Cast In Concrete tracks Vijith Assar as he records New York City's street musicians. If you'll be busking nearby soon and would like to appear in a future installment, please let him know. Who: Scott Stenten Where: Grand Central Terminal, Graybar Passage When: November 10th, 2011, around 9 p.m. I ... More >>
There's an advertisement on the subways that you might have seen. It describes a project in the works - the largest public works extravaganza in the country - known as East Side Access: a portal from Grand Central Terminal that will outsource time and trains from Penn Station. As the sign says, "Com ... More >>
The Long Island Rail Road isn't just fraught with fraud: Looks like the MTA's plan to hook up the LIRR to Grand Central Terminal might be delayed a third time, the New York Post reports. What this means? The long-awaited, $7 billion connection wouldn't be complete until 2019, four years after the ... More >>
Yesterday, the Voice wrote on reports that Mayor Mike wants to speed up rezoning schemes near Grand Central Terminal, so that out-of-date, short buildings can be replaced with modern towers. The Mayor's idea would run from East 39th Street to East 59th Street, between Third and Fifth Avenues -- and ... More >>
Just before his term wraps up, Mayor Mike might try to jump start zoning changes in Midtown: He wants developers to replace obsolete buildings near Grand Central Terminal with super-modern skyscrapers. The Daily News notes that Bloomberg's push would run from East 39th Street to East 59th Street, b ... More >>
If reading books or papers on the train doesn't quite satisfy your lit fix, Runnin' Scared has some wonderful news! Shortly after launching a new arts in transit app, the MTA today announced the restoration of Poetry in Motion, which places poems alongside art in the transportation system. Poetry ... More >>
Ultra-creamy New York cheesecake may be the world's richest dessert. Hotbed of culinary fusion, NYC is not only a repository of cuisines from around the globe, but the place where many important dishes originated, if not by pure invention, then as uniquely compelling adaptations of things t ... More >>
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and while most people will be buying a heart-shaped box of chocolates for their loved ones, why not say "I love you" with a more awesome food: bacon. Specifically, Flex Mussels pastry chef (and Top Chef: Just Desserts cheftestant) Zac Young's bacon peanut c ... More >>
Thousands of people crammed into the Apple store in Grand Central for its opening today, and we decided to pop in and check it out. For a 23,000 square-foot flagship store, the new Apple store occupying the east balcony of Grand Central Terminal is pretty invisible. In fact, the most striking ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyDoughnuts galore from Flex DoughnutsFlex Doughnuts, the sweet counterpart to Flex Mussels from pastry chef Zac Young, has returned once again to Grand Central Station. Like its pop-up last year, Flex Doughnuts will be located in the Zócalo outpost in the food court on the dinin ... More >>
Van Voast, via @lensjockeyNews from the naked beat: Holly Van Voast may be one of New York's most publicly nude personas, having stripped in Times Square, the Staten Island Ferry, Grand Central Terminal, and, most likely, in her own home, in the name of nudity activism. (You may have seen her ... More >>
Is your gear protected? Your phone marked with invisible ink? In response to increased crime on trains, NYPD officers have been passing out "gear guards" at various subway stations this week to make sure passengers' backpacks and purses are safe from pick pocketing thieves.
nsnn.comWhile Brooklyn and Manhattan's dining exchange program has generally followed the pattern of the latter's restaurateurs colonizing Williamsburg, Park Slope is leading the reverse charge into Manhattan.
Each week, Death by Science sends out an all-points bulletin for the latest science and technology news, tracks it down and beats a confession out of it. This week, we dive into the seedy world of phone hacking. Beware, it is a process so treacherous, so disgusting and so complex that you may ... More >>
Just a reminder: Doomsday is coming on May 21, a scant 15 days away. So start collecting bottled water and flare guns. We learned this from a woman passing out fliers near the shuttle stop in Grand Central Station. We also learned this from an advertisement in the East 96th Street subway sta ... More >>
If you're a Metro-North commuter, the MTA will now text you train schedules and other important information as to the status of your ride. Well, not the MTA, exactly: A technology company named CooCoo is providing the service updates, which are already available for Long Island Rail Road cust ... More >>
Kim and Kourtney Kardashian experienced their very first ever subway adventure, and boy howdy, was it fun! Kim announces, "We went to Grand Central Station and took the subway for the first time ever! That's definitely something I had to check off of my NYC to do list!!!" Kim seems to have he ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 15, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 44 A Death in the Family by Leticia Kent We have had a death in the family. Don McNeill accidentally drowned last Saturday night near his rented summer cottage in Monroe, New York. He was 23 years old. T ... More >>
Yesterday Diana Taylor, a former state regulator better known in the local press for her relationship with our billionaire mayor, joined the list of local political celebrities being floated for a shot at Kirsten Gillibrand's seat. Today, she dropped off the list. Taylor said in a statement t ... More >>
According to the Post, the Metropolitan Transit Authority is asking for bids from service providers to make high-speed wireless internet available to riders on Metro-North and LIRR commuter trains serving Westchester, Connecticut and Long Island. The final plan may or may not be free to non- ... More >>
The NYC producer ruled even those dance floors he never ventured onto himself
En garde, avant-garde!
Model trains travel from New York to the North Pole at Grand Central Station. Sadly, the bizarre holiday laser light show on the reverse zodiac roof of the main hall doesn't start until Monday. The holiday market is already going on.
OK, it's an obvious bid for free media, but you have to balance that with the needs of excretion fans. Charmin is holding auditions on Nov. 5 for "five super-fun, enthusiastic people" who "really, really enjoy going to the bathroom" to serve as Times Square Toilet Ambassadors from Thanksgivi ... More >>
10 places that have persistedsomewhat miraculouslyamong the ceviches, tiny Neapolitan pizzas, and banh mis.
Anyone wondering about the real source of Donald Trump's venom for newly-minted lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch might want to take a peek in the city's back pages. Trump's blast at Ravitch made state-wide news Monday when he gave New York Post political editor Fred Dicker a copy of his two- ... More >>
Art production fund, to the Armory!
All aboard at Grand Central with headless models and StoryCorps
Ballroom or bathroom? Rudolf Stingel's Whitney retrospective reveals an art of bulimic extremes
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble's brotherly love invades a square or circle near you
'Bust' and local artists rescue the ailing holiday craft fair
Throwing off the shackles of the conventional press
The fast and the furriest: Animating season opens with the journey of a manic menagerie
Peasant Blouses, Vreeland, and Mickey Mouse
The Fall 2002 Fashion Shows
New York's Most Romantic Restaurants
Women's Football Gets Crowded
Subway Surfers Risk Their Lives Atop the Citys Trains. Only Mad Fools Take the Dare. Only the Lucky Survive.
After 100 Years of Experiment, What'll the Theater Do for an Encore?
Stephan Koplowitz Does Windows
Of Finish Fetish and Liza Lou's American Glamorama
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