• Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Howard Smith, Legendary Voice Writer, Dead at 77

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Q&A: Michael Ernest Sweet Discusses The Human Fragment and What He Hates About Digital Photography

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Anthony Hennis, Father of Dead 16-Month-Old Antiq Hennis, Sought In Connection with a 3 Train Robbery

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Two Men Arrested in Connection with Shooting Death of One-Year-Old in Brownsville

    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.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    La Villita Forced to Close in Williamsburg

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Q&A: Jesse Malin Looks Back On His Friendship With Joey Ramone

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    After Two Losses, Liberal Media Declares Obama Doomed

    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 >>

  • Theater

    November 8, 2005

    Brava, Dementia!

    As Florence Foster Jenkins, Judy Kaye makes Souvenir something to remember, all right