It's early afternoon at the Essex Street Market (120 Essex Street [at Delancey Street]) as Ira Stolzenberg and Ron Budinas -- partners for the past 40-plus years -- work their adjoining storefronts, juicing vegetables for Tra La La Juice Bar and slicing fresh fish for their fish stall, Rainbo's. The ... More >>
We're advocates of starting dinner (or, hey, lunch -- we won't judge) with a civilized negroni, a crisp and bittersweet blend of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. We're advocates of having a couple more negronis after that, too, and not just because they make particularly good patio sippers this tim ... More >>
St. Paddy's Day weekend is upon us, which means you have an excuse, if you want, to don green and drink Guinness until you're kicked out of a bar. Not your bag? Check out this list of things to do instead.
Bagels (and sandwiches) from Davidovich, Essex Street Market, 120 Essex Street, Booth 6, $1 to $7.99 At the first retail location of a rising star NYC bagel-maker, you'll find a slew of budget-friendly breakfast and lunch staples.
Halloween in New York really is the most wonderful time of the year, and this year, it gets started a bit early--and runs all week long. Here's a selection of the city's more intriguing Halloween bashes that incorporate food and drink, celebrate the human DIY spirit, and steer clear of the parade.
Like great electronic album artists before him such as the Chemical Brothers, Future Sound of London, and Underworld, Daniel Avery has crafted a coherent, confident and ambitious album. And like the best work of those bands, his Drone Logic (out this week) defies easy categorization because it incor ... More >>
The reopening of the East 91st Street marine transfer station's a controversy a decade in the making. Sparked by Christine Quinn's "environmental racism" comment, the waste disposal spot has infiltrated the mayoral race discussion, leading candidates to pick a side on an issue that involves how we N ... More >>
Monday, March 18 Seamus Mullen Cooks at Louro Chef Seamus Mullen of Tertulia will guest-cook at Louro on Monday night as part of the restaurant's Nossa Mesa Supper Club. He and chef David Santos will serve an Asian-inspired menu. Reservations can be made on Open Table. BYO beer and wine. 142 W. 10th ... More >>
Voice critics pick their favorite shows from the past year
It's no secret that Governor Andrew Cuomo is pretty pissed off with the lack of preparedness New York utilities companies had for Hurricane Sandy. It's also no secret that New York utilities companies have absolutely sucked at responding to power outages caused by the storm -- and Cuomo wants to kno ... More >>
In January, 12-year-old Dashane Santana was struck and killed by a car as she crossed Delancey, at Clinton Street. Santana was not the first pedestrian to perish on the busy road: Other walkers and many cyclists have died on Delancey. At the intersection of Delancey and Essex, for example, Transpo ... More >>
The Hester Street Fair kicked off on Saturday with a solid turn-out and an amazing selection of vendors. We got to the Lower East Side around noon, and although there was a crowd beginning to form, the area was definitely still navigable. No worries if you missed out on the opening day festivities ... More >>
The Shakespeare exposé no one has been waiting for
The police shutdown of Lower East Side fixture Max Fish on allegations of illegal sale of alcohol has some collateral damage -- works by 50 artists from here and elsewhere are being held hostage inside the locked and shuttered establishment. The bar, located on Ludlow Street, was formally cl ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 10, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 32 Where have all the hipsters gone? By Bill Amidon What's going on around here? Where the hell is everybody? I've been living in the West and East Villages for the past 13 years and I'v known a gang of ... More >>
The Essex Street Market, a long, long time ago.The Essex Street Market has been at is present location on Essex and Delancey Streets for 70 years, but the recently passed SPURA guidelines may change that.
Crass in 1984. This photo was taken by a man named Trunt, of course.See the update below... It doesn't get any bigger or more important than Crass, the Essex-born collective that helped integrate radical anarchist politics with punk rock, a bond that endures--insofar as the genre does--to th ... More >>
Newcomer Katie Jarvis's teen misfit swims upstream
Jeremy LiebmanA rumor's been circulating that sustainable-meat maven Bev Eggleston will soon be selling his wares at a Brooklyn butcher shop. Eggleston tells us that "it's too early" to disclose any details, except that he won't be selling through Marlow & Daughters. But he is in a New York s ... More >>
In which we lace up our art shoes and troll the Lower East Side
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>
Another week, another run-on sentence from Mr. Everett True, Australia-bound "roving ambassador" of Plan B Magazine, a title dedicated to writing about music (and media) with barely a nod towards demographics. . . Hugs and Kisses The Continued Outbursts of Everett True THIS WEEK: Everett fi ... More >>
In search of New York's most elusive drug
A pair of tragic heroes, who dare all and get smashed by destiny
Trash plan relieves our neighborhoods, but west of the Hudson, it's just more of the same old garbage from New York City
Moby departs, Annie O. arrives
Hungry grads make a shoestring assault on New York
Mike Bloombergs the New Mayor. Happy or Horrified?
Paths Less Traveled
Avoiding the Grave With Mr. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll