What do a man under federal investigation, a Happy Meal hater, an arrested protester, a flip-flopping stop-and-frisker, and a serial sexter have in common? They're all front runners to becoming New York City mayor. With a cast like this in the polls, we had to have some In The Spirit fun. We asked t ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Killinger!: The Turquoise/Yellow Case Author: P.K. Palmer Date: 1974 Publisher: Pinnacle Books The Cover Promises: "He's ruggedly virile, he's karate-quick, he' ... More >>
As the wind picks up and coats are pulled tightly around the frames of frigid New Yorkers, a warm bar with dark corners and stiff drinks can feel downright decadent. Embrace such luxury at Whiskey Park, in the Trump Parc, where patrons sink into hulkingly elegant brown leather seats and whisper to d ... More >>
Breuckelen Distilling Co. and the Brooklyn Distilling Co. have settled their trademark-infringement lawsuit out of court, although the terms were not revealed. [NY Post] A bottle of Rémy Martin cognac called the Louis XIII Grande Champagne Très Vieille Age Inconnu sold for 50,000 euros ($7 ... More >>
A few weeks ago, the music writer Dave Tompkins took a podium in one of NYU's many windowless annexes to promote his upcoming book, How To Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder From World War II To Hip-Hop. Behind him was a still from The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms frozen on the projector screen. In ... More >>
Pic by Puja PatelNYC's Twestival (Twitter festival, get it?) went down Saturday at Brooklyn Bowl, raising money for Bronx-based charity Camp Interactive, which means there was at least one good thing about it.
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