It's the end of an era. The Hotel Chelsea, which opened in 1884 -- where Sid Vicious may or may not have killed Nancy Spungen, Andy Warhol directed Chelsea Girls, and the names of residents frequently read like a who's who of '60s counterculture -- is now up for sale, reports the Wall Street ... More >>
Edward III: a not-so-green fairy.Mark Maurice was one of those "crazy Limelight club kids," as he puts it. One night at the club, he met a man carrying these mysterious green vials. The man told him the vials contained absinthe, and proceeded to write down a formula for Maurice, as well as th ... More >>
It's Friday afternoon, and all downhill from here, meaning it's time to spotlight some of the best posts of the past week:
Ardesia's chef, Amorette Casaus, talked about eating local, duck banh mi, and the challenges of cooking in miniscule kitchen.
Roger Dagorn, Porter House's master sommelier, ta ... More >>
It's time to make the doughnuts... in Chelsea.Earlier this week, news broke that, after 15 years in business and 10 years at a Grand Street storefront, Mark Israel of Doughnut Plant is finally opening his second New York location, in the lobby of the Chelsea Hotel. Fork in the Road caught up ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on '80s musical Rock of Ages' evolution from so-bad-it's-good to good, period.
Adrienne Day mourns lost love and a lost vision of New York with Bat for Lashes.
Chuck Eddy: Battle of the Country Hunks!
In Film, J. Hoberman basi ... More >>