Nick Greene

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    April 29, 2014

    10 Things to Do for Less Than $10 in NYC This Week

    National Poetry Month wraps up this week and it would be a travesty to not attend our "Free Verse" poetry night event tonight at KGB's Red Room in the East Village. Also this week, Rome-based artist Gonzalo Orquin re-creates a show that was intended to be exhibited at a private gallery in Rome but w ... More >>

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    December 10, 2013

    Watch R. Kelly's Disgusting "Cookie" Video

    True story: A couple weeks ago I got the stream (loaded word here, I know) of R. Kelly's new album, Black Panties, which is out today. My 21-year-old female intern, Brittany Spanos, a native Chicagoan and fan of the R-uh, was in, sitting in the cube next to me. "Oh! The new R. Kelly just landed in m ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013

    The New York Times' Website Is Down, and Everyone Is Losing Their Shit

    If NYT softball team isn't renamed The Http/1.1 Service Unavailables, I don't even know who we are anymore.— Matt Flegenheimer (@mattfleg) August 14, 2013 Around noon today, the New York Times ' website went down. It's still down. Nobody seems to know what's causing the outage, excep ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    We Should Be Thankful For The New FDNY Social Media Guidelines

    Last week, fellow Voice scribe Nick Greene gave us the lowdown on social media informalities for Facebook. Can you post that picture(s) of your vacation? No, please don't. How about your political views? Stop, nobody cares. And what about a job promotion? Ugh. You get the picture. Well, these stand ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Guy Fieri Takes Heat: The Best Lines From Reviews of Guy's American Kitchen and Bar

    Pete Wells's uncensored review of Guy Fieri's Times Square hangout took a turn for the, um . . . rhetorical. But other reviews (and one personal essay from our Nick Greene about the restaurant's opening night) had some thoughts on Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. They found interesting ways to descr ... More >>

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    September 15, 2012

    Best Posts of the Week! Guy Fieri Fever, Wine Bars, and Strudel

    Our week in food: I headed to a posh Kosher spot in Soho for my weekly review while Robert checked in on Liza Queen in Williamsburg and visited the oddly named Urbanspace Meatpacking, where he found some hits and misses. Did you miss the awesome guest appearance from Nick Greene? Our web editor fi ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    Try Googling 'Gay Pride Parade' Right Now

    Do it now. Go to, and type in "gay pride parade," before the parade passes by. As Voice web editor Nick Greene just pointed out to us, something fun and unexpected will happen when you do. Happy Pride Week!

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    January 17, 2012

    The 39th Pazz And Jop Poll Is Live

    Hooray and huzzah, the Pazz & Jop poll, calculated from the ballots of 700 critics around the globe, is up and running and ready for your perusal. Congratulations to Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, whose w h o k i l l walked away with the albums poll; and Adele, whose inescapable yet compelling even o ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Here Are the 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2011

    Somewhat unbelievably, here we find ourselves on the last Friday of 2011. We hope this year has been a good one for you. As for us, well, we can't complain too much. After all, this is the post in which we get to brag a little: The most-read stories in the Voice for the year. Whee. Previous top stor ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Anthony Weiner's Apartment Being Sold; Where Should He and Huma Abedin Go Next?

    ​Anthony Weiner, sometime New York congressman and prolific sexter, is moving. His Forest Hills apartment, which he and wife Huma Abedin took off the market during this spring's sex scandal, is now in contract. A receptionist at Madeleine Realty refused to confirm or deny the apartment's sale ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Meet Nick Greene, Runnin' Scared's New Weekend Blogger

    Pizza enthusiast and humanitarian, Nick Greene​We are happy to announce that you'll be in new hands over the weekend, as, you've probably noticed, Rosie Gray has joined us on the weekday circuit over here. Welcome Nick Greene, who interned with us in the spring and has made various appearances ... More >>

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    June 10, 2011

    Why America's E. Coli Response Makes Germany's Look Like Schei├če

    ​Each week, Death by Science gets on its hands and knees and crawls around, searching the dark world of science and technology. Often terrifying, sometimes humbling, our discoveries will make you call your best bud and go, "Wha--?" This week, we examine why Germany's E. Coli outbreak has been ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Your iPhone Records Where You've Been; What Are You Going To Do About It, Chump?

    ​The tech world is having itself a little freak-out over the news that iPhones using iOS4 (the latest operating system) have been saving users' location data whenever they make a cell call. Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden discovered a hidden file in the phone's operating system that keeps track ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Virgin Galactic is Accepting Applications for Astronauts; We Applied

    ​On the Virgin careers website, Virgin Galactic has posted a want ad for Astronauts. They have three positions to fill, and we have sent in our application for consideration. They informed us via auto-reply email that if they feel we are an appropriate candidate, we will be asked to interview. ... More >>