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 >>
A new play recalls the Hotel Chelsea's history
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 >>
Forbes TravelerThe Doughnut Plant's delectables will soon be available in Chelsea.Yes, the rumors are true: the Doughnut Plant is opening its second New York location in the Chelsea Hotel.
Spend an evening at the Chelsea Hotel
David Sherry 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 >>
Dedicated boozers handle the recession by being (slightly) more selective
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The Chelsea Hotel celebrates its 125th anniversary
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Performances mostly killer, interviews filler, in Leonard Cohen doc
The landlords just put the rent up from $3,200. They're just fucking ripping us off.
From Senegal to Austin T-X clear evidence of cooperation between or among principals
Come savor the beaty delights of European multiculturalism, Arabski kjuchek included
Marky and Tommy discuss Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee, the documentary, the stage musical, the DVD, and drumming
Where the fuck is for example the Z100, gangsta-rock, and Merina-Senegalese fusion?
Annual Pre-Pazz & Jop Handicappers' CG: Whose faves are whose? Tune in next week . . .
Old dogs singin' slow songs and fairygodmotherfuckers for discerning dilettantes
Hedonist, Drama Queen, and Social Butterfly, in Self-Imposed Exile From the Pleasure Dome
Folkies Multiply in a Time When So Many Are Singer-Songwriters and So Few Admit It
Factory Family Secrets
Life in the Cheap Seats Suddenly Becomes Precious
Superstar: The Pat Loud Story
Remembering a Poet
Valerie shot Andy when he couldn't find her play. Rediscovered, Up Your Ass opens at last.
Rufus Wainwright plays the most dangerous game: devotion to a man