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In just two years, Midtown East has become one of the best neighborhoods in the city for specialty coffee -- to the point that writing that sentence has actually become redundant -- and now its influence is expanding beyond its borders. You can now find great coffee as far north as 62nd Street, than ... More >>
From Toronto, a glimpse of this year's most bracing films
Candy corn Oreos sound gross, but thanks to social media sites and BuzzFeed, they've gone absolutely viral. Krafts Food (owner of Nabisco) confirmed that on Monday that these golden Oreos are now available in Target stores.
Of all the far-right-wing bullshit "journalism" that litters the Interwebs, we've tracked down one of the bull-shitiest -- a Vegas oddsmaker who claims that the most scandalous conspiracy regarding President Barack Obama can be found at Columbia University.Admittedly, he doesn't know exactly what th ... More >>
Fencing has become the unofficial Olympic sport of New York City, with more than half of the Olympic fencing team being comprised of New Yorkers. Though they rep different boroughs (one is from the Upper West Side and the other the Bronx). Both of these first-time Olympians hoped to bring home gold ... More >>
Ki Purbo Asmoro's Wayang Kulit: Shadow-Puppet Theater of Indonesia Asia Society Friday, March 16 Better than: Goldman Sachs's sucker "muppets." The first surprise to be revealed on Friday night at the Asia Society: Modern classical Javanese shadow puppetry isn't so much about shadows anymore. Du ... More >>
Evie was President Barack Obama's nanny when he was a boy known as "Barry", living in Indonesia with his parents. Evie, now 66, has had a rough life, filled with beatings, tauntings, and unspeakable poverty. When she found the dead body of a transgendered friend floating in a canal, she got all he ... More >>
Everyone loves to travel; not everyone, however, lives to travel. During most of the year, Claire Handleman pays the rent working at Del Posto, the Bastianich-Batali Italian juggernaut that won four stars from the New York Times last year. Every winter, she packs up her bags and spends at le ... More >>
Brick Breaker is so over. This Sunday, the cover of the New York Times will feature tech writer Jenna Wortham's take on the super-popular iPhone game Angry Birds, which she describes simply as "catapulting birds at elaborate fortresses constructed by evil pigs." How could anyone resist? Appar ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 4, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 5 Heteros have problems too By Andrew Sarris I am 42, going on 43, and I have never had a homosexual experience. Thus, if only by the process of elimination (and an ecstatically happy marriage), I must q ... More >>
President Barack Obama kicked off his Asia trip in India today with a speech at the Taj Mahal Palace, the very same hotel attacked by terrorists two years ago, as a symbolic gesture "absolutely" meant to send a message. Obama has made a priority of strengthening ties with India and other Asia ... More >>
Low Country dining aims a little higher
Click to Enlarge.Ha. A search on Google Trends shows that the 19th Amendment is being searched more than any other term right now. That's because it's the 19th Amendment's 90th birthday! And people don't remember what it is. Though...how would they know it's the 19th Amendment's birthday?
Above all, a cookbook should be useful and accurate, but that's not why we love them. A great cookbook isn't just a compendium of recipes; it takes you somewhere--into a cook's kitchen, to the South of France, or the South Pacific, or back in time. Following a 1961 recipe for Chateaubriand do ... More >>
People around the world who arent our enemies now distrust us as allies
DOWNLOAD Old Time Relijun, "Daemon Meeting" (MP3) Old Time Relijun, "Indestructible Life" (MP3) Any idea this little corner of the Interuniverse was important enough to quote in a press release? Me neither. Then again, it's not your SOTC narrator, it's that Monday guy who's press-release material. ... More >>
Investor-in-chief Thompson says New York City's money talkswhen corporations let it. (Comptroller) What's the easiest way to make sure you don't lose a contest? Prevent it from happening, of course! According to a new report from the City Comptroller, that's exactly what several corporations ... More >>
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
Sing mie, mie, mie at new Whitney Avenue Indonesian warung
Idiosyncratic annual sampling ranges from post-Mao China to sleepy Sri Lanka
Tristan's annual roundup of 12 months of foot fetishes, male prostitutes, and porn-bashing
Robert Wilson reverently stages an ancient Indonesian epic
The Hit List
Stunning Russian whatsit, embedded Iraq doc, Malaysian new wave elevate lowlands fest
Disaster politics in the wake of the tsunami; Bush takes aim at the U.N.
Exposing our secret interrogation centersaround and outside our laws
Bubbling, Crude Documents From Cheney
But Nagging Gas Pains in Iraq Continue
The Current Quality of Low-Cost Calls Over the Net
Ten Questions the Media Can't Answer
How You Can Do What the Government Wont: Arrest Henry Kissinger
Art and Contradiction at the Havana Bienal
Moves From All Over
Three Women Ignite Asian Traditions
Houses and Colleges March on Nike