The current owners of Mantle's, on swanky Central Park South, have filed for bankruptcy and the rent is now four months past due. A cool million is needed "to get it back on its feet." Mantle's 25th anniversary is coming up, but the landlord wants them out by the end of May. Bill Liederman, Ma ... More >>
On Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather stepped in and administered a lethal left-right combination to Victor Ortiz that produced the most stunning knockout of Mayweather's professional career. That he would have punched a guy who simply wanted to hug him seems to have offended millions of viewers ar ... More >>
Photo: Jack Dempsey/AP. "Captain Morgan" gave this "Calling All Captains" jersey to actress Alyssa Milano at the Ryan Howard Foundation All-Star event in St. Louis on Monday. We publish it because it delights us, and because we want to know if you hear the same monologue going on in "Captain Mo ... More >>
A few minutes before the meeting got underway, Tony Napoli, gold pinky ring flashing, signed copies of his mobster-filled autobiography My Father, My Don. A group of old timers hovered around the appetizer table, loading up on toothpick-speared meatballs, and former World Middleweight Boxing Champio ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 21, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 22Cassius' Feat of ClayBy Lawrence AlsonBoxing, like the theatre, has been suspected for years of being ripe for dying. Where postwar drama has had life pumped into the corpse by Genet, Beckett, and Ionesco, now the ... More >>
Self-Defense Training Prepares Women for Combat on the Streets
The Heavyweight Championship is in crisis
Christy Martin has fallen. The women's boxing world hopes she won't get up.