Martin Schoeller/The New YorkerThe New Yorker's annual food issue is out this week, to the immeasurable joy of gastronerds who have some spare time on their hands. High on the marquee is Lauren Collins' profile of April Bloomfield, whom Collins dubs "the food world's oblivious savant."
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I knew Eric Schneiderman was coming to the attorney general debate at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn last night, so I didn't park in the campus lot.
I preferred to take the chance that I'd be stopped and frisked by Ray Kelly on my walk through Crown Heights to see a debate at which all five Democ ... More >>
As seen from the French Revolution forward, partisans of a populist movement that claims to represent the will of the people against The Man must be constantly on guard against mockery or criticism by its enemies. No slight, however minor, can be left unaddressed, lest it feed the worm of dou ... More >>
nytimes.comNo one home at LOX.The door has never been exactly welcoming at Clinton Hill's LOX bar. But the locals know the heavy steel prison door-like storefront is the gateway to a lovely neighborhood drinking hole. Now, the gate has been down at LOX for several weeks and no one is answerin ... More >>
Before they opened Cookie Road in Greenpoint earlier this month, owners Jerzy and Aneta Szot were artists -- both earned their MFAs from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poland. "I was a painter, and she was a graphic designer," Jerzy Szot tells Fork in the Road. But Aneta "baked all her life -- it was h ... More >>
all photos by David Atlas
"We miss Jerry!" some guy felt the need to observe loudly last night, during the quietest of last night's three sets by the band once known as the Grateful Dead.
"You think we don't?" shot back, Phil Lesh, the Dead's 69-year-old beanpole bass player.
The writer, Alec Duffy, and Dave Malloy.
"You're the first person to show up" said Alec Duffy, as he took my coat. My listening session was in Crown Heights, just off the Franklin 1/2/3 stop. I slipped on the snow twice, went the wrong direction, and landed at his friend Dave Malloy's doorstep 20 ... More >>
Roosevelt Island 360 generously suggests that perhaps, given the financial crisis, the Island could do without the FDR Four Freedoms Park proposed for the Island's Southpoint Park. The Governor has budgeted $4 million in 2009 for the Park and the city is expected to match that. The Park is expecte ... More >>