Lake Placid

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Here's Our Final Line-Up for Brooklyn Pour Plus a Handy Map

    In less than two weeks, Brooklyn Pour, our annual beer tasting event, will descend on Skylight One Hanson, bringing dozens of samples of craft beer to ticket holders. We're close to selling out, but you still have time to buy your pass. Check out our final line-up of vendors plus our handy map of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Here Are More Breweries at Brooklyn Pour, Plus Our Featured DJ

    We hope you had a nice Labor Day weekend, and that you survived your first productive day back in the office in, oh, about three months. We bet you could use a drink. So let us tempt you with Brooklyn Pour, our beer tasting event that is now just a little over three weeks away. It's time to buy your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Even More Breweries Announced for Brooklyn Pour

    We promised to bring you dozens of beers, and we've now confirmed a total of 39 brewers for our fourth annual Brooklyn Pour beer tasting festival, which hits Skylight One Hanson (One Hanson Place, Brooklyn, 718-783-5437) in Brooklyn on September 27. We're set to announce 25 more entrants today, a co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Here Are the Best Beer (and Cider) Events in June

    With Memorial Day behind us, the summer beer festival season can officially begin. Here are four great opportunities to kick off your hot-weather drinking, all taking place in the month of June.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Ke$ha & Pitbull Have Nothing on the U.S. Biathlon Team's Theme Song

    Biathlon is the most badass of Olympic sports, winter or summer: rifle-toting cross-country skiers, weaving through trees, shooting from flat on their stomachs, and "atoning" for the shots they miss with extra laps or added time. It's the only sport that could, conceivably, have been adapted for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    New Yorker Erin Hamlin Wins Bronze in Sochi, Becomes First U.S. Singles Luger Ever to Medal at Olympics

    Twenty seven year old Erin Hamlin secured a bronze medal -- the first medal for a singles luger in U.S. history -- Tuesday in Sochi. This was the third Olympics for Hamlin, who hails from Ramsen, New York. She grew up training on her home track at Mount Van Hoevenberg outside Lake Placid.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    NYC Craft Beer Winter Harvest Festival Returns

    Once upon time, New York was a major beer producer. Prohibition, though, in addition to wiping out fun, destroyed the Empire State's role as a leader among beer regions. Now, our great city appears to be angling for a comeback. Along with breweries in every borough and some great brewpubs, we have b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Charlie Bird's Robert Bohr and Grant Reynolds: "Our List Is an Extension of What We Like to Drink"

    Last week, we interviewed chef Ryan Hardy, who helms the kitchen at Charlie Bird. The wine program at this restaurant, though, is just as serious as the menu, so I sat down with the restaurant's not-so-silent partner Robert Bohr--who worked the floor at Cru for years--and sommelier Grant Reynolds--f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2012

    Scientology Sunday Funnies: The Denver Miracle!

    Scientologists don't really have a Sunday service. They like to say that they do, because they crave mainstream acceptance. But unless Xenu rested after six days and L. Ron Hubbard just forgot to mention it, there's no reason for Scientologists to treat Sunday any differently than every other day of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    OWS Protester Bags Andrew Cuomo's Groceries Instead of Confronting Him

    Governor Andrew Cuomo, his girlfriend Sandra Lee, and his two daughters are on vacation this week in the Adirondacks. On Monday night, Cuomo was seen buying groceries in Lake Placid at the Price Chopper supermarket. A shopper described Cuomo as "really friendly and seemed thrilled to be in the area. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    More Beers Released for Brooklyn Pour, VIP Tickets Sold Out

    Cheers!​Planning on getting tickets for Brooklyn Pour, the Village Voice's craft beer tasting event extravaganza? Well, you best be getting a move on it, since VIP tickets are now gone, and general admission ones are selling quickly, with only a limited supply left. Need a push to snap into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    The Beers They Are a-Flowing at Brooklyn Pour

    Don't wait! Get your tickets today!​If you haven't already purchased tickets for Brooklyn Pour, the Village Voice's craft beer extravaganza happening on October 15 at Skylight One Hanson, you better get a move on things. VIP tickets are almost sold out, and general admission ones are flying f ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Hoffman-Owens Race in Full Swing, Police Called

    While we slog through our local races here in sleepy Gotham, the NY-23 Congressional election remains hilarious. Last weekend Republican candidate Dede Scozzafava "suspended" her campaign, in which she had come under merciless assault by supporters of Conservative Party nominee Doug Hoffman and was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Bill Owens Gets Dem Nod in NY-23; Will Face Scozzafava, Hoffman

    ​For a while it didn't look like any Democrat wanted to run in the New York 23rd Congressional District to replace Republican John McHugh, who is leaving to become (eventually, pending Republican interference) Obama's Secretary of the Army. State senator and rising star Darrel Aubertine was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Interview: Aimee Mann

    Talking with the former 'Til Tuesday frontwoman before she hits The View and the Highline Ballroom.

  • Film

    January 9, 2007
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    February 3, 2004
  • News

    February 26, 2002
  • News

    February 12, 2002

    Going for the Olympic Gold

    Lusting After a Precious Metal, the NHL Tarnishes Itself

  • Film

    January 11, 2000
  • Columns

    August 10, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Tina Brown looked stunning in a green, flowing ensemble. (Oh, that was Lady Liberty.)

  • News

    January 5, 1999

    Winners Take All

    The Seventh Annual Village Voice Sportswriters Poll