There's news to report on the who's-paying-our-salary front: The Village Voice is now under new ownership.Our parent company, Village Voice Media, has been sold to a group of the company's editors and publishers in a deal that includes the Voice and our 12 sister publications across the country. The ... 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 >>
The NPR website reports that counter-culture favorite Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer may be on the verge of being sold to C. Dean Metropoulos, the man responsible for developing such food brands as Vlassic Pickles and Bumble Bee Tuna. The sale, brokered by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, will reporte ... More >>
The blues still have one name (and two initials)
Leah Cohen, who has been named executive chef at Centro Vinoteca, said her food would differ from her predecessor Anne Burrell's in that it would be less rustic, more modern, "incorporating a little bit of Asian notes and flavors into the dishes." [The Feedbag] Sigh. A 14-year-old "chef" from East ... More >>
Selig Makes Big Haul From Pal's Firm
Her Boss at United Got $3.2 Million. She Got Shoved Out the Door.
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