Long Island

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    The 2014 Long Island Harvest Through the Lens of Macari Vineyards

    For the New York wine industry, nervous anticipation of fall isn't about the return of fireside cocktails, knee-high leather boots, and felt fedora hats, or tacit permission to eat like a grizzly headed into hibernation. Autumn equals harvest, and depending on the quality of the growing season, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Ivan Ramen's Ankimo Diry Rice, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Dish no. 76: Ankimo dirty rice from Ivan Ramen (25 Clinton Street, 646-678-3859)

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Here's Why You Should Sojourn in Port Washington

    If your knowledge of Long Island is based solely on Billy Joel songs, you probably expect the dining and nightlife scene to be built entirely on Italian restaurants and piano bars. That's not a bad start, but it doesn't paint as pretty a picture as the one you'll find in Port Washington on a warm su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Brooklyn Rapper DyMe-A-DuZin Wonders: Would Biggie Be Making Trap Rap?

    Editor's note: In "Tweets Is Watching," Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Brooklyn-based rapper DyMe-A-DuZin is currently capitalizing on the success of his great Portrait of Donovan mixtape. He recently dropped a flick for "Father's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Check Out This Incredibly Deep Wellspring of New York City Hardcore Treasures

    Since its inception in the early 1980's, the New York Hardcore scene has always been a tough hog to tie down. Unlike the small yet organized scenes that came from other parts of the country in the same time frame, New York's came from too many different directions--sonically, physically and philosop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    There's An Alligator Problem -- On Long Island

    New Yorkers have a lot of things to worry about -- crime, terrorism, etc. We can now add alligators to the list.For the sixth time in a week, an alligator has been found in New York -- this time on Long Island.About 1:30 a.m. yesterday, authorities in Shirley found a plastic container with a four-fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    I Was A Teenage Jam Band Scenester: Coming Around On The Ominous Seapods And Other Life Lessons

    Through a series of maybe not-so-unfortunate events, I was a teenage jam band scenester, which, when properly italicized and luridly capitalized, sounds like a sordid music-crit version of a '50s exploitation paperback. But the truth is, I wasn't seduced by drugs, sex, or anything else until college ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Dragonfly's Cornelius Gallagher Quotes Bill Cosby, Is Influenced by Gray Kunz

    The kitchen is so tiny at Upper East Side newbie Dragonfly that it's a miracle more than one cook can fit--let alone a team pumping out an array of Asian-fusion dishes like cheese stuffed tater tots and Far East inflected ceviche. But Cornelius Gallagher is not new to the challenges on the New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2012

    Whelks Crawl Into the NYC Greenmarkets

    The whelks surround the scale, waiting to be purchased (actually, just the shells). Three weeks ago, Fork in the Road welcomed the whelks (a/k/a sea snails) to the menu of newly opened Bowery Diner, which we considered quite a stroke of genius on the restaurant's part. They're served raw, and also ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 26, 2011
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    July 8, 2011

    Long Island Mansion Gives Us Sensory Overload

    It's great when people's places of residence have their own names like Grey Gardens or the White House. That's why we were so taken by this quaint colonial home in Long Island called Boulder Beach -- oh yeah, and it's ridiculous. The $12 million Long Island pad featured on CBS's Living Large has be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Q&A: Helado Negro's Roberto Carlos Lange on "The Message," Gigantic Floppy Discs, and the Album He's Making with Julianna Barwick

    by Andrew Stout ​First there's the owl; then there's the enormous afro. The sight of the two in close proximity means you've likely entered Roberto Carlos Lange's domain, whether it be through the front door of his Brooklyn home or by hearing one of the dozens of sound sculptures and animated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    The World Is Really Ending This Time!

    ​I can't stand Chicken Little types who always think the planet is coming to an a tragic end. To me, their whining only adds to the general unpleasantness and their hot air can be detrimental to foliage. But after taking a look at today's headlines, I'm convinced not only that the sky is fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Rep. Peter King Was Mailed a Bloody Pig's Foot

    ​Long Island Republican Peter King, the congressman behind the disgraceful hearings on the threat of Islamic "radicalization" and a one-time passionate supporter of the I.R.A., was sent a bloody pig's foot in the mail, according to a "Capitol Hill source," NBC is reporting this evening. The pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Today in Bad Ideas: Woman Uses BBQ Grill to Heat Home

    ​A Long Island woman is being charged with reckless endangerment for accidentally poisoning herself, her husband and three children with carbon monoxide after lighting a barbecue inside her home. The Daily News reports that Marie Claudia-Blaise reverted to the grill after she ran out of heatin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    The Opulent Organs of Western Beef

    ​Here's looking at you, kid -- I mean piglet. Organ meats, also known as offal or by the more all-inclusive category of variety meats, form a perpetual topic of conversation among food fanciers. Some love 'em. Some hate 'em. But no one is completely indifferent. Many chefs have fooled around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Magnolia Gets Its Sticky Fingers on the Upper East Side, Long Island, and New Jersey​Today in non-shockers, Magnolia Bakery is continuing to replicate like bedbugs in an abandoned sofa: per Eater, the root of all evil cupcakerie is planning to open locations in the Upper East Side Bloomingdale's, Long Island, and in New Jersey's Short Hill mall. We're hard-pressed t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Son Of Bazerk And Leaders Of The New School Are Playing The Knitting Factory December 23

    Son of Bazerk, back at it.​A certain breed of hip-hop obsessive, steeped in Long Island lore and old-school minutiae, was thrilled beyond measure at the news that Son of Bazerk -- the Public Enemy/Bomb Squad satellite group whose 1991 hip-hop soul excursion Bazerk, Bazerk, Bazerk remains a for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: Queens Food Fest; Long Island Wine Celebration

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! The Cuisine of Queens & Beyond Food and Wine Gala Astoria World Manor, Tuesday, September 21 at 6 p.m. Join chefs Rocco Sacramone of Trattoria L'incontro in Astoria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Dina Lohan's House Recipient of Ancient Egg-Breaking Ritual

    via TMZ​Poor Mrs. Lohan, mother of the year, Carvel ice cream lover. Her house in Merrick, Long Island, has been vandalized by ne'er-do-wells not once but twice in the last week, according to TMZ. This is not going to make Lindsay want to move home, now, is it?

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Lush Life: Clintons Spotted Stocking Up on New York Wines

    photo courtesy of APBottoms up.​This past weekend, Bill and Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Hillary's mother, Dorothy Rodham, and newlyweds Chelsea Clinton and Mark Mezvinsky, were all spotted at W├Âlffer Estate Vineyard in Long Island wine country.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Download Twin Sister's Uneasily Woozy Daytrotter Session

    ​Long Island quintet Twin Sister are equally adept at daffy press quotes ("I want to be a demon, I want to have a big knife, and I want to kill a man") and woozy, jittery, rather pleasantly off-putting indie-pop; hailed as a Next Big Thing by such big-shot prognosticators as L Magazine and, uh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    This Weekend, an Orgy of Oysters on Long Island

    Abi Skipp/flickr​Jimmy's No. 43 is doing a nice job of showcasing Long Island oysters every Thursday night, but the faithful can get even closer to the source this weekend at the 26th annual Oyster Festival in the aptly named town of Oyster Bay. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    R.I.P. New York DJ Josh Link

    ​New York DJ Josh Link died in a tragic accident on Monday afternoon. The 29 year-old from Long Island was riding his Vespa across the Williamsburg Bridge when he was hit by a black sedan and thrown from his bike. Witnesses say that he was wearing a helmet and the accident was caused by the bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    1.6 Band Reunite, Play NYC

    Uh, wow--the well-beloved-in-very-tiny-circles Long Island post-hardcore quartet 1.6 Band are reuniting to play shows in D.C. and New York. In their two-year, 1991-1993 stint, they played with any number of now canonical Tri-State bands and released a record with Jersey hardcore titans Rorschach (wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    Hello and welcome to Friday afternoon--here are some of our favorite posts from the week. Go out and get yourself some gelato and pig's feet this weekend. We brought you to foodie events all over the city over the holiday weekend. We suggested that you BYOB a bottle of Gutedel to Zaytoons. We br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    I, Locavore--Awesome Deal on Local Chardonnay

    The crisp chardonnay of Millbrook Vineyards and Winery (click to taste) As a wine enthusiast, you're no doubt familar with the reasonably priced and often good wines of the North Fork of Long Island, and the pricier product of New York's pristine Finger Lakes region. But a lesser known wine reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    When the Voice Was the Only Paper in Town

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 13, 1962, Vol. VIII, No. 8 News Strike The strike of the New York Typographical Union against the metropolitan dailies continues with both sides adamant and far from agreement. Nine papers have shut down. The printers struck only th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Early Black Friday Reports Mixed: "Rowdy," Hopeful, Lethal

    Black Friday has been promoted in recent years from a cheerful shopping holiday to a day of reckoning and wrath, on which the nation waits breathlessly for portents of its economic fate and the first shopping-related casualties. So far one death has been reported at a Wal-Mart on Long Island -- a ... More >>

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    December 6, 2007
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    June 5, 2007

    Revolt from Above

    A family-run union for security guards ousts its members

  • Columns

    April 26, 2005

    Aw, Shucks

    A New York oyster story

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    March 8, 2005
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    October 12, 2004
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    May 27, 2003

    All in the Family

    The Hissing of Summer Lawns

  • NYC Life

    May 29, 2001

    Rock: One-Offs

    Disappearing Acts

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    December 21, 1999
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    November 30, 1999
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    November 2, 1999
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    October 19, 1999
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    October 12, 1999
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    September 21, 1999
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    September 14, 1999
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    September 7, 1999
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    September 7, 1999
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    August 24, 1999
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    August 24, 1999
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    August 17, 1999
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    August 3, 1999

    Death Valley

    The Great Depression

  • NYC Life

    March 9, 1999

    Scout Clout

    Girl Power vs. Domestic Violence

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