Students protesting the end of Cooper Union's free educational model are still using president Jamshed Bharucha's office as the base of operations they claimed Wednesday morning. On Wednesday night, roughly 50-60 students from at least five other New York schools rallied on the ground in Cooper Squa ... More >>
If you ever had any doubts about whether the global pop promotion game was an intellectual enterprise as well as an entrepreneurial movement, this year's 10th pairing of NYC's annual Global Fest with the yearly Association of Professional Arts Presenters' conference would set you straight.
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To even begin to explain why it's significant that a Texas man named Bert Leahy and a Montreal man named David Edgar Love are going to meet up in the godforsaken town of Canadian, Oklahoma on August 25 would probably strain most news organizations.
But we have an advantage: Bert Leahy and David Lov ... More >>
Scientologists don't really have a Sunday service. They like to say that they do, because they crave mainstream acceptance. But unless Xenu rested after six days and L. Ron Hubbard just forgot to mention it, there's no reason for Scientologists to treat Sunday any differently than every other day of ... More >>
David Miscavige opened yet another "Ideal Org" this weekend, showing up to cut the ribbon at the new Church of Scientology in Florence, Kentucky (servicing the Cincinnati area).
As you can see in the photo to the right, Miscavige showed up long enough to open the new building Saturday, which is jus ... More >>
via VH1VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul
Sunday, December 18
Better than: Whatever Ryan Seacrest is going to cook up for VH1 Soul.
Last night's VH1 Divas taping existed both as a performance and self-contained, 24-hours-out advertising opportunity for its broadcast. (Tonight at ... More >>
So Nassau County held its vote on the $400 million New York Islanders arena plan yesterday, and for team owner Charles Wang things went about as well as ... it's tempting to say "as well as a typical Islanders game," but that'd be cruel. In any case, the final vote was 57-43% against funding ... More >>
MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.Yesterday, Noah Bernamoff spoke with us about his plans for Mile End, the phenomenally successful smoked-meat mecca he opened a little more than a year ago in Boerum Hill. Today, he talks with us about his grandmother's recipes, keeping tradition ... More >>
Curd is the word in TPoutine's gravy-soaked Classic Poutine.
New York is no stranger to the seemingly clandestine combination of french fries, gravy, and cheese. Disco fries migrated to the city from their native New Jersey years ago, and establishments serving the French Canadian version of ... More >>
Christine CikowskiWhen the weather turns cold and holiday season kicks into full gear, in French Canada the masses turn to meat pie. Not those modest Cornish pasties found in England, but those super-pregnant beefy tarts with their perfect little vent holes we remember from weekday afternoon ... More >>
Natasha Richardson, of the famous Redgrave acting family and star of The Handmaid's Tale and The Comfort of Strangers, was seriously injured in a skiing accident yesterday and reportedly sustained a serious head injury; the Post says she is brain dead. Time Out reported the actress dead, then amende ... More >>