Are you really going to celebrate Father's Day with brunch and a bottle of whiskey? Consider these five fantastic alternatives to show dad you were "planning" his party all along.
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Over ninety vendors and thousands of visitors showed up for the overwhelmingly successful launch of the LIC Flea & Food this weekend, which commandeered a lot overlooking the Long Island City waterfront at 5-25 46th Avenue. And one of the most anticipated merchants showed up on Father's Day with a f ... More >>
As you're probably aware, this Sunday is hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur's birthday. But you might not know it also happens to be Father's Day, the day of the year we set aside to give our Dads thanks for all the great Dad-stuff that they've done for us. While the hip-hop canon has largely dealt with over ... More >>
The weekend is almost here, and if you're looking forward to spending quality time with dad on Sunday, check out the roundup of offbeat food-related Father's Day activities we posted yesterday. If you're weekend isn't revolving around celebrating Dad--or if he's game for non-Father's Day-related out ... More >>
Since you were born, all your father wanted on his special day was to have someone deliver him his beloved newspaper and let him devour a plate of bacon. Now it's time to show him you've become a responsible, decision-making adult by taking him out for a Father's Day he won't forget. Here are a few ... More >>
During yesterday's Silent March to End Stop and Frisk, the Voice caught up with Comptroller (and mayoral hopeful) John Liu. Liu, who was marching with a small contingent at the midway point of the assembled, took a break from the silence to speak (very quietly) with us. Being Father's Day, we aske ... More >>
Sunset Park, Brooklyn Forget to make dinner reservations? Here are some Father's Day suggestions.
"It's hard to imagine Father's Day without Trayvon," said Tracy Martin, "I want to stand for the million voiceless fathers that have lost their children."Just hours before Father's Day, the father of the young boy gunned down by George Zimmerman spoke somber words and held back tears in front of a c ... More >>
Barbecue for dad with all the fixin's at Mable's Smokehouse We've endured Mother's Day, and now Father's Day is upon us. These greeting card holidays are always so depressing! You've got to do something, but you never know quite what. The best thing we can think of is to take your male parental un ... More >>
Father's Day is coming up this Sunday, so we've rounded up some deals for you. Free Glass of Wine Petaluma is serving breakfast, brunch, and dinner throughout the weekend -- including their wood-oven pizzas, house made pastas, and signature desserts, plus a free glass of wine for all the dads in t ... More >>
Every May, there's no shortage of mawkishly sentimental songs to play on Mother's Day, but a month later, there are comparatively few Father's Day equivalents. Sure, there are some treacly tracks like Bob Carlisle's 1997 adult-contempo hit "Butterfly Kisses," but fatherhood is more often than not in ... More >>
Sunday is Father's Day! Instead of ignoring your dad, like the other 364 days of the year, you will have to give that alcoholic deadbeat a call and pretend like you love him -- and that you don't mind that he missed your little league games for greyhound races all those years. If you don't want t ... More >>
Beautiful braised chicken feet: Is this what your dad wants on Father's Day? Could be... Twenty years ago it would have been so easy. Every editor knew what dad wanted: juicy T-bones, thick hamburgers served with a mug of imported European beer, or maybe a rack of sauce-dripping barbecued ribs alo ... More >>
On the Tony Awards the other night, Hugh Jackman dropped the camping and gay jokes and made a big show out of professing love--on camera--for his wife, who was there to present him with an honor. The whole thing seemed very calculated to get the straight word out. Did you buy it? Well, as backgro ... More >>
Monday, June 11 Taste of Times Square There's going to be a outdoor pop-up food festival today on 46th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue. Taste of Times Square features international flavors from restaurants around the city. Click here for a full list of participating restaurants. Tuesday, J ... More >>
Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies dropped the hammer on the illegal prescription drug trafficking biz this morning in a sweep that netted nearly 100 arrests, including two doctors and one nurse practitioner.The most arrests occurred on Staten Island, where law enforcement officials s ... More >>
If you live on Long Island, there's a pretty good chance that you absolutely love drugs -- and we're not talking about weed, we're talking about real drugs like heroin, Oxycontin, and other opiates.In response to last year's "Father's Day Pharmacy Massacre" -- during which a pill junky murdered four ... More >>
You know, the one who means well, but who can't help stepping on each of your personal landmines in every single conversation you have. As in... "So what did you do for Father's Day?" "Um, mainly break down crying and try to forget. My father died three years ago, as you well know."
Last year we declared Exit 9, a quirky little gift shop in the East Village, as our favorite spot to buy whatever for whomever whenever we needed it. Thus, we were awfully sorry when we heard they were closing their East Village location at 64 Avenue A (their last day open was Father's Day). ... More >>
via APToday is Father's Day! Call your Dad and grill something. Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner had a friendly lil' round of golf yesterday with Joe Biden and Ohio Governor John Kasich, and it fixed America. [The Atlantic Wire / Politico] A Manhattan family died yesterday in a ... More >>
PhotobucketChefs love their dads, tooUnlike Mother's Day, which is basically synonymous with "brunch," Father's Day isn't really a foodie holiday. But Dad still probably wants to get wined and dined by his brood, no? But where to take him for his special day? Rather than dole out our own s ... More >>
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seo.comUntil a new colleague is chosen for me, I'm in charge of the feature entitled Ask the Critics, which shall temporarily be called Ask the Critic. So if you have any food-related question at all -- such as "Where should I take my mother to dinner on Father's Day?" or "Why does a teacup ... More >>
It is a warm and beautiful Sunday where I am sitting. But I am thousands of miles from my dad on this Father's Day and also, I am responsible for doing a bit of blogging. Hopefully you, dear reader, get to this particular online entry after a day spent with your own father, your children or ... More >>
CNN waded into the brackish waters of food blogging yesterday with the launch of Eatocracy. So far they've got posts about the SpaghettiO recall, a guide for eating alone at the bar, a Q&A with three Food & Wine editors, a Father's Day grilling feature, and a call for old family recipes, some of whi ... More >>
Happy Father's Day! Give this stat to Dad this Sunday along with his IOU for a new pair of tube socks. Americans are fond of their fathers, though mostly closer to their moms (Sorry, Dad): Per a Pew Research Survey, 74% of people say they feel close to their fathers, 87% feel close to their m ... More >>
Pizza and beer: a match made in the oven.Pizza a Casa is launching a new class aimed at kids called Big Cheese Little Cheese, just in time for Father's Day. The first one is this Sunday, and costs $195 for an adult-child pair (the usual cost is $150 per person). Founder Mark Bello says the ki ... More >>
Ever the trendspotters here at Runnin' Scared (high heels for men? Just say no!), we'd like to draw your attention to a whole new way to dress -- i.e., covering your body head-to-toe in one of our favorite New York staples, the subway map. Sure, the subway itself becomes a sweaty, stinky hell ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Butch BakeryTestosterone meets a tender crumb.A mere six months after introducing the world to cupcakes for dudes, Butch Bakery has a new bun in its oven: its owner, David Arrick, tells us he's planning to open a storefront. What's more, the search and subsequent opening wil ... More >>
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