You wouldn't believe this if you read the news the other day that the homeless population in New York City is at its highest rate since the Great Depression. But...
According to London's Daily Mail, New York City has surpassed the British capital as the most appetizing spot for the super-rich (oh, ... More >>
On the heels of Bloomberg Businessweek's outing of America's young burger billionairess, Eater reports that Shake Shack will open in Istanbul later this year. The New York-based chain from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality group currently operates burger joints across North America and the Midd ... More >>
It's opening this fall in London, and you can bet it will head to NYC stages, too -- especially since it's a veritable jukebox show into which they've crammed tons of Whitney Houston's hits, fewer than half of which were actually used in The Boydguard movie.
Here are the songs included in the show ... More >>
Burnham in his Prescott, Arizona home lab, circa 1960.
Yesterday, we published the first half of a 24,000-word "self-interview" by Lowell Observatory astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on what would have been his 80th birthday.
Burnham died in 1993 at the age of 61. He was known not only for hi ... More >>
P.S. 1 and MoMa have announced the lineup for the 2011 edition of Warm Up, the Saturdays-in-summer series that allows visitors to walk around the Long Island City museum's courtyard and listen to music and marvel at the intricate, shade-providing installations set up outdoors. This year's lin ... More >>
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/The breast milk ice cream called Baby Gaga costs 14 pounds per glassBBC News reports that stocks of the breast milk ice cream - dubbed Baby Gaga, and served in a martini glass -- being sold by Icecreamists in Covent Garden, London have been seized by the authority ... More >>
Show PosterMaybe for some reason you forgot, but tonight, as in Monday, the 8th day of November, marks the New York City debut of the Los Angeles teenage hip-hop collective Odd Future, a.k.a. OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All) at Webster Hall. The show is sold out and Craigslist is ... More >>
Who does booze best?The boozefest-slash-cocktailing convention that is Tales of the Cocktail will take place July 21-25 in New Orleans. Each year, a mini awards ceremony names the best bars and bartenders in the country and beyond. This year, the nominees are...
--Legendary cult UK folk singer Vashti Bunyan will appear at 92Y Tribeca with director Kieran Evans for a live performance and screening of the documentary Vashti Bunyan: From Here To Before on October 16th and 17th. The New York Press once called Bunyan the "Godmother of Freak Folk." She rel ... More >>