Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Sadat X notched his place in hip-hop history as part of the Brand Nubian crew who coined the tail-end golden-era classic One For All. Since then he's also droppe ... More >>
A woman who police say was held captive by her gang-banger boyfriend for up to a decade seems to be channeling her inner Patty Hearst.The unidentified woman was found last week in the Patterson, New Jersey home of reputed Latin Kings gangster Michael Mendez. When police found her, she was in a room ... More >>
In an unusual move, a federal judge has fined the city $10,000 for failing to turn over documents in a lawsuit filed by a man who was badly beaten while being held in a Rikers Island jail. Ruling in the Kadeem John case, U.S. District Judge Robert Patterson sanctioned the city last week for repeate ... More >>
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that he's nominating disastrous former Governor David Paterson to serve on the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority -- and we have the "cute" Beatle to blame for Patterson's return to public life.Paterson will replace former Board member Nancy Shev ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanEven as the BMW Guggenheim Lab stands as another example of the gentrification of the East Village -- rats, rather than artistic types, used to be the dominant guests in the once vacant lot owned by the Parks Department that stretches between East First and Houston Streets -- ... More >>
Ex-Governor David Paterson has paid his fine of $62,125 for accepting complimentary tickets to a 2009 Yankees World Series game. The tickets were for himself, his two aides, his teenage son, and his son's friend. They were originally priced at $425, which means Paterson comes out with a loss ... More >>
Julie LohnesTug of War, 2009, video stillArt blogger-turned-curator Olympia Lambert is getting the hell out of New York and taking a bunch of artists with her. Escape From New York, her latest art show, which opens May 15, is just that -- a massive pilgrimage through the sticky streets of Che ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 24, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 6 Nothing Left But Xanadu By Barbara Long Fred Astaire ran out of steps to dance; Gene Kelly didn't. Charlie Parker ran out of notes to play; Miles Davis hasn't. Dostoievski ran out of words to write; ... More >>
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