Backed by police, a team of construction workers entered the Children's Magical Garden on the Lower East Side this morning, stepping over fresh plantings to erect a chain-link fence through the middle of the garden.
The history of the Children's Magical Garden stretches back more than 30 years, to ... More >>
Village Voice legend Fred W. McDarrah took some of the most iconic photographs of the Beat Generation and the Sixties, helping to establish the Voice's look and feel. He passed away in 2007, but on Friday, September 30, a private showing of many of his images will be held in Connecticut to he ... More >>
90% of his friends are behind bars. His oldest brother is a recovering drug addict. His other brother has long since repented. All that and Pusha still wants to, well, push. "That's what happens when you Michael and they treat you like Tito," he raps on the hook for "I Still Wanna." For the f ... More >>
While the House of Windsor knows full well how to make a media splash (just look at the Royal Wedding website) they are being curiously reticent about the matter of Prince William's bachelor party. All we know is that the party involved 22 of William's "closest friends," that they went to a f ... More >>
Bowery Boogie reports that SWAT teams closed off Norfolk Street and evacuated the building at 106 Norfolk, at Stanton, this morning when a resident apparently resisted arrest after a domestic violence call by pulling a grenade on the police. A tipster who wrote to them said, "Was rushed out s ... More >>
globalgraphica.comTonic, still late and lamented.
In September, we noticed that the Mamajuana Café, an upscale Latin restaurant in Inwood, had put in a liquor-license application for the old Tonic space on Norfolk. The space was previously slated to become the home of Dans Le Noir, a Fr ... More >>
Tasty ChompsEddie Huang serves steamed pork belly, smack talk.While we at Fork in the Road are fans of the gua bao that Eddie Huang serves at Baohaus, we're also becoming quite fond of the rather frank musings he serves on his blog, Fresh off the Boat. To wit: last Friday, after we posted som ... More >>
Tonic in the shadow of the Blue Condominium, circa 2007. Photo via p0ps Harlow's photostreamIt can be yours for a mere $15,000 a month, or "around $72 per square foot," reports The Real Deal. Tonic, the erstwhile avant LES performance space, was chased out of 107 Norfolk back in 2007, after r ... More >>
Baohaus opened on Rivington Street on Christmas EveOn Christmas Eve, Rivington Street became home to Baohaus, a subterranean shop peddling Taiwanese gua bao, or steamed buns. Located in a storefront between Norfolk and Suffolk Streets that was formerly occupied by the Naked Earth Cafe, Baohau ... More >>