Winter Weather

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    What's Happening This Week: Galette des Rois, The King's Birthday Dinner, Wine: A Tasting Course, and Taste of Haiti

    With winter storm Hercules in the history books, bundling up and braving the cold seems a bit more manageable -- at least until tomorrow, when temperatures drop again. Don't go stir crazy; head out to one of these tasty events.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Rai Rai Ken's Curry Ramen, Our Cheap Eat of the Day

    Curry ramen at Rai Rai Ken (214 East 10th Street, 212-477-7030), $9.50 It's soup weather -- warm up with a bowl of ramen.

  • Voice Choices

    August 21, 2013


    Get your shine on in the park

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    It's Groundhog Day! It's Groundhog Day! It's...

    Yes, it is Groundhog Day again, which means that across the country, many small rodents are delivering their verdicts on whether we will have six more weeks of "winter." The most famous groundhog authority, Punxsutawney Phil, has seen his shadow and is reporting that we will indeed have six more w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Man Loses 16 Pounds on the Patented Coors Light Snowdrift Diet

    ​In a TRUE STORY that surely has the makers of Coors Light peeing themselves in glee (or pouring Coors Lights down their pants?), a 52-year-old man named Clifton Vial survived being stranded in his Toyota in an Alaskan snowdrift for three days in negative-degree temperatures, with no cell serv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2011

    Yes, That is October Snow

    The above video was taken in Midtown Manhattan this morning, and it shows the unseasonal weather that is going to ruin your Saturday. Consider it karmic retribution after you laughed off Hurricane Irene. Nice going, smart ass.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Another Snowstorm on the Way for NYC?; More Protests in Tunisia; Mike Bloomberg Gives State of the City

    ​Good morning! It's another gray day, but hang in there -- it should clear up by afternoon. Of course, there's also another snowstorm on the way, which could pan out as either a light brush...or a major snow event for New York by Friday. Currently snowfall potential is "highly uncertain." We'l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Riding Fresh Powder in the Five Boroughs

    warren lynn via Flickr​Tuesday night's not-quite-apocalyptic snowfall blanketed the city with up to 10 inches of snow, and while the last big storm wreaked havoc on the city, New Yorkers were ready and waiting for iteration two. This time we dusted off our sleds.

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Happy New Year!

    What can we say? It's been a blast. Stay safe and away from dirty piles of melting snow, don't do anything we would (or wouldn't) do, depending on your own personal style and previous criminal history, and above all, ENJOY. We'll see all of y'all in 2011!

  • Voice Choices

    November 24, 2010


    Going to church has never been so fun

  • Voice Choices

    May 4, 2010


    The Golden Palominos reunite for Electric Literature

  • Voice Choices

    March 16, 2010


    Spend an evening with Black Clock magazine

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    OMG! Snow Still Snowing! Maybe 16 Inches! Filler Filler Filler

    ​It took a break for a while, but like Jason in the Friday the 13th movies it came back meaner than ever. Now we're told the snow may get as high as 16 inches. A lot of people still went to work, but we're already hearing about employees being sent home early. Some of us, alas, can't stop. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yes In My Backyard: Download Werewolves' "Dora Gerson" MP3

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Recently, we've given you the Beets' "Don't Fit In My Head" and the exclusive video for Motel Motel's "Coffee" Brooklyn's Werewolves brandish psych textures like weapons. Black Mountaineers without the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    A High-Fiber Breakfast

    Looks pretty damn good, right? And who doesn't love a traditional hot breakfast of bacon, eggs, and toast? But look a bit closer to discover that the breakfast is a knitted one, more suited to covering your ass in cold weather than sliding down your gullet. This mercery masterpiece was created by a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Our Man Sietsema Digs Motorino

    This week, Our Man Sietsema is at Motorino, which he praises for being more affordable and less pretentious than other pizza temples. Though inspired by Naples pizza, Motorino's pies are cooked in a wood-burning oven that dominates the room (making the premises especially cozy in cold weather). Stip ... More >>

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