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Washington Square Hotel

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Clover Club and Flatiron Lounge Owner Julie Reiner: "There's No Faking It"

    In this interview, Flatiron Lounge (37 West 19th Street, 212-727-7741) and Clover Club (210 Smith Street, Brooklyn, 718-855-7939) owner Julie Reiner reveals her go-to cocktail, predicts what we'll be drinking next, and weighs in on the bartender/mixologist debate.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    The Best Posts of the Week!

    In case you missed it, our week in review: We launched a new drinks column with 10 awesome tips for wine rookies! After debating the future of food trucks, we got a taste of Colombian-style roast chicken, and discovered a funny new word.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Edible Garden On Top Of North Square Restaurant

    Talk about an extensive herb garden. Located on top of North Square Restaurant in the Washington Square Hotel, Jake's Edible Garden is an herb garden that has just sprouted and will be providing all the herbs for executive chef Yoel Cruz's dishes. The herbs, chilies, and tomatoes come from Oak Gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    It's Nice Out! Time to Picnic with These Packed Lunches

    flickr/19melissa68A-tisket a-tasket , a lovely wicker picnic basket​The weather might be wonky, fluctuating from cold to hot like a menopausal gal, but that just means you need to take advantage of the sunny day while you can. And the best way to do that would be with a picnic. Now that Fork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Ask the Critics: Where Should I Have Lunch Near NYU?

    Jenn and Tony Bot/FlickrIt's time to celebrate!​Coreen K. asks: I'm going to be visiting New York for my son's NYU graduation. Can you recommend some restaurants where we can have a nice but simple lunch near the campus? Dear Coreen: Well, first off, congratulations to your son for graduatin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Let's Play "Name Your Favorite Bob Dylan Song," Starring No Age, Robyn Hitchcock, DJ Rekha, Greg Dulli, And More

    Naturally, this record shows up quite a bit​As our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City winds down, we thought we'd reach out to a bunch of musicians with a simple question: What's your favorite Dylan song?

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Rock-Critic Pop Quiz #4: How Many '60s Bob Dylan Albums Can You Name?

    ​In the '70s and '80s, knowing Bob Dylan was one of the most crucial skills of being a good rock critic, right alongside "a smug sense of entitlement" and "snorting this whole table of blow." But how does he fare among a new generation of critics? For young rock writers, Bob is basically an in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Interview: Famed Bob Dylan Violinist Scarlet Rivera On The Chance NYC-Street Meeting That Changed Her Life

    "Fortunately, I didn't have too much time to think about it." ​Scarlet Rivera may well be the most famous post-Band musician to play behind Bob Dylan. Two reasons: a violin that stands out more than, say, even the most stylistic bass or drum set, and one hell of a story. In February 1976, Pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Here's Our "Bob Dylan In New York City" Video Series, Complete And Uncut

    ​So we've spent the week revisiting old Greenwich Village Bob Dylan landmarks, thanks to the tireless work of SOTC writer/interviewer Rob Trucks and video guru Jeremy Krinsley; they've dropped by the Gaslight, Jones Street, Cafe Wha?, and the Washington Square Hotel, among various other Dylano ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Week In Review: Bob Dylan Is Waiting In A Van Outside Your House

    Photo via Fred W. McDarrah, there from the start.​Yes, it was Dylan Week here at SOTC, a veritable orgy of Greenwich Village-scouring videos (with installments covering Cafe Wha?, Jones Street, the Gaslight, and Washington Square Hotel, or just enjoy the whole thing in one shot here), along wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Dylan's Voice Archive: Nobody Likes Him In His Hometown

    ​We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City with videos, artist tributes, and old Voice stories. Already we've seen a stage-crashing, fruit-throwing Mods vs. Rockers brawl at one of Dylan's early electric shows and a glowing review of the kinder, gentler Blo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    A Word From Todd Snider: What Would You Say If You Met Bob Dylan?

    "i'm hoping if i ever meet bob dylan that i don't end up pinned under a garage door."​To continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City, we've asked folk singer/jovial Renaissance Man Todd Snider for his thoughts on Dylan's legacy, and his intimidating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Bob Dylan In NYC, Day 3: Revisiting The Gaslight, The Village Gate, And More

    Try and guess which famous song Bob wrote at this spot while you enjoy one of the six best margaritas in New York City. Pic by Trucks.​All this week we're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in Manhattan; with Cafe Wha? and Jones Street behind us, day three of our video tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Bob Dylan's New York City: Why It Never Got Better Than 1961

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City, we're rolling out a host of essays, videos, old Voice clips, and assorted fanfare. Here, professor, author, and critic David Yaffe explains why 1961 was the year Dylan could never forget, and never duplicate. A simpler time ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Bob Dylan In NYC, Day 2: Revisiting Jones Street And 161 West 4th

    Tic Tac Toe wasn't there at the time, no. Pic by Trucks.​As Monday marked the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City, we move now to the second Jeremy Krinsley-helmed video in our week-long celebration. Today's tour stop features 161 West Fourth Street, the site of Dylan's fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Bob Dylan Arrived In New York City 50 Years Ago Today

    Photo by the incomparable Fred W. McDarrah/Getty Images​Bob Dylan's life is short on concrete facts and figures, very much by design, but the experts seem to agree on this one: The man born Robert Zimmerman arrived in NYC on January 24, 1961, exactly a half-century ago. He immediately started ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Bob Dylan In NYC: Revisiting Cafe Wha? And 94 MacDougal

    Pic by Trucks.​Today marks the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City: To celebrate, each day this week we'll be taking you to a different landmark integral to the half-century-old Bob-in-NYC story, hosted by the most deadpan voice-over guy in history (that'd be me) and filme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Dylan's Voice Archives: Mods And Rockers Face Off In An Epic Orgy Of Stage-Crashing And Fruit-Throwing

    ​We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City with videos, artist tributes, and old Voice stories about the man, the latter starting with this piece, first published on September 2, 1965, on the tension between Mods and Rockers at an early show during the divi ... More >>

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    November 16, 2004

    Brew Ho Ho

    Sud-slinging santas toast the season

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