When news broke that the NYPD had been spying on whole Islamic neighborhoods, it didn't just prompt Muslims to mistrust cops. The issue has stirred up strong reactions from American Muslims -- some are vehemently pro-surveillance, while others have decried police tactics as attacks on civil libert ... More >>
Crown Heights gets its own fancy Italian pizza parlor
The peanut-dusted lamb kebabs called suya from northern Nigeria, available at Brooklyn's Buka In the late 80s, the typical Senegalese immigrant was a guy who furtively sold counterfeit watches and handbags on the street. He took his meals at temporary restaurants set up in SRO hotels rooms ... More >>
Where to go after you do your spring cleaning
Served with polished white rice, sauce de feuilles is the national dish of Guinea. When Fatima opened in Crown Heights six years ago, it was the city's best Guinean restaurant, offering two or three home-style dishes per day, served with a massive plate of polished white rice. But in common ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 31 The Hawks in May: A Day to Remember By Joe Flaherty On Saturday afternoon past, with the war gods supplying sunshine to heat their passions, the Legions of Decency and Death paraded down Fifth Avenue. Lik ... More >>
Fried fresh anchovies at Liman--cheap, sustainable, delicious. Today Counter Culture swims into Liman, a Turkish seafood restaurant perched on the pouting cement lip of Sheepshead Bay. Stroll the bay in the early evening, as party fishing boats dock, and fishers swarm over the bows, bearing ... More >>
Stacey AndersonPatricia Field is just that into you Yesterday was day four of Fashion Week and also President's Day (pour a Veuve Clicquot on the curb for McKinley!), and your correspondents were happily back in our own turf: downtown. The Bryant Park tents in Midtown are glamorous, sure, with thei ... More >>
A last laugh in two new comedies
Inside a school where mentally disturbed students are jolted into good behavior
Digging tahdig and cigars at Times Square Persian restaurant
New Queens Boulevard Turk turns up the lights and the charm
Nevertheless, Nas still sounds like a man who's thinking even when he'd rather not be
What makes the gravy so red at this Ironbound Portuguese?
Lee does the wrong things with lesbian lifestyle, corporate scandal, and anti-Bush fire
Leaf sauces and matzo ball soup from the West African coast
Can a sacred music festival lure us away from violence and toward reason?
The Missing and the Dead
She Found Prostitution Among Irans Holy Men. They Found a Way to Put Her in Jail.
Johns Post Prostitute Ratings Online