• Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Why You Should Go Dine in Westchester, Per Martha Stewart

    Before hungry revelers at the Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival braved wet sand to sample ample mouthfuls of Martha Stewart's impolite blue cheese and raw onion sliders, America's mogul hostess sat above the fray inside Caesars, setting down her Scala straw hat long enough to discuss the abundance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Here's a Tasty Day Trip to Hastings-on-Hudson

    In this Summer Fridays series, we'll outline good eats in good locations just outside of New York City. If you're lucky enough to have summer Fridays at your place of work, consider this your road map to good eats off the beaten path. Although "the River Towns of Westchester" sounds like a place wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Food Workers' Union Authorizes a Strike of Stop & Shop Grocery Stores in the New York City Metro Area

    If you haven't done your grocery shopping yet, now might be the time to stock up. On Monday at roughly 7:30 p.m., workers of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1500 authorized a strike of Stop & Shop supermarket, which employs 5,500 workers represented by the union. The strike would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Tornado Watch in Effect For New York City

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for New York City, effective until 5 p.m. Monday. Meteorologists are predicting heavy rain, gusty winds, thunderstorms, and potential tornado action across a stretch of New York state. Counties affected include Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cayuga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Jones Wood Foundry's Jason Hicks Lays Out Tips, Tricks, and Favorite NYC Restaurant

    Part one of my interview with Jones Wood Foundry's Jason Hicks covers the chef's history, vision, and philosophy. Here in part two, he divulges tips for home cooks, reveals some of his favorite cooking tools, and names some of his favorite restaurants in the city.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    The 10 Best (Real) Farm-to-Table Restaurants in NYC

    At this point, the farm-to-table-buzzword craze has largely subsided, and that restaurateurs and chefs find ways to thoroughly integrate the locavore ethic into their kitchens is not so much an exception as it is a rule. Still, there's a difference between adding a few token Greenmarket ingredients ... More >>

  • Art

    April 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    It's Time To End The Electoral College

    That's the theme of this editorial in The Nation, and I have to agree that a change in the system would be most welcome. It's kind of bizarre to know that a candidate won after getting a certain number of electoral votes, and not even have to ask if they got a majority of the popular votes. In 200 ... More >>

  • Music

    July 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    This Week in The Voice: Julie Delpy Rocks New York

    This week in the Voice, out today, Karina Longworth talks with Julie Delpy about her film career, writing of Delpy's third writing/directing/starring effort: "A film about a neurotic creative navigating tricky issues of love and domesticity in Manhattan, featuring a protagonist who intermittently we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    This Week In The Voice: Westchester's Punk Planet; WEMP's Discovery Mission

    In this week's Village Voice, out now: Nick Murray dives into the history of the Westchester punk scene; and I look at the new-music mission of the recently rebirthed 101.9 FM, a.k.a. "New Rock 101.9," a.k.a. the former WRXP.

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Westchester Punk: Flyers Of The 914

    In this week's issue, we headed north to tell the story Westchester's punk rock scene from the mid '90s into the late aughts. Here, find a collection of flyers advertising local shows, courtesy of Morgan Storm's Allison Gray and the Genuine Imitations' Dave Haack. Note the opener in slide 6—it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Lamb Dishes

    Will the gloriously squishy sheep testicles at Kavkaz make the cut? Lamb is the meat of the hour. While many Americans used to eschew the flesh as "too strongly flavored," most New York diners now proclaim its mildly assertive flavor as "just right." Of course, when you're talking about namby-pamb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    NY Lifts Ban on Burying Human Ashes in Pet Cemeteries, to Pet Lovers' Delight

    ​New York state has OK'd the burying of human ashes in pet cemeteries, reversing a ban put in place earlier this year. According to an AP report, the decision comes after one lawyer's campaign to honor the wishes of her late uncle, who wanted to be buried next to his wife and their two dogs. O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    NYC's Most Perfect Pork Cutlet at Katsuhama

    The mortar contains seeds to be ground up for a do-it-yourself pork cutlet sauce. In the '80s, the area around Grand Central Station was dotted with single-specialty Japanese restaurants -- much like many back in Japan -- which catered to the Japanese businessmen then ubiquitous in Midtown, believ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Did You Vote in the General Election? Polls Open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Today

    ​Did you know that today is the general election? Find out your polling site, and if you're eligible to vote, by calling (866) 868-3692, or by going to the City of New York Board of Elections site. You can also download a sample ballot there. NY Capitol News indicates some races to watch, in W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    How to Use Your iPhone in Westchester

    Here is a fellow casually talking on his old-world landline, which is attached to his new-world iPhone. Remember landlines, how good they felt next to your ear, how solid and sturdy and there? We were so young and innocent then! Don't you want to relive those days? This guy does.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    A Goy in Wonderland

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 25, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 21 A goy in wonderland By Joe Flaherty The lamentable thing about life is that it is devoid of fanfare. Man's odyssey more times than not is heralded by a kazoo rather than a trumpet. The spiritual milest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Lauren Bacall Checks Into a Nursing Home?

    ​ That's what a source just told me.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    New York City "UFOs" May Have Been Caused by Something So Banal as an Engagement Party

    ​According to a group of elementary school kids from the Milestone School in Mount Vernon, those unidentified flying objects sighted over Chelsea last afternoon that had everybody all worked up are actually just escapee balloons from their teacher's engagement party, the Daily News reports. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Animal v. Human: Who Will Win in the Battle of New York City Domination?

    ​New York City. If it's not the raccoons, it's the coyotes,  geese, sewer gators, rats, bedbugs, or the dangerous fornicating opossums. The New York Post reveals that city officials decided to try to fuck with biology by introducing the rat-tailed marsupials into Brooklyn a few years ago to r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Van Leeuwen, Rickshaw Among Food Trucks That Will Park Outside of Tavern on the Green

    The party continues outside of Tavern on the Green.​One day, Tavern on the Green may well become another restaurant, but until then, the city has chosen a few food trucks to park outside of it.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Kid Delivers Smackdown to Crazed Coyote

    via New York Post​We all wonder, now and again: When faced with a crisis, how would we act? Would we do the brave, dangerous thing, regardless of our own safety, or would we scream like a little girl and flee? In the case of Eric Mandel, a 14-year-old Westchester boy, the brave thing involved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Philippe Bertineau Is the New Chef at Balthazar; 'Bear' Tom Colicchio Slated to Ride in L.A. Gay Pride

    ​Philippe Bertineau has been named the new head chef at Balthazar. He previously helmed the kitchen at now-defunct patisserie, Payard. [Nation's Restaurant News] Richard Gere's Westchester B&B, The Bedford Post Inn, is losing executive chef Brian Lewis, following the departure of pastry chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    New York's Wild Kingdom Is Going Batshit: Child-Eating Coyotes, Rabid Racoons, Sexin' Birds

    via the Daily News​Animals have gone wild! New York's furry and feathered are suddenly acting like the worst of humans. Good thing they can't speak or give the finger because they'd be shit-talking like Mel Gibson and flipping off women and children like uncouth New Jersey drivers on Fourth of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2010

    Over 230,000 Without Power in NY Area After Northeast Storm

    A northeast storm which knocked out power to almost half a million homes yesterday has left almost a quarter of a million Con Ed customers in Westchester and New York (live outage map), LIPA customers on Long Island (live outage map), and Orange and Rockland Utility customers in the Hudson Valley (l ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 23, 2010


    Race to the top of 30 Rock

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    The Sad State of Fashion Week's Celebs

    Photo by David Wentworth​Because there are so very many channels on the tube and so many reality shows on them bursting with "famous" cast members, a typical invite to a Fashion Week show is generally something like: "You are invited to the Fall showing of Patchouli Jones, Make Me a Designer' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Wine Enthusiast Follows Our Lead, Names Top 25 Beers

    Things people like: beer and lists​The end of the year (and the decade) approaches, and with it, the season of lists, lists, and more lists. Maybe the folks at Wine Enthusiast were inspired by Our 10 Best Beers feature--the magazine has just rolled out its picks for the 25 best beers they tast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    PD Roundup: Nut Kill, Suicide, Coverup, Cameras Cleared

    Lots of cops in the news today. Yesterday officers tried rubber bullets and tasers on knife-wielding, deranged Mauricio Jacques yesterday, and when that did not dissuade him from his stated mission to kill his wife and children, the cops shot him dead. Also this weekend, a cop shot at his cop wife ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Candidates for Council, Comptroller, DA Pitch at VID

    Democratic candidates for city council seats in districts 1, 2, and 3, district attorney, and comptroller came to the Village Independent Democrats last night to make their cases, under strict time limits and with screened questioning, for the venerable club's endorsement. In District 1: Pete Gle ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 18, 2009


    The Gotham Girls roll out a new season

  • News

    February 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Wayne Barrett: How Shelly Silver Made His Pal Chief Judge

    This week's Village Voice doesn't hit streets until tomorrow morning, but for our Runnin' Scared readers, we're offering tomorrow's cover story a day early. This one should rock Albany: our Wayne Barrett details state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's step-by-step scheme to boost his old LES pal Jon ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2008

    The NYPD Rips Up Rappers

    Rebel Diaz and their hip-hop politics run afoul of the cops

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Early Answering Machines

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 23, 1958, Vol. III, No. 39 A Matter of Record By John Wilcock A few weeks ago I installed one of those recording devices on my telephone—the Bell system rents them for $12.50 a month—and since then I've been having a great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2008

    The Fun Stuff: Puntastic Headlines and Wacky Stories

    With all the doom-and-gloom and scandal, it's nice that the tabloids are still providing us with entertaining headlines and random stories that give us something to chat about around the water cooler. Here are a few of today's favorites. Headlines "Pizza man: I made a lot of phony dough" (Post, a W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006

    Donate Your Steel!

    Maybe we could use Legos instead?(FCR) Like a juggler who's finally put all his balls in the air, New York City's development rage hit full-speed this week with the approval of the Atlantic Yards project. The massive arena and residential complex joins Yankee Stadium, the new Mets stadium, all the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2005

    Bronx Sites Say Turnout Is Good

    Simply put, Fernando Ferrer's chances today live in the Bronx—in the dusty-brown apartment high-rises and the neat middle class row houses of the borough that raised him from Fox Street to the doorstep of City Hall. At polling places off the borough's Third Avenue spine, reports at mid-morning ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2004

    A Dream Deferred

    The kids of immigrants find there's no straight path to American success

  • NYC Life

    November 23, 2004
  • News

    May 25, 2004

    Goodbye, Columbus

    I am wearing shorts, a tank top, and flip-flops. You will see why this is relevant.

  • NYC Life

    November 25, 2003
  • News

    October 31, 2000


    Local Races

  • News

    March 14, 2000

    Mind Body Spirit: Walk on the Mild Side

    Enjoy the outdoors, preserve trails, visit historic sites, and relax!

  • News

    January 4, 2000

    Millennial Matchup

    Zany and Historical Factors That Will Make Rudy or Hill a Winner 

  • Long Island Voice

    November 23, 1999
  • News

    May 18, 1999

    Train Runs Over Rudy

    Mayor Stands Up For City, Gets Clobbered By Runaway Commuter Tax Cut

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