There are few better places to enjoy a hot dog than at Nathan's Famous on Coney Island, where even as snow lands on the beach and your fingers ache with cold, a grilled dog with crinkle-cut fries can make you love New York a little harder. But the chain's flagship, open for nearly a century, has bee ... More >>
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New Yorkers, if they've been paying any attention at all, have known for a long time that the way the NYPD treats journalists and protesters doesn't exactly live up to what you'd expect in a democratic society with a free press. Now, it looks like the NYPD's actions in relation to Occupy Wall Stree ... More >>
Henry Rollins is not a man who likes to sit idly by. Actor, author, activist, musician, journalist, TV host, spoken-word artist; he's got as many careers as he's got tattoos. Which it to say, a lot. He doesn't do the relaxation thing well. Henry Rollins: The Long March is at Joe's Pub November 8, ... More >>
American nuns have been helping poor and sick people too much, so the Vatican has appointed a strict supervisor to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious to make these liturgical ladies behave. And as the Voice reported yesterday, the Conference has since shot back at the Church, slamming Ca ... More >>
Sitcoms' oldies talk about their new golden years on TV Land
EV GrieveAlthough EV Grieve is first and foremost a neighborhood blog dedicated to covering "things that you may or may not be interested in about the East Village and other parts of New York City," we turn to it on a daily basis for restaurant and bar news. In addition to chronicling the c ... More >>
Our weekly rock critic Scan-Tron is totally skipping work to run off to the Unsound Festival! The 10-day experimental music blowout is so enticingly nerd-centric that it makes Northside Festival look like a beer-bong at a frat party. This year's highlights include an appearance by electronic origi ... More >>
These next two days bring a whole lot of dance music and a little bit of rap. Behold, your weekend in nightlife. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Neighborhood: Lower East Side Party: Autobrennt DJs: Prince Language & Slow Hands Highlights: Rivington Hotel's penthouse is one of our favorites, and tonight ... More >>
David Thomas tries somebody else's face on for size. Photo by Richard Gehr. Pere Ubu Le Poisson Rouge Sunday March 29 We can't read most of the notes we scribbled during Pere Ubu's rendering of Alfred Jarry's 1896 Absurdist masterpiece "Ubu Roi" at (le) Poisson Rouge last night. But that t ... More >>
Plus: half-naked Brecht!
No explanation necessary. These works speak for themselves.
Courtesy New MuseumAIDS-3D, OMG Obelisk The reborn New Museum on the Bowery is a lark. The wildly hyped novelty of the new building and the institution's avowedly 21st-Century mission has apparently worn off, but the building remains a discreet and floaty friend to the surrounding neighborhood. You ... More >>
Unsettlingly intimate photographs at Andrew Roth
Navigating the great costumes and lousy underage fucks as Halloween descends
Idiosyncratic sci-fi films Sans Soleil and La Jetée hit DVD. Plus, good directors gone bad and bad directors gone worse.
Obsessive? Artist Christian Tomaszewski rebuilds the world of Blue Velvet.
Anti-cool outsiders from Eastern Europe to the East Village
How the boldfaced and the beautiful spent their summer vacations
Beatification begins for Benedict as soon as the cameras start to roll
The Gesher succeeds in freeing Singer's The Slave onstage
Avant-Garde Polish Company Extends Grotowski's Legacy
Mel's Dad May Think That 'Oscar' Is a Jewish Name
Lucy in the sky: No diamonds but plenty of beers on tap
Tadzio, Adzio, and the secret history of Death in Venice
Playing the Numbers Game
Two Plays by Stanislaw Witkiewicz
Win or Lose, War on Iraq is Wrong
An Extreme Painter Lays It Out
Soccer Mania? Give Me a Red Card.
Vine-Swinging Scholar Meets Lovecraft, Ponders Puppets
The WEF's Corporate Moguls Debate Their Role as Unelected World Leaders
An Artist Returns to Her Ancestral Synagogue
Rephlex Records Knocks Techno Off Its High Horse