When Michael McGrath won a Tony award on Sunday for his performance as a lovable gangster in the Gerswhin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, he thanked his wife and said, "Baby, you're the greatest!"
The back story on that reference is that he's set to play Ralph Kramden in the upcoming, absolute ... More >>
Levon Helm died yesterday, at 71, from cancer. You didn't have to know him (as I did, faintly, fondly), to know that along with possessing one of the most moving voices and wickedest backbeats American music will ever know, that he had one of the most incredible, most surprising lives imaginable. Bo ... More >>
"O.K., maybe this trend isn't big enough to lift the entire city, but it's something." The New York Times suggests bowling as a recession funtime activity.
And it's glamorous too! While old-school alleys around town are closing, jacked-up, full-bar venues like Bowlmor and Williamsburg's Gut ... More >>