When one restaurant's doors close, another's open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday, we'll fill you in on what opened up around town. This week: a matcha-centric cafe opens in Williamsburg, seafood makes its way to West Harlem, and three brothers are serving up their unique roasts in Bro ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
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Danny Bowien talks to the New York Observer on being a really successful chef..and (sort of) complains: "You become a chef and it sucks...because you don't get to cook anymore. Like you're basically just managing, doing paperwork and making sure your dishwashers show up." [New York Observer] Appa ... More >>
Akron/Family w/Stagnant Pools Brooklyn Bowl Friday, June 29 Better than: Fancy pants. There's more than one way for a band to work a room, of course, but not all of those apply to playing in a bowling alley, and even fewer to the jeweled pleasure palace of Brooklyn Bowl, glowing proudly on the W ... More >>
Room 426 at the Embassy Suites hotel in Texas might not be up there with the great rap recording studios, but for two days earlier this year it was transformed into an impromptu hip-hop spot by Meyhem Lauren. While he was there, the Queens resident and long-time Action Bronson associate cut a new mi ... More >>
Roc Marciano, leading the chargeLast year a small, underground pocket of NYC-based hip-hop found its voice again. With Roc Marciano's unimpeachable Marcberg album as the catalyst, a crew of loosely associated artists shook off that tired cliché about our city's commercial-outsider status and ... More >>
American ApparelIt's been quite the roller-coaster year for American Apparel. Makers of "hipster" fashion turned-yuppy Ralph Lauren fashion have now turned... au naturale? Dov Charney has pulled a few strings before, but now that he's pulled the G-string, we can't help but wonder: Is bush bac ... More >>
Residents of Bleecker Street ran to their windows on several weekends in September as a line of dancers clad in hot-pink dresses snaked their way up the thoroughfare singing in unison an odd ditty about consumerism.
If you ask Michelle Trachtenberg politely maybe she'll reprise this. Well, it's that time of year again: Friday's Fashion's Night Out brings a whole slew of free ways for you to stalk your favorite celebs, stare at pretty things you will pretend to consider to buy, and get some swag and music appr ... More >>
Fashion Week tends to bring out musicians--consider Guns N' Roses's secret performance at the John Varvatos store in the spring, or the formidable line-up that Ralph Lauren, Balenciaga, et al have put together for the next week or so. And Kanye West has a penchant for performing unannounced shows ... More >>
Is the baseline burger an ace?It's day three of the U.S. Open, one of the swankiest sporting events you can attend outside a Hamptons polo match. There's a Ralph Lauren shop open till late on the grounds and a slew of celebrity chefs cooking there, too, including Rick Moonen, Jonathan Waxman, ... More >>
Dont be fashion road-kill this year
Via the New York Post, Prince Harry is going to play Polo in the Hamptons against a guy named "Nacho" who's also a model for Ralph Lauren. Previously, that time he dressed as a Nazi and called a fellow soldier "Paki" and "Towelhead." Thankfully, he will never be regarded as anything remotely ... More >>
A friend of Runnin' Scared spotted this new Keith Haring-esque Dickchicken on Bowery, a street that E.V. Grieve points out is so changed (and changing) as to resemble almost nothing of its former self -- not to mention, quite possibly doomed.
Marcus Jernmark has taken over the kitchen at Aquavit, where he will turn out more modern Scandinavian fare. He was previously cooking at the Swedish Consulate. [NY Times Sue Torres, the chef-owner of Sueños in Chelsea, has taken over food operations at The Rusty Knot, where she promises to ... More >>
All of a sudden, flowering bulbs are replacing pickles, turkey sausage, and mealy apples as the focus of city famers' markets.
David WentworthBackstage at Betsey. Alas, another thrilling Fashion Week has come to an end. We partied at LNA with Metric and Patti Smith (who gave a heartfelt tribute to Alexander McQueen), cozied up to the handsome men modeling at the GQ Best New Designer showcase, got snowed on at Isaac M ... More >>
This cryptic facade on Sixth Avenue refuses to identify itself to the passing rabble. What restaurant is it? Such a profusion of restaurants and small cafes the West Village offers! Though the opportunities for budget dining have dwindled the last few years, as pirates like Marc Jacobs and R ... More >>
We heard earlier that Christmas air and even train travel was messed up, but NY1 reports the Christmas miracle of "few delays" (though the Staten Island Advance tells Santa to avoid the Goethals Bridge). So everyone can rest easy en route or at their destinations and read inspiring yuletide stories ... More >>
Chapter 1: How It Happened It began innocuously enough. I came home one evening to find a pale green notice crudely taped to the front door of my tenement. It was from Con Ed, and read: "All Gas Service Shut Off Due To Leak On Building Piping."
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Ralph Lauren comes to University Place
Pajamas in which to sleep in, perchance to dream in
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A new Bloomingdale's takes up residence in Canal Jean's former digs
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Seeing It on Mulberry Street
Isaac Uptown, Ralph on Bleecker
Smelling Like a Tsar
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