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Memorial Day

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Citi Bike Stations Moved From Wealthy Neighborhoods; Commence Class Warfare?

    Another week, another Citi Bike dilemma. As the bike share program blows past the 250,000 rides mark, the placement of stations has become the subject of contention since its Memorial Day inauguration. The reasons are varied: The streets are too narrow to fit them; the streets are too packed with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    A Look at How Citi Bikes Will Affect Local Bike Shops

    Unless you've been wasting away inside the past week and a half, snuggling with your A/C and bingeing on the new season of Arrested Development, you've seen the lines and lines of metallic blue Citi Bikes stationed across New York City, begging, as the slogan goes, you to hop on and "explore your ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Meet Courtney Love's New Craigslist Bassist

    Courtney Love recently revealed to Bust Magazine that she had placed an advertisement on Craigslist seeking a female bassist to play in her new (read: renamed) band, Courtney. She requested a musician interested in performing in a "band in the style of Hole" and "in the style of Melissa Auf der Maur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    Ke$ha Pitbull - Golden Nugget Casino - Atlantic City, NJ - 5/26/13

    Better Than: Frankly? Probably any other reason to go to Atlantic City, ever "Ke$ha and Pitbull are playing Atlantic City over Memorial Day Weekend." Is there any part of that sentence that isn't perfect? No. No, I tell you. Here are a few reasons why. Because the last time so many sequin-skirted/o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    NYC's Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Hip-Hop Party Guide

    Your long-awaited three-day weekend is finally here! When you're not booking it out of the city to go perfect your summer tan, check out these poppin' parties that have some hip-hop/dance flavor this weekend. See also: The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in NYC, 2013

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    NYC's Memorial Day Weekend 2013 EDM Party Guide

    Do you like fun things and loud sounds and getting fucked up on Memorial Day Weekend!? Then take a look at the EDM shows happening in NYC THIS WEEKEND and break out the neon.

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    It's Confirmed: NYC's Bike Share Program Will Start On Memorial Day

    We remember when it was supposed to be July 2012. Then we heard maybe it'd be March 2013. That didn't happen. Then the Department of Transportation released a map of where the 293 stations would be built. And we heard it would be some time in May. So we were kinda/sorta convinced: New York City's bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Fire Island Pavilion Is Rebuilt And Ready For Another Try! Here's The Dish

    The Fire Island Pines' famed Pavilion club burned down in 2011, but after the input of a lot of effort and cash, it's up and dancing again. Tony Fornabaio--the hot NYC gay party promoter who's managing the place--just told me how the Pavilion shall rise like a gay phoenix. Hi, Tony. So the club i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Come Rain or Shine, A Few Eating Options For Memorial Day Weekend

    Hopefully this rainy week will turn into a stunningly sunny weekend. No one wants a washed out Memorial Day weekend, so we'll keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best as we make our plans. We're mostly half-glass-full types anyway. With that in mind, we'll offer up a few outdoor eats for the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    5 Ideas for Outdoor Eats on Memorial Day

    Memorial Day is coming up and the long weekend is a cue for many to leave the city and spend a little time with nature. Though it has been rather wet in New York City, the weather forecast predicts pockets of sunshine on Saturday. So assuming the weather holds up, we've rounded up some great food id ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    What's Happening This Week: Crawfish Boil and Brunch at the Americano

    Green Table Crawfish Boil On Sunday, Green Table inside the Chelsea Market will be hosting a New Orleans-style crawfish boil at 6:30 pm. According to Zagat, chef Brent Sims will be adding his secret ingredient to the peel-and-eat crustaceans, paired with unlimited beer. The Americano Flamenco Brun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2012

    That "Ring of Fire" Solar Eclipse is Happening Soon, Here Are Live Streams to Watch It

    Forget Mother's Day; or Memorial Day; or Zuckerberg Weekend (what May 18th-20th should be called from now on); or any other important May event. Tonight is the annual solar eclipse and this one, as many astronomists are predicting, could be a rare spectacle to see. At one point this evening, 80 per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Lot on Tap, Goodbye to Café Charbon

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. New Roma Pizza on the Lower East Side has been closed since Memorial Day and will not reopen. [Bowery Boogie] The New York Film Academy Café will close its doors on June 30, as the building t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    Manhattanhenge, Today at 8:17 p.m.!

    Hayden Planetarium​We hope you are all having an especially lovely Memorial Day weekend. In the midst of whatever you're doing, don't forget that today marks Manhattanhenge, that twice a year event in which the sun sets in perfect alignment along the city's east-west cross streets. This is ver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2011

    Dog Enjoys Memorial Day Weekend the Right Way

    This is what we should all be doing this weekend. Happy Memorial Day! We will be back in full swing on Tuesday. Go enjoy the sunshine. [Cute Overload] [@_rosiegray]

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Our 10 Best Barbecue Restaurants in NYC

    Robert SietsemaMemorial Day weekend = meat-eating weekend​ The long weekend is soon approaching, and frolicking in the cool Hamptons waters and firing up the grill are surely top of mind. Stuck in the city this weekend? Don't despair -- you can still enjoy the pleasures of backyard barbecue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Cat Hugs Kitten

    In these harrowing modern times, it's always good to see an animal hug a baby animal, or at least seem to hug a baby animal. Whatever, it's disgustingly cute! Happy almost Memorial Day.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    For Memorial Day, Grilling Tips From People Who Know a Thing or Two About Meat

    andrewmalone/FlickrLet the games begin.​Memorial Day weekend is finally almost upon us, which means that America gets to use patriotism as an excuse to grill vast quantities of animal parts. As this signals the official start of the grilling season, we figured it would be a good time to ask so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    The Week in Food Blogs: Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee, Alfresco Restos, Burger Tips

    This week in food blogs... Eater mapped out the city's cold-brew iced coffee scene. Grub Street listed 50 food treks worth taking this summer, from Alabama to Wisconsin. Serious Eats shared 10 delicious Taste of the Nation desserts. The Feed offered up five worthy alfresco restos. The Daily Mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    I Don't Go Clubbing, I Go Dancing: Memorial Day Weekend Special

    ​Memorial Day weekend is upon us! While that usually means barbecuing and rooftop happy hours, we've got a whole list of dance endeavors on the agenda this weekend too. (What better way to work off those tacos, burgers, and margaritas?)

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Barbecue Restaurants

    Lauren ShockeyBBQ has some crazy colored tropical drinks and a loaf made out of onion rings, but will it make it into our top 10? ​Ah, Memorial Day weekend. The start of the vacation season. After months of interminable cold, you can now have summer Fridays, a wardrobe of white, and plenty o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    "Smile" By The Funky Twinz And Angel J Is A Bubbly, Sticky Jam

    ​As part of our We're So Out Of Here For Three Whole Days pre-Memorial Day weekend coverage, tomorrow we're going to put forth a list of potential summer jams--you know, those sorts of tracks that not only might be blared from bodega radios and passing cars over the summer, they should be. Unf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Our 10 Best: Holiday Weekend Edition

    Celebrate America with the best of everything​After what seems like weeks of bad weather, Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us, which means a number of things: sunshine, road trips, and barbecue to name a few. We're going to be unveiling our 10 Best Barbecue Restaurants tomorrow, but why st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Make Bell Book & Candle's Patty Melt Burger, Like Chef-Owner John Mooney

    Bell Book & Candle's Patty Melt Burger​With Memorial Day so near, we were hoping to break out the grill sooner than later. But with such a relentlessly rain-filled forecast, we might have to settle for flipping the season's first burger in a pan instead. Whatever the weather, why not lay your ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 18, 2011

    CUBAN REVOLUTION

    Africa makes room for Cuba

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    May 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Sixpoint Flashes Its Cans for Memorial Day Weekend

    Sixpoint Brewery​Memorial Day weekend is 11 long days away, and courtesy of Sixpoint Brewery, there is now another reason to mourn its relative distance.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Sears Stocks Your Fridge; Burger King Runs Out of Ribs

    ​You know it for fridges. Now Sears is looking to sell food, too. The company quietly launched MyGofer on Memorial Day in Manhattan and the Hamptons, which delivers groceries and other goods from its Kmart stores. [Chicago Tribune] Since being voted the best restaurant in the world by San Pel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    BKLYN Yard Shut Down: Sunday Best (And Every Other Party There) Left Homeless

    Yeah, this place was pretty great. Shit. BKLYN Yard, the improbably wonderful banks-of-the-Gowanus-Canal outdoor venue that played host to outstanding summer dance parties -- including the increasingly beloved Sunday Best series, which had started this year's slate just this past weekend with a Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Rockaway Tacos Returns with Plans for a Friday Local Fish Fry

    Chantal MartineauRockaway Tacos returns with big plans.​Rockaway Tacos reopened at the corner of 96th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd. this past Memorial Day weekend. The crowds turned out -- some barefoot, others proudly sporting their Rockaway Tacos t-shirts -- clamoring for fish tacos. (And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Shocker: New Yorkers Don't Need a Yard to Grill; Big Salt Fights Back

    ​New Yorkers didn't need a backyard to grill this past Memorial Day weekend. There are 36 parks across the city that have areas for barbecuing, and people will even cook on their fire escapes. [NY Times] Flooding, poor construction, and a string of related delays made the long road for two wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2010

    Salt in Coffee, Salt on Ice Cream: Pro-Salt Lobby Says It Tastes Damn Good

    ​The number one most emailed story on the New York Times website thus far this Memorial Day weekend is In Defense of Salt: "The Hard Sell on Salt." Food Network star Alton Brown, the nerdy one for the smart demographic, gets the first word, and gets to the point. "Salt is a pretty amazing comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    A $5,000 Reservation for Rao's; Are Lobster Rolls the New Cupcakes?

    This week in food blogs... Eater found out you can get a reservation at Rao's for $5,000 on eBay. Grub Street discovered what "apologetic vegan" Moby would eat on death row: kale and tacos. Midtown Lunch crowned Kwik Gourmet the winner of Meat Palooza 3: the best chicken and lamb over rice in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Week in Review: Uniformly Awful

    In yr face. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne​In the week the world learned how dangerous a truffle-flavored french fry really can be, we watched in horror as the New York Times Magazine penned a brutal takedown of M.I.A.--who retaliated by going after the journalist who wrote it, of course. Were you pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    This Week's Voice: Summer Guide!

    ​In this week's Village Voice, we present our annual summer guide, featuring all sorts of seasonal picks for music, film, art, dance, theater, food, etc., not to mention Mikael Wood on the club-pop reboot of Kelis, Ben Davis on Lightning Bolt's Brian Chippendale, Jed Lipinski on Pulitzer winne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Rockaway Taco Re-Opening, Snack Dragon Taco Expanding

    Snackish.comComing soon to Orchard Street.​Here's some good news if you a) are going to be around for Memorial Day Weekend and b) like to eat tacos: New York Magazine reports that Rockaway Taco will re-open on May 28. This summer, Andrew Field's taco shack will be joined some new neighbors, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    The One in Which We Get Our Limerick on, Runnin' Scared-Style

    Lear: the man, the legend.​May brings all sorts of exciting holidays: It's Masturbation month (obviously), and there's Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day (of course), plus it's American Pacific Heritage month and Asparagus month, among other things. Today, for instance, is Limerick Day.

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    May 30, 2006

    Just Add Dixie Cups

    Picnic wine at a bargain

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    May 23, 2006
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    May 17, 2005
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    May 10, 2005

    Charred, I'm Sure

    The grill-less unite

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    Sallie Wilson Follows in Anthony Tudor's Footsteps

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