For a grim slog, the Oscar movies are pretty fun
The Momofuku Milk Bar team opened its newest spot in Montauk this past weekend, a sweet, makeshift shop that's up and running for the summer.
Shmaltz Brewing Company is launching the second official season of Coney Island Brewing Company -- a/k/a the World's Smallest Brewery -- located, yep, in the heart of Coney Island. Last summer saw the launch of the brewery, which produces a whopping one gallon of beer per batch. For the upcoming re ... More >>
A video originally posted to WorldStarHipHop.com -- the title of the clip is "NY Cops Wilding Out On Labor Day 2011: Daggering On The Parkway! (Grinding And All)" -- shows several uniformed NYPD officers, er, dirty dancing against scantily clad costumed performers in the West Indian Day Parade.
Rebecca Marx C'est la fin de la semaine. Et alors, les histoires de la semaine ... A goodly gallery of a garden herbs. Our 10 Best Hotel Restaurants. Sunset Park's Schnitzel Bar is one of the city's most obscure restaurants.
Why does your life suck? Let us count the ways. It is raining, and you wore jeans, which are now damp, but forgot to wear a jacket, because who knew you needed to wear a jacket, given that it's only early September and last Friday -- long ago, far away last Friday -- was simply gorgeous. Also ... More >>
Brewing trouble.Although plenty of folks fled the city for Labor Day Weekend, a few miscreants remained to make trouble for the Waverly Inn and Sorella.
Stevie Nicks w/Michael Grimm Nikon Theater At Jones Beach Sunday, September 4 Better than: A radio stuck on the classic rock station. "Welcome, Jones Beach," Stevie Nicks said before her second song on Sunday night, the last night for both her current mini-tour and the Long Island oceanfront amp ... More >>
The up-and-coming artist known as DJ Snoopadelic. Electric Zoo Randall's Island Sunday, September 4 Better than: Did someone already reference the Labor Day shootings? Eesh. Electric Zoothe dance music festival that's parts techno, house, trance, disco, bass, "electro," and any other somew ... More >>
Scantily clad dude toasts the crowd from atop one of the semis that pulls the floats in the parade. Though its antecedents can be traced to Carnival parties in Harlem in the 1920s, the Caribbean-American Labor Day Parade (there is no official name) began in the mid-'60s. It resembles in alm ... More >>
This week in food blogs... Lauren ShockeyMmmmmmacarons! Eater rounded up the 10 best lines from the Times profile on Taavo Somer. "The beard that launched a thousand beards ..." Classic. Grub Street listed where to eat and drink this Labor Day. Midtown Lunch noticed that Mad for Chicken re ... More >>
There are a few things we can expect from Labor Day weekend, and the annual Electric Zoo festival is one of them. The massive three-day rave takes over Randall's Island with twelve-hour days that boast a million DJs over four separate stages; you'll hear trance, techno, deep house, electro, d ... More >>
Someone have a feather headpiece we can borrow?
Lauren ShockeyOne of ABC Kitchen's fine homemade sodasOh, how quickly Labor Day, signaler of summer's end, approaches. The back to school commercials are airing repeatedly on television, and mannequins are donning fall clothes in store windows. And while the temperatures may be beginning to ... More >>
Second Stage mounts the actor's new comedy
Gooey doings under the Manhattan Bridge, plus a choreography sampler at DTW
via PoshLittleTutus.comIf you have a young child and you're involved in the fashion industry, you probably want to scream and pull your hair out this week, both Fashion Week and the first week of school. Realizing what a bitch these two yearly milestones can be, the New York Times wrote about bo ... More >>
Just an example of the clientele here. Pics by Puja, more below.Electric Zoo Day II Randall's Island Sunday, September 5 Not only did this Labor Day weekend mark the last day to wear white without glares of disapproval, it also brought Made Event's second-annual Electric Zoo festival ... More >>
Today, Metro New York tackles the hard questions. Whatever is a man with moobs to do? (Moobs, for the uninformed, are man-boobs.) Boldly, the editors of Metro devote the lion's share of their cover to the issue, promising that men ashamed of their moobs are not alone, and that moobs are "a pr ... More >>
via iVillageIn case you hadn't noticed: It's the last day of August, which means that "the silly season" of ridiculous news stories is, maybe, taking its last gasps. (See ya, Slater!) In the meantime, there is suddenly a wealth of news indicating that an End Times Watch is in order for all of ... More >>
Straight up, on the rocks, or fried?Dallas's State Fair of Texas is officially the Fried Food Capitol of Texas (TM!), and every year it throws the Big Tex Choice Awards to determine what new batter-dipped concoction will join the fried peaches and cream, fried pecan pie, and fried butter that ... More >>
Here's proof that something once made Steve Cuozzo sort of smile.Marea may have made Bon Appétit's Best New Restaurants in America list, but technically, it's not all that new. It's more than a year old, a detail that would no doubt add fuel to the fire of Steve Cuozzo's latest rant.
Corn soup, works hot or cold.James in Brooklyn is battling the summer heat with its Summer Supper menu, a $30 three-course prix-fixe available nightly from 5:30-7 p.m. through Labor Day. Chef Bryan Calvert hopes to tempt you into visiting with his recipe for Corn Soup with Heirloom Grape Toma ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Sabores Autenticos de Mexico: Authentic Mexican Soups Mesa Coyocan Thursday, August 5, 5:30 p.m. At this three-course soup cooking class and tasting, there will def ... More >>
Charles PayneNo ripped t-shirts and jeans here, either.Another day, another swank supper club: following months of speculation, Flo Fab confirms that Alex Guarnaschelli and her partners at Butter, Richie Akiva and Scott Sartiano, will convert the former Nell's into the Darby, a place that Aki ... More >>
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