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  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Barclays Center - 12/3/12

    Better than: Anyone who's ever tried to play a song for longer than five minutes. Neil Young's wobbly presence on stage is fascinating. He glides around, slow but confident, moving ever so carefully with the music -- whether he's crooning a quiet, reflective ballad about watching his friends die fr ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 29, 2011

    The Astor Room Noshes on Nostalgia

    A mixed bag of American classics in Astoria. But no beaver.

  • News

    December 15, 2010

    New Year's Eve: Live Music

    Sounds for the masses

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    'Top Chef': You Know That Leeks Aren't Protein, Right?

    Bravo​ Things got off to a brisk start this week, with Mike sharpening his knives at the Top Chef ranch and Jen castigating herself for her previous televised culinary blunders. In the Quickfire kitchen, Padma and One of the Top Italian Chefs in the Country Paul Bartolotta told the chefs to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Troubled Hotel Carter Named America's Dirtiest

    We have to feel for the Hotel Carter, one of the undistinguished midtown hotels caught up in the recent Federal suit for not providing sufficient handicapped access to their hotels. You'll recall that the hotel's lawyer took advantage of that moment in the sun to promote his client thus: "Is it a pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2008

    You Tube Treasure: Lost Scene From Lost Horizon!

    "I never miss a Liv Ullman musical," Bette Midler immortally quipped about the bizarre 1973 remake of Lost Horizon, which also starred Oscar types like Peter Finch, Charles Boyer, John Gielgud, and Sally Kellerman all either singing or sync-ing with a unifying sense of charmlessness. Thanks to a sur ... More >>

  • News

    August 10, 1999

    Ryan's Hope

    The Former Manager of the White-Hot Internet Fund Makes You a Millionaire and Heads to the Gym

  • Music

    July 20, 1999