Cast In Concrete tracks Vijith Assar as he records New York City's street musicians. If you'll be busking nearby soon and would like to appear in a future installment, please let him know.
Who: Lenna Pierce, d.b.a. Meaner Pencil
When: November 1st, 11:30pm
Where: C line, Nostrand Avenue station, ... More >>
Today brings free contraception for all (as long as you're one of the millions insured and you don't work for a Catholic organization), under the Affordable Care Act. Effective today, these provisions cover most major preventive services without a co-pay.According to data provided by Planned Parenth ... More >>
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When you think of Roberta's you probably think of blistered pizzas and a wood-burning oven. But here's a reminder from Fork in the Road: the desserts are complex, beautiful, and fabulous. They're the work of pastry chef Katy Peetz, who ... More >>
This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
A Brooklyn perv -- who's been referred to in the mainstream media as a "tattoo freak," a "beefy beast," a "twisted perv," and a "depraved sex fiend" because he sexually assaulted an 85-year-old woman -- eventually will get out of prison, which is absolutely ridiculous considering his lengthy rap she ... More >>
On this day in 1911, Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born in Tilden, Nebraska. If Hubbard had not wisely discarded his 74-year-old meat body in January, 1986 in order to research new levels of OT somewhere else in the galaxy, he'd be a really wrinkly 101 years old today.
Where is Ron today? According ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
July 26, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 30
by Lucian K. Truscott IV
Penthouse magazine, in the person of editor Bob Guccione, is out to challenge the recent Supreme Court decision on obscenity. "We are making ourselves a target," sa ... More >>
Yesterday the hometown paper of failed New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, the Buffalo News, claimed that he owed as much as $130,000 to about a dozen people who worked on his 2010 campaign. Paladino has a history of acting crazy, and rash rants of the racist, homophobic and all a ... More >>
Psst, brother! Are you down with the revolution? No, we don't mean the revolution of the Sixties -- though some of the star players in this one do dress like Paul Revere and the Raiders (and most of them are old enough that -- who knows? -- they may have have gotten stoned and marched on the Penta ... More >>
In another big step forward for food safety and international diplomacy, a Tyson meatpacking facility has been banned from shipping beef to Japan after Japanese authorities discovered bovine spinal columns in 732 boxes shipped from the Nebraska plant. Although Tyson claimed the delivery was the resu ... More >>
You can question the New School occupation forces' methods in their April 10 protest. Their target, hated New School President Bob Kerrey, certainly did. But now it looks like the protesters are getting the last laugh: Bob Kerrey is leaving. He says he'll go when his contract expires in July 2011, w ... More >>