Wednesday, February 20
Brisket King of NYC
There's been a lot of talk about brisket as New York experiences a great boost in barbecue talent. Taste the work of the city's pitmasters at Santos Party House during the second annual brisket contest. John Stage of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Daniel Delaney of Br ... More >>
• Elizabeth Taylor was late to her own funeral, because she asked to be. She was laid to rest in L.A.'s Forest Lawn Memorial Park yesterday in a ceremony that began 15 minutes late at her stipulation. Westboro Baptist, who'd threatened to picket, did not appear. Taylor shares a "large, mult ... More >>
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The Harmony of Beer & Cheese
April 5 at 6:30 p.m.
If you think wine is the only appropriate pairing for cheese, then let Dan Suarez, the brewer ... More >>
Suzanne Fiol, who founded the itinerant new-music venue Issue Project Room in an East Village garage in 2003 and who shepherded the venue through three successive spaces, died yesterday, after a long struggle with cancer. In this paper's archives you will find any number of raptures about the ... More >>
The American military presence in Afghanistan costs about $16 billion a month. What are we getting for the money? "Afghaniscrewed: How I Spent My Fall Vacation" by P.J. Tobia.
When Alan Hevesi was the city's, then the state's comptroller, Jack Chartier and Hank Morris were his "two loyal gatekeepe ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on the vicious, precocious, but oddly winsome bad-sex revenge fantasies of Lily Allen.
Scott Foundas revisits Astral Weeks with Van Morrison.
Cristina Black profiles self-taught learner Lissy Trullie.
Tal Rosenberg visits wi ... More >>