Since it dropped in April, we've been big fans of Ratking's album So It Goes. You'll recall, we even said it has "redefined NYC hip-hop" and we certainly, after many more listens over these last few months, stick by that. To our minds, it's a frontrunner for NYC album of the year, as well as one of ... More >>
New York is, on any given day, practically oozing with great jazz. Here's a list of jazz shows happening in the city this week we think you'll enjoy. Jazz for Obama 2012: The Jazz Concert for America's Future Jazz may have lost its political edge in the 1960s, but that doesn't mean that jazz musici ... More >>
Here's the drill: Explain why Cyndi Lauper has inspired/entertained/educated you in 150 words or less, and send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org by tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 11:59 p.m. In other words, tell me why you feel "she's so unusual" and amazing.
Getting between the bodies and the guns
EV GrieveSometimes, it takes the gentlest of breezes to make the whole house of cards come tumbling down. Such was the case at Balthazar, Pastis, and various other Keith McNally restaurants on Sunday, when a truck bearing pastries and breads from McNally's Englewood, N.J., baking facility was ... More >>
Today, Fork in the Road caught up with David Burke, whose restaurant, David Burke Townhouse reopened last week after an overhaul of the interior, and tweaking of the menu. Burke has eight restaurants around the country, three in New York--Townhouse, Fishtail and David Burke at Bloomingdale' ... More >>
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Compiled by Ginger Adams Otis