The fourth annual Chili Takedown took place on Sunday, February 8. Entries included Thai Fusion Chili, Japanese ox tail curry chili, and the winner, "Whore Mel," which included fried polenta con queso and fried jalepeño chips.
On Friday, February 6, RedBull sponsored a professional snowboarding competition on the East River that featured Anthrax (with a guest appearance by Chuck D) and a snowboarding ramp ten shipping containers tall. The winner took home $50k.
The Idiotarod is one of the rare New York events that combines uninhibited public drinking, elaborately designed shopping carts, sinister "sabotage" plots (think: bowling balls and chains), good natured cops with bolt cutters, and a cutthroat sprint across the city.
Robert Redford, Paris Hilton, Ashton Kutcher cavorted around Park City, Utah during another year of high-profile premieres, green fairies, and David Archuleta cameos. Also, our film critic's coverage of Sundance.
Brooklyn's immensely likable clap-punk blast live in Williamsburg, in a railroad flat near the endlessly whooshing BQE ("our ocean"). Their new record is called Grand, an 11-song spectacular named after the street where they've lived for four and a half years. They invited us to their home to...
Once a month, Choice Cunts takes place at the Kalli Lounge in Williamsburg. Last time, the monthly party met with some genuine bar-brawlingójust another night in the life of everybody's favorite "raw party for rare queers."