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For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
The Bang On A Can marathon returns
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes sent us a lengthy letter in response to our story about his reign as Brooklyn District Attorney ("Brooklyn Deserves a New D.A."). How lengthy? 2,005 words. Basically, he didn't like the article so much. And with the zeal of a Talmudic scholar, Hynes (or someo ... More >>
Why the 23-year reign of Charles Hynes must end
Frankenstorm Sandy is throwing salt in everyone's concert game. Here's a list so far of everything that's been postponed or canceled. Check back for updates throughout the day. And stay safe.
In no particular order, here are 10 can't-miss shows in New York this weekend. For the Voice's full rundown of New York concerts, hit us up at villagevoice.com/concerts
In no particular order, here are ten can't-miss shows in New York this weekend. For the Voice's full rundown of New York concerts, hit up villagevoice.com/concerts. See Also: - All Tomorrow's Parties Preview: Founder Barry Hogan on the Festival's Move to New York City - Fear of a Talibam! Planet - ... More >>
The City Council today announced the key figures who will be charged with dividing up the city into new districts based on Census data. It's the next redistricting frontier! The announcement of the Council's appointments comes on the same day that important news broke in the statewide redistrict ... More >>
SEE: Photos from last night's protest. Occupy Wall Street began yesterday, its six-month anniversary, with a parent-and-child chalk-art event in Zuccotti Park, the small downtown plaza that became the epicenter of the movement last fall. The rest of the day would become a sort of a condensed repet ... More >>
Governor Cuomo has political capital—why waste it on more reliance on standardized testing?
The NYPD is on track to stop and frisk 700,000 people this year.About a hundred people gathered outside Pace University this afternoon to protest stop-and-frisk, the NYPD policy under which, over the last eight years, more than 3 million innocent New Yorkers -- overwhelmingly black and Latino ... More >>
E-Learning is starting to take off at NYC universities, but are all the bugs worked out?
Sarah DiGregorioAn empire wrapped in foil.Students boycotting the Pace University cafeteria will soon have a more appealing alternative to the food that the DOH declared unfit for human consumption: Luke's Lobster is coming to the neighborhood.
The New York Post is billing an "exclusive" this week about how Columbia University has systematically failed to report its drug-using student populace to police or prosecutors. The not-so-earth-shattering expose comes on the heels of last week's big frat house drug bust, which led to the ar ... More >>
Police are looking for two "masked bandits" who shot two men in a Greenwich Village apartment Monday night during what investigators think was a botched drug deal. The dealers/victims? A 31-year-old ex-con who served time in Arizona for another pot-related charge and the 24-year-old son of a ... More >>
The victim, 21-year-old Pace student Max MorenoPolice have arrested two men in connection with last month's drug-related killing of a 21-year-old Pace University student who was dealing drugs from his downtown apartment, authorities announced yesterday.
Max Moreno, a 21-year-old Pace University student, was killed on September 29 with one gunshot to the head and found in his apartment at 2 Gold Street, in the financial district, just after midnight. The incident took place after he sold marijuana to a couple, leading police to believe he may ... More >>
And are they ready for prime time?
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Monday New York headlines...Ex-police officer fired for corruption is suspected of killing his Brooklyn girlfriend, wounding another yesterday.Brooklyn teenager, 17, chases troublemakers from a party, drops dead of a heart attack.Father picks up Pace ... More >>
It was bad enough when the only known casualties of the EPA's lies about the safety of the air downtown after 9/11 were first responders, now add children to that list. Children who breathed the air downtown after 9/11 have increased instances of asthma as compared to other youngsters in the Northe ... More >>
Fresh from the frontlines, New York Teaching Fellows tell all
This is a really ugly poster. But Palo Santo has me in a sleeper lock, and this is an Okkervil River side project, so ignore the cock-a-too-ugly-birdie and take a fuckin' risk, man. The show's in a castle.
There were four different candidates on the stage last night at Pace University's Democratic attorney general debate, but the competition itself was pretty one-sided. Right from the get-go, it was a three-against-one match, with the two marginal candidates, Sean Patrick Maloney and Charlie King ... More >>
Diamanda Galás commemorates victims of a long-forgotten Turkish ethnic cleansing
As Ferrer stumbles, the skinny congressman from Brooklyn muscles up
Could The World Trade Center Become The World Cultural Center?
Come Early, Come Often
Transsexuals, Without the P.C.
Virtual students give school the boot (up)
Fear & Loathing on the New Jersey Turnpike