Looks like the kids are going to be engaging in dangerous sex after all.Yesterday, the Voice reported on an interesting story coming out of Brooklyn, in which a principal of a high school there offered to hand out condoms (rubbers, jimmy-hats, whatever they're calling them these days) at the school' ... More >>
Sirio Maccioni says that he's going to open a branch of his eponymous restaurant at the Pierre hotel. Maccioni has told reporters that he's bringing in Filippo Gozzoli, formerly of Milan, to run the eatery.
For Time's annual "Person of the Year" issue, they've chosen "The Protester." The Awl announces, "Okay, yay, we won!" The spread features simple portraits of and interviews with protesters from around the world -- Tunisia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, and right here in the U.S.
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See, by flipping the standard subway map 90-degrees, Manhattan becomes a big dick, thrilled by the death of Osama Bin Laden. (For an extra "ew," the train lines are veins.) The project is the work of the street artist Beast, who calls the work "Unexpected Improvements," probably in reference ... More >>
Try not to nibble on your broccoli purse.
Fulvio Bonavia is an Italian photographer and graphic artist who makes fashion accessories out of food. Many of the images shown here are originally taken from his book, A Matter of Taste (Hachette Australia, 2008). Based in Milan, the phographer beg ... More >>
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a/k/a Mr. Foot in Mouth, will not resign just because maybe he had some sex parties with young girls, or because he likes to look a beautiful girl in the face now and again in the midst of a productive, hard-working day.
US Airways always comes up when we're looking for cheap flights, and there's a reason for that: like many airlines these days, it's not doing so hot. Today the troubled carrier announces it's going to cut 1,000 jobs and some flights to Europe, and close its ground crew base at LaGuardia and ... More >>
New York's getting spanked on a few fronts this week. A Global Language Monitor survey showed we'd lost status as Fashion Capital of the World to Milan. Hotels.com's survey found New York's taxis second to London's in quality of service -- and our cabbies the worst drivers of all.
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The 22-seater that recently opened in the space formerly occupied by Cafe Tina on Prince Street is helmed by Philip Guardione, who cut his teeth under Sergio Mei at the Four Seasons in Milan, but learned much of what he knows and loves about food in his native Sicily.
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Hotel Griffou has opened in the space formerly occupied by Marylou's. It features dining areas a little below street level, including one that looks like an artist's studio. The kitchen, helmed by Jason Michael Giordano, turns out old-timey-style dishes, such as lobster thermidor.
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