In 1960, during his Democratic campaign
against Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy made his views on the First Amendment's
establishment clause known to a group of Texas ministers by saying he supported
an "America where the separation between church and state are absolute." That tidbit of jurisprudence ... More >>
Documents tying the CIA to the Qaddafi-led Libyan government were found in an abandoned office in Tripoli, the New York Times reports. The findings, which have not been verified for authenticity, allude to the practice of the American intelligence agency handing over terror suspects to the Li ... More >>
Yes, this classic "ploughman's lunch" featuring Stilton cheese, smoked salami, pickled beet salad, apple slices, and excellent rustic bread is available somewhere in the Seaport, and nothing could go better with a cold beer. (Try place #3.)
With its cobbled streets, tall ships, and 18th-cen ... More >>
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Fat Tuesday Bash
Blue Water Grill
Tuesday, March 8 at 8 p.m.
The restaurant's Jazz Room will host a three-course prix-fixe menu inspired by New Orleans and accompan ... More >>
If you're tired of all the ways shrimp can be prepared -- coconut shrimp could re-ignite your interest. It's #23 of our 100 Days/100 Dishes count-up.
The dish was the crowning glory of an ancient East Village place, long gone, called Sugar Reef, which once stood at 5th Street and Second Aven ... More >>
Strife in the Middle East got you down? Union-busting bills taking the shine off your afternoon? Are you Lindsay Lohan? Time to cheer up, because a group of dolphins in Florida helped save a dog stranded in a canal. South Florida's NBC 2 reports that Turbo, an 11-year-old Doberman, was strand ... More >>
Tonight, after dangling the promise/threat of Paula Deen before us for what now seems like years, Top Chef is giving its viewers a meaty, man-sized portion of the Butter Queen. According to The Huffington Post, Deen and John Besh will be judging the Elimination Challenge, for which the chefs ... More >>
New York media outlets are like high-schoolers in a crowded lunchroom -- a circle of nerds, a coterie of posers, cool kids, laid-back social floaters, and, of course, the junkies. Every so often, stories significant enough to report but light enough for playful interpretation truly reveal med ... More >>