New Yorkers, if they've been paying any attention at all, have known for a long time that the way the NYPD treats journalists and protesters doesn't exactly live up to what you'd expect in a democratic society with a free press.
Now, it looks like the NYPD's actions in relation to Occupy Wall Stree ... More >>
Is it really a surprise that the World Health Organization and the European Commission found that Europeans drink more than anyone else in the world? No, but the numbers, as reported by Reuters, are still pretty intriguing: the consumption of alcohol in the European Union is double the world average ... More >>
TV interviewing legend Larry King gets a Friars tribute Monday night at the Sheraton.
In anticipation of that glittery gala, I turned the tables and gave Larry a grilling.
Here's part two of our chat.
Me: Hey, Larry. You're doing TV specials these days. What else?
Photo courtesy Kurt GutenbrunnerKurt Gutenbrunner brings Austria to New York.
Yesterday we spoke with Kurt Gutenbrunner about the meaning of "neue" cuisine and the release of his just-published cookbook. Today he tells us more about his restaurants and why it's not so much the type of food t ... More >>
You can't exactly call what's wrapped around the burger a bun, nor are those french fries.
Korzo Haus is perhaps the city's only Slovakian bar, located at the southeast corner of Tompkins Square. Up front in the narrow storefront is a kitchen that might belong to a small pizzeria, then a ba ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
December 12, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 9
Remarks on Leary's Politics of Ecstasy
by Allen Ginsberg
By the late '40s of this memory Century the people I knew best and loved the most had already broken through the crust of old Reason & were dow ... More >>
Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka has been banned in Ontario because the bottle looks like such a lifelike skull. Oddly, Canadian-born Aykroyd thinks the decision "kind of makes the product more appealing."
[Globe and Mail]
Meanwhile, Crystal Head Vodka has reached the one millionth bottle ma ... More >>