For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily. Monday, 9/1: 'Fool's Gold Day Off' 50 Kent 2:00 p.m., $15-$30 If you can't make it out of town for Labor Day, local hip-hop/electronic label Fool's Gold can always be counted on to make sure you hav ... More >>
[Summer Guide 2014]
When Annapolis native Josh Morgan landed in New York City in 2009, he found that he missed a quintessential Chesapeake Bay summertime experience: The blue crab feasts ubiquitous in mid-Atlantic homes and restaurants. He quickly realized, though, that New Yorkers would be just as into the tradition a ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
New York, New York. The name luxuriously repeated by Frank Sinatra and later rejuvenated by Jay-Z evokes images of the city's guilty nightlife, where everyone who hustled and bustled all day finally let their vices loose. It's the lifeblood of our weekends in this hedonist metropolis, when bars, clu ... More >>
The current situation in New York: The subways are closed; upon the Hozziner's request, Zone A has been forced to evacuate; Broadway shows have been cancelled; Bloomberg, Christie, and Cuomo are hosting storm watch conferences; my door keeps slamming by itself, even while locked; and the quieter-tha ... More >>
Check out our slideshow from the party. Fool's Gold Day Off: French Montana, Danny Brown, Brothers Macklovitch, Just Blaze, Flosstradamus, Flatbush Zombies, Nick Catchdubs, Ricky Blaze, Party Supplies, #BEEN #TRILL, Telephoned, and more City Winery Monday, September 3 Better than: Rain. Last yea ... More >>
Fools Gold Day Off City Winery Monday, September 5 Better than: Catching bullets at a parade. New York City empties out on Labor Day weekend, but for the past two years those who've stuck around have been able to see behind the curtain on what's next, on what's nexter-than-next, and the emerging ... More >>
The Bowery gallery scene. Plus summer art picks
This weekend, an unknown number of people worldwide participated in the fifth annual "Earth Hour" sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund. They turned off electricity to "take a stand against climate change." Landmarks were dimmed, but the effect on either energy consumption or awareness is unknown an ... More >>
Photo courtesy The Old FieldOld Field Vineyard is worth visiting for the grounds alone In honor of the upcoming Labor Day weekend, we devote our top 10 list this week to food-centric day trips. Our list contains a lot of good eating, most accessible by train or bus, all within range for low- ... More >>
pinksherbet/flickrHow will you stack up? The folks at Jo's are getting in on the competitive eating boom with their first Annual Labor Day F*cking Delicious Pancake Eating Contest. The event will be held Monday, September 6, at 4 p.m. in the restaurant's private dining room, the Albert Room.
Another sign that the weather gods hate Coney Island this year: Rainclouds and bitter winds met this morning's official ceremonies marking the reopening of the beach for the summer season. "It's a beautiful sunny day!" Parks Commissioner Adrian Benape taunted a crowd of schoolchildren shivering unde ... More >>
Josie Smith-Malave A lawyer for Josie Smith-Malave— a former contestant on Bravo's Top Chef and a New York Sharks woman's football team player—is calling for a hate-crime investigation into a Labor Day weekend assault of Smith-Malave and two other women outside a bar in Long Island.
Were police really busting a drug ring when it rounded up Mr. Black's colorful crew?
Will this be the winter of Coney's discontent?
How Brian McLaughlin betrayed the labor movement and conned us all
Embattled city union big Brian McLaughlin is out as president of the city's powerful Central Labor Council - at least for the next six months. McLaughlin, an electrical workers' union official and Queens state assemblyman who has been battling a criminal probe of city contracts, has agreed ... More >>
How the boldfaced and the beautiful spent their summer vacations
Brooklyn's utopian power trio veers off the highway to hell
Activists sidestep FEMA bureaucracy to broadcast relief info to Katrina survivors
Artists in the financial district offer projects ripped from headlines and bedtime stories
What's worsegetting tortured at Abu Ghraib, or volunteering for Fear Factor?
Labor Groups Consider Calling in Sick to Protest War With Iraq
The Uptown Markdown Scene
Immigrants Say They're Caught "Between the Horse and the Horseshoe"
Beach Fare with an Edge
Distributing the Art-House Wealth on the Cheap
Tenants Vow to Boycott Lazio's Law
Puppet Theater Takes Manhattan
Dog Racing The Sport of Plebes
Why homophobia has become americas favorite pastime