[Summer Guide 2014]
Sightings' 14-year long history might be thought of in Car Talk-qua-Three Stooges terms: a trio of grease monkeys go in on a lemon together for the thrill of fine-tuning its engine, then discovers that tweaking the engine's innards and fluids to produce variations on a sputtering, splintering theme ... More >>
The Upper East Side has had some work done. A culinary facelift? It sure seems that way, judging by the neighborhood's growing tally of inventive new food spots that have emerged over the last few years. At the same time, old favorites have continued to increase their followings. Sure, those with pl ... More >>
The apricot version at Brooklyn Kolache Co. After high school in Dallas I went to college in Austin, so for the first couple of years I hitched rides between the two places several times a year. For UT students, there were several popular stopovers on the four-hour ride, including a little bakery ... More >>
You can't exactly call what's wrapped around the burger a bun, nor are those french fries. Korzo Haus is perhaps the city's only Slovakian bar, located at the southeast corner of Tompkins Square. Up front in the narrow storefront is a kitchen that might belong to a small pizzeria, then a ba ... More >>
Sharapova lost, disappointing her Pomeranian.Petra Kvitova, a 21-year-old left-hander from the Czech Republic, beat Maria Sharapova today to claim the women's singles title at Wimbledon. Kvitova took care of Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 to win her first ever Grand Slam. Novak Djokavic will take ... More >>
According to an important and highly scientific appraisal of the "World Flirtation League," Athens, Greece, is apparently the flirtiest city of the modern world. The methodology of determining global cities' said flirtation quotients involved calculating the number of online flirtations initi ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 21, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 21 Scenes by Howard Smith JOHN WATERS, the film-maker best known for "Mondo Trasho," his underground satire of violent sexploitation movies, has just finished a hiply sleazy monster movie called "Multiple Man ... More >>
Midtown Lunch reports that Kolache Mama (perhaps she's in the same PTA group as Empanada Mama?) will open the first of two locations in Midtown East this September, at the Roosevelt Hotel. Cursory research indicates that kolache are the Czech Republic's contribution to the world's stuffed car ... More >>
Courtesy New MuseumAIDS-3D, OMG Obelisk The reborn New Museum on the Bowery is a lark. The wildly hyped novelty of the new building and the institution's avowedly 21st-Century mission has apparently worn off, but the building remains a discreet and floaty friend to the surrounding neighborhood. You ... More >>
Glen (the friendly Irish dude) and Markéta vacuum up your love
Yaeger Travels to the Hamptons. Rides Jitney. Eats Muffin.
Hostel: Part II: Lame, tame, and not worth moralizing
Photographing photographs: The history of 20th-century Europe woven into images
'Bust' and local artists rescue the ailing holiday craft fair
Why don't young people read daily newspapers? A better question is: Why should they?
Mel's Dad May Think That 'Oscar' Is a Jewish Name
Home and Office in Less Than 70 Square Feet
Viaggio in Italia
Red-Baiting in a World Without Reds
Hacktivists Chat up the World Bank
A Guide to Finding News From Far-Flung Places
A Selected List of Organizations
According to the FBI and Israeli Intelligence, Semion Mogilevich Rules Over an Arms-Trafficking, Money-Laundering, Drug-Running, and Art-Smuggling 'Red Mafia'