• Dapper Duds at the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride After Party
    September 26 at 3:15 p.m. by Nate 'Igor' Smith

    Forget head-to-toe Harley-wear — these motorcyclists wear suits. The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride brought sartorially minded bikers together in tweed, ties, and (yes) leather, too. The Voice caught up with these dapper riders at the JANE…

  • The Britanys Take Over Brooklyn Bazaar
    September 26 at 12:35 p.m. by Nicole Fara Silver

    The Voice spent some time with lo-fi wonders The Britanys when they played at Brooklyn Bazaar on Saturday, September 24, opening for Ted Leo. Here's a peek at the action both during the show and behind the scenes. Photos by Nicole Fara Silver…

  • Hundreds March to Demand Shut Down of Rikers Island
    September 26 at 10:46 a.m. by JB Nicholas

    Not much has changed since the federal government declared that a "deep-seated culture of violence" prevailed on Rikers Island. While Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Correction Department Commissioner Joseph Ponte have pledged reform,  hundreds of…


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  • Brews Galore at Brooklyn Pour 2016
    September 26 at 9 a.m. by Sasha Gitin

    The Village Voice brought more than 65 breweries from around the country to Greenpoint over the weekend for the sixth annual Brooklyn Pour. This celebration of all things hoppy, malty, and sudsy showcased over 125 different beers, ciders, hard…

  • Kind of a Big Dill: Scenes From Lower East Side Pickle Day
    September 25 at 10:45 p.m. by Chona Kasinger

    Hundreds came out to a closed-off stretch of Orchard Street on Sunday afternoon to celebrate their love of pickles at this year's annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. From an animated dancing pickle posing with attendees to a home pickling contest…

  • Partying Like It's 1599 at the Medieval Festival
    September 19 at 11:30 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    For one day every September at Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan's Inwood neighborhood, the bright greenery surrounding the Met's Cloisters extension is turned into a Renaissance festival featuring hundreds of knights, jesters, jousters, maidens, and…

  • Competition Gets Fierce at San Gennaro's Annual Cannoli Eating Contest
    September 17 at 10:30 a.m. by Chona Kasinger

    The annual San Gennaro cannoli eating contest returned early Friday afternoon after a year off. The objective? Ten competitors were given eight minutes to scarf as many full-sized Ferrara cannolis as possible.  Congrats go to current Guinness…

  • Long Lines and Photographers Galore: The Scene Outside NYFW Shows
    September 16 at 10:15 a.m. by Christian Hansen

    After eight straight days of sartorial splendor, the penultimate day of New York Fashion Week was no less packed with runway shows around the city. There were long lines of people hoping to get into the shows seen alongside photographers angling to…

  • Here's a Look Inside This Year's 'Secret' Diner en Blanc Party
    September 16 at 9:15 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    Fashion standards may decree that one never wear white after Labor Day, but more than 5,000 New Yorkers ignored that memo yesterday as they descended upon Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park for the sixth annual Diner en Blanc. The guests — who were…

  • It Was Mayhem Outside of Kith's New York Fashion Week Debut
    September 14 at 2:15 p.m. by Christian Hansen

    Ronnie Feig showed his first-ever New York Fashion Week collection, dubbed "Kithland" experience. As one of NYFW's most anticipated debuts this season (even Bella Hadid showed up), the scene outside was equal parts hectic... and hip. Photos by…

  • The Faces of Bushwig 2016
    September 12 at 9:11 p.m. by Maro Hagopian

    The Voice got up close and personal with the folks at Bushwig over the weekend.  Photos by Maro Hagopian for the Village Voice

  • Photos: Surfing Hermine's Huge, Illicit Waves in the Rockaways
    September 12 at 2 p.m. by Allen Ying

    When forecasts showed that Tropical Storm Hermine would bring eleven-foot waves and 40 mph winds to the Rockaways last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio had a message for anyone who might interpret the weather as an opportunity. “I say it to surfers.…

  • Chromat's New York Fashion Week SS17 After Party Makes a Splash
    September 10 at 8:30 p.m. by Maro Hagopian

    After showing at NYFW, Chromat hosted a pool party at Le Bain, featuring DJ sets by JUBILEE, Lauren Flax, and DatKat.  Photography by Maro Hagopian for the Village Voice

  • Cloak and Dagger: Huge Coats and Drapey Dresses Are In This Season
    September 8 at 2 p.m. by Cheryl Dunn

    Cozy up with this season’s oversize apparel — from Nineties-style dad coats and drapey dresses to sky-high platforms. Photos by Cheryl Dunn for the Village Voice

  • The Agony and the Ecstasy of Yeezy Season 4
    September 8 at 10:30 a.m. by Christian Hansen

    The Milgram experiments, which began in 1961 at Yale, studied human's willingness to inflict pain on other people. The experimenters instructed subjects to administer high-voltage shocks on another participant — that participant was, in fact, an…

  • Photos: Was This the Final J'Ouvert?
    September 6 at 9:15 a.m. by Christian Hansen

    Despite city officials doubling the amount of police and drastically increasing the amount of security measures, two people were killed celebrating J'ouvert early Monday morning. Tyreke Borel, 17, and Tiarah Poyau, 22, were both fatally shot during…

  • DollyPalooza Was Just as Fabulous as You'd Expect
    September 6 at 9 a.m. by Jena Cumbo

    The annual extravaganza DollyPalooza: An Epic Fan Tribute to Dolly Parton took over Le Poisson Rouge, filling the place with plenty of big hair, performances, and an overwhelming love for the Smoky Mountain Songbird. Photos by Jena Cumbo for…

  • The Faces of the West Indian Day Parade
    September 6 at 8:15 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    The annual West Indian Day Parade brought out thousands of revelers along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on September 5, 2016. Photos by B.A. Van Sise for the Village Voice

  • EDM Lovers Go Wild at Electric Zoo 2016
    September 4 at 9:30 a.m. by Sachyn Mital

    On Saturday at Electric Zoo Wild Island, Steve Aoki's record label Dim Mak celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a stage dedicated to its artists (including 3Lau and Rain Man). Aoki himself closed out the night on that stage while Tiësto was…

  • The Faces of Full Moon Music Festival
    August 22 at 12:44 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    The sixth Full Moon Music Festival brought thousands of stylish music lovers to Governors Island over the weekend. Twelve artists — including SBTRKT, Santigold, Pusha T, Lolawolf, and more — performed throughout the two-day festival, timed to fall…



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