To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. This is from the Voice's own Nick Murray, who kept things stable during Pazz & Jop .
I turned in my Pazz & Jop ballot on December 22, and instantly regretted my decisi ... More >>
Photo courtesy of VestaThe dining room of Vesta, Giuseppe Falco's first restaurant in Astoria.
Three years ago, Giuseppe Falco partnered with Leo Sacco to open Vesta Trattoria. The seasonally focused Italian restaurant and wine bar quickly earned an enthusiastic following in Astoria, a neighb ... More >>
Latinos to celebrate royal wedding
Colombians always find a reason to throw a party, according to the Spanish-language daily.
In England, there are said to be 5,500 neighborhood parties planned to celebrate Friday's royal wedding -- and some of these will be hosted by Colombians. At these e ... More >>
Recently, the multi-instrumental Latino hip-hop rock troupe Ozomatli were appointed United States Cultural Ambassadors. They've been vocal proponents of a growing, musician-led boycott of Arizona, have written songs in support of gay awareness in the Latino community, and bear as much respons ... More >>
Marielle Solan Look, it's MiniBoone! And free Monopoly money!Get past the silly concept of an indie supergroup and go see the Babies (Cassie from the Vivian Girls and some dude from Woods) at the Knitting Factory. Expect uppity Vivian Girls sass, but with discernible lyrics and a healthy lowe ... More >>