Tracy Chambers was Diana Ross's name in Mahogany, the 1975 anti-feminist camp classic about a lady designer who throws away the knitting needle to stand in the shadow of her man.
The film is notable for the great theme song, the incredible outfits, and Diana's bulging eyes when photographer Anthony ... More >>
Benjamin LozovskyAntony & The Johnsons: Swanlights
Radio City Music Hall
Thursday, January 26
Better than: Weeping alone.
The line of people and umbrellas wrapped around Radio City, a noisy, quivering mass of top-flight fashion, boldfaced names, and irritation at the wind and rain and forc ... More >>
Gina PollackWhere da gangstas at?Culturefix, the bar-slash-art gallery on the Lower East Side, was vindicated last week after deciding to fight back against NYPD charges that it was operating unlawfully. The bar was accused of serving alcohol to minors, but a judge found the case had little m ... More >>
PSP/Laurie RussellPerhaps you live in or have visited Park Slope and have noticed the trees on 16th Street clad in sweaters -- cozy, hand-knit, brightly colored sweaters. Perhaps you've wondered what sort of person would do something like knit sweaters and dress trees in them. If you have, y ... More >>
via Bowery BoogieThis is the most adorable thing we've seen today and it's not even animate! Remember the yarn bike down on the Lower East Side, back in its heyday? Well, apparently it got around. [Insert "town bike" joke here]. And now, some unknown gestation period later, we have the result ... More >>
Tomorrow at McCarren Park in Brooklyn the 2nd annual Punk Rope Games will ensue. They start at 10:15 a.m. (does anyone actually get up and into their skinny jeans/shorts with knee socks that early?) with a "procession of nations." The actual games -- throwing around rubber chickens and styrof ... More >>
This yarn-covered bicycle, discovered by the good folks at BoweryBoogie.com (and crafted by a veritable knitting genius) sits on Rivington between Suffolk and Clinton.
Can you ride it? Who cares. We want to know if it will get you high.
Hey, send your New Yorkiest photos ( ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
August 18, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 44
The Abortionist on The Circuit of Fear
By Marlene Nadle
The abortionist is the man hunted by the police and a million desperate women a year.
No city can be without him. Few are.
In almost ever town ... More >>
If you feel disoriented at the prospect of enduring four years without a single Photoshopped picture of our national leaders in Gestapo outfits, then a dash of nostalgia might be just the ticket. Reagan Youth are back together!
Reagan Youth hail from the primordial NY hardcore scene of 1980--too ... More >>
Looks pretty damn good, right? And who doesn't love a traditional hot breakfast of bacon, eggs, and toast? But look a bit closer to discover that the breakfast is a knitted one, more suited to covering your ass in cold weather than sliding down your gullet.
This mercery masterpiece was created by ... More >>