The building that houses Midtown's Park Central Hotel has seen nearly a century's worth of history -- it's hosted prominent figures like Eleanor Roosevelt and Mae West, and it witnessed the mob murder of Albert Anastasia in the 1950s. The hotel was recently renovated to restore a sense of its past ( ... More >>
Probably both. I just read this analytical description in a book and it hit home a bit: "The infantile or hysterical personalities thrive on attention and unconditional approval and are hypersensitive to rejection.
Some (mostly annoying) Scientology updates today while we wait for tomorrow's big reveal in our countdown: In the suburbs of London (and in nearby Birmingham), where rioting has reached end-times proportions, Scientology's "Volunteer Ministers" have been spotted in their yellow jackets, hand ... More >>
IMHO... (5) Hillary Clinton She's smart, tough, and almost ran for President, securing a high-power job in the administration when that didn't work out. Besides, she behaved classily when humiliated by her husband's trouser antics, not letting us see her pain and using it to build char ... More >>
The Public Theater offers a diary product—Rinne Groff's Compulsion
The First Ladies of butter Yes, Brooklyn foodism is reaching an apogee of somewhat annoying proportions, but one new company stands out as a worthwhile addition to the larder: The Butter Queen of Brooklyn, which sells a variety of flavored butters.
Martin Schoeller/The New YorkerThe New Yorker's annual food issue is out this week, to the immeasurable joy of gastronerds who have some spare time on their hands. High on the marquee is Lauren Collins' profile of April Bloomfield, whom Collins dubs "the food world's oblivious savant." Elsew ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Brooklyn lo-fi newbies Sweet Bulbs run the sunrise-punk of bands like Hüsker Dü through the modern machinery of dreampop, dreamgaze, and dreamnoise--think your fave Captured Tracks band running st ... More >>
At Runnin' Scared, we're proud fans of Anna Chapman's Facebook page. Though she's a pretty bad spy, having been caught by the FBI and shipped back home to Russia, she happens to be pretty good at social networking, always picking flattering photographs and sharing wisdom with her "friends" th ... More >>
So you think you have original style? Think again.
The mayor and his schools chancellor make their stand at the schoolhouse door
All dogs go to heaven. Yours will probably get there in an urn.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 1, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 50Bobby is Not 'Best Man' for Playwright VidalBy Mary Perot NicholsThe author of "The Best Man" stood on a sidewalk at 74th Street and Madison Avenue on a rainy Monday and told TV and newspapermen that the best ma ... More >>
Michelle Obama will enlist the help of 23 fifth-graders to dig up a patch of the White House lawn in which an organic vegetable garden will be planted. The garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt's WWII victory garden, will be visible to passers-by. [NY Times] Some of the city's A-list restaurat ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Weep No More, My Lady Author: W.E. Debnam Publisher: The Graphic Press, Raleigh, North Carolina Date: 1950 ... More >>
All it takes to cure the Depression is a little Miss Sunshine
A former light unto the world, We, the People, have been darkened by this administration
Young lesbians in Brooklyn find that a thug's life gets them more women
Countries abusing their prisoners say they are following America's practices
Our gossip maven talks to himself about starfucking, outing, and his new book
With Edwards in the room, Hillary's not exactly the life of her party
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She Says Shes Not a Liberal
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No Woman Has Ever Won Higher Office in New York State
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