Voice film critics ask: "Do the Oscars really even matter, guys?", to which we say: a million times, yes! Well, they do to those of us tuning in on Sunday night. We've listed a couple of free Oscar night viewing parties, including at the Maysles Cinema, in Harlem, and at Videology, in Williamsburg. ... More >>
In an ongoing effort to revitalize the surrounding area, the South Street Seaport (19 Fulton Street) launched SEE/CHANGE over the summer, drawing nearby office warriors and tourists to the slip and cobblestone streets with long-term retail and dining pop-ups like Smorgasbar, a beer-y extension of ex ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Beekman Beer Garden, the beloved outdoor bar near South Street Seaport, was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy in October. But the summertime hot spot reopened on Saturday, Gothamist learned, and has been serving
From the Seaport to Staten Island, we'll be checking in with restaurants all over the city that were hit by Sandy and updating you on their struggles and recoveries. Email us to tell us more about your reopening or rebuilding efforts. Puglia by the Sea sat right on the water in Staten Island, and a ... More >>
[See More Events: Food Truck Festival At South Street Seaport | Free Gluten-Free Pudding On The Upper East Side] Boqueria will be offering a market-driven tomato dishes and cocktail menu throughout August. The tomato frenzy is in honor of Spain's La Tomatina Festival, which kicks off this month in ... More >>
The 4Knots Music Festivalthe Village Voice's contribution to the many free shows happening around the five boroughs during the summer monthswill take place at Pier 17 on the South Street Seaport this July 14, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participating acts and further details on associated ev ... More >>
Beets and goat cheese as a combination may be lowbrow-despicable, joining meatballs and anything with truffle oil as over the hill, over-saturated, and oft mocked menu items. However, beets aren't leaving the table anytime soon, in fact, it's tempting to say they're making a comeback. Fortunately ... More >>
Lauren BloombergEnough soda options to give you an anxiety attack. Or a sugar high.If you happen to be strolling into the Fulton Street McDonald's late at night (because that's the only time you eat fast food right?), you may be shocked to discover that the soda fountain is missing. It isn't your ... More >>
Lauren Shockey'Tis the season to spend mad money on everyone in your life. If you're not down with buying booze or quirky gifts for your loved ones this holiday season, the city's bounty of holiday markets offer a nice selection of unique presents. Even better, most markets offer a selection ... More >>
This Saturday, the goodtime outfit the Hold Steady will celebrate the last official weekend of summer with a free, if ticketed, show at the Beekman Beer Garden; the festivities begin at 8 p.m., and tickets are available online now. As is often the case, "free" doesn't necessarily mean free ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyThis week's dish was a bit tricky -- were they pancakes? Latkes? Johnny cakes? Nope. Instead, the pictured plate was the corn-and-zucchini fritters at Nelson Blue, the New Zealand-centric restaurant just off the South Street Seaport. A simple summery appetizer best enjoyed o ... More >>
Wallyg / Flickr(Food) Truckin' Since it began four years ago, PARKED! Food Truck Festival has grown from a small slapdash culinary event with only five vendors to a full-on foodfest, with over 20 trucks participating in this year's event, which will take place at the South Street Seaport on A ... More >>
Willie DavisEleanor Friedberger. 4Knots Music Festival: Mr. Dream, Eleanor Friedberger Pier 17, South Street Seaport Saturday, July 16 Better than: Showing up late. I have this problemit's well known among my friendswhere I arrive at things (shows, parties, etc.) on time. Usu ... More >>
Celebrating the summer with live, sweaty shows
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. Sweaty DIY venues are great, but even Waste Of Paint needs a break from them once in a while. Furthermore, I haven't been leaving my dark cave much lately, and my c ... More >>
by Matt Ealer "Laura and Marty" (from Castle Talk, 2010) Tomorrow's 4Knots Music Festival Kickoff at South Street Seaport's Pier 17 has as its opening act the New Brunswick trio Screaming Females, who pulled themselves up from the punk-house basement-show haze to the festival stages of Europe by t ... More >>
Soul Daddy, winner of the Bobby Flay-hosted America's Next Great Restaurant, is closing two of its three original locations, including the one in the South Street Seaport. [Eater] The former Cafe Centosette space in the East Village could be replaced with the ultimate corporate double-team: a combi ... More >>
America's Next Great RestaurantJamawn Woods, creator of Soul Daddy.So it looks like that new restaurant coming to 199 Front Street will be Soul Daddy, the winner of America's Next Great Restaurant.
Although Community Board 1 put the kibosh on plans for a beer garden at South Street Seaport's Pier 17, the seaport will be getting plenty of action this summer.
Barry Yanowitz/FlickrWith the beginning of spring comes the announcement of summertime music festivals, and we have one of our very own: This July 16, the Village Voice will throw the inaugural 4Knots Music Festival on the South Street Seaport. Named after the speed at which the East River, w ... More >>
The year in music, circa 2010, started at the Cake Shop, with a shred-down to the New Year courtesy of Siren Festival MVP-to-be Marissa Paternoster and her band Screaming Females. After a tour through the NYE fetes of the Lower East Side and Williamsburg, that night ended amidst a marathon sh ... More >>
Dan HaskellSunday marks the end of the Hester Street Fair -- at least until next April -- and to mark the occasion, its organizers will be taking part in the Seward Park Halloween carnival, which kicks off at 2 p.m. with a parade. Admission to the carnival is $9, but the fair is free -- and w ... More >>
And it still has life more than 200 years later
Let's hope no one throws furniture this time
John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees, pick in mouth. All photos by Georgia Kral.Thee Oh Sees, Golden Triangle, and So Cow South Street Seaport Friday, July 16 Well, it wasn't a Drake show: Friday's free South Street Seaport indie-garage line-up--Thee Oh Sees, Golden Triangle, So Cow--had a noti ... More >>
Yes, America, "Your Love" is #1 on the Billboard Rap Songs chart: first female in that spot since Missy's "Work It" in 2002. A shame I suppose that she tops the chart with her least deranged/flamboyant/Nicki-like moment yet, but there'll be other opportunities. Especially now, you'd have to think. ... More >>
Via David Hagen.Bedbugs (pictured right) -- which closed down Hollister's flagship store in Soho yesterday -- have now made their way down to the tourist haven that is the South Street Seaport, where they've taken over ... Hollister's parent-brand, Abercrombie & Fitch!
Eat it, Sarah McLachlanHere we have HITS Daily Double, suggesting that everyone's favorite fame-averse famous rapper nearly went gold his first week out. This does not shock the resident Drake experts around here, but it shocks me, given general music-biz anemia. Certainly puts last week's So ... More >>
Don't do this again. Photo by Rebecca SmeyneBy now we know that things got so out of hand at the South Street Seaport during Tuesday's free Drake show that the police commissioner himself, Ray Kelly, was called to the scene. Given the fact that by that point, hordes of people were chucking fl ... More >>
Food porn with instant gratification
Every four years, Americans adopt the rest of the world's favorite pastime. And this year for the World Cup, Puma partnered with South Street Seaport restaurant Red to create New York's booziest soccer cash cow: Puma City, a pop-up soccer amusement park, which opened today to throngs of unemp ... More >>
River to River is the sort of secret weapon free summer arts series in NYC, with more appealing surroundings than the Williamsburg Waterfront and less pomp and circumstance than the line- and child-ridden Celebrate Brooklyn stuff at Prospect Park. Just roll up wherever, and watch for a while, basi ... More >>
I feel the same irrational glee whenever I find a corn dog in my mitts. They were called "pronto pups" at the Minnesota State Fair. For the sultry month of August, the West Village old-timer Cowgirl Hall of Fame commemorates state fairs via a series of over-the-top window displays, featurin ... More >>
Black Moth Super Rainbow South Street Seaport Friday, July 24 If your frontman insists on sitting cross-legged on the floor onstage, singing into a vocoder and essentially hidden from view behind the monitors, it only makes sense to hire a dude to wear a Sasquatch suit (complete with disquieting ... More >>
You're going to the Siren Music Festival, and here's 10 reasons why: 1. Admission is free. 2. It's your last chance to catch Frightened Rabbit in New York this summer. Frontman Scott Hutchison, noted for slopping "filthy, twisted stuff on top of really quite polished bass," sings about dismembered ... More >>
Last year, when General Growth started dumping its South Street Seaport property, we noticed that they were "mired in debt." We didn't know the half of it: the company just entered the biggest real estate bankruptcy in U.S. history, pleading to discharge $27 billion in debt. They have just a few bil ... More >>
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