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Chow down on a food tour of the Rockaways
A retrospective of America’s first couturier, Charles James
It's upscale anarchy in The Met
Gabrielle Bell comes to WORD
The Quay Brothers at MOMA
A new video store opens (in a museum, that is)
Alarm Will Sound performs John Cage's Song Books
Run through 'Little Bohemia'
Who is the real Cindy Sherman?
Boris KuslitskiyAward-winning Broadway costume designer and "Project Runway" finalist Emilio Sosa has no preference over costume or womenswear design -- to him, the processes are virtually the same. Perhaps that's why his Fall 2012 esosa collection, which premiered Wednesday night at Alvin ... More >>
Dubai rang in the new year last night by shooting flames out of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. If you ever wondered what a half-mile-tall sparkler looks like, watch the above video.
What is the true blight of New York City? The awful, industrial scaffolding that crops up to hide the beauty of attractive things and make ugly things uglier, usually when you least expect it, truly ruining any photo op you might be planning on having. Just a fact of life in a city, and something we ... More >>
Barack and Michelle Obama spent part of their Saturday night handing out candy to trick-or-treaters on the northern portico of the White House. President Obama doesn't appear to be overwhelmingly in the Halloween spirit, but we're pretty sure he's wearing a studio-quality Green Lantern costume unde ... More >>
Karen O and company take on opera
Joan MarcusSince 1996, the musical Rent has entered the musical theater pantheon, won a Pulitzer, and been praised, parodied, and panned (when it made its way to the screen). Now, three years after the show closed its Broadway run after 12 years in 2008, a revival is in previews at New World ... More >>
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It's been a rough couple of weeks for Hillary Clinton! First there were those allergies that caused her to cover her mouth in the iconic Situation Room photo taken by White House photographer Pete Souza as the administration watched the raid on Osama Bin Laden. Then she was unceremoniously removed f ... More >>
Dear Empire State Building, Happy 80th! Wow, that's old. You were born (completed, really, is the word) on May 1st, 1931, during the Great Depression. Standing 1,454' 8 9/166" tall, you were the tallest building in the world for forty years! A masterpiece of Art Deco design (although -- let ... More >>
New York avant-rock collective returns
via Gulf NewsSaudi Arabia will soon be home to a mile-high building, dubbed "The Kingdom Tower." Gulf News reports that it will be erected (you can say that about a building in Saudi Arabia, right?) in the Obhur Gulf, just outside of the port city Jeddah. Kingdom Holding Company is funding th ... More >>
Very Small ArrayVery Small Array is very fond of using our restaurant guide's data to create interesting and thought-provoking graphic design. We are flattered! This time, they've broken down restaurant cuisines by the median household income at the restaurant locations.
Rick Froberg opens his solo show and then plays a show
Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell's film is missing details, and the devil that's in them
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 30, 1965, Vol. X, No. 50 New York's Newspapers: Case of a Cloudy Future By Susan Brownmiller In a ground floor meeting hall of a small building on West 44th Street, striking elevator operators, stenographers, adding machine ... More >>
People generally go to a restaurant's website to find out the location, hours, how to make a reservation, and maybe take a look at the menu. So why is that information so hard to find on many websites? First comes the music, some horrible jazzy stuff that startles everyone in your office, and then t ... More >>
Artist Daniel Arsham takes his cutting-edge work downtown
Well, it's better animated, but you get the idea--the 30 Best Kanye West Blingees, Blingee being a happy-go-lucky glitter-and-animation populated zone of clip art and zaniness. It's like something Guy Debord would've invented after being reborn as 22nd century 12-year-old girl. Anyway, people really ... More >>
Japan Society takes you to Tokyo
An art show and a new Louis Vuitton line? Heavenly.
Nonperishables like you've never seen them before
Lia Halloran shreds the streets of L.A. for her art
War, what is it good for? Amélie brain trust makes a date with destiny at the front lines.
Building a city of light to shine on the GOP convention
Rebuilding Effort Could Secure City's Future as Bourgeois Playground
Chinas Foremost Ordeal Artist Emerges in America
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