"H. Smith" is a designation that spans two drawers and more than a foot of hand-typed index cards in the Village Voice card catalogue. The cards say things like: 1. Anglomania among German rock groups 2. Never trust the Transit Authority 3. David Krotz publishes "How to Hide Almost Anything" 4. Iv ... More >>
If you've ever been photographed by Michael Ernest Sweet, there's a good chance you wouldn't know it. With his pocket-size Ricoh GR in one hand, he scans the streets for a target, snaps his photo without using the viewfinder, and moves on in the blink of an eye. "It's like I'm a ninja," he told us v ... More >>
Anthony Hennis and his younger brother are being sought by police for robbing passengers at a 3 train stop in Brownsville. Hennis, whose 16-month-old son Antiq Hennis was shot and killed September 1 with a bullet meant for his father, reportedly snatched a watch off a teen's arm on the train with th ... More >>
Two men have been arrested for shooting killing a one-year-old boy in a gangland dispute with the boy's father. The two men were taken into custody in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the same day of 16-month-old Antiq Hennis's funeral. The suspects are awaiting extradition to New York.
La Villita, a Mexican bakery on the corner of Grand Street and Bedford Avenue, was forced to close at the end of February after the landlord raised the rent from $5,000 to $10,000. The GW News learned the bakery closed on Feb. 28 after 17 years in business. Owner Alfonso Sosa and his family ran the ... More >>
Joey Ramone would have been 60 years old on May 19. This week, in celebration of the birthday of the Queens-born gone-too-soon punk legend, Sound of the City will run a series of features on his life and his legacy. via MySpaceJesse Malin at Joey Ramone's Birthday Bash in 2008.Talk on the ph ... More >>
Republicans won two governors' races, which is characterized by the press (customarily known as the liberal media) as a "sweep." "GOP sweeps gov races," says Politico. "Christie win completes GOP gubernatorial sweep," says CNN. "McDonnell Leads GOP Sweep," says the Roanoke Times. "GOP Sweep," says ... More >>
As Florence Foster Jenkins, Judy Kaye makes Souvenir something to remember, all right