It's official: New York City is brewing in every borough. Thanks to the recent opening of Flagship Brewing Company (40 Minthorne Street, Staten Island) on Staten Island, now even residents of "the forgotten borough" can enjoy truly local beer. Headed up by three SI natives, the brewery aims to becom ... More >>
The City Council today announced the key figures who will be charged with dividing up the city into new districts based on Census data. It's the next redistricting frontier! The announcement of the Council's appointments comes on the same day that important news broke in the statewide redistrict ... More >>
What's new on Staten Island? Well, there's this guy, Jovan Ming, from West Brighton. After fleeing from the cops being in a car that fled police this summer in summer 2007 and getting put up on drug charges, he was arrested in connection with a September 9 shooting in his neighborhood and charged w ... More >>
Breaking the outer limits
Twitpic by aturkel. Hurrah, the Queer Issue! So what's the new thing? "The lipstick lesbian has given way to a new butch..." Double hurrah! The "power lesbian" paradigm has apparently shifted toward the model of Rachel Maddow, whose "androgynous sensuality," some guy from a fashion magazine says, ... More >>
PS 110, Greenpoint was humming at 7 a.m.; twenty-minute wait. Big lines at Miss Heather's polling place, too. In Harlem the lines are "up the block." "Down the block and around in corner," said a voter in Crown Heights. "My god," said a volunteer in Bensonhurst, "So busy for first thing in the mor ... More >>
“The forgotten fifth borough. The Cultural Void. Home of the world-famous ferry, the world’s largest garbage dump, and the world’s largest collection of identical people..." That's the opening description of Staten Island in Fresh Kills, the recent first novel by Bill Loehfelm, a native of t ... More >>
Pratt students invent the next New Yorkfor real.