On January 21, 225 guests will arrive at the White House to celebrate President Obama's inauguration... again! As they mingle and slap Barry on the back, thanking him for sharing the White House's beer recipe with the masses, they'll also feast on a menu from Arlington-based catering company Design ... More >>
Last week the Daily News broke the story about New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's tattoo, a Lost-like Easter egg pregnant with allegory and symbolism that held all the clues to the mysteries of the Jets woeful season on bungling purgatory island. It was, in case you missed it, an image of his wife weari ... More >>
The Joshua Light Show with John Zorn/Lou Reed/Bill Laswell/Milford Graves and Terry Riley/Gyan Riley
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, September 14
Better than: Slippin' into darkness.
"Just to watch people in weird shirts playing funny-shaped instruments is not visually on the same ... More >>
Fiendishly expensive, but they are the first
Spring strawberries from local sources appeared for the first time this season in the Union Square Greenmarket. Priced at $4.50 per pint, the price was steep, but the fruit proved sweet and juicy, so good you wouldn't dare use them in a pie or in jams.
Merrill Garbus, a/k/a the ukulele-strumming/drum-pounding/beatboxing/growling dervish known as tUnE-yArDs, is one of the best live acts going right now, a riot of energy, color, and (most importantly) volume, a loop-building and tonsil-flaring spectacle so joyous we're willing to tolerate the ... More >>
Well, that didn't take long. The New York Times just ran a follow-up to their original reporting of Connecticut Attorney General and Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal misstating his Vietnam service record. It's another account of him doing so, this one culled from a three year-old article wri ... More >>
We've been hearing vague threats about this for a while, but upstate state senator James Seward has actually floated the idea of secession -- cutting upper New York off from lower New York. He says the concentration of power in the hands of downstaters has cut upstate out of governance, according to ... More >>
The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant; Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>