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    November 11, 2014

    Was Chief Keef Too Gangster for Interscope?

    America in the 21st century is one of the most economically polarized and heavily armed societies in history. As the top rises, it becomes harder to see the ground through the clouds. Disconnected, nihilistic subcultures have developed in areas abandoned and forgotten by mainstream society. Such ab ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    Where Culinary Meets Literary: DISH! Celebrates its First Anniversary

    Food and literature go together naturally, but it wasn't until 2013 that New York City had a regular series to sate the appetites of hungry bookworms. DISH! , a monthly "gastronomical adventure to feed your mind," brings together chefs, food writers, critics, bloggers, and just about anyone with a s ... More >>

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    March 18, 2014

    10 Things to Do for Less Than $10 in NYC This Week

    Our job, here, is to make your work week be less stressful and more enjoyable. A great way to start is by taking in some shows during this year's NYC Improv Festival, which features both local and international comedy groups. Also, House of Vans is hosting an open house that includes free indoor ska ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Billy Corgan Is the e.e. cummings of Modern Music

    By Neph Basedow Poet e.e. cummings said, "To destroy is always the first step in any creation." For Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, destruction and creation are a way of life. "A good artist is willing to die many times over," Corgan says. "What's funny is, I've died so many times." The l ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Recipe: Peg Leg Punch From Rum House

    The drink: The Peg Leg Punch The bar: Rum House, Ward III The bartender: Kenneth McCoy [See More Daily Shots: The Fair Harbor From Buttermilk Channel | Dharma of Lychee From Lotus Blue | Cedilla Chope From Mother's Ruin]

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    August 19, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Cardinal, Goodbye to Bar Carrera

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Williamsburg coffee shop and live jazz spot, Blackbird Parlor, has been closed and the phone disconnected. A Starbucks might be moving in. [Eater] Fay Da Bakery, in Midtown, is no longer shari ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Café de la Esquina at Wythe Diner, Goodbye to Double Crown

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Double Crown, on the Bowery, will close its doors this month and reopen as Saxon & Parole. The adjoining gin joint, Madam Geneva, will remain intact. [Diner's Journal] Harry Boland's Pub, whic ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Eating and Drinking for Good Causes

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Salmon Week Aquavit March 28-April 1, April 4-8 You wouldn't know it by checking the mercury, but it's spring. Celebrate the season the Swedish way... with salmon! ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

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    January 10, 2010

    12-year-old Luis Martinez of Brooklyn found stabbed on Queens Parkway

    Police are are questioning two teenaged suspects in the Saturday night stabbing of 12-year-old Luis Martinez of Brooklyn. Initial reports suggested that Martinez, who was found bleeding from multiple wounds on the Jackie Robinson Parkway, was thrown from a car, but police are now saying that he walk ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009

    Behind the Bar: Highlands' Brian McGrory on Why Scotch Isn't So Scary (Hint: His New Cocktail Menu Debuting This Weekend Has Something to Do With It)

    ​It's ok, you can admit it: Scotch can be scary. Luckily, Brian McGrory of the recently opened Highlands in the West Village has some practical tips for easing you into the malted spirit. And, if you haven't met the charming Scotsman or been to his cozy establishment, be assured that there are ... More >>

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    September 16, 2009

    A Bartending Competition, in a Honey of a Spot

    Jonathan Pogash, making a 'Bee Sting'​Barenjager, the German honey liqueur imported by the same company responsible for the success of Jagermeister and Grey Goose, hosted a bartending competition last night in a bona fide speakeasy located in a basement in NOHO. The password to get in was "Bea ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008

    NYC RFD: Early Morning Notes from Our Little Town

    Rockaway: Have You Seen This Man? "Victor Volunuev suffers from mild dementia and may be disoriented. He walked away from Belle Harbor assisted living facility on June 2, 2008... Approx. 5′4″, 145 lbs, 66 years old. Speaks Russian and some English. Last seen wearing black shorts, green t-shirt a ... More >>

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