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  1. The 10 Best Margaritas in NYC, 2015 EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Village Voice

    Margaritas spent a couple of decades in cocktail exile -- they proliferated as a party drink, and most versions were candy-sweet, served in fishbowls, and strong enough to blow your face off. But the classic version of this drink is worth celebrating -- it's a nicely balanced mix of sweet, tart, and somewhat verdant flavors, a drink that makes nice sipping on a sun-bathed patio, or, hell, any other time you'd like.

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  2. Here's What's New and Noteworthy at Madison Square EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Village Voice

    We made it through a long winter, city-livers, and it's time to celebrate. Lucky for us, UrbanSpace has brought Madison Square Eats back for the month.

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  3. The Eight Best Concerts in New York This Week, 5/04/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Village Voice

    Monday, 5/04 Lapsley Baby's All Right 8 p.m., $12 - $15 One of the U.K's most hotly tipped acts for 2015, Liverpudlian singer/songwriter Holly Lapsley Fletcher has been winning fans with her chilled-out and understated electronica over the past couple of years. Last year's debut, the minimal Monday EP , was recorded in her bedroom while, at 17-years-old, she studied for her high school A-Levels.

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  4. Salon Workers Ask City Council for a Restaurant-Like Letter Grade SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Village Voice

    If Ruben Diaz, Jr. has his way, choosing your nail salon will soon be as easy as choosing where to eat. The Bronx borough president has been on a crusade this year to institute a citywide letter grade system for all nail salons, and on Friday his proposal finally reached the City Council.

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  5. Four Grandmas Run the Kitchen at This Staten Italian RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Village Voice

    In a tiny galley kitchen, just steps from the Staten Island Ferry, an Italian grandmother is making ravioli. Just as her grandmother taught her, she flips the sunshine yellow pasta dough up and over a spoonful of ricotta and parmesan, pinches, folds, and sets a pouch down on a tray.

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  6. What's the Best Whiskey to Use in a Mint Julep?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Village Voice

    The 141st racing of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday guarantees the weekend will be awash in funky hats and Mint Juleps. But we're not here to discuss questionable wardrobe choices.

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  7. Coming Soon to a Community Board Near You: TeenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Village Voice

    Two years ago, while a freshman at CUNY, Austin Ochoa skipped class to fine-tune his resume and fill out a thick application. Most students cut school to sleep off a hangover or head to the beach, but Ochoa had other things on his mind.

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  8. NYC's Decennial Street Tree Census Will Enter the Digital Age This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Village Voice

    No one would mistake New York City for an arboreal haven. There's a reason New Yorkers drive to Vermont in the fall .

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  9. You've Got to Read This: G. Willow Wilson's Superb Ms. Marvel ComicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Village Voice

    There's a billion books published each year. We swear that the ones in "You Have to Read This" are worth your eyeball time! The Gist: Jersey City teen Kamala Khan is a gangly, good-hearted goof who lucks into shape-shifting superpowers -- and now, with fists embiggened by justice, kapows evil right in the kisser! Unless she's grounded, of course.

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  10. Interpol, Lucius, Willie Nelson and More to Rock Celebrate Brooklyn!'s 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Village Voice

    Summer in New York is fast approaching , which means we all want to get outside and make sweet love to the blooming trees and sun-flecked grass as much as humanly possible. There will be plenty of excuses to do so, of course, but nothing has been as reliably awesome and present throughout the entire summer, every summer, as Celebrate Brooklyn!, the award-winning concert series held at the Prospect Park bandshell.

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  11. Miss the Burritos and Tacos From Stan's Cafecito? Here's Where to Find ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Village Voice

    Stan Tankursley is up and running again. He is known in Williamsburg for his American-style breakfast burritos at Stan's Cafecito, a shack he operated on Havemeyer that closed last year.

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  12. After Ten Years in Business, This Prospect Park Pizzeria Is Still Serving Super Seasonal PiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Village Voice

    Celebrating its ten-year anniversary this weekend, Prospect Park pizzeria Amorina , has been a neighborhood joint "since way before this was at all a food place," says Ellen Fishman, who, along with her husband Albano Ballerini, own and run the restaurant, where they host and cook. "We live in the neighborhood.

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  13. Fans Crowdfund $139K in Hopes of Bringing Pearl Jam to Queens' Forest Hills StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Village Voice

    Last September, the Foo Fighters took the stage at the National in Richmond, Virginia, to play their first concert in the Old Dominion capital since 1998. Beyond the obvious excitement for their overdue return, there was another factor generating buzz: Each person in the audience had individually invested in this show; the entire experience had been crowdfunded.

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  14. Ranking the First Thirteen High Maintenance EpisodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Village Voice

    As you might have read, High Maintenance has been picked up by HBO , a lofty jump from its home on Vimeo . The series that examines the lives of customers of a New York pot dealer offers highly addictive, funny, and sometimes heartwarming tales of how they interact with him, known simply as "The Guy," and their world.

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  15. Here's a Taste of the Third Annual NYC Hot Sauce ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Village Voice

    A little before 1 p.m. in the afternoon the ponytailed MC grabbed the mic to address the crowd. "I SAID, WHO'S READY FOR A SPICY PIZZA EATING CONTEST?!" A few hundred people, with cameras in hand, were ready to witness contestants as they tried to eat the most slices of Grimaldi's pizza topped with scorching peppers.

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  16. This Woman Photographed Every Bodega in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Village Voice

    Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata knows the value of a solid pair of walking shoes better than most New Yorkers. Quagliata, a photographer, spent nine months walking every single block of Manhattan in a quest to shoot every one of its bodegas.

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  17. Where You Can Find the Best Hummus in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Village Voice

    It was just after our order had been taken that the water in my glass slowly started to ripple, like that scene in Jurassic Park . But instead of being on an island in the middle of nowhere with a large dinosaur lurching about, I was in Bushwick, about to enjoy the most soulful Middle Eastern food in the city, and a band in the studio space next door had just started "practicing."

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  18. With This Beer, We Raise a Toast to QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Village Voice

    Move over Brooklyn. After years of threats and broken promises, we may finally be entering the era of Queens.

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  19. Here Are Three of the Best New York Comedy Sketches You'll See This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Village Voice

    Matt Moskovciak is on a roll. Over the last month, the Astoria-based comedy writer for online network Above Average, an offshoot of Lorne Michaels's Broadway Video, has written and produced three of the smartest comedy sketches about New York life that we've seen in a long time.

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  20. Why Chef Josh Eden Proclaims Dim Sum at Red Farm the Best in the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Village Voice

    Chef "Shorty" Josh Eden of August is a native New Yorker, and he's spent his life hunting down amazing local eats. He worked with Jean-George Vongerichten for twelve years, and he spent time in China's biggest cities before working with several Chinese concepts here at home.

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