These are the best jazz shows in NYC in July.
Part of the crew of younger, rawer house producers New York and its environs have been flaunting to the world of late, DJ Qu--born Ramon Quezada in New Jersey--has lately come into high demand in Europe. He still lives in Jersey, though, and he's been playing out since the early '90s. Beginni ... More >>
Despite fresh pushback from some top conservatives, the longstanding rightblogger obsession with Barack Obama's birth certificate has not abated. Even as prominent rightwing columnists and politicians tried to talk down the birther surge exacerbated by the Donald Trump campaign, the notion that O ... More >>
Tune in Thursday night for the "serious" part of the program. Pic by Piotr.Francesco Tristano Cielo Monday, January 31 Better Than: Your favorite cover band In a world where playlists and MP3 blogs have erased genre borders, the existence of a 29-year-old Julliard-trained concert pianist wh ... More >>
Macaron ParlourThe Macaron Parlour's black truffle macaron.The Hester Street Fair writes in to tell us of a couple of new additions to the market this weekend: White Slab Palace (home of the vengeful caribou) will team up with Light & Savory (a new vegan/kosher catering company) to create the ... More >>
After years of producing cheap, bad wine, Chinese winemakers are creating high-end offerings, catering to a an increasingly affluent and sophisticated Chinese consumer. [Wall Street Journal] Christie's has announced it will auction Pablo Picasso's portrait, "The Absinthe Drinker," for betwee ... More >>
Al Jazeera English, which can be found on Youtube, has pretty incredible international food coverage, including a series called Street Food--in-depth, 10 minute stories on cultural foodways from Fez to Sicily to Jamaica. Check out the story about Zanzibar, which revolves around the history of the s ... More >>
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