Hunter S. Thompson, in his landmark book, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, said that "every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened." Re ... More >>
Rosie Gray Say goodbye to French artist J.R.'s mural which was up on the corner of Bowery and Houston for four months, and hello to a new work that's currently being installed. The mural is by a duo called Faile (real names are Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller). More photos after the jump.
Back in June 2008, the Voice examined the controversial beating death of a mentally ill inmate in the jail ward at Bellevue Hospital Center. We reported exclusively that Patrick Miller was beaten severely by five correction officers in May 2007, and that beating probably led to his death by h ... More >>
Inmate Patrick Miller didn't beat the system. It beat him.