Remember when the perfect Valentine's Day date was taking your sweetheart to the soda fountain for a nice coke float? Neither do we. But you can re-create the experience at the pop-up soda fountain at New Amsterdam Market this weekend.
Martin Luther King and associates at the Durham, North Carolina, Woolworth's lunch counter after it had been closed by the company, February 16, 1960
Sometimes restaurants are good for more than just eating. In honor of Martin Luther King's birthday, Fork in the Road presents this collection of hi ... More >>
Yesterday we spoke with chef Andrew Carmellini about his new cookbook, American Flavor, and about the pain of pouring boiling-hot veal stock over one's foot. Today he tells us about expanding the Dutch to Miami and shares his thoughts on food trends.
So where does the name the Dutch come from?
The ... More >>
Mike Watt (center) and his Missingmen
To dig up some remotely negative bluster thrown at flannel-flyin,' bass-pluckin' Minutemen/fIREHOSE/Stooges punk-rock guru and super-nice dude Mike Watt is no small feat. Enter Watt's ol' SST Records pal Henry Rollins for lighthearted jabs at Watt, found in Rol ... More >>
Last weekend rallies were held in all 50 states in support of the teachers' union in Wisconsin. And at the Wisconsin state capitol, at least 70,000 people came out on Saturday to protest Governor Walker's attempt to break the union.
Sounds like a big deal, right? Hundreds of thousands of people tur ... More >>
Alas. Crocodiles (left) had a show at Maxwell's in Hoboken tonight; Dum Dum Girls were set for Music Hall of Williamsburg with Frankie Rose and the Outs on November 1. Both shows/tours have been scrapped entirely, per a family emergency (Brandon Welchez from the Crocs and Dee Dee from the Dum ... More >>
As indie-rock love affairs go, the one between Craig Finn and John Darnielle is one of the best: Finn's "Girls Like Status" memorably namechecked the Mountain Goats' "This Year," and Darnielle has been known to sub in the Hold Steady's name on "Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton," to pretty ... More >>
The current tour of Los Campesinos! closes with two sold-out shows at the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15--two nights in which they'll "play every song that we know."
In 2008, the seven member Welsh collective Los Campesinos! released not one but two rather compl ... More >>