This week in the Voice, Steven Thrasher examines the methods of the Success Charter Network and its polarizing CEO Eva Moskowitz. The Bronx Success Academy features “a half-time psychologist, a speech therapist, a music instructor, and even a chess teacher.” Would you believe that it’s working?
Food man Robert Sietsema has dinner with a rich sense of history at Delmonico’s, “the city’s first real restaurant.”
Jesse Serwer reminisces about The Stretch & Bobbito Show before their upcoming reunion at (le) poisson rouge. It’ll be a celebration of the Columbia University radio program that gave “Nas, the Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Big Pun, DMX, and the late Big L some of their earliest exposure.”
R.C. Baker checks out P.S.1’s ‘Only the Lonely’ by performance artist Laurel Nakadate who “has co-starred in her own photographs and videos, improvising roles with men she has found lurking around truck stops, gas stations, or on Craigslist.”