It seems to be that discussion of the career of Bob Turley, who died Saturday morning at age 82, came and went all too quickly. Turley was very nearly a great pitcher. Between 1955 and 1958 he won 59 games for the Yankees and lost only 20, mostly starting but often, in Casey Stengel's wacky in-and-o ... More >>
Campbell Soup is channeling Andy Warhol for a limited-edition series at Target. Each can is only $0.75.
The collection was issued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first showing of Warhol's paintings, and the labels come in four color combinations, like blue with orange or teal with hot pink ... More >>
About 40 FBI agents and New York City police officers lugged hundreds of pounds of concrete out of a basement in SoHo today in their search for new evidence in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz.As of this writing, authorities have not found a body in the basement of 127 Prince Street, where neighb ... More >>
Smell that money burning. This concludes Sound of the City's year-end roundtable, a conversation about pop music in 2011 between Tom Ewing, Eric Harvey, Maura Johnston, Nick Murray, and Katherine St. Asaph. Read it all again.
Thanks for the handoff, Nick, and thanks to Katherine, Tom and esp ... More >>
Yesterday, an unseasonably lovely day, at some point around 4 in the afternoon, people suddenly started noticing messages in the sky in Lower Manhattan -- things like, "Lost Our Lease," "Last Chance," and "Now Open." The moderately terrifying messages -- last chance for WHAT, exactly? -- were attrib ... More >>
Portland, the most promiscuous city in America. Dating site OkCupid, which comes out with interesting sex and dating data every now and then, has dropped some new knowledge on us: a list of the 10 most promiscuous cities in the U.S. The metric is based on how many OkCupid users' profiles sai ... More >>
starchefs.comMichael LaiskonisEater has inaugurated a new feature called Sound Bites, in which a visual video recipe as prepared by a celebrity chef is paired with an indie rock song -- and the two go together like peanut butter and jelly.
The snow dude gets it. Via EV Grieve/GirlyDeJoie.We were going to write a post called "10 Things to Do When You're Stranded at the Airport Due to a Blizzard-Pocalypse" but having narrowed the list down to, basically, drink, bitch, and call your airline names, we figured you probably had that ... More >>
New Orleans is the only city that out-did New York's dire childcare situation, according to a study by website Care.com. New York City closed many subsidized daycare centers this summer to narrow budget gaps, and childcare elsewhere in the city can cost more than rent, making a significant d ... More >>
All photos by Rebecca Smeyne
If there's any metaphor for the price tag on elite higher education, just look to its student-run concerts. For Columbia's 250th anniversary a few years back, this alum remembers a blowout that included a no-show by Erykah Badu and one recently-hospitalized Wyclef Jean ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 11, 1965, Vol. X, No. 17Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasSome people tell us: stay away from the Establishment; the Establishment will swallow you; you'll become the new Establishment.But I reason this way: There is a great beauty in Brakha ... More >>
The Mets have been so busy signing relievers that they almost forgot to re-sign Oliver Perez. It's good news for Mets fans that today they reportedly locked the starter into a 3-year, potentially $36 million contract. In 2006 the Mets brought Perez on as a 2-10 washout from Pittsburgh, and he manne ... More >>