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Jonathan Lethem and Jessica Hagedorn Greenlight Bookstore Wednesday, 7:30pm, Free A quick word on Jonathan Lethem--he's awesome. That's it. Because this guy is one of our favorite native sons. The author of Motherless Brooklyn (Vintage) and The Fortress of Solitude (Vintage) has the ability to ... More >>
The Velveeta double burger at No. 7 is perfect pre-sports fare. One of the first impressions you'll get of the Barclays Center is how stunning the exterior of the building is, and how proud you feel exiting the subway and seeking out the front doors. But once inside, you'll find a cramped interior ... More >>
The City Council today announced the key figures who will be charged with dividing up the city into new districts based on Census data. It's the next redistricting frontier! The announcement of the Council's appointments comes on the same day that important news broke in the statewide redistrict ... More >>
Hail to the chief. Today the New York Post introduces us to some of the the New Yorkers running for President. No, Bloomberg didn't get any crazy ideas, and, no, Cuomo's not jumping the gun. Instead these 11 -- 10 from the city and one from Long Island -- have turned in statements of candidacy to th ... More >>
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Striking faculty outside of LIU's downtown Brooklyn campusUpdate below: LIU releases statement that deal with union could come on Monday. Like most schools in the city, this week was supposed to mark the normal start of fall classes at Long Island University's downtown Brooklyn campus. Inst ... More >>
What the jury didn't hear: the recently acquitted NYPD officers had another reported issue with a young woman
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 14, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 26 America in Vietnam: From Here to Nowhere By Michael Harrington As I write, the news is filled with reports on Buddhist demonstrations in Vietnam. Indeed, events are moving so fast that, by the time thi ... More >>
That's how a handful of dead-end high-schoolers ended up giving the city a big black eye.
Loot, loot, loot for the home team
A Crooked Ref? Commissioner Stern's got much bigger problems
Chop-shop king built his dream mansion. Then an interior decorator took him down.
With the Public behind him, Russell brings in experimental theater troupes from around the world
What First Amendment? What Public Information? And What's News in Brooklyn?
The two guys are thereif you buy this, we'll let you keep the couch
NYC activists call for a day of civil disobedience
On Ghetto Streets, It's Bloodshed and Tears All Over Again
The Best Slice Near Your School
Artists and Scholars Trace Sex, Politics, and Religion Through Caribbean Dance
Is It Good for Fort Greene?
City Prosecutors Target Romantics Gone Wrong
The FTC Markets Censorship as Consumer Protection
The Post-Seattle Generation Gets Its Marx Druthers
Hard Hoopin at Rucker
Another Slammin' Summer Kicks Off at that Playground Paradise, Rucker Park
Playground Legends and Local HS Hoop Stars Mix It Up in the USBL
A 17-year-old is dead. his alleged killer is only 15, troubled, and facing life in prison
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