Last week, the New York Times reported that the East Village was emphatically protesting an incoming 7-Eleven. The Slurpee giant is worming its way right to the trendy
core of the neighborhood, renovating a storefront on Avenue A and East 11th Street. The neighbors are worried that the snack chain w ... More >>
The Main Street entrance of Flushing's new New World Mall
Remember the Old Navy on Main Street at the corner of Main and Roosevelt? Providing the best public restrooms in Flushing and haphazard heaps of even cheaper and bigger clothes than the other Old Navies in town? Well, it's gone, and ... More >>
"Kiss the fuckin' bride, man!" Pics by Chris.Theophilus London/DJ Complex
Tuesday, January 25
Better Than: A regular Tuesday night elsewhere.
Not enough new venues are opening up in New York these days, so tonight's grand opening of Dominion NY near Astor Place is a happening, a ... More >>
via Consumerist, someone in Kmart's promotion department is having trouble grasping how the internets work. The mega-store sent out e-mails to customers in New York and two other urban markets offering $10 off a $20 purchase. Problem is, the coupon was living on their server in pdf format, an ... More >>
Few things are more fun than stumbling on an unfamiliar supermarket and racing through the aisles examing products, conducting an impromptu, if hair-brained, cultural analysis. H-Mart--a Korean discount grocery and appliance complex, seemingly just three letters short of being a K-Mart--provi ... More >>
This week is the Voice's Best of NYC issue, our annual opportunity to bestow awards like Best Shop for the Bookish Fashionista and Best Yankee on our favorite things about the city. In turn, we asked a few of our favorite New Yorkers to name their favorite local things.
Scott Schuman for the Gap
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The latest food safety scare involves a snack mix made by Snack King Foods in Rochester called Island Snacks Natures Mix. The product, sold at Kmart, is being recalled due to the detection of undeclared sulfites during routine tests.
BlackBook rounds up the best comfort food spots ... More >>
If anyone gave you a gift card this Christmas, leave work immediately -- tell the boss you have rabies! Herpes! Anything -- get yourself to that shop and use the card immediately. Even if you have to buy something at random -- underpants, M&Ms -- you must rid yourself of that plastic thing at once. ... More >>