No. 7: Smoked fish platters from Barney Greengrass (541 Amsterdam Avenue, 212-724-4707) Smoked fish is Greengrass's calling card--and the platter price is worth every penny.
With a monstrously flowing godlike beard, multi-instrumental guru Jamie Saft resembles a Hasidic mountain man who should be jamming on meaty blues licks with his beloved ZZ Top instead of the downtown avant-gardist and John Zorn ensemble vet for which he's known. The catch is, dude actually makes hi ... More >>
Every day this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday. Today we're publishing our interview wit ... More >>
Last June, a 55-year-old woman named Ann Tidman died in an apartment in Hollywood. Her own sisters, who suspected that she was ill, did not learn about Tidman's death until just a few weeks ago. They had tried to get information about her, but Tidman herself -- and the church she belonged to ... More >>
The photographer who changed the way we look at—and depict—ourselves.
Violate some categories! A downtown poet-performer collects 25 years of art writing.
First the bankers descended on Battery Park City. Then came another plague for the neighborhood.
Readers Respond to Sonic Youth Review