Best known as the balls behind Brooklyn's infamous after hours party The Shank, Lou Galluch (a.k.a. Bury Me In Brooklyn) may have flown a tad too close to the sun with his New Year's Eve plans this year. Rather than throw one of his usual $10 dirty warehouse after hours jams, he thought big: who wou ... More >>
New York, New York. The name luxuriously repeated by Frank Sinatra and later rejuvenated by Jay-Z evokes images of the city's guilty nightlife, where everyone who hustled and bustled all day finally let their vices loose. It's the lifeblood of our weekends in this hedonist metropolis, when bars, clu ... More >>
Thursday, December 27 Beer Dinner for Holiday Hurricane Relief at Alewife: Long Island City brewery Alewife will host a holiday meal fit for a beer fanatic. For $50, try brews from Smuttynose, Lagunitas, Oskar Blues, Dogfish Head, Greenport Harbor, and Bronx Brewery, all paired with a six-course men ... More >>
As I sit and watch the year end lists of best reissues virtually pile up on the laptop, I can't help but be reminded of something my Uncle Lech once said to me many X-Masses ago when we were down in his basement jamming some Bobby Vinton. As his light up speakers twinkled and pulsed in my periphera ... More >>
Reinvention is the new resolution. Ring in 2013 with eats, drinks, music, and more.
It's turning into quite a day of revelations for Scientology Watchers. Earlier this morning we reported that charges had been dropped against Scientology executive Jan Eastgate in Australia. And now, another stunning development: Marty Rathbun just reported at his blog that the Church of Scientolo ... More >>
The Mi Ami rocker hits the decks as Ital
Van Halen Cafe Wha? Thursday, January 5 Better than: Listening to David Lee Roth's Spanish-language version of "That's Life" at home alone. The crowd drawn to Macdougal Street in advance of last night's Cafe Wha? show by the reunited-once-again Van HalenDavid Lee Roth on vocals, and the Va ... More >>
And now, a look back at what was on the menu here at Fork in the Road this week. Lauren Shockey channels the cheap with her listing: the 10 Best $10-and-Under Dishes of 2011. Robert Sietsema has few kvetches about Tribeca newcomer Kutsher's, which serves up splendid Jewish-American cuisine.
Baltimore's Lexie Macchi isn't so much a relentlessly inquisitive sound-shifter as she is a Renaissance Everywoman dynamo. There is, seemingly, nothing she can't do or hasn't done. The Crazy Dreams Band, which she fronted, exploded Gang Gang Dance's polygenre supernovae into something capable of set ... More >>
For a couple of hours after 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, the Quadrantids meteor shower will be putting on a show for anyone willing to get up (or stay up) for it. According to NASA, "the Quadrantids have a maximum rate of about 100 per hour," which, weather permitting, should make for a pretty cool sig ... More >>
Pour one out at these mainstays
We're still recovering here in the underground bunker from this week's big feast. The leftover turkey is still holding out as we look back on the past week of Scientology watching here at Runnin' Scared. We started things off Sunday morning with a look at Part 3 of "The Money Machine," the g ... More >>
Artichokes seem like the last thing you'd want to make tea out of. The products of the Hung Phat herbal tea company are prominently displayed in nearly every one of the city's mega-Asian supermarkets in Chinatown, Sunset Park, and Flushing.
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Pic by Sebastian MlynarskiLean toward the folksy and brooding? Not afraid of the dark? Chances are you'll bump into Cult of Youth frontman Sean Ragon in 2011, as his New Year's resolutions seem to m ... More >>
Butthole Surfers Music Hall of Williamsburg Friday, December 31, 2010 Better Than: Sharing a flask of warm champagne and a handful of stale gorp at the Phish show. Upon getting jostled and stage-squished for about the seventh time, my friend turns to me and says, "After midnight, everyone ... More >>
Mychal Watts/Wireimage.comFloyd Cardoz Prepares for the Last Supper After being in business for 12 years, Tabla, Danny Meyer's upscale Indian restaurant, will serve its final meal this evening. We called executive chef and partner Floyd Cardoz to get the last word on the landmark restaurant ... More >>
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