Little Seizures are a one-yearish-old band populated by roughly 80%, uh, wizened local punk veterans. Their howling and chutzpah heave out like a bunch of brats, though, and it's especially evident on their brand-new 7" "Pizza Punk," which bounces around with Johnny Thunders-like riffs, Angry Samoan ... More >>
The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread nationally and internationally, making it hard for even the American media to belittle it.
This reality seems to have caught up to the rightbloggers who, as we saw a few weeks back, were at first eager to dismiss the phenomenon as a silly hippie effusion ... More >>
Today is the day: the first issue of the new Newsweek is for sale, redesigned under editor-in-chief Tina Brown, whose website The Daily Beast paired off with the struggling weekly magazine after billionaire Sidney Harman bought it for $1. The issue has Hillary Clinton on the cover, just like ... More >>
UNESCO created the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage as a means of recognizing significant local customs and traditions, and it recently added 46 new items, ranging from Peking opera in China to traditional skills of carpet weaving in Iran. Regarding food, the additions of the ... More >>
Lulu's chocolate-raspberry rugelach.
Although our field research for Our 10 Best Bakery Desserts had by the middle of the week made us ready to swear off sugar until the next election, we were lured back into the hypoglycemic fray by Lulu Cake Boutique, which opened its doors on Wednesday.
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Howard Stevens leans on the same type of armrest that snagged his pocket a few months ago.In 2002, the LIRR installed new train cars. Two years later, MetroNorth installed the same M-7 cars on the Hudson and Harlem lines. Everyone likes a shiny new train car, except...these "new" trains have ... More >>
File this one one away under the "Unsolved Mysteries" of this election season:
Try to follow: Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver is the key symbol of Albany hypocrisy. Only yesterday, Ed Koch, the newly re-born reform banner waver, was declaiming him at City Hall. "He is the enemy of reform," ... More >>
NY1Harry Wilson, the Republican candidate for state comptroller, may not be preparing to turn the extraordinary praise he gets in Steve Rattner's new book, Overhaul, into a TV ad or mailer. But Rattner's remarkable account of Wilson's skillful and tireless contribution to the Obama auto-indus ... More >>
Patricia WilliamsYesterday, we spoke with Patricia Williams about her latest gig at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club. Today, the veteran chef, who had a previous career as a ballet dancer, shares her views on topics ranging from industry sexism to her biggest kitchen mistake to the simple beauty of s ... More >>