Last October, Famous Ray's Pizza on West 11th Street in the Village shuttered after being sued for using the name "Famous Ray's Pizza" by USA Famous Original Ray's Licensing Corp., a rival group that owns various Ray's pizza joints throughout the city. A sign on the pizzeria's front window attribut ... More >>
On the left, the Canadian-bacon-and-pineapple slice; on the right, the standard cheese slice. Note how the cheese pulls up from the tip in a dense indigestible mass. A gastronomic miracle occurred today when Ray's Famous Pizza reopened at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 11th Street in Greenwic ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyFamous Ray's, now Original Famous Ray'sWhat's in a name? When your name is Ray and you're a pizzeria, well, everything. Greenwich Village landmark Famous Ray's Pizza shuttered earlier this fall, citing a rent increase and loss of lease. Now according to a sign in the window, ... More >>
Newspapers went up in the windows of Famous Ray's overnight. Arguably the most famous of the endless iterations of pizza parlors named Ray's in the city, Famous Ray's of Greenwich Village gave up the ghost over the weekend.
Unique art is easy to find in New York City, but Bryan Lee Madden's pieces stand out in the crowded field. Madden uses Etch A Sketches to create his works, which run from fine art to cartoonish sketches, and are commissioned for friends and clients alike (email him if interested!). We got in ... More >>
Imprinting Greenwich Village