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Last Friday, a long line waited for the National Guard to arrive and distribute food and other disaster relief. (Click on any image to enlarge.) Meanwhile, trucks -- some bound for Chinatown -- are loaded at the 69th Armory on lower Lexington Avenue. Friday at 4pm Chinatown was a mess. A long li ... More >>
Jahmani Swanson is the best little-person basketball player on the planet. And he's just getting started.
Mariah Carey w/Diddy Gotham Hall Thursday, March 1 Better than: A promotional tote filled with branded swag. Initally, some words about Diddy's performance were going to open this review, but when Mariah Carey hit the stage after him, his portion of the show was all but forgotten. Still, for the ... More >>
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As humans who generally don't name ourselves, we're all prone to wanting another name at some point or another. Sometimes we reject what our parents decided to call us in favor of something better, more likable, or often, more popular. For example, names like Kate or Nicole or Natalie, anythi ... More >>
It's been a big week...for child protective services? First there was Botox mom, and now this: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, new parents of twins Moroccan and Monroe (I know), have already had a little moment with CPS. Cannon told Piers Morgan of all people that he was approached in the hospital ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 10, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 26 Only the Knicks Can Make Us Respectable Now by Joe Flaherty and Ross Wetzsteon After years of false pregnancies, the New York sporting crowd may at last father a legitimate champion. For a long time now ... More >>
So, a 62-foot-tall statue of Jesus Christ -- a/k/a, "Touchdown Jesus," a/k/a, "Big Butter Jesus" (it's yellow, okay?) positioned attractively outside of the Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio, was struck by lightning and burst into flames on Monday night. And there is absolutely nothing to rea ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 15, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 44 A Death in the Family by Leticia Kent We have had a death in the family. Don McNeill accidentally drowned last Saturday night near his rented summer cottage in Monroe, New York. He was 23 years old. T ... More >>
Banned in China, Gao Xingjians play gets its New York premiere
Photo by Donnay via Flickr A lesbian couple's marriage in Canada should be recognized in New York State, the state's highest court ruled today by letting stand an earlier appellate court decision that recognized the validity of the couple's Canadian nuptial. “Today is a great day for fairness in ... More >>
See how the little feller measures up to the Cowboy Code, and you tell me.
MTV Meets RNC in Times Square
A Chronology of U.S. Military Fatalities Since 'Mission Accomplished,' Part II
Northern Retreats Offer a Little Karmic Healing and a Lot of Yoga
The Missing and the Dead
The Missing and the Dead
Bradley Hasn't Played the Hardball of National Politics
Zany and Historical Factors That Will Make Rudy or Hill a Winner
The women who dare to lead men into battle
The Mayor's Flip-Flop on Aiding Vacco Recharges His GOP Enemies