It's the holidays and time for nightly benefit parties. This month, we'll be circling back to non-profits and art groups we've talked to through out 2011 as they gear up for their annual shindigs.
Today we're talking to Eve Biddle, the Co-Director of the Wassaic Project, which is having a silent au ... More >>
Here's what happened over the weekend with the gay-marriage bill, which the Assembly has already approved:
Publicly, the bill has the support of 31 of the 32 senators it needs for passage. Though he was considered "leaning no," GOP senator Greg Ball (who represents all of Putnam County, northern ... More >>
Adovasio: Scared, brutalized, murdered.The search for Tina Adovasio, the 40-year-old mother of four in Throgs Neck, turned out to be brutal and short, and her life sadder and more secret-filled than previously thought. Her body was found Wednesday night in Yorktown, beaten and asphyxiated, and he ... More >>
patrick_george/flickrGive me a tea.Harney & Sons Fine Teas, whose more than 250 different types of tea, including iced versions, can be found in gourmet shops and fine dining establishments the world over, is opening its first tea house in New York City by late fall or early winter.
Photo courtesy The Old FieldOld Field Vineyard is worth visiting for the grounds alone In honor of the upcoming Labor Day weekend, we devote our top 10 list this week to food-centric day trips.
Our list contains a lot of good eating, most accessible by train or bus, all within range for low- ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
December 12, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 9
Remarks on Leary's Politics of Ecstasy
by Allen Ginsberg
By the late '40s of this memory Century the people I knew best and loved the most had already broken through the crust of old Reason & were dow ... More >>
In a ballsy move, despite being down by 178 votes at last count, Republican Jim Tedisco has petitioned Duchess County Supreme court to declare him the winner of the NY-20 Congressional post-election. The logic escapes us, but the Hudson Register-Star says Tedisco also wants all the votes, machine or ... More >>
Well, that was quick. Dutchess County Election Commission Fran Knapp tells us that John Ciampoli, a Republican lawyer, has informed her that he plans to file in Supreme Court to impound ballots from that county in today's special election. She says her understanding is that he wants the paper ballot ... More >>
Libertarian candidate in the NY-20 special election Eric Sundwall has been knocked off the ballot by the state board of elections. Most of his signatures were invalidated in petition challenges by three parties, including the chairwoman of the Dutchess County Conservative Party. The remaining candid ... More >>
This week's Village Voice doesn't hit streets until tomorrow morning, but for our Runnin' Scared readers, we're offering tomorrow's cover story a day early. This one should rock Albany: our Wayne Barrett details state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's step-by-step scheme to boost his old LES pal Jon ... More >>