As businesses continue to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, Robyn Hillman-Harrigan is using the aftermath of the disaster to bring her community to a new level entirely: The Rockaway resident set up the Shore Soup Project in the days following the storm, building a makeshift kitchen and food delivery ... More >>
By Drew Millard Better Than: Watching Waka Flocka shop for shoes. Gucci Mane came onstage at Irving Plaza last night. GUCCI MANE CAME ONSTAGE. AT IRVING PLAZA. LAST NIGHT. I don't know another way to stress the importance of seeing Gucci Mane come out onstage at this point other than making th ... More >>
Waka Flocka Flame is fully enjoying his moment. The Atlanta, Georgia rapper's party-pandering, floor-stomping assault has been a mainstay in the club since his quick rise in 2009 as a protégé of Gucci Mane, and with his second full-length releaseTriple F Life: Friends, Fans and Family, due ... More >>
We've long wondered about the dapper gentlemen we always see on our way to and from Voice Headquarters, standing outside the gentrified hotels of the Bowery. What must they think? What must they see? We took to the streets to ask a few questions of the bellmen of the Cooper Square Hotel and t ... More >>
Though Richard Blaise is busy parlaying his Top Chef victory into a stint shilling for the National Pork Board, some of his fellow reality show survivors are lending their names and food to a more philanthropic endeavor.
via CurbedThe Wall Street Journal reports today that 51 Astor Place, the site of Cooper Union's old engineering building, is once again in the works as the site of developer Edward Minskoff's fancy-shmancy new Fumihiko Maki-designed "13-story ribbed granite-and-glass office building," which h ... More >>
Rendering, via Bjarke Ingels GroupNew York has no shortage of architects outdoing each other in ugly, ostentatious, or just weird. Remember the guy who wanted to make empty lots look like icebergs? As such, Bjarke Ingels' building planned for West 57th Street shouldn't really surprise us, but ... More >>
Home Alone 2. North by Northwest. Crocodile Dundee. Arthur. Eloise and her motherfucking Pet Turtle!* New York City's landmark The Plaza Hotel has been home to many famous scenes over its 103-year history. Yet Charlie Sheen has managed to sully it, as it is now also home to the famous scene that ... More >>
After a long hiatus, the column that cost this company a cool mil in advertising has returned! BlogBeat is back, and this week, we're coming out swinging. The New Yorker's working on a forthcoming profile of Gawker Media owner Nick Denton; Guest of a Guest has some disclosure indiscretions; a ... More >>
Eighteen years after their breakout successand they're back in theaters, too
Art show brings you the best of the best
Astoria's Bohemian Beer Garden. Last week we named the 10 best places to drink outside; our top three are the Frying Pan, Me Bar, and Bohemian Beer Garden. Today, Eater has a list of the seven worst places to drink outside, including Radegast Hall and Beer Garden, the Bowery Hotel, and Dos C ... More >>
dslrninja/flickrA food fest for every breed.The first LUCKYRICE Festival kicks off this Thursday, celebrating the tastiest foods from Asia (and Asian Americans). Opening night will feature an Asian-inspired cocktail party at The Bowery Hotel hosted by Top Chef Masters' Kelly Choi, with a drin ... More >>
Plus Nancy Giles plays with her hair. And acid redux: Elliot Tiber and Demetri Martin talk about Taking Woodstock.
"The thing about a film is that it's like a really, really bad, extreme cocaine habit that's out of control--the cost is like, a small house, every few weeks." Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow The rockumentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil has been called a "30-year overnight success story"--and th ... More >>
Revealed: Everything you wanted to know—or didn't—about Canuck headbangers
Baggage from Marc Jacobs, Josh Brolin's take on Harvey's killer.
Great deals on illicit sex, waffles
How much is that mosh pit in the boutique window?