RMS Queen Mary 2

  • Art

    July 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Bringing Borscht Back; Queen Mary 2 Fails Health Inspection

    ​After a few years of folly -- i.e., focusing on healthy snacks -- it appears that PepsiCo is turning its attention back to Pepsi. [Wall Street Journal] Cold borscht certainly isn't as hip as it used to be back in the 1950s, but Marc Gold, CEO of Gold Pure Food Products Co., hopes to bring th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Cruise Ships in Brooklyn to Get 'Giant Electrical Outlet' to Plug Into

    ​We've come a long way, people. At one point we thought the world was flat! Now cruise ships docking at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will get to plug into a giant electrical outlet instead of spreading their diesel fumes into Red Hook. It's taken two years of "plug negotiations" (not the offic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Notes From the IACP Conference in Portland, Oregon

    Food workers of all sorts descended on Portland, Oregon last week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference. Seminars were held on every culinary topic imaginable--Pacific bivalves! Oregonian beer!--a food geek's dream. You might have bumped into a recipe developer for C ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2009

    The Sailor Man in New York

    Invisible seafarers in a city still addicted to shipping

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Morning Papers: Sunset, Hip Rebbe, Bad Club, Mating Teachers, QM2 in SI

    Gawker says freelancers have been notified that today's edition of the New York Sun will be the last. If that's true, we thank the six-year-old broadsheet for some good fun, some great writers, and today's article on a topic dear to our hearts, bedbugs. The Sun says that New York bedbug control lags ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008

    PEN World Voices Festival

    Dale Peck plays the tambourine and sings along with the Peacock’s Penny Arcade band on their rendition of "Paperback Writer." The PEN American Center kicked off its annual World Voices Festival Thursday at a luncheon aboard the ocean liner Queen Mary 2. This year's theme will be public life and p ... More >>

  • Art

    October 16, 2007

    Brooklyn's Captain Nemo

    Famously busted for his Revolution-era sub, artist/mariner Duke Riley returns at Magnan Projects

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2007

    Cops Bust Three Men in Makeshift Submarine

    Some times the news in New York City is just so astounding that you don't know what to make of it. The details of this one should be interesting. The cops are saying it wasn't terrorism. Our money is on hipsters. Here's the NYPD's initial report: At approximately 1030 hours this morning (8-3-07) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2007

    A Submarine Found in the Harbor? Blame RISD

    Turns out the submarine discovered in the harbor Friday afternoon was an art project. Of course it was. Police arrested Philip "Duke" Riley and two men from Rhode Island for piloting a replica of a 1776 "Turtle submarine'' in restricted waters near the Queen Mary 2. Riley, a 35-year-old graduate ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    April 18, 2006