New York Post
Meet the chef couple behind NYCa s hottest fried chicken
On a recent night, around 7 p.m., throngs of good-looking 30-somethings linger on an Alphabet City sidewalk, undeterred by the one-hour-plus wait times a hostess dishes out with Southern charm.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Wonder of Stevie
World-renowned DJ, Fondle 'Em label boss and sneaker freak, who co-hosted WKCR-FM's Stretch Armstrong And Bobbito Show, which introduced many of today's biggest hip-hop stars to the world, Bobbito Garca will be celebrating the magical music of Stevie Wonder with DJ Spinna at their popular Wonder-Full night at Revival , Friday .
Yiddish Book Center hosts 'outsider art' exhibit
The French call it "art brut," which translates as "raw art" or "rough art." The English equivalent is "outsider art" - artwork that's made outside the conventions of the academy, often by people with little or no formal training.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
New plays inspired by community gardens to premiere at Communal Spaces Festival
The Communal Spaces Festival, now in its fourth year, will premiere eight one-act plays inspired by and performed in community gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Clinton Hill.
Houdini, My Father and Me
My father, a New York psychoanalyst, wrote about the sons of passive or absent fathers.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Sponsored Story: The Must-See Spots Of NYC, According To Us
Be prepared: When you ask a New Yorker about the city's must-see spots, they'll likely rattle off a list that seems - in a word - overwhelming.
From Chelsea to Corona: Public Cost and Public Benefit in the New Public Park
Five years ago this summer, the first section of the High Line, from Gansevoort Street to West 20th Street in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, opened to the public.
The Meatball Shop x SHUT x Vans 2014 Summer Collection
Aiming to pay homage to its hometown, New York City-based The Meatball Shop released a small, but covetable capsule in collaboration with both SHUT Skateboards and Vans .
Hbo's Banksy Does New York to Debut 11/17
The HBO production BANKSY DOES NEW YORK will debut on the network Nov. 17, it was announced today by Sheila Nevins, president, HBO Documentary Films.
Neighborhood nuggets around NYC
So, you've successfully moved in, made a few friends, and purchased your first MetroCard.
This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands
American music producer Hal Willner is curating the week's happenings at downtown underground and experimental music venue The Stone .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Creative Loafing Tampa
The last damn jam
Joe D'Acunto's heart isn't on his sleeve. It's in his mouth, ready to be unleashed at a moment's notice.
The Times of Israel
Family stumbles upon Jewish gravestone on beach jetty
Howard Schoenfeld and his teenage daughter Zahava set out for a stroll along a Long Island beach in New York on a recent Sunday morning.
Chicago Jewish Community
Spertus Institute to host Chicago premier of 'The Sturgeon Queens'
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership will host the Chicago premiere of "The Sturgeon Queens," a documentary celebrating the venerable history of the Lower East Side's iconic Russ & Daughters, where New Yorkers have been buying smoked herring, sturgeon, and lox for a century.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Wall Street Journal
All the Bar's a Stage, and All the Players Are Drunk
Drunk Shakespeare is a society of actors in New York who perform the Bard's work drunk.
Christian Science Monitor
5 Pointz down: NYC demolishes storied graffiti shrine
Last week, developers took a wrecking ball to the storied graffiti shrine. It has been decades since the underground art of graffiti went mainstream, giving some of its renegade aerosol painters a Picasso -like worldwide fame.
Art of Nathan Hilu, 89, seen through the lens of Torah, Jewish...
"He wants to share his observations and thoughts about his life, and he has an urgency to be certain his viewers fully understand the background of the images he's presenting," said Laura E. Kruger, curator of the Hebrew Union College Museum in New York City where several hundred pieces of Hilu's artwork are archived.
Happy 350 anniversary New York
Scores of songs have been written about New York City over its 350-year history.
For 25 Years, 'The Simpsons' Has Been Good for the Jews
"The Simpsons" 25th anniversary marathon on cable network FXX - now airing every episode, plus the 2007 feature film - includes a surprising insight for careful observers: The award-winning cartoon sitcom is one of the Jews' best friends.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
DifFRactions Theatre and TNC Present in the Ring as Part of 2014 Dream Up Festival; Runs Now thru 9/6
DifFRactions Theatre and Theater for The New City present, as part of the Dream Up Festival, the American Premiere of IN THE RING, written by Leonore Confino .