Mo Rocca talks peckers, Büchner heads for the hills: Our festival review roundup
We're not sure how we didn't notice this before, but the building that housed a clandestine Weather Underground bomb factory, located at 18 West 11th Street, is now on the market for some $11 million. (Thanks to our man Sietsema, for bringing this to our attention!) The quiet, tree-lined street in ... More >>
The homemade tofu at Hibino Tanya T asks: I'm just hearing about Brooklyn restaurant week. Can you give me some recommendations maybe a little off the beaten track that won't be mobbed?
Pretend you're Reshma Saujani, 34, dazzling, born to an Indian family expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin, a Harvard and Yale Law School grad who returned to Africa to help build Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid government. It's late 2009 and everything you've done in your professional life since its i ... More >>
Vodka with cred.And the vodka backlash backlash begins. Notoriously shunned by cocktail snobs, the odorless, colorless spirit just may have found a credible champion. Last year, at Tales of the Cocktail, PDT barkeep Jim Meehan revealed that his feelings toward vodka were changing. "Am I read ... More >>
It's time to stop pinning the "news" tag on Gary Ackerman's angry outburst at the SEC yesterday for not stopping Bernie Madoff. Perhaps the most entertaining part of the House hearing, yes. But while the New York Democrat yelled at the SEC, whistleblower Harry Markopolos spoke more softly but cut d ... More >>
Chop-shop king built his dream mansion. Then an interior decorator took him down.
Used to be a genius, I ain't lying, booked the numbers didn't need paper or pencil.
Related is trying to get a zoning variance so they can build even bigger
NYC pols want a Williamsburg Gold Coast. Cool kids and neighborhood vets say no way.
The irresistible pull of the down-low mythuh, storyhooks reporters and their readers
Skin Bleaching and the Rejection of Blackness