For more than 25 years, Nick DiPaolo has battled it out in the comedy trenches alongside peers Louis C.K., Colin Quinn, and the late Patrice O'Neal. The Boston native has also waged a few personal wars of his own--mainly those against political correctness and complacency. Headlining Caroline's on B ... More >>
This coming Saturday, March 15, in a bunch of cities worldwide, disgruntled white supremacists will take to the streets, bearing banners that read "DIVERSITY" = WHITE GENOCIDE in very big red letters. The White Man March aims to be a large display of "coordinated pro-white activity," timed to coinci ... More >>
Four of the five boroughs are located on an island, so it's somewhat baffling, says Sue Walsh, that New Yorkers don't spend more time on the water. Thank our history, she explains -- NYC's waterfront has long been commercially focused, so waterways became polluted, and the rich moved inland, leaving ... More >>
No. 2: Fried clam roll from Sea Witch (703 5th Avenue, Brooklyn; 347-227-7166) A nautical-themed bar doles out crisp, clam-shaped New England justice.
No. 19: Clam chowder and half lobster roll combo from Luke's Lobster (multiple locations) This New England seafood combo straddles summer and fall.
"How's it going, man?" Matt Fisher recognizes a regular while we're mid-conversation in his Gowanus dining room. Over the course of an hour, the pitmaster for Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue calls many of the people who walk through the door by name, a testament both to his memory and the loyal custome ... More >>
Last weekend, the lights went up on a once-barren, 24,000-square-foot lot on the Long Island City waterfront that's been transformed into a technicolor weekend flea and food market. Over the course of the summer, the market will showcase a rotation of vendors, merchants, and entertainers, including ... More >>
Broadway gets a refill of George and Martha
Scientology watchers, we have a treat for you this morning. This video has been making the rounds the last couple of days, and we can see why it's generating so much interest. Mike Napier, the captain of Scientology's private cruise ship, the Freewinds, stars in this film and tells us about the bene ... 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 >>
José Rivera's play stages a slaughterhouseful of ideas
NYU is number one in student debt. But is it really worth it?
The ZEBU! song "Your Band Is Nothing"from Hookers In Sweatpants (Feeding Tube, 2006)is pretty hard to argue with. Guitar-slinger Steve D'Agostino pinches off mammoth riffs that somehow conflate hair metal, Molly Hatchet, bubblegum bliss, and peevish Peavy blare while scrappy sin ... More >>
K. Leander Williams/tru2blupixMat Maneri, Kris Davis and Ingrid Laubrock The Stone Tuesday, October 11 Better than: Contemplating a change in the weather. Owing to its slightly larger size and moodierperhaps broodiertimbre, the viola is typically characterized by the fact that ... More >>
Massachusetts/Baltimore conceptual-rock unit Cave BearsNick Williams and Carrie Bren, with occasional gueststear into sound with an almost childlike avidity and intensity, challenging preconceived notions about how music can or should sound. YouTube examples of their uncompromis ... More >>
Born to be wild and head out on the Autostrada
The search continues for Clark Rockefeller (or "Rockefaker," the Flintstones-esque nickname given him by the Post) and his daughter, Reigh "Snooks" Boss. Sightings of the pair are popping up all over, as is wont to happen with such a big story. One so-called "credible" sighting occurred at a car dea ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 18, 1957, Vol. II, No. 47 Back to the Village By Jerry Tallmer Jack Kerouac, the Greenwich Village writer who (with Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso), had to go to San Francisco to become a San Francisco writer and get famous, s ... More >>
Okay, sure. New York Times for me. In the latest round of musical cubicles between the country's biggest newspaper rivals, former Washington Post New York bureau chief Michael Powell has been hired by the New York Times Metro desk to, as he put it, "write broadly" about the city of his birth. Powe ... More >>