Sandy and a little snow can't stop Bronx restaurants from gearing up for the second annual Savor the Bronx Restaurant Week.
Special events begin Monday and more than 35 restaurants in the borough will offer discounted fare. Some restaurants like Riverdale Steak House will give a 15 percent discount ... More >>
As the storm intensifies tonight, reports of calamity are flowing in, particularly in the Rockaways, sections of Queens and Brooklyn. A city ambulance on Beach Channel Drive in southeastern Queens was reported surrounded with water, and the crew was sitting on the roof asking for a rescue. A fire i ... More >>
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1 A Belfast-based design company goes mackerel fishing together off the coast of Northern Ireland. They fish, gut, cook, and finally eat together. [Ace ... More >>
This fun tour of the seafood offerings on City Island, that hard-to-reach enclave of the Bronx (featured a few years back in an excellent film of the same name). Check out the frozen piña coladas from Johnny's and the baskets of fried clam bellies (one of my favorite summertime snacks). [Gothamist] ... More >>
Today, excitable Long Island-raised rap firebrand Flavor Flav will open his House Of Flavor restaurant in Las Vegas. The restaurantwhich will have fried chicken and something called a "red velvet waffle" on the menuis Flav's second attempt to break into the food world, following the di ... More >>
The auction of a bona fide New York City island happened yesterday, and the winner was Alex Schibli, a 71-year-old retired Port Authority worker who lives in the Bronx and has gazed hungrily at that island, or, slab of 2 1/2-acre rock, for more than a decade, wishing he owned it. For $160,000, now h ... More >>
The view from Rat Island.Rat Island is a 2.5-acre rock sticking out of the water off of City Island in the Bronx. Attractions: the crumbling ruins of a hospital used for yellow-fever patients in the 1800s, a Great Blue Heron who will be your only neighbor, a rich history of housing prisoners ... More >>
Sam Zide Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in our recent feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten hot famous bigger women with the disclaimer that he "tried to mix girls I personally think are pretty with girls you don't ha ... More >>
Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in this week's feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten males who appreciate larger ladies in Western mass culture because, frankly, there aren't all that many.
Fat Admirers do exist, and ... More >>
When Fred Dicker of the New York Post talks, Albany listens. The tabloid's hard-punching state editor has as much or more impact on state politics these days - between his newspaper blasts and his daily radio show - as any capitol powerbroker. But Dicker's prediction in his "Inside Albany" c ... More >>
Hungry Girl heads to the new Yankee Stadium to scope out tasty low-cal foods and finds Lobel's Steak Sandwich (464 calories), Nathan's Grilled Chicken Sandwich (380 calories), and cotton candy (175 calories).
The Hudson Valley, once known as New York's "breadbasket," is full of gr ... More >>