This week in Cheap Laughs, we have daytime talk show legends, charitable causes, lots of gays, lots of pizza, and Jar Jar Binks doing his best Ed McMahon impression. Confused? Don't be. All will be revealed in our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.
Zagat Buzz This past Saturday night was a cozy one for newly opened Lani Kai. Julie Reiner's tropical cocktail bar hosted a lively crowd of thirty-somethings from across the city, all of whom fancied a weekend drink or two (or three, four, five). While everyone huddled around the bar sipping ... More >>
Robert Haynes-PetersonGiuseppe Gonzalez brings the Pain(killer). While food royalty flocked to Lincoln Center for the James Beard Awards last night, the city's drinkerati could be found downtown crowding outside the door of a narrow bar, waiting for a glimpse and a sip of what was inside. Ri ... More >>
There are some unnerving similarities between Lost obsessives and Red Sox fans. Lost devotees watch this show the way that most Massholes watch baseball: en masse, with an unfailing dedication and a sense of unity previously only thought to exist at European soccer games. They stick with their fav ... More >>
Selena Ricks Just in time to warm bar-goers during the winter chill, Williamsburg's Caracas Arepa Bar has stocked its shelves with the latest brown spirit to win over mixologists--aged rum. After securing its liquor license this fall, the Brooklyn outpost of the popular East Village Venezuel ... More >>
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