As I reported here, Rosie O'Donnell tried out for the part of the nasty orphanage lady Miss Hannigan in the upcoming Broadway revival of Annie, but she didn't get the part.
And so, her rendition of Hannigan's funny musical diatribe against "Little Girls" and her shady trio about "Easy Street" will ... More >>
And it's performed in a room with fabulously clashing textures, kitsch art, seafoam-green green walls, and a potted plant.
As a shrieking observer yelps disbelieving yet enthusiastic narration.
Culminating with a very mammalicious leap into a pool surrounded by some other shrieking observers.
Tha ... More >>
Growing dissent: Urban gardeners besiege City HallBy Adrian Fussell
Looming federal budget cuts mean that community gardens across New York City will likely face a severe, life-threatening drought. And the seeds of protest are already sprouting.
Supporters of GreenThumb, the city's primary comm ... More >>
Nick MorgensternYesterday, we talked with Nick Morgenstern about his new restaurant, Goat Town. Today, he lets us in on his Christmas plans and New Year's resolutions, which may or may not involve another launch for 2011.
Goat Town has it's own garden, we hear. How's it looking?
We're worki ... More >>
Recently we learned that Wal-Mart might be making a surreptitious attempt to invade the borders of our fine boroughs. And though the convenience superstore ultimately denied (for now) that they're moving in on Brooklyn, we still don't trust them. They've been up to no good before. And before ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
January 25, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 15
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi: The Politics of Salvation
by Richard Goldstein
The question of the hour is: can an honest man still be a fraud?
The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi arrived in New York last Thursday, f ... More >>
The new square green slice at Birdbath Bakery deploys filo dough and plenty of salt. The filo peach tart is shown below (click either to consume).
Increased competition among restaurants in an era of economic downturn is often the subject of essays and observations, less so the parallel com ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 6, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 16Not Much Dolce Vita in the 'Real' AmericaBy Melvin ShestackThis summer I traveled to America's heartland -- or, as I was told by a fashionable lady in Omaha, "the real America, just the best place to bring up chil ... More >>
"First, she conquered the kitchen. Now, Mama's taking on One. Tough. Mother... Nature!"
Sure, we like window box gardening as much as the next New Yorker. But the new Nintendo DS game Gardening Mama just might make us go virtual.
[via The Food Section]
Every week or so in 'What to B When You BYOB' we ask a local wine shop to recommend a few good wines under $20 to pair with the food at a nearby BYOB restaurant.
This week, we talk to Kerin Auth, a partner at Tinto Fino, the Spanish wines boutique in the East Village, about what to bring to their S ... More >>
After running through Williamsburg bodega waving a machete Thursday night, 18-year-old Benedict Reyes was arrested by an officer from the 90th precinct for criminal possession of a weapon. According to the Brooklyn DA's office, Reyes claims he was brandishing the small sword to ward off a group of ... More >>