"When I was first telling people people I was a professional ultimate frisbee player, they laughed," says Matt Bode, who moved to New York last week to play the seven-on-seven game that takes place on a baseball field.
[Spring Guide 2014]
Portrait of the cartoonist as a young boy
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in every day (weekends, too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team.
Make waves with your elegant attire
And other pleasures at a Bay Ridge Turkish joint
This week in the Voice, out today, Graham Rayman chronicles a Corrections Department jail con, which has resulted in investigations for "falsifying reports, beating inmates, and violating department regulations." In food, Robert Sietsema heads to Hazar, a Turkish newcomer in Bay Ridge, and finds th ... More >>
See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Robert Sietsema recommends Hazar as a place to take both your carnivore and vegetarian friends. He also crowns Hazar's falafel as the best in the city: "Pleasingly studded with sesame seeds, they're aerodynamically streamlined like Frisbe ... More >>
The Journal of Animal Ethics, a publication edited and compiled by a group of university professors from America and Great Britain, has stated that "pets" is not an acceptable moniker for domesticated animals. The Telegraph reports that words such as "owners" and "wildlife" are also determine ... More >>
Plus other unrepentant doings at this new Northern Italian joint
Take a bunch of former and retired U.S. generals testimony alongside a bunch of now declassified documents, throw the words "nuclear" and "UFO" in there, and what do you get? The strangest, scariest, weirdest, and most patently awesome national defense story in a while.
via GothamistWearing a Yamulkap makes a statement: Religious observance and sun protection are not mutually exclusive. The cap, sporty and understated, with a brim to shade from the sun attached to a yarmulke to keep with Jewish tradition, might be one of the smartest inventions of our time, ... More >>
Speak softly, carry a big hook
The long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally broke ground today down by the water between North 9th and 10th Streets. It's been slow going, which has led to much complaining, and the city doesn't have all the property yet for the grand scheme, but at least the proposed power plant is off the t ... More >>
Breaking the outer limits
An extreme pupusa run in downtown Jamaica
. . . unless you really dig chopping wood.
The analog pleasures of Radiohead's digital revolution
Fresh vegetarian cuisines at Curry Hill's newest spot
A gruff but still inspiring Television set: perfect for Father's Day weekend
41 Pearl Jam, "World Wide Suicide" (J) [Neile's Life] Hot Chip, "Boy From School" (DFA/Astralwerks) [Daddy's Gonna Kill Ralphie] [Igloo.CL] Cover: Portastatic, "Boy From School" [Living Like Skyscrapers] E-40 featuring Keak Da Sneak, "Tell Me When To Go" (Sick Wid It/Warner Bros) [Come Pick M ... More >>
The Pastry King spins off a Mediterranean Rim bistro on Mott
Verdant house excellence with a distinctly Chilean warmth
Our rollicking crew checks out a couple of Brooklyn taquerías
Nintendogs puts existentialism in the palm of your hand
Washington Square Park renovation battle gets personaland private
Haitian café in Kensington goes easy on the national dish
Anti-War Holiday Gifts