Michael Feingold will return to chair the 2014 Village Voice Obie Awards -- Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's highest honor -- to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall.
By weaving together the stories behind New York City cocktail lair Employees Only and Westport, Connecticut, corner bar Dunvilles, director Douglas Tirola takes on the changing world of bartending and the rise of craft mixology in his recently released documentary Hey Bartender. And while the film f ... More >>
The award for most insufferable person of the week goes (not without a challenge) to the woman yelling at her Metro-North conductor, who calmly asked the customer to "keep it down and stop using profanity or to take it to the vestibule," according to the YouTube description. "Do you know what school ... More >>
Following the massive earthquake in Japan that damaged a major nuclear plant, radioactivity may be seeping into the country's food and water resources, a cancer risk for children and unborn babies. [Reuters] Florida has quietly adopted a McDonald's-backed measure to prevent cities from passi ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Here's further evidence that the conservation-of-energy principle applies to the Danny Meyer empire: Even when a restaurant closes, it isn't really lost; it just takes on a different form. Case in point: Two weeks after announcing Tabla's imminent shutter, the Union Square Hospitality Group h ... More >>
Bernie Madoff's liquidators have released a list of his official victims, which the Post obligingly makes public as a large pdf file. Look for your friends! Interestingly, a few people who'd previously told us they were Madoff victims don't appear on it. But Mets owner Fred Wilpon, and his company S ... More >>
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