Former City Councilmember Eva Moskowitz, with Bloomberg's union-busting blessing, is pushing her Success Academy edu-franchise into Brooklyn. The natives aren't buying.
May we shift your paradigm?
Oluremi "Mimi" Faust is one of the stars of VH1's popular show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, which runs on Monday nights. A week ago, Mimi stunned the show's largely African-American audience when she revealed that she had been abandoned at 13 by her mother, who was a Scientologist. With the help of ou ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics
South Asian fare from many regions wows Staten Island
Director Evan Glodell talks breakups and homemade bombs. Plus, summer film picks.
The comedian/writer/rapper is on a collision course with stardom
Adorenomis/FlickrChew on this, Manhattan.If The Brooklyn Cookbook didn't already convince you beyond any lingering shadow of a doubt that Brooklyn is a brand ready for export to the provinces, then perhaps the Brooklyneer will. Described by its co-owner Aron Watman as a "Brooklyn-intensive ea ... More >>
Graham Rayman has been following the "Fight Club" cooked up by Rikers Island guards for a couple of years, and the Bronx D.A. has started dishing out charges. Inmates used and rewarded as enforcers, beatings arranged so as not to leave marks, victims intimidated into silence (and a few killed) -- th ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla celebrates the tentative dawn of brave new post-inauguration era with Fucked Up. Camille Dodero hangs out with Matt and Kim, the latter of whom turns out to be so adorable "you half-expect puppies and rainbows to explode out of her head." An ... More >>
A new play explores a teenager's worst nightmare
Former teen heroine matures by offering crisis counseling to 10-year-olds
Model-artist Barbara Ann Crumm bares body, soul in exhibit
High Mileage but Runs Good
Slam-Dunk Antitrust Caseor Power Grab?
Mambos in Bottles, Pit Bulls in Skirts, Smurfs in Stretch Hummers