• New Yorkers Celebrate In June
    10 hours ago by Village Voice staff

    From LGBT pride and marriage equality to a whole bunch of music festivals, from Roaring Twenties fashion to, ahem, "the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn," it seems New Yorkers had a lot to celebrate in June. So celebrate they did and Voice photographers…

  • Portraits of Pride
    5 days ago by C.S. Muncy

    Thousands of people lined the streets for the New York City Pride Parade this weekend, following Friday's Supreme Court decision to legalizing same-sex marriage throughout all fifty states. This collection of portraits represents only the smallest…

  • New York vs. New York: Scenes From the 'Hudson Derby'
    5 days ago by Jason Speakman

    Fans of the two NYC-area MLS teams converged on Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 29, 2015, to take in a match between New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls. After NYC FC, which plays its home games at Yankee Stadium, scored in the sixth minute…


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  • Scenes From The 2015 NYC Pride Parade
    5 days ago by C.S. Muncy

    NEW YORK, NY - Forty-eight hours after the Supreme Court declared that same-sex marriage was a nationwide right, New Yorkers gathered along Fifth Avenue for the annual Pride Parade. The parade this year was especially celebratory as activists,…

  • 2015 Pride Kick-Off Party at Cielo
    6 days ago by Maro Hagopian

    Friday night, girls took over the meatpacking district at the world-renowned club Cielo for Whitney Day's "Shut Up & Dance" pride party. House music fans, to their delight, danced to deep house sets from an international DJ lineup including DJ…

  • FarmBorough Fest Brings Top Country Acts to New York City
    7 days ago by Nicole Fara Silver

    The opening day of FarmBorough, a three-day country music festival on Randall Island, is in the books. Attendees, many dressed in country attire, were treated to performances by a variety of acts including headliner Dierks Bentley. Day two featured…

  • New Yorkers Celebrate Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling
    7 days ago by C.S. Muncy

    Supporters of marriage equality gathered at the Stonewall Inn to celebrate the Supreme Court's decision. The 5-4 ruling legalized same-sex marriage for all 50 states. In New York City the reaction was overwhelmingly positive, with supporters…

  • The 'Booty Worship' Art Show Honors the Butt (NSFW)
    8 days ago by Laura June Kirsch

    "Cast the spotlight where the sun don’t shine!" is the motto for the the monthlong "Booty Worship" exhibition at Superchief Gallery at Tender Trap in Greenpoint (66 Greenpoint Avenue). Artists of all mediums submitted their pieces paying homage to…

  • 'Seinfeld' Apartment Re-Created in NYC
    10 days ago by Nick Lucchesi

    To promote the debut of Seinfeld on Hulu, the network, with the help Jerry Seinfeld and the show's set and prop managers, meticulously recreated the set for Jerry's Upper West Side apartment at Milk Studios (451 W. 14th Street) on the border of…

  • Nineties Music Icons Everclear Rock Irving Plaza
    10 days ago by Jena Ardell

    Everclear's frontman Art Alexakis didn't allow a broken foot to prevent him from hosting and rocking out during this year's 'Summerland 2015' tour. '90s music fans sang along to alt rock hits — and new songs — from American Hi-Fi, Fuel, Toadies and…

  • Solstice Party at Roberta's
    12 days ago by Samuel Zide

    What did you do on the longest day of the year? These people got together at a great Bushwick pizza joint, had a party on the patio and welcomed the official arrival of Summer in style.

  • Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World 2015
    12 days ago by Samuel Zide

    A little rain didn't dampen the spirits of those attending or performing at the 2015 Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World, a day-long party to celebrate Armstrong's musical legacy. Throughout the afternoon of Saturday, June 20, the festival's stage —…

  • The Best Totems at EDC Vegas
    13 days ago

    At a festival with roughly 150,000 attendees per day, keeping track of your friends can be a challenge. Fortunately, some genius came up with the idea of the "totem" -- basically, a big sign or object attached to a long stick, easily spotted from…

  • Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2015
    13 days ago by Kathleen Caulderwood

    If you'd walked out into the Coney Island streets yesterday without checking the calendar (or, ahem the Village Voice events page), you might've thought you were hallucinating. All these people, they're nearly naked. And blue! But, nah, a man from…

  • The 50 Most Beautiful People at EDC Vegas
    14 days ago

    There were 134,000 gorgeous people at the first night of EDC Vegas, but our intrepid photographer managed to capture 50 who, even amidst all the acres of eye candy, managed to stand out. Here are the 50 most beautiful people L.A. Weekly spotted on…

  • Wolf Alice Play Le Poisson Rouge
    15 days ago by Jena Ardell

    Le Poisson Rouge was packed to the gills with Wolf Alice fans on Thursday, June 18. Buffalo-bred trio Made Violent performed an energetic opener for the U.K. band. Wolf Alice’s Lead singer Ellie Rowsell plucked a lucky fan from the front row to…

  • Run The Jewels Close Out Northside Festival At 50 Kent
    18 days ago by Kathleen Caulderwood

    A little rain didn't dampen the fun as acclaimed hip-hop act Run the Jewels brought a close to the 2015 Northside Festival. Sleigh Bells and Vince Staples opened the show.   More Northside photos: - People of the Northside Festival - Fifty…

  • Roaring Twenties Fashion at the 2015 Jazz Age Lawn Party
    19 days ago by Laura June Kirsch

    Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra celebrated the 10th annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island on June 13 and 14. New Yorkers in Twenties garb danced and drank the afternoon away. If you missed it, the party returns for another…

  • New York Bronies Celebrate My Little Pony episode 100
    20 days ago by Nate 'Igor' Smith

    Bronies NYC celebrated the 100th episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic at the Grace & St. Paul's Church on the Upper West Side. There was a pizza party with cake, games and DJs but absolutely no "Pin the Tail on the Pony."

  • We Went to the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant (NSFW)
    20 days ago by Jason Speakman

    On Saturday, June 13, 2015, Bushwick's Kings County Saloon held the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant. Dick jokes ruled the afternoon. Audience members at this sold-out event witnessed a hard-fought battle. Judges judged. A wiener, errrr, make…