Murray Hill

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Terroir Celebrates Today's World Cup With a U.S.A. Vs. Belgium Beer-Off

    Assuming you're like, oh, everyone we know and you plan to duck out of the office early to catch the U.S.A. squaring off against Belgium, there are loads of bars and restaurants where you might belly up to the bar for a beer while you watch the match. Terroir Murray Hill (439 Third Avenue) is offer ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 11, 2013


    Murray Hill hosts his annual swinging shindig

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    What's Happening This Week: Dine at Aldea, Free Fireball & Cider, Beaujolais Nouveau, and Chilean Wine Pairings

    Just one more full work week until the holiday, so go enjoy yourself before you're stuck spending all your time stressing out about the turkey. Your week in food:

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    What's Happening This Weekend: Autumn Wine Festival, Brew Your Own Belgian, Aperitifs & Digestifs, and John Dory Party

    We're inching closer and closer to Thanksgiving, which means you only have so much free time left before the holiday parties are in full swing. We think that's as good of a reason as any to do something delicious this weekend.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Drink Cheaply at Barley & Grain, Dominie's Hoek, Bravest, and The Way Station

    The only thing scarier than going to a haunted house this October is watching the price of pints rise. Fortunately, we've found a few places where the art of affordable drinking is still practiced.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    The 10 Best Conerts in New York This Weekend, 8/16/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Tortas Miss the Mark at April Bloomfield's Salvation Taco

    The press has been fawning over Salvation Taco, April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman's Mexican-inspired bar in Murray Hill, ever since it opened two months ago, and for good reason--the Bloomfield-ian touches, like lamb on naan, pineapple and pork belly salads, and deep fried pigs ears, a panoply of cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Sexy Photos From The Broadway Beauty Pageant and Miss Lez!

    Monday's Broadway Beauty Pageant, a benefit for the Ali Forney Center, brought out the caring, the sharing, and the chutzpah. Here's a bunch of high spirited photos documenting the event, some by Gustavo Monroy for Next and others from

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Jalapeno Poppers Pop-Up on Downtown Menus

    Lauren BloombergThere's molten cheese hidden inside of these babies.​Spicy, cheesy, fried. Jalapeno poppers are pretty much one of the most perfect snack foods. They're as ideal for noshing in front of the television as they are for serving as a cocktail party bite. But, aside from TGI Fridays and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    5 Drinks to Cure That Post-Holiday Hangover

    SweetOnVeg / FlickrWhen aspirin doesn't cut it, try these drinks​So while the efficacy of the hangover patch remains in question, it's time to explore some of New York City's other remedies that aim to cure that splitting headache and bleary-eyedness that comes after a night of fun ringing in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    I'm Up For A Grammy Award!

    ​As you'll recall, I'm in TV on the Radio's video for Nine Types of Light. I brilliantly played a hapless janitor, Carol Burnett-style, thanks to filmmakers Amy Davis and Jon Mortisugu, who cast me with a mop in mind and also nabbed Murray Hill to play the nightclub MC. And it's up for the G ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 26, 2011

    The Cannibal: Let's Meat Up

    No human dishes here, but lots of animal ones

  • Voice Choices

    September 28, 2011


    A festival where less is more

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    August 31, 2011
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    August 31, 2011


    10 ways to remember

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Joey Phadungsil 'In' at Sura Thai Urban Kitchen; Hok Chin 'Out' at Duo

    ​Joey Phadungsil has taken over the kitchen at Sura Thai Urban Kitchen, on the Upper West Side. She previously worked at Rhong-Tiam. [NY Times] James Beard finalist Jim Burke, from Philadelphia, will be the executive chef at Stephen Starr's forthcoming restaurant in the New York Historical So ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 17, 2011


    Make them the cutest boys that we’ve ever seen

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    New York City to Get Vibrator Trucks

    ​Food trucks are soooo passé. You can barely walk down the street without hitting one with your fancy new handbag! Since we as a city do not sit and stagnate (unless it's today) but instead ebb and flow like the sewage-filled tides, there is a new entry in the truck camp. There are vibrator t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2011

    I've Been Raptured To The Heavens

    ​Yes, I was one of the lucky 2% of the population who, last night at 6 PM Eastern Standard Time, got magically swept up to a de-luxe apartment in the sky-aye-aye. And luckily they have Internet service up here, so I can keep on blogging away for you poor, earthbound folks. In fact, the servi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Vindaloo for You! An NYC Curry Crawl.

    Victoria BekiempisNo need to hurry to Curry in a Hurry​ Every now and then, even the most misanthropic, bookish types need a little excitement in their lives -- more spice, if you will -- than looking at framed pictures of their cats between sips of Earl Grey. Exotic food, in particular, helps ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010

    THERE SHE IS . . .

    A beauty pageant all its own

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    What's the Weirdest Thing You've Ever Eaten?

    Barb N. asks: I know you've probably heard this one a thousand times before, but what's the weirdest thing you've ever eaten? Dear Barb: I never get tired of answering that question, but the answer is usually the same. It's not the cow penis I ate in a Chinese place on College Point Boulevard in F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    This Week's Voice: Laurie Anderson, Devo, Theo Bleckmann, Omar Souleyman, and Ahem, "Jersey Shore"

    Carrie SchechterIf you think I could possibly resist using this cover, you're wrong ​In this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla interview Laurie Anderson, Francis Davis visits the Murray Hill apartment of jazz vocalist Theo Bleckmann, Richard Gehr basks in the sheer urgency of the polarizing 'Syr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    G-Train Riders Kinda Hating Life Right Now

    ​Oh, the G-train. If you talk to your typical rider, G stands for any number of things before it implies actually Getting you anywhere -- Grumpiness, aGgression, and Goddamn. is it not running this weekend, again? Pity the poor G-trainer because there's more where that came from. Per amNewYor ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 2, 2010


    Avatar, 10 Best Picture nominations, long, boring speeches—yes!

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and all downhill from here, meaning it's time to spotlight some of the best posts of the past week: Ardesia's chef, Amorette Casaus, talked about eating local, duck banh mi, and the challenges of cooking in miniscule kitchen. Roger Dagorn, Porter House's master sommelier, ta ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 15, 2009


    Murray Hill . . . on ice!

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2009

    Weekend Special: A Stroll Through H-Mart in Murray Hill, Queens

    ​Few things are more fun than stumbling on an unfamiliar supermarket and racing through the aisles examing products, conducting an impromptu, if hair-brained, cultural analysis. H-Mart--a Korean discount grocery and appliance complex, seemingly just three letters short of being a K-Mart--provi ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2009


    Burlesquers descend on Gotham

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    I Almost Dated a Control Freak

    I appear to be as passive as a dime-store sponge, so I tend to attract people who like to dominate and control me. But what these freaks don't seem to realize is that my socially inept exterior hides a will of steel, and the more they order me around or act disapprovingly, the faster I run back to t ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 11, 2009

    Best Oscar Party

    Murray Hill has the Academy to thank

  • Voice Choices

    December 10, 2008


    Not even a recession can stop Murray Hill from celebrating Christmas

  • Voice Choices

    September 10, 2008


    The burlesque invasion

  • Voice Choices

    August 5, 2008


    A glossy gets her Quinceañera

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008

    I Love Lesbians! Well, THESE Lesbians!

    I was sporting wood for women for the first time in. . . evah!

  • Voice Choices

    July 2, 2008


    Murray Hill crowns the new Miss Lez

  • Voice Choices

    May 6, 2008


    Hill and Simpson have your number

  • Voice Choices

    March 4, 2008

    OH, CONEY!

    Rezoning Coney Island is inevitable, so where do you stand?

  • NYC Life

    May 23, 2006

    The Sober Bunch

    Life's a Party for New York Nightlife's Sober Hipsters

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    November 29, 2005
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    May 10, 2005
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    February 22, 2005
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    August 10, 2004
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    June 22, 2004
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    June 8, 2004

    Fag Hagz 4Ever

    The hazzards and gay boyfriends, the isotoners and gay boyfriends

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    June 3, 2003
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    December 24, 2002
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    December 10, 2002
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    February 19, 2002
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    June 19, 2001
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