Warm up with books, a hearty meal, and vodka
Astoria's nouveau-European Russian hotspot Bear (12-14 31st Avenue, Astoria, 917-396-4939) is typically a refined operation, but this summer, the place has morphed into a pop-up dumpling shop. "There is a beach right down the street, and we want people to feel they can come in flip-flops if they wan ... More >>
The one-MC one-DJ rap outfits have always shared a special bond, but none have shared holy matrimony. That is, until MTRI and DJ Leecy T. They recently released their new videos for "Rush" (with Ukraine artist Dee the Conscious One) and "Expression" (with Slovakia's Golias and DJ Muki), both filmed ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
Last week, we gave you a basic rundown on the biggest annual non-sporting television event in the world, the Eurovision Song Contest, which is about to start up again, this time in Baku, Azerbaijan. In our previous post, we put together a list of the ten best contest winners over its 56-year histor ... More >>
In the coming months, buyers can expect major changes in the prices of two luxury food products--coffee and goose fat. Coffee prices are at their lowest level in 18 months due to anticipation of an exceptional Brazilian harvest, according to the AP.
Is it really a surprise that the World Health Organization and the European Commission found that Europeans drink more than anyone else in the world? No, but the numbers, as reported by Reuters, are still pretty intriguing: the consumption of alcohol in the European Union is double the world average ... More >>
An edible ode to Pushkin opens in Greenwich Village
Shop till you drop? No, you wont drop. Its all right here.
The best of the 2010-2011 Off-Broadway theater season
The best of the Off-Broadway season
The Eastern European Company Makes It Bravely to Under the Radar
eatclub.wordpress.com With Teresa's and Kiev gone, Polonia is one of the very few remaining outposts of Polish dining in the East Village. And while it won't be going anywhere, exactly, the 24-year-old restaurant is about to undergo a significant facelift.
A report on the 'jiz biz' in Brooklyn's Kensington
Die! Die! Die! Music Hall of Williamsburg Saturday, March 29 photos by Rebecca Smeyne Steve Albini recorded the 2007 self-titled debut from New Zealand's Die! Die! Die! and their February S.A.F. release Promises, Promises is 40 minutes of crispy punk excellence, but how'd the relatively unknown Kiw ... More >>
Juergen Teller interprets the Ukraine
A global model competition that wobbles. Plus, the latest example of displaying shell-shocked beauties.
Activist fest takes on global warming, suburban sprawl and, as if war weren't enough, AIDS in Iraq
From shivah to Shoah, the 16th annual Jewish film fest doesn't shy away from the big questions
The disappeared: Are they dead? Are they alive? Ask Congress. Ask the president.
Condoleezza Rice's failed European mission to reignite faith in U.S. rule of law
America's Christian right is rewarded a hard-line pope for its crusades
Krivit, Tenaglia, and Theo on 2004's memorable moments
Many trains from Slavic countries meet in 'Central Station,' bearing choreographic gifts
Central Asia's Lost Worlds
Great Bals of Fire
An Artist Returns to Her Ancestral Synagogue
Cubans Continue to Treat Victims of a Nuclear Disaster