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  • New York Remembers Adam Yauch
    On May 4, New York lost one of its own when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch lost his fight with cancer. Yauch, also known as MCA, helped put Brooklyn hip-hop on the map before making his name as a humanitarian, filmmaker, and elder statesman of the genre. Over the weekend, New York paused to remember...
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  • PHOTOS: Our 10 Best Sichuan Restaurants in NYC
    The intrepid Robert Seitsema has tried spicy Sichuan dishes all over New York and has listed his favorites, just for you. He writes: "When Sichuan sailed into town in the '70s, it was spelled Szechuan and the food was a pale evocation of one of China's foremost regional cuisines. If chili oil...
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  • OWS Takes Over New York for May Day
    Whether or not you believe Occupy Wall Street's May Day protests were a make-or-break moment for the movement, one thing is unquestionable: they made a lot of noise. Protests spread across the city and Voice reporters were there to capture it all. Check out our coverage of the day's events, as...
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  • Is New York's Best Dim Sum at Aquaduct Race Track?
    Racetracks usually conjure up images of lonely men betting their last dollars, not tasty dim sum. Genting Palace, located at Aqueduct Racetrack, defies the norm and offers some of New York's best dim sum--and it's walking distance from the ponies. Robert Sietsema reviewed this odd eatery for...
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  • Gathering of the Juggalos Days 1 & 2: It Begins... (NSFW)
    On August 8-12, the quiet hamlet of Cave-in-Rock, Illinois transformed into the wildest, most insane carnival in the history of the world. That's right, that means the Gathering of the Juggalos. Naturally, the Village Voice was there and we brought you back all these wonderful...
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  • Eoto and Shpongle Get Down at Roseland Ballroom
    Michael Travis and Jason Hann, originally from String Cheese Incident, birthed Eoto out of their shared love of Electronic dance music. Eoto loops live drums, guitars, keys, and vocals and then remixes the sounds and re-samples on the fly, with out a script or safety-net. Shpongle is Simon...
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  • Grip It and Rip It: Arm Wrestling Champs Duke it Out
    On April 28, the Village Pourhouse hosted the White Castle 35th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships. Contestants tested their mettle (and radiuses and ulnas) against each other to find out who would be crowned New York's King and Queen of Arms. ALL PHOTOS BY...
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  • House of Field's Global Warming Sunset BBQ
    House of Field threw a kick-off to summer BBQ on the rooftop lounge at 230 5th Avenue on Sunday, April 29. The bash was in celebration of the warm weather and their store's new location on Bowery. The guests also joined to toast to the legendary stylings of Patricia Field. The BBQ was cookin'...
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  • Choice C*nts, April 2012 Edition
    The ladies of Choice NYC partied to the top 500 hits of the '90s this past April 27 at Drom in the East Village. Photos by Maro Hagopian.
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  • NYC honors Gran Fondo Cyclists For Bike Month
    On April 30, New York City Council Member Jim Gennaro and fellow council members honored here to learn more and register.
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  • Boom or Doom: The Faces of Fracking
    America's hydraulic fracturing gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation. Read "Fracking: Boom or Doom" by Denise Grollmus. Photographs by Mark Hewko.
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  • Gathering of the Juggalos Day 3: Wild Friday (NSFW)
    Friday, August 10th brought exactly what you'd expect from a day at the Gathering of the Juggalos: Nudity, bare-knuckle boxing, an announcement that ICP are suing the FBI, and roller skate tug-of-war over a kiddie pool full of thumbtacks. You know, the usual. More: Gathering of the Juggalos...
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