If 2011 had one takeaway, it was this: It's really, really easy to write a song that's by-the-numbers lousy. Rebecca Black's "Friday," the mushmouthed ode to getting down on the weekends, is a prime example; made on a budget, it nonetheless had enough brain-sticking properties to get inside t ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyMini deep-fried pizzas at the new ForcellaHaving reviewed and enjoyed new Williamsburg eatery Forcella (home of the now-famous deep-fried pizza) several weeks ago, I was intrigued to check out the fare at its new Bowery outpost (334 Bowery, 212-466-1111), which opened last week. ... More >>
Wanh-wanh: a Wonka shop opens.Say it ain't so: Pop-Tarts World may not be much longer for this world. But fear not, kiddie-laden tourists in search of a completely corporatized snacking experience: the Wonka shop has made its debut in the Times Square Toys "R" Us.
Last Friday's Fashion's Night Out event had little devils wearing Prada and crowding into stores where they grabbed free peanut brittle, then inadvertently smeared it all over the clothes.
It was so edifying!
via Jeremiah's Vanishing New YorkJoe Gould is immortalized in digital form.Although it's been so thoroughly McNally-fied that its famous portrait of Joe Gould no longer has a place there, the Minetta Tavern has been reinvented yet again, this time as a video game.
Stacey AndersonBling bling!
Silk is good. Flat champagne is bad. We are learning many rules at Fashion Week, but one seems more ironclad than all the rest: namely, the rage inside the photographer pit is inversely proportional to the playfulness of the clothes on the runway. Style photogs, it appea ... More >>