• Theater

    January 16, 2013

    The Other Place's Bad Brain

    Laurie Metcalf stars in Sharr White's Broadway transfer

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    SST Records Legend and Music Scribe Joe Carducci on His New Book and Throwing Sonic Youth's Cassette Into the Demo Pile in 1985

    By Brad Cohan Joe Carducci not only played a monumental role in helping run and co-own SST Records in its glorious 1980's heyday when Black Flag, Minutemen, Hüsker Dü and Meat Puppets were the reigning kings of the Amerindie underground, but he also famously penned the lyrics for the Minutemen's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Drinking Is Good for Old People

    ​Here's some happy news: If you manage to make it to the ripe old age of 75 -- and chances are good for that these days if you stay out of traffic and away from the slippery edges of tall buildings and don't play with guns and such -- you will be perfectly justified in, even obligated to, rewa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Simon Nunez, Missing Bronx Man, Found

    We mentioned that Simon Nunez was missing yesterday. Good news: The 74-year-old Bronx man, who suffers from Alzheimer's dementia and diabetes, has been found at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Nunez was about five miles from his Beach Avenue home when he apparently became disoriented and wandered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Simon Nunez, 74: Missing

    ​If you're in The Bronx, please keep an eye out for Simon Nunez, 74. He was last seen at Bainbridge Avenue and East 205 Street, just north of Bronx Park and about five miles from his Beach Avenue home. He was wearing a black jacket, green pants, a black baseball hat, blue shirt, a beige sweate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Booze News: A Cocktail Convention Comes to a Close; Wine May Keep You Sane, Says Study

    The seventh annual Tales of the Cocktail convention came to a close on Sunday. Industry insiders shared information about drinking trends, offered seminars on mixology techniques, and buried a bad cocktail. Last year, bartenders said goodbye to the Appletini; this year, the lesser-known Redheaded Sl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Medical Experts: Old Age, Stress, Genes Call for Drink, Drugs

    Like we keep telling our editors: "Regular Moderate Alcohol Intake Has Cognitive Benefits in Older Adults." A Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center study of 3,069 individuals over 75 years of age who were still sharp found that codgers who had eight to 14 drinks a week -- that's a few drinks ... More >>

  • News

    August 5, 2003

    Refuge of Scoundrels

    After Criminal Charges, Claims of Mental Maladies