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  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Live: Alabama Shakes Reintroduce Themselves To New York

    Benjamin Lozovsky​Alabama Shakes Lakeside Lounge Friday, December 10 Better than: Alabama (the band and the state). The banks of the Mississippi swell and contract in a brutally accelerated pace, not unlike the current cycle of Internet-fueled indie stardom. Channeling the bona fide heart of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Lap Dances Will Be Taxed, Rules Court

    ​According to a recent ruling by a state appeals court, strip clubs will have to pay sales tax on lap dances. The law requiring dances to be taxed had been in effect since 1965, but an upstate club called Nite Moves recently argued that stripping was "performance art" -- like, you know, ballet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • Long Island Voice

    October 26, 1999
  • News

    September 14, 1999

    Timor Ease

    Clinton Makes Hay in Asia Mess