New Yorkers, if they've been paying any attention at all, have known for a long time that the way the NYPD treats journalists and protesters doesn't exactly live up to what you'd expect in a democratic society with a free press.
Now, it looks like the NYPD's actions in relation to Occupy Wall Stree ... More >>
I already had fond thoughts about Onegin because that's the place where the Borough President had a bash to declare Michael Musto Appreciation Day a few months ago!
And when I had my own little Russian food appreciation night there on Tuesday, it was even more fulfilling.
via Hydra Head RecordsA figurehead of the New York noise scene and tireless agony enthusiast, Dominick Fernow is a record label owner, record store proprietor and synth molester for Cold Cave. But he cut his blood-caked teeth with Prurient, a sadistic power-electronics therapy session that le ... More >>
Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi keeps a fleet of personal nurses sometimes referred to as his "harem." As his country comes under attack from dissenting protesters and allied forces including the United States, Gaddafi has lost a few of his closest allies, namely the medical ones, with Oksana ... More >>
The sweet stuff at Hanson Dry.As yet more proof that Clinton Hill is the new Prospect Heights -- whatever that means -- Hanson Dry has finally opened its doors after a few false starts. The bar, located on Fulton Street a few doors down from the months-old Beny's Delice and a newish Subway, i ... More >>
Ryan Rzepecki is dashing in between sponsorship meetings when he tells the Voice on the phone that all this media attention over his new start-up SoBi (Social Bicycles) is a blessing and a curse. He hasn't stopped getting e-mails from bicyclists, hipsters, urban planners from as far away as H ... More >>
Brownstoner.comThe Castello Plan (right) in its plywood infancy.
The Mimi's family is about to get a little bigger. This Friday, Ben Heemskerk will partner with Avi Shuker, one of the owners of Ditmas Park hummus restaurant, to open the Castello Plan. The wine bar will be located two storefro ... More >>
You may recall that the current president of The Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko, was in 2004 poisoned with dioxin, presumably by Russian agents who put it in his soup, during his fight against the Russian-approved candidate for that office, Viktor Yanukovych. We are notified by Transracial that ... More >>