The jazz community comes out to celebrate Stephanie
Swarms of bands are currently taking over the most hipster corners of our city. From the Lower East Side to Williamsburg, a variety of acts are in town for 2013's CMJ Music Marathon performing from morning until deep in the evening at a variety of cool parties and showcases and are hoping you'll tak ... More >>
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Better Than: Something scarier that could've happened, probablyIf only last night's Danny Brown x Kitty (Pryde) show at Irving Plaza could be judged simply as a performance, instead of a cultural event. Unfortunately, it can't. Not after "The Thing" that went down in Minneapolis two weeks ago. Real ... More >>
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Pearl & Ash will open tonight in the old Bowery Kitchen space. Chef Richard Kuo, a former co-chef at the Scandinavian pop-up, Frej, offers a meat-heavy menu -- veal cheek with forbidden rice, and quail with almond, pomegranate, and chicken skin. 220 Bowery
By Drew Millard Better Than: Watching Waka Flocka shop for shoes. Gucci Mane came onstage at Irving Plaza last night. GUCCI MANE CAME ONSTAGE. AT IRVING PLAZA. LAST NIGHT. I don't know another way to stress the importance of seeing Gucci Mane come out onstage at this point other than making th ... More >>
The Egyptian-born suspect in the "honor killings" of his two daughters may be hiding out in the New York City area and posing as a cab driver, according to a private detective investigating the murders.Yaser Said, who is Muslim, is accused of murdering his two daughters in Texas in 2008 because they ... More >>
The New York Times reports that Hostess Brands -- the company that manufactures Ding Dongs, Twinkies, and Hostess Cupcakes -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Melissa Hom/MetromixRyan Skeen lays it all out. Four months after departing Allen & Delancey in rather glorious form, Ryan Skeen has returned to lend a bit of color to the city's dining landscape. He's resurfaced in Harlem, where he's both chef and partner at the 5 & Diamond. Grub Street repo ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 22, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 49 A Newsman Views The Newest Paper By Stan Fischler After a lengthy courtship, the Journal-American, World Telegram and Sun, and Herald-Tribune finally joined their presses in journalistic marriage l ... More >>
--Taylor Swift was on The View this morning, talking about what it was like to be the other person on that infamous VMA stage: "I think my overall thought process went something like: 'Wow, I can't believe I won... This is awesome... Don't trip and fall... I'm gonna get to thank the fans, thi ... More >>
The dead guy brought all the gifts
Well-educated, well-off, from a good family . . . what makes Tor Hamer fight?
Rancid, still kicking
Despite the famously dour lyrical implication of "I Don't Want to Get Over You," Stephin Merritt does not, in fact, dress in black. Actually, he dresses almost entirely in brown, one of those terribly obvious details—like Amy Winehouse being a dead ringer for Janice from Friends—you might not no ... More >>
The Big Sleep confuse initially, inspire headbanging eventually
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