In the 20 years that the Food Network has existed, it's propelled dozens of chefs to stardom before they've proved themselves in their own kitchens. Despite his prolific career on television, Marc Murphy is not one of those chefs. The Chopped judge has risen steadily within New York's restaurants fo ... More >>
Annie Clark is back with her fourth and biggest album
Action Bronson is no stranger to the food world. The New York-based rapper is also a culinary school dropout with an enormous appetite. Recently, Bronson traveled to Al Mercato in Milan to stir some risotto and discuss his grandmother's cooking with VICE. Why head to Italy? Because "if you can't m ... More >>
The New Museum is getting a slide! A Belgian artist named Carsten Höller, who has already installed slides in other cities around the world, is putting a big plastic slide in the Bowery museum. Like, really big, at least for indoors: the slide is 40 feet high and 102 feet long. Its installation beg ... More >>
A number of confusing metrics have been recalculated and re-algorithmed (sp?) and numbers have been crunched and lo and behold, New York has lost its spot as the number one fashion city in the world -- to London. London! And it's all because of Kate Middleton's unprecedented popularity. The G ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyGaia, a new Italian café serving small dishes, salumi, coffee, and pastries opened at 251 Houston Street (646-350-3977) two days ago.
"Vanna White came into the green room in sweats, without any make-up, eating a piece of cake, and asked if anyone thought it was fair Brandy was eliminated from Dancing with the Stars while Bristol Palin remained." Phil and the Osophers' Kevin Estrada on Wheel! Of! Fortoooouuuune! Around these par ... More >>
Emancipate the Jil Sander wives!
Tits and ass, tits and ass. Is it really just hard to accept others as they are? Apparently not, as we learned from the millions of dirty old men readers sympathetic to the cause of Debrahlee Lorenzana, The Sexy Banker Who Couldn't. Lorenzana says she was fired from her job at CitiBank becaus ... More >>
The woman behind the fascist
The inspirations for Annie Clark's latest album as St. Vincent, Actor, perhaps sum up her darkly doe-eyed charm: hidden porn, guns, self-deceiving lovers, Philip Roth. One of nine children growing up in the Texas flatlands, the Oklahoma-born multi-instrumentalist left Berklee in 2003 to join the P ... More >>
Brooklyn gum is available in two flavors: spearmint and extramint Grab a couple of packs of Brooklyn gum at, say, D. Coluccio & Sons, and you may think you've got your hands on a real locavoric chew. But think again--Brooklyn gum is made in Lainate, which is about 15 kilometers northwest of ... More >>
Video shoot cashes racial catwalk
Michael Ratner tries to make Europe too hot for the former defense secretary
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France-based choreographer leaps from serenity to riot
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Two Photographers Shoot, Score
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
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Graffiti Artist Angel Ortiz Charges the Haring Foundation Has Shut Him Out of Money and Acclaim
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A Guide to Classes Around Town
Renée Green Sparks the New Global Conversation
Auteur Director Ivo van Hove Brings Some Radical Will to Alice in Bed
Lazio Breaks the Bank at His Neighborhood EAB Branch
Paris Is Still Burning
Remembrances of Lester Bowie
Amanda causes a stir without saying or wearing much, exuding a good-natured alien appeal.
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