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  • We Threw a Giant Beer Bash For All Our Friends in Brooklyn
    The beautiful old converted bank at Brooklyn's beautiful Skylight One Hanson transformed into New York's best beer event on October 12th for The Village Voice's Brooklyn Pour event. It featured over 100 beers from dozens of local, national, and international breweries. ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE...
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  • Mexican Summer Crams Five Years of Celebration Into Two Days
    Over the past five years, Mexican Summer has introduced (or helped to introduce) bands like Best Coast, Washed Out and Kurt Vile. On October 12th and 13th, to celebrate their five-year anniversary, they threw a concert at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, with Spiritualized, Ariel Pink,...
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  • Cortelyou at Twilight Lights Up Flatbush
    Last night, at the first-ever “Cortelyou at Twilight” fall celebration, sponsored by the Flatbush Development Corp, stores along Cortelyou Road between 17th Street and Coney Island Avenue stayed open late and offered discounts. Restaurants served complimentary snacks--roasted cauliflower with...
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  • Funky Dope Maneuvers Recounts The Rise of NYC Hip Hop
    Wish you could have been in NYC for the rise of hip-hip in the ’80s? On October 9th, photographer Ricky Powell (a/k/a the Fourth Beastie Boy) hosted “Funky Dope Maneuvers,” an exhibition and slideshow of New York and its legendary characters, including Run–D.M.C., the Beastie Boys back when...
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  • Drool With Us Over Fritzl's Lunch Box
    Fork in the Road has previously bestowed love on the burger and patio at Fritzl's Lunch Box (173 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn, 929-210-9531), but for this week's review, Hannah Palmer Egan heads out to the Irving Avenue restaurant to get the full picture. And she finds a spot less concerned with...
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  • A Visual Guide to Banksy's New York Residency
    In early October, elusive street artist/provocateur Banksy announced a month-long "residency" in New York. What does this mean? As the days go by and artworks are slowly revealed on the streets of New York, we are starting to get an idea. Read More: The Village Voice's Exclusive Interview With...
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  • Earl Sweatshirt Has His New York Moment
    On October 7th, Earl Sweatshirt brought The Doris Tour to New York (finally) and played the Bowery Ballroom. Photographs by Alexandria Ethridge and Laura June Kirsch.
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  • The Ten Best Restaurants on the Lower East Side
    Gentrification has been pretty thorough in the traditional immigrant stronghold of the Lower East Side, and for proof, you need only to look at the restaurants--trendy spots usurp long-held leases here all the time. But despite all the turnover that's happened in the last decade or so, several...
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  • Burning Plastic: Big Wheels Race Zooms Through Manhattan
    On October 10th, the NYC Great Big Wheels Race sped through Central Park Drive. Who said these kids toys were only for children? ALL PHOTOS BY CS MUNCY
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  • Exxxotica Expo Is The Most Naked Convention In The US (NSFW)
    Over the October 4th weekend, Nate "Igor" Smith went to Edison, New Jersey for the Exxxotica Expo, an annual adult entertainment convention. ALL PHOTOS BY NATE "IGOR" SMITH
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  • Joan Jett Cranks It Up At Santos Party House
    From Brittany Spanos: "Hey New York! What the fuck is with this feedback?!" Joan Jett became pretty angry early in her set. After blazing through two songs, Jett quickly made known what was fueling her ferocious energy. But her insistence on having the feedback fixed shows just how much...
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  • This Week in Film: October 4, 2013
    Zip through the film section of The Village Voice this week. Get even more New York City film coverage at and be sure to subscribe to the Voice Film Club podcast and follow @VoiceFilmClub on Twitter. (Go here to find NYC movie showtimes.)
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