Ophadel Williams, the man driving during the Bronx crash that killed 15 people, used aliases and made "false statements" to get a license, the Daily News is reporting. The Department of Motor Vehicles has since suspended Williams's driving privileges, but even before the tragedy, he shouldn't ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
Last year's Stupid Party in Crown Heights. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.We're closing up shop early today, and getting a head start on the New Year by doing snow angels outside for a while. Last minute guidance on your own New Year's Eve plans can be found here and here. In the meantime, plea ... More >>
Hillstock, the first ever installment of this permit-less backyard-and-rooftop festival, went off this weekend--though there was one hitch. The quieter Sunday singer-songwriter portion was supposed to happen on the rooftop of co-organizer Eric Williams, yet Eric's landlord magically di ... More >>
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Finally pulling out the bullhorn on this weekend's permit-less backyard-and-rooftop festival, Hillstock, after initial concern for blowing up the event's spot. But, by now, you're either going or you're not. Organized by Food'lebrity frankfurter Alex Billig and his Eskalators' ban ... More >>