At a Sunday evening press conference, Mayor Bloomberg announced that a would-be terrorist bomber was thwarted from a plot to detonate devices in New York City. Jose Pimentel allegedly bought bomb-making materials at Home Depot and had begun building the explosives with the intention of targeting gov ... More >>
Our favorite heathenMerlin's beard, freshman Councilman Dan Halloran is in the spotlight again!
America's highest elected Heathen, and perennial favorite Runnin' Scared Councilman, is in the hot seat today after charges that union sanitation members acted cold-heartedly during Snowpocalypse.
It's not that we're bitter, it's just that, do engaged people have to appropriate everything for their marital purposes? It seems they're always out trying to get a better deal, trying to save a little cash while also having the truly original, special (and cheap!) weddings they've dreamed of ... More >>
The haunted Kreischer mansion was built in the 1880s.
I always have an amazing time when I sojourn in Staten Island, but the experience often turns gothic at some point. That was the case recently when I recruited a friend who scouts movie and photo locations to join me on a re-visit to Kill ... More >>
Just how awkward will the awkwardly staged moment between Kanye West and Taylor Swift be? Will Eminem deign to smile? Which uncomfortable pop star will B.o.B choose to bring up on stage with him? And how will your hosts, Pitchfork's Ryan Dombal and eMusic's Sean Fennessey, make it to midnight withou ... More >>
After 20 years on NBC, Law & Order has been cancelled (though it may get picked up by TNT). The show had an extraordinary run -- one season shy of a TV drama-series record. So it would seem reasonable to blame its demise on old age and a superfluity of L&O spin-offs, right?
Not in rightblogger wor ... More >>
Suemedha SoodBrooklyn Homebrew plies its wares.
New York City's only homebrew supply store, Brooklyn Homebrew, opened Tuesday in its new Gowanus location on 8th Street at Third Avenue. Up until now, the store has been operating out of a one-bedroom Sunset Park apartment--the home of owners Da ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
How to Be a Business Superhero
Author: Venture capitalist Sean Wise
Discove ... More >>
This article was reported and written by Wayne Barrett and Georgia Bobley.
In the glut of City Council races this season, one candidate stands above the crowd of unknowns, ex-firefighter Peter Gleason, who's challenging downtown incumbent Alan Gerson. Gleason has magically emerged from the shadows ... More >>
Sarah Palin attorney Thomas Van Flein spent his July 4 in Fairbanks, Alaska, issuing a four-page statement warning news organizations not to investigate allegations printed by the Voice last October.Talk about waving a red flag in front of a bull. Van Flein's famous client had announced her upcoming ... More >>
Over the past decade, Andrew Kuo has become the sort of energetic, omnipresent New Yorker who appears, like magic, wherever you may be. I last encountered him in the backstage guts of Terminal 5, a ghastly cement nightclub in the hinterland of the West 50s. It took a few days before I even thought t ... More >>