Spending President's Day combing through the internet for something to do to no avail? Sleep in a little longer and enjoy the day off -- we've already found everything you're going to want to do this week, and we've rounded it up right here.
New Jersey native Debra Rothenberg was 18 when she first photographed Bruce Springsteen in concert in 1980. (He was touring behind The River; she paid $30 for two scalped tickets that originally cost $8.50 each.) In the 33 years since, she has taken pictures of The Boss in concert at dozens of shows ... More >>
The only thing all of the bands playing CMJ have in common aside from the fact that they're all playing CMJ is that they all have names. As they have been in the "indie" world for quite a while, animal-inspired band names are very popular this year at CMJ. The most respected animal continues to be t ... More >>
In December, I finally got the chance to meet Paulette Cooper when we had breakfast near the offices of the Voice. For many of us who toil in this business of reporting on Scientology, we have no greater hero. Paulette's 1971 book, The Scandal of Scientology, was one of the first exposes of the chur ... More >>
Did everyone have a good Presidents' Day off? We sure did here at Fork in the Road. We supped on mashed sweet potatoes, corn cakes, string beans with almonds, steak and kidney pie, and fish muddle, just a few of good ole George Washington's favorite foods. Just kidding -- we actually honored the lat ... More >>
Screening of Beer Wars at the Park Slope Co-op Learn about the U.S. beer industry at the Park Slope Co-op on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with Beer Wars, a documentary by director Anat Baron. Tickets are free. Batali Sandwiches at Num PangStarting February 15, Num Pang will serve sandwiches created by famou ... More >>
Sure, it may not have the bombast of the 4th of July or the stoic dignity of MLK Day, but Presidents Day is a holiday worth celebrating. Hmm, "celebrating" is too strong a word. How about "observing?" No, that makes it sound almost religious, and it's far from that. Hey, some stores are havin ... More >>
blufftonpubliclibrary.orgThis weekend, eat like a king. Er, we mean president. Presidents' Day is just around the corner, and for most of us that means a long weekend. What better way to celebrate a day off than at a restaurant named after one of our country's great forefathers? OK, so not ... More >>
As we look towards a blessedly long weekend, we pause to take a look back at the regular-sized week: Our 10 Great Food Moments in Literature. In honor of Presidents' Day, eat at some presidentially-themed restaurants. Angelo Sosa ruminates on Social Eatz and his naked soul. The Early Word on the ... More >>
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