The conclusion of the first month of the new year serves as a major milestone for those that made fitness-related New Year's resolutions. And while behavior change is always a challenging endeavor, the phenomenon of the Polar Vortex hasn't aided the cause. The cold leads to discomfort, discomfort le ... More >>
Good morning! Sorry. Are we shouting? Good morning. It's New Year's Day, and we imagine you probably need a burger and some Gatorade more than you need to trek down to City Hall and try frantically to score a scalped ticket to Bill de Blasio's sold-out mayoral inauguration. Luckily, NYC.gov will b ... More >>
Hey you! Yes, you there -- with the Ruinart Rosé Brut splashed across your front, vision blurred from tinted 2014 novelty glasses since smeared with, gosh, was that blue cheese foam? You look like you could use a good meal. Maybe you should get on that, once the ringing in your ears subsides, anywa ... More >>
After a week spent traveling, eating, and drinking more than you really need to, we don't blame you if your weekend plan consists of lying on a couch with a remote control. If you're game to go out, though, here's a selection of happenings around town you can squeeze in before the end of 2013.
It was just after New Year's Day when the team behind Tulum resort Posada Margherita first debuted a New York City Italian restaurant on Bond Street; Circolo opened with a Tuscan chef and menu, white-washed brick walls, and wooden tables. Just nine months later, though, the space took a short recess ... More >>
We're almost two weeks into January, and for those of you still dieting, we offer our congratulations--reluctantly. It can't be easy to live in a food city such as New York and spend your days and nights chugging down BluePrint Cleanse cashew drinks and eating raw kale chips. So bravo, we guess. Now ... More >>
No doubt about it, New Year's Eve is stressful. There are so many options, yet none of them seem like they'll live up to the hype New Year's Eve is supposedly all about. But this year, there's hope! All over the city, restaurants that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy are back and ready to throw ki ... More >>
Just when I've gotten used to fighting for Triscuits in public, last night restored a hack journalist's faith that there's money out there somewhere and people will actually spend it on food for the comp-buffets-to-munch bunch. After a Ziegfeld screening of Boardwalk Empire's third season premiere, ... More >>
During my high school years in the early 2000s, I wanted to be in a ska-punk band. This fantasy could have been sparked by an Operation Ivy record, Save Ferris's prom-night concert in 10 Things I Hate About You, the genre's sartorial trappings, or the sound of trumpets. But one thing's for sure: Any ... More >>
Reggie Allen is no criminal mastermind. Cops say that 34-year-old Allen brought two loaded firearms -- including a Tec-9 semi-automatic pistol and a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun -- into a crowded Times Square subway station on New Year's Day.
Last week Patti Smith performed her annual series of year-end shows, and the Times reports that at the end of her Saturday-night gig she had an announcement: This year's New Year's residency would be her final one at the Bowery Ballroom. No word on where Smith's shows ringing out 2012 will be just y ... More >>
Creepy confession: Every year, when the clock strikes 12 on New Year's Eve -- or actually, a few moments before that -- I run to the nearest bathroom and dutifully lock myself in like self-exiled royalty. I detest cheap sentiment and can't stand the idea of kissing each person in the room in celeb ... More >>
Photo courtesy Geoffrey ZakarianGeoffrey Zakarian eats pizza on Christmas!Yesterday we spoke with Geoffrey Zakarian, chef at the National and the Lambs Club about his big win on The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs. Today he reveals his plans for Christmas and New Year's, and what trend he'd most ... More >>
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A "rush examination" of the evidence gathered from Osama Bin Laden's secret compound in Pakistan reveals that the Al Qaeda leader was still involved in thinking up future terrorist attacks, despite now-outdated guesses from analysts that he may have become more of a figurehead in recent years ... More >>
The Village VoiceYou won't find booze (or meat) on Angelica Kitchen's menu. But will it make our top 10? It's time to get drinking again now that the grace period for New Year's resolutions has ended. (Who really keeps their do-gooder promises past February 1? Anyone?) Ordering off the wine ... More >>
Optimo and their fans, up all night. Pics by Chris, more below.The Bunker's Eighth Anniversary With Optimo, Donato Dozzy, and Derek Plaslaiko 1/7/10 at Public Assembly Better than: Watching Antony Hopkins play Hitler in The Bunker. Any party in New York that reaches even its first an ... More >>
Today's most viral photo has a dark, but amazing back-story and ends with some justice. Reynaldo Dagsa, a local councilman in the Philippines, was shot and killed on New Year's Eve, just after taking a photograph of his wife, daughter and mother-in-law. Also captured in the shot? Dagsa's kill ... More >>
yankees.com 'Tis the season to be charitable, and The New York Yankees are once again sponsoring a holiday food drive on December 16 in which donors can receive two tickets to see the team play in 2011. Simply donate 30 pounds of non-perishable food items. Giving is great, but 30 pounds of ... More >>
Some of us break up all willy-nilly, whenever we feel like it. But others among us are predictable. We like to break up at specific times of year. And we then, predictably, like to let Facebook know about that. Hence this fascinating "Peak Break-Up Times" calendar from David McCandless and Le ... More >>
New Year's Eve...no idea, basically. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week we learned that Animal Collective's manager is apparently endowed with a baby leg, in the one dark place where that would be a meaningful statement, we did our best to otherwise cleanse the ol' SOTC soul, apologizing to ... More >>
That's a large-scale club in New York where Mariah Carey was the night's big wow-apalooza to usher in the teens (meaning the decade) with. Says the attendee, "M2 was at thrice capacity with bridge & tunnel douchebags.
WE ALREADY STARTING OUR NEW YEARS PARTY SHOWTIMEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Rap music just needs to take a deep breath and step away from the rock luminaries. Seriously. This means you too, Jay-Z. [@therealSwizzz, via Vulture]
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