When Kevin Chojnowski was 10 years old, he worked on a local farm, picking strawberries, beans, and peas. It was his first dip into the food world, but it made a lasting impression -- by 15, he was waiting tables and helping in the kitchen, prepping and washing dishes, at a nearby restaurant. When h ... More >>
There are plenty of middling faux-Gaelic watering holes that ply patrons with green beer on that shit show that is St. Patrick's Day, but if you prefer a less bastardized version of the Irish pub, the following picks should work just fine. With Guinness on our brains and sausage rolls in our bellies ... More >>
Tonight, Queens-born / Georgia-raised MC Waka Flocka takes the stage at B.B. Kings as part of the Waka Flocka and Friends concert. Unfortunately, a vocal sect of hip-hop purists here in the culture's birthplace have been anywhere from hesitant to downright dismissive of Flocka's brand of raucous rap ... More >>
As New Yorkers mull over another FBI sting operation which netted an alleged would-be terrorist this week, a similar case is headed for an appellate hearing in federal court early next month. An appeal filed by the so-called Newburgh Four, who were convicted last fall of a 2009 plot to shoot down m ... More >>
Two news stories are developing this weekend that involve iPhone-related violence. The New York Post is reporting that a teen is now fighting for his life after he was stabbed early this morning during a fight over an iPhone at a Fordham Heights subway station. Apparently, the 19-year-old saw th ... More >>
Last Tuesday, the city Industrial Development Agency announced that it and several other city and state bodies planned to hand over $128 million in grants, tax credits, and assorted vouchers to FreshDirect, which would use the cash to move its headquarters to the Bronx waterfront ... all the way fro ... More >>
Ragene Powell-DickersonThe guy accused of hiring someone to lure a pal via sexting to a phony threesome setup and then shoot him to death is now in custody. Ragene Powell-Dickerson, 25, who like victim Dwayne Burnett is from Brownsville, surrendered today to Brooklyn cops and has been charged wi ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
Ted Kheel was one of those fixtures on the New York City horizon. Even though his name hasn't been much in the news in recent years, his absence, as of his death Friday at 96, opens the kind of hole that's created when a landmark falls to the wreckers: You don't miss it until it's gone. For d ... More >>
A contractor tells a billion-dollar industry's dirty secrets
Why Flockaveli is hard to listen to and even harder to not listen to
Chef Ricardo CardonaRicardo Cardona heads up the kitchen of the newly opened Gabbana, a modern Dominican restaurant in Corona, Queens. The chef is a veteran of New York kitchens, having worked his way up from frying falafel in the East Village to the Ritz Carlton, and finally developing his o ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 16, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 39How Many 4-Letter Words Can a Prosecutor Use?By Stephanie Gervis HarringtonSitting in on Lenny Bruce's current New York "obscenity" trial, one gets the feeling of being present at an historical event -- the birth of ... More >>
She is a world renowned sex therapist. She is a beloved figure across the City and the world. Dr. Ruth Westheimer is many, many things. But one thing she is not is a native of The Bronx. In fact, Dr. Ruth has never lived in The Bronx. But that’s not stopping organizers of this week’s Bronx Wee ... More >>
Our man Sietsema orders Fresh Direct
Think you've got it tough? Try being queer in the Bronx.
Sniffing Out Animal Lovers Who Care Too Much
City suddenly whips out plans for a new Bronx jail. Not in our wasteland, say opponents.
But this is one case America's mayor doesn't want going to trial
A hidden camera catches the underside of a Brooklyn pol's personal housing deal
Who's mad at Weiner's decision to drop out? Not his supporters
Public Advocate candidates dispute what's eminent and imminent in the Atlantic Yards deal What's worse, feigning ignorance or being ignorant? That is the question raised by the latest attack by public advocate candidates Andrew Rasiej and Norman Siegel on the woman they each want to unseat, incumbe ... More >>
Starbucks boldly markets its mild music blend
Aiming at Farrakhan, ADL jabs at mogul as Million Man March sequel nears
Bronx Democratic hacks learn to love frozen food for their frail senior citizens
23 Incredible Pizzas! 21 Famous Colleges! Thin Crusts! Fat Crusts!
Sidekick Ramirez and Friends Snared 2001 Bonanza
Probing Greens Shaky Rapprochement With the Ferrer Camp
The Big Term-Limits Primary Offers Some Surprises
Defending Arabs and Muslims in the Age of the New War
Sylvie Guillem Tries to Make a Fairy Tale Real
No Woman Has Ever Won Higher Office in New York State
The City says its housing plan will renovate Harlem. Tenants fear it will remove them.
'Today we can't make up our minds how to live. We can't live in white spaces anymore even if we try. Our personalities are really showing through. There isn't one vision of how a house should be.'
Ray Harding Throws His Weight Behind the Improbable Betsy
What the Budget Battle Means for Housing