The New York State Republican Party put out its post-election memo over the weekend and -- after blaming President Obama for the ills of the world (and the NYS GOP) -- Chairman Ed Cox echoed what political experts have been saying since Tuesday (and we've been saying for the last five years): Republ ... More >>
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CMJ is great. It's got all the stressful clusterfuckery of SXSW, but with none of the late night hot tub parties or surprise Kanye West performances! It brings a ton of acts to town all at once, and you can't really get mad at that. In honor of this grand industry tra ... More >>
Yesterday proved difficult for Denver's prescription pot shops.
The City Council voted 13-0 to ban outdoor advertising for medical marijuana, The Associated Press reports.
What this means? Though the measure needs one more vote next week, it's likely to pass, so dispensaries would no longer be pe ... More >>
As "tanning mom" Patricia Krentcil's 15 minutes appear to be winding down, the fact that the New Jersey mom allegedly took her 5-year-old daughter tanning continues to impact public policy.On Monday, dubbed "Melanoma Monday" in New Jersey by the American Cancer Society, public health advocates lobbi ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema takes to his bike and visits Staten Island's Indian Clove: "Despite its obscure location not far from Staten Island's Atlantic coast, this slightly upscale spot might be the great multi-regional Indian restaurant we've all been waiting for."
Lauren Shockey wa ... More >>
Bennington, Vermont, is a historic town with a "progressive four-year liberal college" you may have heard of. It boasts numerous attractions, like antique shops, art galleries, covered bridges, walking tours. It is also home to an attack-squirrel. This is the stuff of our own college nightmar ... More >>
Christmas cheer thankfully trumps the show's . . . intimacy. Pics by Chris, more below.Twin Sister/Blair/John K.
Friday, December 17
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Better Than: Taking Back Sunday's Extremely Emo Hanukkah
Join us as ethereal indie-rock crew Twin Sister hosts the best really aweso ... More >>
Happy Birthday's Kyle Thomas battles The Matrix. All photos by Georgia Kral.Happy Birthday
Tuesday, September 7
Better than: Actually bowling.
Ever seen a show at Brooklyn Bowl? Ever seen a free show at Brooklyn Bowl, when many people are there with no interest in seein ... More >>
Tonight will mark the launch of the second artisanal beef jerky company to officially plant its flag in New York's terra firma since the beginning of January. At or around 8 p.m., the folks behind SlantShack Jerky will offer the curious and hungry a chance to descend upon Bushwick to "meet ou ... More >>
It's Fat Tuesday, and while things are swinging in New Orleans, our streets are filled with snow and the local pickings are slim. The Lower Eastside Girls Club is having a Benefit Masquerade Ball; the Rodeo Bar holds its ever-lively Mardi Gras party, and Brooklyn's Union Hall is bringing some ... More >>
The 2009 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is out, purporting to show how citizens in each state in the union have been doing in terms of emotional and physical status. New York showed a net gain over last year of 0.3 points, from 64.7 to 65. No, we didn't notice, either.
The number is calc ... More >>
The Milk Truck's ham and cheese sandwich, with accompanying grease stains.
Given that a day scarcely seems to pass without some beloved, possibly downmarket childhood favorite getting an artisanal make-over and a truck to go with it, it was only a matter of time before the grilled cheese sand ... More >>