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  • Fast Food Workers March for a $15/Hour Wage
    Employees of New York's fast food restaurants, some who earn about $8 an hour, marched on Thursday in conjunction with New York City Council members and community organizers to raise awareness for a living wage -- the rally crya was for $15 an hour. Words and photos by Natalie Fertig for the...
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  • The Daptone Super Soul Revue at the Apollo
    The first of a three-night stay at the Apollo Theater for the artists of Daptone Records, a weekend dubbed the "Daptone Super Soul Revue" kicked off on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Photos by Sachyn Mital for the Village Voice. See also: Feature story: The Artists on Brooklyn's Daptone Label to...
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  • New Yorkers Protest the 'No Indictment' Decision in Eric Garner Death
    Crowds protesting a Staten Island grand jury's decision to not indict an NYPD officer over the death of Eric Garnder on Wednesday blocked traffic on the West Side Highway, in midtown, and on the Brooklyn and Queensboro bridges as part of a massive protest of a grand jury's decision not to...
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  • November 2014 in New York City Photos
    Here's a sampling of the Voice's November 2014 photos -- whether provocative, amusing, sort of sad, or just useful in telling a story, these image stuck with us. A warning: Some images may not be safe for work. (We did venture to porn convention in New Jersey after all.) As usual, click the...
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  • GWAR Shoot Fake Blood All Over New York City
    GWAR, Corrosion of Conformity, and American Sharks brought with them riffs, growls and fake blood to Irving Plaza on Sunday, November 30, 2014. Before the show new vocalist Vulvatron told us about New York: "You have some nice bits of architecture and some delicious spots in which to imbibe...
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  • New Yorkers Protest the Ferguson Shooting Judgment
    On Monday, November 24, about 500 people gathered in Union Square to await the announcement of a grand jury decision in Missouri over the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18, by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. When the expected news came, shouts of "no indictment" and "shut it...
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  • The Final Show at Death by Audio
    The DIY music scene in north Brooklyn continues to see its venues close. On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Death By Audio (49 S. 2nd St.) hosted its last show in a seven-year run as a DIY space in Williamsburg. Grooms, JEFF the Brotherhood, A Place to Bury Strangers, and Lightning Bolt performed...
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  • Transgender Day of Remembrance at City Hall
    The New York City Council’s LGBT Caucus held its Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil and World AIDS Day event on Thursday, November 20, at City Hall on November 20 2014. The NYCC remembered those who have been lost to anti-transgender violence and disease with speeches, lit candles and a...
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  • Scenes from our Holiday Spirits Tasting Event
    The Village Voice hosted its second-annual "Holiday Spirits" tasting event aboard the Hornblower Infinity cruise ship, featuring more than 25 distilleries, wineries & more from New York City and beyond, as attendees sampled drinks and small bites during the cruise around New York Harbor. Photos...
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  • The 2014 Brooklyn Chili Takedown
    Sunday marked the annual return of the Brooklyn Chili Takedown, which went on this year at the Bell House in Gowanus. Matt Timms, originator of the Takedowns series of food cook-offs that now includes bacon, cookies, mac & cheese, ice cream, and more, has seen his idea spread to other U.S....
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  • The 10 Best New Restaurants in NYC, 2014 Edition
    Our Best of NYC 2014 issue divulges more than 350 things that we love about this city. More than 100 of those are related to food and drink, including our Best New Restaurant. In order to bestow that award, we had to first cull a short list of our favorite places to have opened in the last...
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  • Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 2014
    The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival attracts some of the best DJ's and tastemakers in the global EDM scene -- from longtime collaborators DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, to new acts like London's Billon, to those who are hitting their stride, like Little Boots. We were at the Music Hall of...
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