As spring continued dragging her feet last week, New Yorkers traipsed through snow flurries to drink wine. Nothing new there, except that the second annual NY Drinks NY was in town, offering imbibers a taste of local wines. I focused my efforts on the Finger Lakes and Niagara Escarpment, two regions ... More >>
The James Beard Foundation has released a list of semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards in various chef and restaurant categories. The nominees will be narrowed down on March 19, but in the meantime, check out which New York restaurants and bars have made it this far.
In Tony Kushner's new play -- see title above -- even the hustler went to Yale.
His characters, as always, are whip-smart, tossing off erudite references to classic authors, even as they do dumb things worthy of characters in plays by those same authors.
The three-hour-25-minute-plus-inter ... More >>
Yesterday the hometown paper of failed New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, the Buffalo News, claimed that he owed as much as $130,000 to about a dozen people who worked on his 2010 campaign. Paladino has a history of acting crazy, and rash rants of the racist, homophobic and all a ... More >>
The Times and the Daily News ran stories yesterday exposing the shady conspiracy that is the Paladino For The People campaign.
The $53,000 tax lien against campaign spokesman Michael Caputo unearthed by the Times got a taunting "so what" from Caputo himself. Stiffing the IRS just proved agai ... More >>