Friday, May 10 Prohibition Era Cocktail Cruise Channel your inner Gatsby and set sail on the Hudson River tonight. Local distillers will divulge secret cocktail recipes and all guests will enjoy old-time classics like a whiskey-based Swizzle and a classic Manhattan. 1920's dress is encouraged. Purch ... More >>
Ah, the Hudson River! It looks so damn majestic as it flows beneath the George Washington Bridge, and it maintains a nice, wide barrier between us and Jersey City. Oh yeah, and it swallow planes whole. It's a simultaneously heart-warming and bone-chilling landmark. In utterly terrifying news, a sma ... More >>
Following the weekend's scary yet ultimately uplifting news of another plane crashing into the Hudson without killing anyone, we revisited the infamous Flight 1549 crash. Maryann Bruce, a passenger on the plane that Captain "Sully" Sullenberger successfully ditched in the river back in 2009, told ... More >>
Located in Hudson, New York, Zak Pelaccio and Jori Emde's new restaurant is still a few months from opening. Veteran of Chickenbone Cafe, Five Ninth, and the Fatty empire, Zak Pelaccio fled the city with wife Jori Emde last year to settle in Old Chatham, NY, up in Columbia County. This region of r ... More >>
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Some Independence Day deals around the city... Fireworks Viewing Party Hudson Terrace will host its annual Fireworks Viewing Party. In addition to front row seats to the most spectacular west side views of the fireworks, an Independence Day BBQ will be served along with a four hour open bar. For mo ... More >>
Look hard enough, and you'll find rarer white mulberry trees. The five boroughs of New York are quite literally lined with mulberry trees, whose purple berries - something like blackberries in appearance - stain the city's sidewalks and streets every year around this season. But New Yorkers are ge ... More >>
The Saint Patick's Day feast at St. Peters in Spencertown, NY As I drove down the meandering highways and country lanes of Columbia County -- just southeast of Albany sandwiched between the Hudson River and the MA border - I passed sign after sign advertising corned beef and cabbage. Every rickety ... More >>
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Fireworks in Five Seconds--NYC from John Huntington on Vimeo.Already feeling nostalgic for the Fourth of July as you reach the end of your first day back to work? Watch this 20-second time lapse made of the sunset and Macy's fireworks over the Hudson River. It will make you long for a hamburger and ... More >>
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It's that time of the year, when something gross washes up in the polluted waters of New York City and no one really knows what to call it, so we collectively dub it a "monster." This time, it's actually an Atlantic sturgeon, measuring "six- to seven-feet long and about two feet wide," as rep ... More >>
New York City. If it's not the raccoons, it's the coyotes, geese, sewer gators, rats, bedbugs, or the dangerous fornicating opossums. The New York Post reveals that city officials decided to try to fuck with biology by introducing the rat-tailed marsupials into Brooklyn a few years ago to r ... More >>
Chef Ricardo CardonaEl Salvador-born Ricardo Cardona moved from his home country to Alphabet City when he was a teenager in the early '80s. He now heads up the kitchen of the newly opened Gabbana, a modern Dominican restaurant in Corona, Queens. The chef is a veteran of New York kitchens, hav ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Andrew's Coffee Shop in the Financial District has shuttered after 31 years in operation. It comes a year after a West 34th Street location of the small chain closed its doors. [Jeremiah's Vani ... More >>
Say what you will about babies -- they're bratty, demanding, weepy, hard to name, probably bipolar, and they poop a lot -- but it is just not okay to hurl them into a body of water as a revenge tactic against your husband (or even your boyfriend), okay?
Again, with the fucking birds.
The financially strapped St. Vincent's Hospital has been laying people off and cutting pay, so the New York State Nurses Association turned out today to bring the situation to the attention of both neighbors and God; after a street demo with union and political figures, they planned to repai ... More >>
On the first anniversary of the heroic Flight 1549-Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Hudson River landing, the crew and passengers get a Park Avenue party with the Mayor and the Governor. It's part of a day of honors for them. Later everyone's going on a ferry ride where, at 3:31 p.m., the moment ... More >>
Inauguration Day fever heats up! Several local eating and drinking establishments offer to facilitate your festivities. The Hudson River Club will have "TVs on every floor" and Adam Clayton Powell IV will host the luncheon. Williamsburg's Glasslands wants you to come in on Sunday for their "Obama ... More >>
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