Here are the 10 best concerts around the city this week, in no particular order.
Monday, March 11 Taste of Greenwich House The 11th annual Taste of Greenwich House, a fundraiser that supports all programming at the social services and arts non-profit, will take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Chef Anita Lo of Annisa will be the featured VIP chef and will sign complimentary c ... More >>
As of this morning, Jets owner Woody Johnson, new GM John Idzik, and coach Rex Ryan are in Indianapolis evaluating draft prospects. Also in Indiana was agent Neil Schwartz, who represents several players, most notably the Jets' All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Yes, the Jets brass has a great deal ... More >>
New York, New York. The name luxuriously repeated by Frank Sinatra and later rejuvenated by Jay-Z evokes images of the city's guilty nightlife, where everyone who hustled and bustled all day finally let their vices loose. It's the lifeblood of our weekends in this hedonist metropolis, when bars, clu ... More >>
Run through 'Little Bohemia'
We used the news from Russia this week as an excuse to mix up a shaker of vodka martinis. After quite a few glasses garnished with olives, we got a bit lightheaded, but we never felt the desire to ban L. Ron Hubbard's books. This was a strange week of Scientology news around the world, but we kept ... More >>
Hanging with the upper crust as the recession finally lifts
Note: We'll have a special St. Patrick's Day report at 1pm this afternoon. Please come back for that after you check out these comments of the week! We went to Mecca and back this week -- Scientology's Mecca that is, the town of Clearwater, Florida to celebrate L. Ron Hubbard's 101st birthday. And ... More >>
Dear Empire State Building, Happy 80th! Wow, that's old. You were born (completed, really, is the word) on May 1st, 1931, during the Great Depression. Standing 1,454' 8 9/166" tall, you were the tallest building in the world for forty years! A masterpiece of Art Deco design (although -- let ... More >>
We have a rather serious adorable animals in trouble for you today. Did you hear about the 1-year-old pit bull, now named Patrick, who was cruelly thrown 19 stories down an apartment trash chute in Newark and left for dead? He was rescued by Humane Society workers the day before St. Patrick's ... More >>
Wayne ChowaniecGood Beer NYC's David CichowiczThis Thursday is Saint Patrick's Day, which in New York is less of a celebration of Irish culture than it is an excuse to guzzle green beer and demand kisses from strangers. Might we suggest forgoing the tinted lager this year and instead opting f ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! St. Patrick's Day The Vanderbilt March 16, 17 & 18 Chef Saul Bolton teams up with Dogfish Head Brewery for a celebration of traditional Irish cooking with a Nouveau ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg has been putting his foot in his mouth all over the place lately. First, he calls Staten Island Chuck a "son of a bitch." Then he messes with the Irish. Via the New York Times City Room blog, Irish-American community leaders are pissed (in the mad way) because last night at th ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 23, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 12 A terrible blather is born By Joe Flaherty This piece is dedicated to Frank McCourt who, with the wisdom of Solomon, spent the day lying on his bloody Irish are. Sweet suffering' Jesus, thank be it i ... More >>
A limo life for city union big
When labor leaders travel in stretch limousines it sends something of a mixed message. So when Jack Ahern, current chief of the city's powerful Central Labor Council, showed up in one at the St. Patrick's Day parade in March, a few jaws dropped. Last week, the jaws fell again when Ahern doub ... More >>
Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.
Takashi Murakami, Ed Paschke, and Portrait of the Artist as a Naked Young Man
The Good Good stay hidden in Brooklyn's state of nature
Cremasturbatory art film exercises no restraint
Talking with Tanya Dias, a Reif's Tavern bartender
Girl, what were you thinking?
Distilling the truth about Irish whiskey
A Modern-Day Son of Joe Hill Keeps the Tradition of Championing Working People Alive
Confronting the Bishops From Within the Church
Bloomberg Talks About Iraq, Protest, and His Own Myopic Youth
The City Labels Anti-War Marchers a Security Breach
The Ex-Mayor Writes His Own Farewell to Donna
City and State to Discrimination Victims: Drop Dead
Labor Leader and Museum Madonna Take Trump Freebies
Discrimination Is Sometimes Right