Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

  • Voice Choices

    July 16, 2014


    Kick back a cold one from Queens and beyond

  • Voice Choices

    June 5, 2013


    Clubbed Thumb presents Phoebe In Winter

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2011

    Air Conditioner Falls Out Of East Village Building

    EV Grieve​Fall has begun and that means we don't have to worry about the same things we worried about during the summer: we won't be over-heated, our ice cream won't melt, and there's no way an air conditioner could fall out of the sky and potentially kill us, right? Wrong. Read on.

  • Voice Choices

    August 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Today Would Be a Good Day to Sit in Front of an Air Conditioner

    Flickr: Today Is a Good Day​Gird your loins, New Yorkers, or pack them with ice cubes. It will be hot, hot, hot today. Worse than yesterday, not least because yesterday is over, and today has only just begun. The Wall Street Journal reports with the usual stoicism that "summer heat will reach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    How Often Do Air Conditioners Fall Out of NYC Windows and Kill People?

    Ah, New York City in the summer! Generally, we really do love it, despite the on-the-way-to-work sweatiness and fish-in-an-old-sweat-sock smells. But with summer comes air conditioners, and with air conditioners come inept installations into apartment windows, and with inept installations come the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    How Many Flea Markets Does Williamsburg Need?

    "Dark, edgy" air-conditioning, right this way.​If you didn't think that Williamsburg already had enough so-called artisanal markets, then you're in luck. It's getting another one.

  • News

    June 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Rogue McDonald's at St. Marks and Third Avenue Scores a DOH 'B'

    ​San Francisco street mural, artist unknown The popular Mickey D's just east of Cooper Square has been flaunting a new DOH inspection sign - and it looks like they made it themselves.

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Air Conditioner Falls from Sky, Lands on East Villager

    How not to install your air conditioner.​Here's something we didn't even know we had to worry about: Air conditioners falling out of 6th-floor windows and ricocheting off of awnings and onto the heads of innocent passers-by. Yep. On what will go down in history as a very unlucky day for 67-yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Not So Great News About Air Conditioners On a Hot Day

    ​In case every other New York headline hasn't already warned you, it's fucking hot today. And with hot weather comes even more heated news: Air conditioners are bad for you, the environment, and politics; air conditioners may be violating the law; and, after all that, you might not have power ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Cheap-Ass Bastard Moves Apartment Via Subway, Loses Friends and Alienates Everyone

    via New York Magazine​New York Magazine's Daily Intel shares a quintessential, amazing "Only in New York" tale of a man with an ill-advised dream involving the subway and all of his paltry belongings. It seems that 24-year-old Young Min has attempted to do what even the cheapest of New Yorkers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2010

    Bronx Woman Survives 5-Story Fall From Burning Apartment

    ​An unidentified woman trying to escape a fire in a fifth floor apartment in the Bronxdale Houses at 1836 Watson Avenue climbed out of the window and fell to the ground when her grip on the air conditioner failed. According to a witness who spoke to the News, "She was hanging on to the air co ... More >>

  • Music

    February 16, 2010

    Re-Surrender to Jonathan Richman

    The troubadour returns to regale you with tales of cell phones, lesbian bars, and smelly ponds

  • Voice Choices

    July 29, 2008


    A 1975 Obie winner gets a revival

  • Voice Choices

    June 24, 2008

    Live Earth

    Riverside entertainment goes green

  • NYC Life

    May 8, 2007

    The Dark Side of Summer

    Turn off your air conditioners. Take a cue from a camel. Lay off the ice cream. And other advice for surviving a 'heat island'

  • Film

    August 29, 2006
  • NYC Life

    September 6, 2005

    School of Business

    Last week after the hurricane, we cut back on air-conditioning—natural gas was up 25 percent

  • Film

    October 5, 2004
  • News

    October 28, 1997

    Quiet Down

    No noise is good noise