If you ever wanted to know the places in New York City with the largest number of people standing on street corners, eyes glazed over, tapping out 140 characters about last night's Game of Thrones, look no further. Twitter data scientist Nicolas Garcia Belmonte has developed topographical maps of Tw ... More >>
Reedist Ilhan Ersahin seems reluctant to make too big a deal out of the fact that nublu, his multi-culti Avenue C nightspot, was shuttered for much of last year. On a recent evening, as he moved casually about the room in preparation for a blistering late-night appearance by the Sun Ra Arkestra, Ers ... More >>
Sam Ziar tends the bar at Orient Express, one of the West Village's most romantic spots. Today, on Valentine's Day, he expects to be one busy man, but he took some time out to talk to Fork in the Road about his favorite winter ingredients and what makes a great Valentine's Day drink.
New York ObserverThe New York Observer, a publication which really enjoys a good media power list here and there, has a new one out today. It's "The Free Agent List: 2011's 50 Most Eligible Media Bachelors." Look, there's poor Brian Stelter on the front, kissing a black hole where his girlfri ... More >>
The coffee cocktails at the Randolph at Broome are well made and not cloying, bringing new cred to the genre. [NY Times] New York's largest beer distributors have agreed to stop selling caffeinated alcoholic drinks like Four Loko due to insufficient proof that they're safe. [Wall Street Jou ... More >>
Thanksgiving: The holiday commemorating the time this country's forefathers took a bunch of natives out to dinner before killing, raping, stealing from, and giving diseases to said natives, one that even the most pink-liberal New Yorkers find themselves celebrating in some iteration. It is, a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 30, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 33 23 Win '68 'Obies' The 1967-68 Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards were presented on Saturday afternoon at a giant invitational party at the Village Gate. These were the 13th annual "Obies," and a crowd of ... More >>
An undergraduate was killed during the making of a student film for NYU's highly-esteemed and well-regarded film program. What could've been done to prevent it? Why isn't anyone talking about it? And just how dodgy has NYU been over this? Village Voice staff writer Steven Thrasher investigate ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 26, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 32 Village Voice 'Obie' Awards 1965-66 The Eleventh Annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Award were handed out on Saturday afternoon in a gala ceremony at the Village Gate. Anne Jackson, herself a previous "Obi ... More >>
For many months, a banner with pictures of kebabs promised a new Turkish restaurant on the corner of Fulton Street and South Elliot in Fort Greene. Finally, Deniz (662 Fulton Street, Brooklyn), has opened. Co-owner Yucel Yuksel lives in Bensonhurst, where he also co-owns the Turkish fast food resta ... More >>
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