Okay, the platform doors, laser alert system and the advice for conductors to slow down were one thing. But this goes a little above and beyond that.
Yesterday, news came that the NYPD, in accordance with the Health Department, has tracked down twenty-five mentally ill patients that have been deeme ... More >>
The New York Post has tracked down the so-called "most-hated woman in China," and guess where she is! New York City, of course. Brooklyn, to be exact. Working at a nail salon. Why? 26-year-old Feng Luoyu, described as an "Ugly Girl" seeking marriage with unsufferably high demands, was ostraci ... More >>
a "life-blogging device for cats"How many dogs are you friends with on Facebook? How many cats do you follow on Twitter? How many adorable animal videos do you watch regularly (don't answer that)? There are many to choose from, since, it turns out, one in ten of all UK pets have their very ow ... More >>
Bloomberg View, the forthcoming editorial page at Bloomberg News -- under the umbrella of the media and data company Bloomberg L.P., founded and owned by Michael Bloomberg, New York City's three-term billionaire mayor -- has finally released its list of high-powered editorial board members and co ... More >>
It's High Times uptown these days, as five Columbia University students/fratboys were busted this week for selling all kinds of crazy drugs at school. Ivy League? More like High-vy League. Luckily, via Columbia's BWOG, understanding the numbers of the busts also gives us a chance to understand ho ... More >>
Maybe you've noticed the assault. No, not the hipsters abusing the Chinese people, though maybe there is some overlap. The real issue is more extraterrestrial than entitled NYU students, who are practically native at this point. It's the Yaliens -- they're everywhere, taking over New York Cit ... More >>
Tonight Hot Chip performs at Terminal 5 alongside Gang Gang Dance... but you knew that already. Tickets have been sold out for weeks; so go nuts on Craigslist, stand outside an hour before the doors, or just go to the afterparty, which goes down at Webster Hall with the Hot Chip fellas on the ... More >>
More than forty wiseguys who took an oath to take their Mafia secrets to the grave have later changed their minds and cut deals with the feds to tell all they knew. But while mob squealing was a growth industry in recent years, the elite Genovese family has managed to keep its members mostly ... More >>
The surest signs of spring are upon us: flowers blooming, scantily clad NYU students smoking in the park, and most importantly, coworkers who have never showed any semblance of sports fandom live-streaming basketball for the next two weeks and yelling at their computers things like "Cinderella!" "B ... More >>
Ron Darling just made a Dag Hammarskjold reference while providing color commentary in tonight's Detroit Tigers-Minnesota Twins one-game playoff being broadcast on TBS.
This should automatically and immediately put Darling into some kind of broadcaster hall of fame or Ivy League annex of bus ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesAugust 20, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 44Feeding 'em Up for LBJ at Mr. Gracie's MansionBy Roberta BrandesWith 1000 pounds of pork ribs, 500 barbecued chickens, 5000 hot biscuits, and the culinary guidance of Walter Jetton, her father's favorite chef ... More >>
It was inevitable. The first Sex and the City movie made over $400 million, so there had to be a sequel, and auteur Michael Patrick King has confirmed it. Filming starts this summer, with release expected in summer 2010. That means a year of splashy features, and another summer of young women from ... More >>