Kips Bay

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    An Early Taste of the Dishes of Choice Eats

    In just a few short hours, we'll open the doors to our seventh annual Choice Eats tasting event, and you'll have the chance to sample the goods of more than 80 restaurants from around the boroughs. In the lead-up to the party, we've been previewing the dishes from our Choice Eats participants (see i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    A Full Roster of Super Bowl Events

    The Super Bowl's debut in the Big Apple has the city's restaurant industry abuzz with offers. From fan friendly events to bars that have more TVs than Best Buy, there are plenty of reasons to skip the home made onion dip and head out into the wild blue yonder for the game. But before you do, here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    Where to Celebrate National Irish Coffee Day

    National Irish Coffee Day is tomorrow, and if we can learn anything from the whiskey-spiked cup o' joe, it might be this: never underestimate your airport bartender. In 1942, you see, when turbulent weather caused a herd of disgruntled travelers to deplane at an airbase in Foynes (a port town in Cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    An All-Star Line-Up of Female Bartenders Is Behind Cocktail List at Forthcoming Grace

    Grace O'Malley, explains Danny McDonald--the veteran bar owner behind Swift Hibernian Lounge, Puck Fair, Ulysses' Folk House, Harry's Café and Steak, The Growler Bites and Brews, and The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog--is legendary in Irish lore for her extensive travels, life as a pirate, and exalte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    5 All-American Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July and Keep the Party Going All Weekend

    From sea to shining sea, Americans love celebrating Independence Day--especially since it gives us a completely legitimate reason to indulge. If you'd rather not man the grill this Fourth of July weekend, here's a round-up of five ways to get festive--while letting someone else will do the cooking-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    10 Best Restaurants for Vegetarian Food in New York (Even if You're Not a Vegetarian!), 2013 Edition

    There are plenty of vegetarian-friendly restaurants in New York. Some deal in chewy gluten strips and meat facsimiles, others turn out raw foods and seed pastes, but there are plenty of places where you don't need to be a devotee to enjoy the food. Go for a meatless meal at these restaurants for a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    January's Openings and Closings

    In New York City, only the strong restaurants survive. Or the ones with amazing food, cult followings, lots of great press, and a whole slew of other factors. For those keeping tabs, here's a list of restaurants that opened and closed in January.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Bar Chord Opens in Ditmas Park; Burger Bistro Opens in Upper East Side

    Ditmas Park will get a new bar and music venue on Cortelyou Avenue. Bar Chord will open in La Nueva Union Bakery's old location and will serve draft beers and bar snacks. The owners told Ditmas Park Corner that patrons can look forward to a jukebox and a regular event called "Wings and Strings" with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    December's Openings and Closings

    In New York City, only the strong restaurants survive. Or the ones with amazing food, cult followings, lots of great press, and a whole slew of other factors. For those keeping tabs, here's a list of restaurants that opened and closed in December.

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Crab Spot Opens in Park Slope; Fairway in Kips Bay

    Crab Spot in Park Slope opened this week and is serving seafood pots and surf and turf. According to their Twitter, the grand opening special is Maryland Blue Crabs. Free drink with your entree, they promise. 33 Union St.

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    100 Reasons to Eat and Drink Downtown Today (and Tomorrow, and the Day After That)

    Last week, we did a lot of reporting on restaurants operating in the dark, doing whatever they could to provide light and food to those who needed it. We checked in on our review restaurants, both of which happened to be in blackout zones, and found one had stayed open all week, while the other floo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Raven-Symone in Sister Act: My Review

    Raven-Symone and I once judged a pet costume contest together in Kips Bay, so we go way back. (True story.) That made me want to catch her in Sister Act even more religiously, so when Paper's Mickey Boardman was going to see the show for a third time, I persuaded him to take me in his handbag.

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Does New York City Need Micro-Studio Apartments?

    Yesterday, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced a competition for developers to design 275 to 300 square foot studios ("micro-units") that might serve as a model for New York's swelling small-household population -- city stats indicate that NYC has 1.8 million one- and two-person homes and only one millio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Espresso To Stay, Surfboard To Go?

    Where do you intend to use that thing? Kips Bay? New York real estate makes for some mighty screwy bedfellows. No sooner had coffee-bar-turned-restaurant Doma been unceremoniously ejected from its West Village digs at the corner of Perry Street and Waverly Place than the brown paper went up in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Who's The Audience For Magic Mike?

    I know the answer for a fact because I went to see it at the Kips Bay the other night and found myself with only about five other kindred gays while the place exploded with hundreds upon hundreds of 20-something females. It's a movie for bachelorettes! Packs of them! (Straight couples aren't going, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    The Rent is Too Damn High, So New Yorkers Are Buying Homes

    Jimmy McMillan might be on to something: a real estate research firm has noticed that more New Yorkers are trying to buy apartments -- because the rent is too damn high. As it turns out, the perfect storm of inflated rents and low interest rates has pushed would-be renters into the market, accordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2012

    New York Post Defends Front Page Photo Of Kelly Accuser

    ​On Thursday, we alerted you to the New York Post's front page, which despicably featured a photo of Greg Kelly's accuser and scare quotes around the word "rape." We weren't the only ones who thought that. Other media outlets like Daily Intel and Jezebel expressed similar sentiments, and a Fac ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 1, 2012

    French Dip, Once Hip

    The past and present of a legendary soggy sandwich

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Presenting the Most and Least Compatible New York City Neighborhoods

    According to data released to us by OkCupid, some New York City neighborhoods are more likely to make connections on the dating site than others. This may seem intuitive in some ways, but it's better to know these things for sure, right? After all, just like that map that tells us where the single m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    What Does East Village Resistance to Occupy Tompkins Square Park Mean for the East Village?

    John Penley, by Paul DeRienzo​For about a week now, there have been plans to occupy Tompkins Square Park, led largely by East Villager John Penley, who has a Facebook page set up for the event, which was scheduled to begin on Saturday with a noontime picnic. In the wake of last night's announc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Saxon Parole, Goodbye to Stuffed Artisan Cannolis

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. The Porch appears to be giving up its space in the East Village. A source says that an Indian restaurant will move in. [EV Grieve]̴ ... More >>

  • Film

    August 17, 2011

    The Ex-Girlfriend Experience: How Coming Apart Came Together

    Milton Moses Ginsberg on the genesis of his film

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Borders' Demise: What Does It Mean for New York's Independent Bookstores?

    ​Yesterday, the Columbus Circle Borders hosted its last event: a well-attended reading from Hair: The Story of the Show that Defined a Generation, followed by cast performances. A young boy sitting toward the back had his nose stuck in a graphic novel (paper, not digital) through almost the wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Neely's, Goodbye to Rockography

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Moran's has shuttered after 25 years in operation just two blocks south of the World Trade Center. Owners Brian and Abby Lydon cited business slowing after 9/11. [DNAInfo] The Carroll Gardens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Pour George, Goodbye to Wall Street Burger Shoppe

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Bravo Gianni, a go-to Midtown Northern Italian, has closed after nearly 30 years in operation due to the chef and owner, Gianni Garavelli, suffering a stroke. [NY Times] Cosmos Diner, which ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Rubi Morado, Kips Bay Teen, Still Missing

    Where is Rubi Morado?​It's been two weeks now, cops say, since friends and family have seen 16-year-old Rubi Morado. The Kips Bay teen, who lives at 491 First Avenue, around Bellevue, was last seen at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 11, leaving her home. Cops say she's 5-2, 110 pounds, and was wearing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Ten Ten's Chilled Tofu

    Lauren Shockey​ At Ten Ten (413 Second Avenue, 212-951-7119), Josh Eden's new 24-seat Kips Bay eatery, you'll find dumplings and buns as well as a selection of larger dishes that span Asia's culinary range. One of the best, though, is the chilled tofu appetizer.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Josh Eden Opens Ten Ten

    ​Shorty's.32's Josh Eden isn't letting a spot of snow getting in the way of his business expansion plans: yesterday, he officially opened Ten Ten, his new Asian take-out joint in Kips Bay. Eden, who opened his first, oddly-punctuated restaurant three years ago in Soho, collaborated with Sally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Tom Colicchio Won't Craft More Crafts

    No more Crafts for you!​Here's potentially disappointing news for Tom Colicchio acolytes not residing in New York, Dallas, Atlanta, or Los Angeles: the chef has announced he won't be opening any more locations of Craft.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Rip Torn, Sally Kirkland, and the Sexual Revolution on Stage and Film

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 13, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 22 Scenes by Howard Smith "IF ART REFLECTS LIFE, then it should reflect every aspect of life," explains Milton Moses Ginsberg about his new feature motion picture, "Coming Apart." Starring Rip Torn and Sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Tom Colicchio Will Open Riverpark This October

    New York Restaurant InsiderColicchio will sing a new song in Kips Bay.​In less than two weeks, the new season of Top Chef will deliver a meaty, man-sized portion of Tom Colicchio upon the viewing public. For local fans, the show will provide but an amuse bouche for a second, less televised hel ... More >>

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    August 10, 1999

    Egg Hunt

    Fertility Companies Hit the Silver Screen

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    June 22, 1999