Monday, April 22
Earth Day at Edi and the Wolf
Edi and the Wolf, the Austrian spot on Avenue C, will celebrate Earth Day today with a four-course menu featuring "sustainable springtime ingredients" paired with biodynamic wine producers from Austria. The restaurant promises garlic soup, white asparag ... More >>
In years to come, rightbloggers will tell their grandchildren many stories of the glorious summer of twenty-twelve. They'll tell 'em how they warned America about the socialist menace of the Olympics. They'll tell 'em how, in the wake of the Aurora shooting, they defended assault weapons against Dem ... More >>
Starting yesterday on Earth Day, Whole Foods stopped selling overfished seafood in its stores throughout the country. Not everyone is happy about this new policy: According to the New York Times, some New England fishermen have expressed anger over Whole Foods' move, which they think has threatened ... More >>
Scientologists don't really have a Sunday service. They like to say that they do, because they crave mainstream acceptance. But unless Xenu rested after six days and L. Ron Hubbard just forgot to mention it, there's no reason for Scientologists to treat Sunday any differently than every other day of ... More >>
If you haven't noticed yet (or have been in doors all day), it's been raining cats and dogs all afternoon. But what better way to celebrate Earth Day than with an absolute wash-out?In the midst of a city-wide flood alert that will run its course until the end of tomorrow, New York com ... More >>
Conservatism is making a big comeback, folks. The proof? The tremendous success of Human Achievement Hour on Saturday.
What, you never heard of it? Well, you've heard of Earth Hour, right? That thing where all the stupid hippies turned their lights off for an hour to celebrate their precious, so-ca ... More >>
Don't expect to see any octopus, gray sole, skate, Atlantic halibut, or Atlantic cod gracing the icy shelves of the Whole Foods fish counter after April 22. The company has decided to stop selling seafood caught through unsustainable methods, according to the Associated Press.
Fresh off providing his guitar to the Santigold-featuring-Karen O track "Go", Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner will on Wednesday (May 11) lead 41 Strings, an event to celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day (and yes, the organizers probably know that Earth Day was last month). Also l ... More >>
Environment tanks, green jobs take off
For many, Earth Day -- which is today -- could not come at a worse time, the Spanish-language daily reports.
Though indiscriminate deforestation, water contamination, and nuclear disaster in Japan are just some of today's environmental crises, green ... More >>
This week in food blogs...
Eater rounded up its 15 best stoner foods in the city. Mac 'n' cheese pancakes, anyone?
Grub Street mapped out where to celebrate Easter Sunday. (Because dinner at Grandma's is lame, right?)
Diner's Journal offered advice on what to do when your friends torture you with ... More >>
Super sexy tree via Walt StoneburnerEarth Day has the misfortune of landing on Good Friday this year, but that's not going to take away any attention from what this day's all about: hot, sexy trees. We've compiled a list of the country's sexiest, and they're sure to get your heart pounding. I ... More >>
Just in time for Earth Day 2011, BP has announced they will give $100 million to five of the Gulf States following last year's Deepwater Horizon explosion. As part of their agreement to put $1 billion toward Gulf restoration projects, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida will r ... More >>
When best-selling books like The DaVinci Code or the Twilight series become movies, their fans take to the internet to share their excitement. They argue over the film's fidelity to their favorite characters and scenes, and revel in their love-object's moment in the cinematic sun.
So too it has bee ... More >>
Dinner and a movie are a prescription for a fun time, but sometimes a movie about dinner is even better. Which is why the Whole Foods-sponsored "Do Something Reel" Film Festival at City Cinemas Village East next week is shaping up to be a great event.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
April 30, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 18
Vonnegut & Earth Day
by Anna Mayo
It was the night before Earth Day. Kurt Vonnegut, set off by the ambience of the Algonquin Hotel, looked more like Mark Twain than Hal Holbrook.
He was talking about th ... More >>
The confusing Whole Foods "dot" identification system for seafood.
In a press release that just hit our email box at Fork in the Road, Whole Foods announces the chain-wide implementation of their color coding system for identifying fish according to sustainability, as certified by the Blue O ... More >>
Usually when something bad happens, at least you have the look-on-the-bright-side quality of being able to say, hey, at least we learned from this, and we sure won't do it again next time, or some such. Not so, it seems, with the oil spill in the Gulf. Sure, it's killed innocent animals and p ... More >>