Our measly 30 minutes of free Sochi live stream on nbc.com has long since run out. Even the gym is beginning to catch on to the fact that we've been creeping along on the treadmill just to watch couples' figure skating. We might be missing Johnny Weir's inspired outfits, but there's still plenty of ... More >>
More great food from China's far northeastern corner
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Albany tomorrow and a local strip club isn't missing the chance to cash in on the visit by inviting the Secret Service to enjoy some topless (hopefully legal) entertainment.Shenanigans, located on Central Avenue in Albany, is your run-of-the-mill strip cl ... More >>
The Lower East Side greets its first Henan restaurant
The king patacon is bounded by woven, twice-fried plantains. I've got to admit I was late to the table in the appreciation of Venezuelan food. Compared to other South American cuisines - fiery-hot Peruvian, beany and fishy Ecuadorian, African-leaning Brazilian, and feral steak Argentine wit ... More >>
New Yorkers' cell phone PDA is constantly in-your-face with people yakking on the sidewalk and texting their way through dinner dates, but this outwardly rude display of love for the devices does not translate into an especially high call or text volume, according to a Nielsen study.
Yes, America, someone has started a fake Craig Finn Twitter feed. Results thus far are a bit uneven (boooooo), but the Hold Steady frontman certain has a vivid style to play with -- what the Times' Ben Ratliff describes, in his review of the band's new record, Heaven Is Whenever, as "typicall ... More >>
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Now that airlines offer WiFi on flights, try cybersex at 30,000 feet.
Desperately needed funds for new levees in U.S. Midwest have been diverted to flood control in Iraq. How many more floods of Biblical proportions will it take for Americans to realize what the government is not doing? The Bush regime and Congress have refused to spend money on upgrading levees in ... More >>
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