The Financial District's Dead Rabbit, where we recently enjoyed tiny teacups of "welcome punch" and a few rounds of excellent cocktails, is launching an events series this weekend.
The evenings will focus on Ernest Hemingway's contributions to both literary and liquor culture, with a 90-minute disc ... More >>
The White Horse Tavern as it looks today
Stay in one place long enough, many bars have found, and you're likely to eventually develop literary cachet. Indeed, many of the city's most venerable taverns - Old Town, McSorley's, and the currently-defunct Chumley's - are or were lined with the dust jac ... More >>
Congratulations are in order for longtime Voice columnist Nat Hentoff, who was honored yesterday as one of the 100 outstanding journalists of the last 100 years by New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.Hentoff's column has appeared in the Voice for more than 50 years. Unlike ma ... More >>
Tom PalumboJack Kerouac, on the road somewhere ...
For many authors over the years, alcohol has been nearly as important a writing tool as pen, paper, poverty, and loneliness. Some have speculated that hard drinking and prolific writing might have similar genetic roots. Another theory is that ... More >>
via Sugarpond/Flickr.Park Slope mommies and daddies are a bit disturbed these days by the presence of an all-white stroller chained to a sign on the corner of Union Street and Sixth Avenue. What does it mean? Did a child die? Is someone just pranking the baby-obsessed residents of the Slope? ... More >>
Click to enlargeThings you didn't know: There is an Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Society. And they hold an annual Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. Here is the winner of the 2010 competition, which was clearly steep. His name is Charles Bicht; he lives in Vero Beach, Florida; and it look hi ... More >>