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    February 7, 2013

    Let's Place Bets On How Much It's Gonna Snow This Weekend

    It's gonna snow in New York City this weekend. Well, not definitely. Most things that happen in life are unexpected. But there's a very good chance it will on Friday night, continuing into Saturday morning. We know that because everyone's been saying it's gonna snow, like, a lot. It could be 'hist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2012

    How to Lend a Helping Hand During Post-Sandy Recovery [Updated]

    Here are some ways to help with Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts: The Bowery Mission is looking for help through their Twitter feed. You can donate Blood. In Red Hook, food is being distributed in three areas. If you have any spare goods, some of these spots are also taking donations.

  • Dining

    September 12, 2012

    Potlikker: The Queen of Quirk Comes to Williamsburg

    A chef returns, just as unpredictable as before

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: Bruce Kovner

    Since the Citizens United decision, realpolitik has accepted the harsh reality in which a corporation has the same pedestal in our democratic elections as an ordinary Joe Schmoe. And, as a financial hub in America and abroad, New York has transformed into a politically charged Gotham; its corporate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Robert Sietsema at Parish Hall; Tejal Rao at Per Se

    See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Robert Sietsema checks out Parish Hall in Williamsburg: "The dinner menu at Parish Hall boasts several interesting preparations--including a soft-boiled egg with ham crumbs in a smoked-parsnip slurry--but the eatery really comes into its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Milton Glaser on New Yorkers: 'For Better or Worse You're Here, and Doomed to Be Here'

    Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Milton Glaser, the 82-year-old graphic designer behind, to name just a few, the "I Love New York" logo, the DC Comics "DC bullet" logo, the famous Bob Dylan poster, and, of course, New York Magazine, which he founded with Clay Felker in 1968, for my articl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Q&A: Kathryn Parker Almanas on Her Work of Art Elimination

    Photo by: David Giesbrecht /Bravo Kathryn Parker Almanas's Work of Art self-portrait Hey, so that BRAVO Work of Art reality show we told you about again and again and again is still on the air. Only two episodes in and you already forgot? Well, the third episode airs tonight at 9pm. Last week's ins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Michelle Matson Wins, Sucklord Rules: Your Cheat Sheet to Bravo's Work of Art 2, Episode One

    Actual poll currently running on the Bravo site There is a Bravo show called Work of Art: The Search for the Next Great Artist. As we've told you before, it's a reality-TV competition ostensibly about searching every gallery nook and gutter grate for America's Next Great Artist--not a Very Good Art ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    James Ramsey Tells Us About the 'Low Line,' His Proposed Subterranean Sci-Fi Green Space on the Lower East Side

    Raad Studio​James Ramsey, owner and founder of Raad Studio on the Lower East Side, has had a busy week. After New York Magazine unveiled his stunning renderings for The Delancey Underground (or, colloquially, "the Low Line," the name that seems to be sticking) -- an underground community green ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    "Hipster Fight Club" No Longer Quite So Underground

    FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT​Friday Night Throwdown, an underground fight club that's been drawing a crowd of "models and hipsters" to a vacant warehouse at 72 Allen Street (on the corner of Grand), is no longer quite so underground. This event has been taking place for over a year now, as referenced in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2010

    People Are Sleeping in NYC Food Carts

    ​Vendors are sleeping in their New York City food carts, presumably to save spots on good blocks, the New York Post is reporting in Sunday's paper. Or in Post-anese, "They're sleeping with the dishes." (Well played.) The newspaper notes spotting only two carts with sleeping vendors, both on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Media Moves: Doree Shafrir to Rolling Stone

    ​Doree Shafrir -- who was responsible for, among other things, being one-half of the author of the blog-to-book phenomenon that was Postcards from Yo Momma and being responsible for the "Hipster Grifter" story during her tenure at the New York Observer in addition to being among the few to sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Press Clips: Mediaite Loses Foot Soldier Glynnis MacNicol to Business Insider

    ​Dan Abrams' news operation Mediaite loses a founding staff member. New York Magazine snubs New York Magazine. Alec Baldwin is New York's hot new media critic -- Guest of a Guest? Not so much. -- and Emily Smith at Page Six is having some growing pains sans-Richard Johnson, it'd appear. Press ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Press Clips: Does the New York Observer Have a Dealbreaker?

    ​The Village Voice's media column makes its triumphant return after a hiatus; contrary to non-popular belief, we have not been purchased by AOL or -- like every other media reporter in New York, apparently -- changed jobs. Press Clips, Day 10, Late Afternoon Edition, right here:

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Wall Street Journal Hits New High of Bitchiness, Calling Out Spelling Errors

    ​Copy-errors. They happen to the worst of us, and sometimes, those much better than your usual poorly-edited suspects. But is it really necessary for one publication to call another publication out on -- of all things -- a spelling error?

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Press Clips, Afternoon Edition, Day 1: An Exercise In Branding

    ‚ÄčAnd now, for something not-at-all different! I'm gonna start picking off some of my favorite media stories of the day, and throwing them in a new column with an old name: Press Clips. Maybe you've heard of it? I'm not nearly as attractive as the last guy, but I smile pretty. Anyway, we'll do this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    New York Magazine Is Really Trying to Make Socks With Sandals Happen

    via New York Magazine​Is this a trick? The generally fashionable New York magazine is attempting to promote something that we cannot abide: "Eight Killer Sock-and-Sandal Combos." And calling it a trendlet, for the love of God. Don't believe it. This is what happened with rompers, ladies! And c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Sex and the City 2 Reviews: The 10 Best Slams

    ​If you're the kind of person who sometimes asks themselves why some people hate Sex and the City so much, you are either (A) not living in New York or (B) one of the imported creatures or various changes in New York City that Sex and the City is responsible for. Well, in the new movie, Carrie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    I Owe Kelsey Grammer an Apology

    I recently wondered aloud why staunch Republican Kelsey Grammer--who was a celebrity guest at Dubya's inauguration--chose to play a lead role in Broadway's upcoming revival of La Cage aux Folles, which is a musical celebration of all things gay, especially the central relationship between fussy bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    NY Mag on the Paterson 'Weirdness' Factor

    Here's the nut graf from a mostly generous New York Magazine profile today on our embattled governor: "The only guarantee is a large helping of weirdness." That's not reporter Chris Smith talking, but the sum-up conclusion of his conversations with those who know David Paterson fairly well. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Tweets Breaking: Body Parts Found in Washington Heights

    ​WCBS' Lou Young tweets that a "decapitated body" has been found near High Bridge Park along the Harlem River Drive. WABC says there's a head, though -- part of an assemblage of "decomposing body parts" that have been discovered -- but they're not sure if they all fit together, pending investi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Bloomberg Resumes Indian Smoke War on Long Island Reservation

    The Unkechaug Indian Nation, gathered on the Poospatuck Indian Reservation on Long Island, maintains it has treaty rights to sell tax-free smokes, but the Bloomberg Administration has been battling the tribe to collect tax money on cigarettes sold by its members to its residents. In August a federal ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 1, 2009


    Pictures point to yes; mind says otherwise

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Getting the Full (Yes, Full) English Breakfast at Brooklyn's Black Horse Tavern

    Don't forget the fried bread​ When New York magazine published a photo of what it labeled an English breakfast without fried bread, beans, or black pudding, the Guardian's Tim Hayward got his panties in a bundle. The carb-less plate caused him to huff: The nation that convinced itself that Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    What's Happening This Week: Tasting the City & A Couple of Tweetable Tastings

    Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! New York Taste Skylight, 275 Hudson Street November 2 New York Magazine is hosting its 11th annual New York Taste event, benefiting City Harvest. Join culinary editor Gillian Duffy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Slideshows Abound for Brooklyn Museum's Rock Exhibit

    ​The Times. New York magazine, Spinner et alia will show you slides from the Brooklyn Museum's Who Shot Rock 'n' Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present exhibit. They sure didn't get press like this for Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video. The show opened this we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    SleepWhenDead's Fourth Subway Show This Saturday, Starring the Eskalators and the Beets

    Click for details. Everybody knows this Saturday's Snuggie Pub Crawl is a really just a flash-mob toga party for midtown d-bags, so while the television press flies descend on the $20 shitshow for their nightly news spot footage, we heartily encourage you to head much, much farther downtown for so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Quick Hits

    Medical headline of the day: "Diet is Important Indicator of Health." Gorbachev and the Rockin' Russians versus Zombie Stalins. Or maybe you'd prefer to hear a solo on a drum kit made out of ice. The 15 Stupidest Puns from the New York Post's Front Page. New York magazine is creeped out that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Mayor Tells Us to Shake Salt, Is Peppered with Abuse

    The Mayor's war on salt is announced in New York magazine, which says Bloomberg's health commissioner calls salt-related high blood pressure "the greatest public-health threat facing the city" and reports "restaurateurs will be encouraged to join a 'voluntary' initiative." The news does not delight ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 5, 2008


    Judah Friedlander sells you his primo junk

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    New York Looks to Obama Presidency, Predicts "Shitstorms"

    In New York magazine, John Heilemann figures "the outcome of the race has begun to seem more certain with each passing day," so why not start speculating on the Obama Administration now? Heilemann is not optimistic: President Obama will "find himself staring down the barrel of a downturn so steep an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Monday Mag Mop-Up: Favre from Namath, Negro Encore Company, and Failed Groupie Sex

    In New York magazine, Will Leitch tells us that new Jets QB Brett Favre does not and will not come up to the standards of Joe Namath. Broadway Joe, Leitch explains, was sexist and suave, man enough to wear panty hose and make Super Bowl guarantees; Favre is a small-market gomer whose "main two spons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Waste Deep in the Big Muddy: Reps Seek Superfund for Newtown Creek

    Green Brooklyn applauds Representatives Anthony Weiner's and Nydia Velazquez's letter to the EPA, which asks the agency to "conduct preliminary tests at Newtown Creek" with an eye toward getting Superfund money to clean up what is generally referred to as the Greenpoint Oil Spill. As Green Brookly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    Clay's Aiken Breakin' Heart

    Clay Aiken raises his eyebrows in "an arch, queeny way." That's one of the things we learn in this week's enjoyable New York Magazine profile of the singer, along with the fact that he's widely assumed to be gay and also doesn't have a social life. "The only reason people go to bars is to get drunk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2007

    It's Official: Gray is the New Brown

    In New York Magazine's Home Design Issue, amid a lot of exuberant declarations only comprehendible to the super-rich ("trapezoids are the next rectangles," "computers are the next faucets,") was the simple news that "gray is the next chocolate brown," beneath a photo of a lacy gray napkin. For those ... More >>

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    April 4, 2007
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    November 1, 2006
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    August 8, 2006
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    June 6, 2006

    Comic Relief

    Witty political satire takes an underrated form places it's never been before

  • Dining

    December 20, 2005

    Supersize Me

    Dinosaur specializing in small morsels totters onto Park Avenue

  • News

    November 8, 2005

    Woodward's Dis

    Watergate-era hero reporter on Plamegate story? He can put it down.

  • NYC Life

    February 22, 2005

    Bed Mates

    Hanging with Ego Trip, the Wiggle Tour, and minimal pasta

  • Dining

    August 31, 2004

    Disintegrating Gnocchi

    Food from former retirement home on meatpacking frontier

  • Columns

    June 22, 2004
  • NYC Life

    August 12, 2003
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    January 14, 2003
  • Dance

    August 20, 2002

    Trocks Transcendent

    Attitude With Altitude and Horsepower to Spare

  • Long Island Voice

    December 7, 1999
  • Columns

    June 29, 1999

    NY Mirror

    At the HX Awards, everyone was on their best behavior until the Lee Press-On claws inevitably emerged through the white gloves.

  • News

    January 19, 1999
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