There are those rare moments -- once in a hundred lifetimes, perhaps -- when one man's destiny is laid bare before him, as if God's secret designs had been suddenly revealed.
One wouldn't expect to find such an epiphany in the press release discard pile, but yesterday I stumbled upon my life's true ... More >>
You're right to believe Frank Ocean was robbed by Mumford & Sons for Album of the Year at the Grammys Sunday. But nevertheless, last year was a good one for r&b, one that saw different facets of the genre take center stage. By extension, Frank Ocean is now a household name. And though Kelly Clarkson ... More >>
Busta Rhymes will headline this year's 2012 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival with a performance down under the borough's namesake bridge on Saturday. With a stash of rap anthems that includes "Pass The Courvoisier," "Woo-Ha!! (Got You All In Check)," and "Hands Where My Eyes Can See," the big man's set is ... More >>
Raekwon, the Wu-Tang Clan's resident slang scholar, released his new solo album, Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang, last week; it's the latest installment in a magnificent saga that's now nearly two decades strong and leaves Staten Island's finest rap representers firmly in the conversation for hip-hop's g ... More >>
If you agree that red wine glasses have big, flat bowls to maximize exposure to air and white wine glasses are narrower to keep the wine cold longer, then you know you don't have to be a snob to buy into fancy glassware.
Bonal from France and Cocchi Aperitivo Americano from Ital ... More >>
The Norry's barRatha Chaupoly and partner Scott Burnett have divided Kampuchea into two restaurants--the main dining room going fancy, the new Norry next door concentrating on small plates, sandwiches, and cocktails. We love Chaupoly's sandwich shop, Numpang, which turns out thoroughly delici ... More >>
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Argentinean Wine and Food Festival
Libertador, Azul, and Industria Argentina will play host to an Argentinean Wine and Food Festi ... More >>