It’s very hard to watch the video about foie gras from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and not conclude that you should lay off fatty liver. But Hudson Valley is only about two hours from the city, so Voice writer Sarah DiGregorio went to go see whether foie gras was torture fo...
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.