If chance encounters make the world a small place, then Wisconsin is downright little. Just ask Little Wisco director of bar operations Brian Bartels, who cut his teeth serving an "underage Gabriel Stulman" alongside Jim Meehan at Paul's Club in Madison before heading to NYC for a series of bartendi ... More >>
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Counterpoint: Jay-Z Saved Brooklyn According to Jay-Z's own mythology, at some point in the '90s he used an apartment at 560 State Street in Brooklyn's Boerum Hill neighborhood as a stash spot for his drug-peddling paraphernalia. Last week, the rapper played eight back-to-back shows two-and-a-half ... More >>
Here is what you might call an unusual love story. Ned Nefer, a real, live man, is married to a mannequin, or at least says he's married to a mannequin, and for summer this year they are vacationing upstate. Ned's mannequin woman, who is named Teagan, is made of wood. Therefore she cannot wal ... More >>
"I've met RZA, Raekwon, and Ghostface. They were cool, man, but it was a lot of cursing!""I'm sitting in the house now that was built with the Wu-Tang money," says Syl Johnson from his home base on Chicago's South Side. Johnson began his career working under blues folklore heroes Howlin' Wolf ... More >>
The phenomenally successful Glee kicked off its second season earlier this week, with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' home-town anthem "Empire State Of Mind" showcased in the opening song spot. But while entire episodes of the show have been effectively hooked around the music of pop icons Madonna, La ... More >>
This is meant to illustrate the ridiculousness of a $110,000 parking spot.When you have more money that you know what to do with, and also a car, you need: the city's most expensive parking spot, ever, or at least, in recent memory. Which exists in Brooklyn Heights, according to Brownstoner. ... More >>
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