Brownsville has been known for its boxers. Tough, relentless sluggers. The community takes pride in its old sons, passing down stories and memories, keeping the earliest stages of their legacies alive. The coaches for the Mo Better Jaguars -- subjects of this week's cover story -- lived at the cen ... More >>
Now it's Bergman and Bordeaux in the East Village
I've long thought of Edvard Munch's harrowing "The Scream" as his Home Alone painting. But Munch apparently liked it--so much that he made four of them! And someone else adores it too. One of the four "Screams" just sold for practically $120 million, which is way more than I've ever spent on art ... More >>
Martin Luther King and associates at the Durham, North Carolina, Woolworth's lunch counter after it had been closed by the company, February 16, 1960 Sometimes restaurants are good for more than just eating. In honor of Martin Luther King's birthday, Fork in the Road presents this collection of hi ... More >>
Shopping is even more fun when it's dirt-cheap, and when you're sure no one you know will be there to catch you hunting for bargains. Here are the five best department chains that appeal to my budgetary needs and kitsch taste.
We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City with videos, artist tributes, and old Voice stories. Already we've seen a stage-crashing, fruit-throwing Mods vs. Rockers brawl at one of Dylan's early electric shows and a glowing review of the kinder, gentler Blo ... More >>
I'll start. Big Enchilada. First, the branch on 28th Street shuttered, and I recently noticed that the one on 12th Street has said adios as well, tragically enough.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 5, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 37 Interview with a Stripper By John Wilcock While working on a magazine piece recently I encountered Libby Jones, a statuesque blonde with a college degree (B.A. in English lit., University of Washington) who ma ... More >>
Is there a stranger location for a day-care in New York? Don't bet on it
Phyllis Rodriguez lost her son at the World Trade Center. And then she found the mother of Zacarias Moussaoui.
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Clinton Does the Democratic Primaries
Thrift Shopping in Williamsburg
Dawn Powell's Village
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Treasure Hunting on 14th Street
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