Chumley's is still nowhere near ready to open, but when it does, it will not, contrary to rumor, become a sports bar.
Third party politics in New York is so byzantine most voters turn off when it comes up. But Rudy Giuliani wouldn't have been mayor without the now-defunct Liberal line and George Pataki's margin over Mario Cuomo in 1994 was provided by the State Conservative Party. So the swing this week ... More >>
Last night's Community Board 2 SLA & DCA Licensing Committee Meeting was a four-plus-hour slog through the lower intestine of the West Village and Soho restaurant industry, replete with irate residents, raised voices, and at least one shockingly obtuse proprietor. But the highlight was undoubtedly ... More >>
New School in Exile, the blog of the occupying forces at the troubled institution, just updated that professor Jim Miller is "for our side." Miller is co-chair of the faculty senate that gave New School President Bob Kerrey a vote of no confidence last week. Also, "We have learned that there are 2 ... More >>
The 'Voice' invents rock criticism
Nine years ago, a forbidden interracial love affair in an east Texas town ended with a hanging. Was it suicide or a perfect lynching?