Greenwich Village

  • Voice Choices

    September 24, 2014


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  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    These Are This Week's Four Best Happy Hour Specials in NYC

    Warm weather making you thirsty? Us too. Pull up a chair and enjoy a frosty beverage at one these four fine establishments.

  • Music

    December 25, 2013
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    November 20, 2013

    Cheap Drinks at Trophy Bar, Big Bar, The Belfry, and Pieces

    Need a cheap drink? If you're facing the pain of tying up a few loose ends before the holidays, take a break and tie one on during one of these cheap happy hours:

  • Voice Choices

    September 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Battery Harris, The Malt House, Lura: Wednesday's Happy Hours

    While you could probably fry an egg on the sidewalk thanks to the weather this week, it's much more pleasant to grab a cold drink. And we have a fresh batch of places that offer discounted versions of just that.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Pot-atopia, No! Pota-topia, Nearly Upon Us in Greenwich Village

    Spuds on Sixth Avenue Just as adjacent West 8th Street is filling up with restaurants instead of shoe stores, many of them quite pricey, Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village latitudes is becoming a cheap, franchise-eats haven. Ninety-nine Cent Pizza led the way, and soon there was a Chipotle just acr ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 17, 2013
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    April 11, 2013

    Burger Joint's 'Normal' Burger

    At the new Burger Joint in Greenwich Village, a burger, fries, and a Coke will set you back $11.16, including tax. The abrupt opening yesterday of the first branch location of Burger Joint occasioned a flood of notoriety, suggesting you get more publicity by behaving impulsively than by following ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    January's Openings and Closings

    In New York City, only the strong restaurants survive. Or the ones with amazing food, cult followings, lots of great press, and a whole slew of other factors. For those keeping tabs, here's a list of restaurants that opened and closed in January.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    New Type of Pizza Appears on Christopher Street

    A square of tomatoey goodness When a new type of pizza arrives in town, expanding the city's already far-flung pizza boundaries, it's an occasion to sit up and take notice, whatever the source might be. [See More Taste Tests: Checking Out the New Breakfast at Rosemary's in the Village | David's Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Now You Can Smoke Pot in Restaurants

    The hand-held vape: small, hideable, and odorless I was sitting with a group of friends at a low table in a new Lower East Side spot - you know, one of those places where the cocktails are front and center, and the pallid food menu seems like an afterthought. I won't mention the name. As we sat, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    City Council Approves NYU 2031 Expansion

    In face of jeers from Greenwich Village residents, the City Council approved New York University's 2031 expansion plan by a 44-1 vote this afternoon. The nearly 20-year construction project, which will not begin until 2014, will expand the university's campus to include additional academic facilit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Where Was I Eating? Juice Generation

    Answer: Juice Generation I was at their Greenwich Village location munching on the amazing Coco Acai Bowl. Blended ingredients: organic açaí, banana, coconut soy milk. The toppings: organic coconut, banana, hemp granola.

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Where Am I Eating? Quantum Leap

    Congratulations to Bon who guessed Quantum Leap. I was eating their Black Bean Burger ($7.50) with grilled veggies on the side.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Go! Go! Curry! Opening New Branch at 231 Thompson Street

    The lines stretched around the block during the 55-cent special that inaugurated Go! Go! Curry, a Japanese curry joint located in the West 30s, and it's likely to happen again next week on March 15, when the restaurant expands to Greenwich Village, opening up at 231 Thompson Street (212-505-2555).

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Il Cantinori Reopens After Kitchen Fire

    A walk by Il Cantinori, the upscale Greenwich Village Italian restaurant that's been around since 1983, revealed that it's back in business after a fire devastated the kitchen and its recently renovated back dining room earlier this fall, causing 100 firemen to be on the scene. Welcome back! For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Aw, the 1% Feels Poor

    There's an UrbanBaby thread making its way around Internet circles, inspiring a sense of both depression and horror. It is about money, and how we feel about what we make, particularly in New York City, where we all seem to need a little bit more than people who live anywhere else. Despite the remin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Dorado and Tortaria Bringing Mexican Food to Greenwich Village. Fiesta!

    Looks like NYU students and other Greenwich Village residents will be getting a pair of Mexican eateries in the new year. Opening at 28 East 12th Street (212-627-0900) will be Dorado, specializing in tacos and quesadillas. And right around the corner at 94 University Place (212-776-1830) will soon b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Corkbuzz Wine Studio's Bone Marrow: For the Animal in You

    Lauren ShockeyBone thugs n harmony, on a plate​Laura Maniec, the world's youngest female Master Sommelier, has created a hub for oenophiles in Greenwich Village with her new Corkbuzz Wine Studio (13 East 13th Street, 646-873-6071). You can drop by to take a recreational class, learn more about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Back to Black Truffles

    KjundstormA few slivers of this will set you back a couple of paychecks.​A few months ago we brought news of the white truffle occupation of Manhattan. Well, now white's on the decline and black truffles are making their way into your macaroni and cheese. Only this time, everyone seems to be jumpi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    NYC's 10 Weirdest Restaurants

    ​Hmmmm, will flying to Mars for dinner make me seasick? There has always been an element of zaniness in the New York dining scene, ever since pretty girls started selling hot ears of buttered corn down on Delancey Street in the 19th Century - or maybe even before that, because a restaurant b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Say Hello to Sauce, Battersby, Loi

    Here are the latest newcomers to New York City's cutthroat dining scene. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. International Gourmet Kitchen (IGK) is a new lunch spot in Chelsea, offering great value on everything from burgers to burritos to Asian rice bowls. [Midtown Lunch] To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2011

    Escargot at Cafe Loup, Dish No. 26

    ​ So beloved of the French are garden snails that they make special little ceramic dishes with indentations to warm and serve them in.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Asian Grocery Explosion! M2M Expanding to Waverly Place

    GowallaComing soon to Waverly Place​Seems like the East Village isn't big enough for M2M, the Asian supermarket and cafe located on Third Avenue, and which also has a branch in Morningside Heights. It'll soon expand to Greenwich Village, setting up shop at 19 Waverly Place.

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2011

    Sunday Signs

    Sandy Hook, New Jersey​ Here are a few of Fork in the Road's favorite signs of the last few weeks. Who knows what they really mean?

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    It's Nice Out! Time to Picnic with These Packed Lunches

    flickr/19melissa68A-tisket a-tasket , a lovely wicker picnic basket​The weather might be wonky, fluctuating from cold to hot like a menopausal gal, but that just means you need to take advantage of the sunny day while you can. And the best way to do that would be with a picnic. Now that Fork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Kevin McGhee 'In' at Picholine; Shlomi Biton 'Out' at Mahjong

    ​Since the shuttering of Xie Xie, Angelo Sosa is keeping busy with projects such as rolling out a new kati roll with the Kati Roll Company. You can even see him behind the counter! [Midtown Lunch] Kevin McGhee, the former sous-chef at Eleven Madison Park, is the new chef de cuisine at Picholi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    What to Drink at Kin Shop: The Dark 'n' Cloudy

    Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Rum and coconut.​​​​​​The drink: Dark 'n' Cloudy The bar: Kin Shop, 469 Sixth Avenue, Greenwich Village, 212-675-4295 The price: $12 The ingredients: Kraken dark rum with a side of coconut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Fedora; Goodbye to Victory Café

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Gonzalez y Gonzalez, a lively Mexican joint near Broadway and Houston, is shuttering after 22 years in business. [Paper] The West Village beer and burger spot Stoned Crow has also closed, due ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Where to Dine By the Fire; An Interview with Le Pain Quotidien Founder

    ​The CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases has found that one in six Americans gets sick, as opposed to one in four, which was previously reported. [WebMD] A 90-year-old Harlem man mugged after leaving a Key Food received $500 in cash and $500 in gift cards from t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2010

    "Twilight" Hand Model Sadly Tells Everyone She's the "Twilight" Hand Model

    ​To hear the New York Post tell it, the life of the woman whose hands are on the cover of the Twilight book consists only of telling people about her faceless micro-fame. She is also a foot model. But when she doesn't have jobs, she spends her time telling people about this one gig she had one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Our Nine Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in NYC (Plus One in NJ)

    ​The wacky windows at Cowgirl Hall of Fame have been entertaining kids for upwards of two decades. Bulletin boards and blogs are filled with endless discussions of which restaurants to bring children to, and which to avoid. Some sites favor places that concentrate on simple-minded food like p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Gabbana; Goobye to Gansevoort 69

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Andrew's Coffee Shop in the Financial District has shuttered after 31 years in operation. It comes a year after a West 34th Street location of the small chain closed its doors. [Jeremiah's Vani ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 1, 2010
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    March 19, 2010

    "Sock Spock" and Other Anti-Vietnam-War-Protestor Sentiments

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 26, 1967, Vol. XIII, No. 2 Vigil at the Battery: Backing Up the Troops by Joe Flaherty Apart from the ugly slogans on the signs, the scene at the Battery Park on Saturday was reminiscent of old photos depicting band concerts at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The Cheese Slice at 99ȼ Fresh Pizza in Greenwich Village

    ​Enthusiastic munchers line up outside the micro-pizzeria all day and late into the night. Pizza prices have inflated over the last few years, so that today an indifferent slice from a corner pizza parlor can cost you $2.50 or more. And as for an effete slice made in a wood-burning oven, or m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Clip Job: Ed Koch Upsets Republican Incumbent for City Council

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 17, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 5 Koch Upsets Incumbent, But No Other Surprises All the incumbents who ran in the Greenwich Village area won election on November 8, except Republican Councilman Woodward Kingman, who was defeated by D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Naked Chef in America's Fattest City; Heston Blumenthal Serves Shite

    ​Jerry Seinfeld's wife, Jessica Seinfeld, has won her plagiarism case against author Missy Chase Lapine, who claimed that Deceptively Delicious was a ripoff of her book, The Sneaky Chef. [NY Daily News] The Greenwich Village restaurant Commerce has stopped accepting cash and will only accept ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Berry Park; Goodbye to Old Brooklyn Parlor

    The long-awaited Williamsburg beer hall, Berry Park, has opened with 15 beers on tap, re-purposed wood picnic tables, and a TV projector. A food menu is on the way. [Eater] Sweet Afton, the new Astoria bar from the owners of Bua and Wilfie & Nell, will feature 12 beer taps, signature cocktails, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Clip Job: Village Paper Hates Village Film!

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 18, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 39'Greenwich Village Story'By Andrew Sarris"Greenwich Village Story" (at the Victoria and 55th Street Playhouse) is so basically stupid in its conception that any detailed analysis would be needlessly sadistic. The t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    This Week in Chef News

    Chef Michael Citarella has left the kitchen at Freemans, in part, presumably, to a negative review in the Times when Bruni wrote "the eating seems never to live up to the setting."[The Feed]Iron Chef Cat Cora and her girlfriend are reportedly both pregnant, via (I guess that's the right preposition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Sex and the Single Village Girl

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 26, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 40 In Greenwich Village, Sex Is Where You Find It By Stephanie Gervis "Sex and the Single Girl" is not a how-to-do-it book but a how-to-get-him book. What it would help you get, however, is not what most Greenw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008

    The Voice Vs. Carmine DeSapio

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 18, 1959, Vol. IV, No. 17 Voice Wins Top Award [From a speech delivered by Edwin Fancher, publisher of The Village Voice, on the occasion of receiving from the New York Press Association its award to this newspaper of the 1958 Firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008
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    January 7, 2008

    Starting Things from the Voice's First Anniversary

    [Here at the Voice we have more than 50 years of archives sitting in our library, and sooner or later I need to look through every damn issue. Now, for some reason, the large, bound archives of the paper, in drab green bindings, start mysteriously at Volume 2. I'm told that the first volume has been ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 9, 2005

    Date Spot

    Retro Italian fare finds a sure footing on Carmine Street

  • News

    August 29, 2000

    Risqué Business

    How John Van Means Wound Up Selling Sidewalk Erotica

  • News

    February 9, 1999

    West Village, R.I.P.

    Developers target a legendary neighborhood's last open spaces

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