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While Girls is still set to return in January 2016, Lena Dunham has already started working on her second HBO show: a half hour comedy set in the 1960s magazine world, called Max. According to Variety, HBO has ordered a pilot, which will be directed by Dunham. [ more › ]
New York City’s biotech tax credit is beginning to look like one of those temporary subsidies that isn’t so temporary. Passed in 2009 by the City Council after enabling legislation was... To view the full story, click the title link...
As usual, the CMJ Music Marathon boasts big names you certainly have no nope of seeing along with tiny acts you certainly have never heard of, but before you mutter "Fuck it, I'll just go glamping upstate this weekend," here are ten shows that are certainly worth your time. [ more › ]
Fear abounded after Katz's Deli sold its air rights that luxury condos were coming for the 126-year mecca of pastrami sandwiches and fake orgasms. But lo: The sandwich superstars are not only safely secured in their LES digs; they're opening an outpost in the forthcoming Dekalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn. [ more › ]
Nearly nine years after a wall collapse shuttered legendary West Village "speakeasy" Chumley's, the Bedford Street bar appears to have one last shot at rebirth. On Thursday evening, the bar (and its advocates) will appear before Community Board Two SLA Committee to plead their case for the approval of an application for a liquor license. Show More Summary
A 24-year-old man is "fighting for his life" after being stabbed on a SI 74 bus this afternoon. [ more › ]
Excavation work at a Bedford-Stuyvesant townhouse seems to have undermined attached buildings on either side, causing parts of three buildings to collapse, and forcing people to evacuate the two that are occupied. Firefighters responded...Show More Summary
The latest Quick Bites brings us to Chelsea for some American classics. [ more › ]
Back in June, the pumpkin carving process began for New York's most intense pumpkin fest, The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-On-Hudson. The spectacular display features thousands (somewhere around 10,000...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Black Seed, the upstart bagel company that's been angling to make Montreal bagels a respected part of the New York diet, soft opened their second shop inside the former De Robertis space on First Avenue (the shop officially opens tomorrow). Show More Summary
Pastrami for everyone. Co-owner Jake Dell has confirmed that his legendary Lower East Side delicatessen Katz's, the place that the late meat maven Josh Ozersky called the final word on pastrami, will be opening a branch at the forthcoming Dekalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn. Show More Summary
Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, has a new addition to its growing list of entertainment properties. On Tuesday it announced its acquisition of Pitchfork Media,... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York's Shuko made the cut. Esquire has unveiled its story package dedicated to the country's best new restaurants, and the 15 places that get the nod this year — Townsman in Boston, the Grey in Savannah, New York's Santina and Little...Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has agreed to host Saturday Night Live next month. NBC said its former Celebrity Apprentice host will be the headliner of the Nov. 7 show. It's the... To view the full story, click the title link.
If you haven't jumped on the PATH train to Jersey City recently—or, let's face it, ever—you may be surprised to find that the city's dining scene has been blossoming of late. One chef-restaurateur, Dale Talde, and the Three Kings restaurant...Show More Summary
Halloween, a holiday for children and no one else, has become infiltrated with "sexy" costumes for adult idiots. Though everyone's got their own fetishes, these costumes are still often bizarre, meme-heavy, and occasionally offensive. Show More Summary
A woman was struck and dragged by the driver of a tractor-trailer this morning, while crossing a three-way intersection in Bushwick. The victim has been transported to an area hospital in serious condition. [ more › ]
The Ume cocktail, a spin on the Negroni made with Hendricks gin and umeshu (plum wine). The team behind the acclaimed Sushi Seki have expanded their empire of late-night rolls to the theater district with the opening of their third location, a bi-level restaurant that is their biggest yet. Show More Summary
New York City has long been the world's cocktail mecca. As early as the 1600s, New England colonists were drinking slings, toddies, flips, punches, and juleps, and the first definition of a 'cock-tail' first appears in 1806 in a New York publication called The Balance and Columbian Repository. Show More Summary