives) Hong Kong's answer to 007 by Tom Costner Within the past month Chinese action movies from Hong Kong's Shaw Brothers studio have been the t ... More >>
Brad WalshCarolina RamirezEvery Fashion Week we're in awe of how much models are put through. They're running around from show to show; they get their hair yanked, straightened, curled; they get touched on almost every part of their bodies by dressers, wear loads of makeup, and, probably the ... More >>
Dying by degrees at the New York Film Festival
Pop culture -- especially music -- has always had its own respectively fringe and seemingly misunderstood populations. From Phish Phans, to Justin Bieber's bloodthirsty teenage following, and beyond, there always seems to be a group of people deeply saturated in a culture of fanatic obsession ... More >>
What you need to sound like you understand fútbol
South American director Sebastián Silva hangs with me and Eros. And The Messenger kills.
Jens Lekman has the H1N1 virus, better known as swine flu. Yeesh. Apparently, everyone's favorite Swedish chamber-pop/disco/folk singer contracted the virus while on tour in South America, and is recovering at home in Sweden. Lekman began feeling sick while flying home from Chile, told a flight atte ... More >>
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