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'Breaking Bad's' Los Pollos Hermanos Will Pop-Up In Manhattan

We're only a few weeks away from the premiere of season three of Better Call Saul, the best show on TV about the origins of a two-bit lawyer that is also deeply educational on 'Chicago Sunroofs.' The Breaking Bad prequel is set to welcome...Show More Summary

Interactive Noise Map Shows The Most Cacophonous Areas Of NYC

For six months, I lived right above a bus stop on a very loud stretch of Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint. The location necessitated a bedtime routine akin to something from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, complete with a white noise app and a sleep mask that also covered my ears. Show More Summary

Pearl Paint Is Reborn! As Expensive Luxury Apartments :(

Bruce Springsteen once sang, "Everything dies baby, that's a fact—but maybe everything that dies someday comes back to life as luxury housing." And so it goes for the former site of Pearl Paint, the beloved art supply store on Canal Street that closed down in 2014. Show More Summary

Photos, Video: At The Drive In Sets Off A Psych-Punk Explosion At Terminal 5

At The Drive In's long-awaited return to New York City has been a tale of reunions and rescheduling, but last night at Terminal 5 the psych-punk quintet let bygones be bygones. The band stormed through a setlist mainly sourced from their...Show More Summary

SNL Cold Open Has Alec Baldwin's President Trump Fighting Interplanetary Aliens In 2018

Is the real test of presidential readiness whether or not your can imagine the Commander-in-Chief being the kind of leader President Whitmore, played by Bill Pullman, was in Independence Day? In last night's Saturday Night Live, theShow More Summary

New West Village Restaurant Tfor Specializes In Raw Foods

Ya' got a restaurant, right in here Manhattan...with a capital T and that stands for tartare and this is where my Music Man lede ends. Tfor, a somewhat confusingly titled (and pronounced, possibly) restaurant that opened last night in the West Village, specializes in raw food, you see. Show More Summary

New Citywide Ferry Service Will Offer Alcohol & Food Sales

When the L train undergoes its 18-month spa treatment, alternative services across the East River will be increasingly important in shuttling commuters abandoned by their primary mode of subway transportation. The skyway's still a pie...Show More Summary

The Celebrities We Deserve As Presidential Candidates In 2020 (And Beyond)

Up until November 9th, the idea of one of our brave celebs running for president, and winning, only seemed likely in toothless late-period Robin Williams movies. Now an actual stupid reality host who watches too much TV is president and amNewYork has suggested other slightly less dim celebrities could run. Show More Summary

Alec Baldwin Starts Fight With Other Fake Trumps For Some Reason

Fresh off the announcement that he's writing a fake presidential memoir as Trump, Alec Baldwin appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to talk about his daughters, his new movie Baby Boss, the possibility of him hosting the Oscars, and of course his Trump impression. Show More Summary

Video: Stephen Colbert Thinks Alex Jones Is What Happens When You "Mix Steroids With Peyote"

After starting last night's show with a series of jokes about Donald Trump's visit to the Museum of African-American History and Culture, Stephen Colbert took a step back to consider Trump's delicate temperament: "I hope that doesn't...Show More Summary

5 Fun Things To Do In NYC This Week

Japandroids have a new album out. Janapdroids are playing at Terminal 5. It's going to be a knock-down, drag-out rock show and some inexplicable reason, tickets are still available. You know what you need to do. No gods, only Japandroids. [ more › ]

A History of NYC Protest Songs, From Billie Holiday To Reagan Youth

As you may have noticed, the streets of NYC have come alive with the sounds of "Fuck Donald Trump." If there is any hope to be found amid the daily outrage of life in Trump's America, it is here, in the flourishing protest movements that have sprouted in every corner of the country. [ more › ]

On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part 9

Photo courtesy of Tyson Amir Bay Area musician and activist Tyson Amir has distilled a powerful essay's worth of ideas on race and culture into a four-minute spoken word poem that brings to mind the angry power of Beat Generation poet Alan Ginsberg and contemporary musician Saul Williams. Show More Summary

Breitbart's Painfully Awkward Interview With Sean Spicer Is The Funniest Thing You'll See This Week

The only silver lining—and it is very much a sliver of a silver lining—to Donald Trump's presidency so far has been the unyielding amount of buffoonery that has emanated from the White House over the past three weeks. Whether it's the...Show More Summary

Film Scores That Will Keep You Calm In Trump's America

I've been trying to find ways to keep from freaking out about every Trump-related piece of news that comes through the pipeline. It's a hard task in an industry that requires me to stay glued to Twitter, certainly, but anyone feeling...Show More Summary

On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part 8

Photo courtesy of Wicklow Atwater Listening to Wicklow Atwater is a pure adrenaline rush, like having a chair smashed over your head during a bar fight. It's brash, hard-hitting and not the least bit subtle. None of these are criticisms though as it's a lot of fun to tap into so much pure Id. Show More Summary

Subway Performers Now Have The Luxury of Being Harassed On The 2nd Avenue Subway Line

The cameras were rolling and the champagne was flowing a few weeks ago as Manhattan's newest subway line was christened by crowds of Upper East Siders while rubbed elbows with city and state officials. The new(ish) Q train made its debut on the long awaited 2nd Avenue line, which goes up to 96th street (but not Harlem). Show More Summary

Terrible Poem Celebrates Trump Inauguration By Calling Obama A 'Tyrant'

We already know so much about Golfer-In-Chief Donald Trump's inauguration this Friday: we know no one wants to go (including celebrities and politicians), we know Trump is going to speak for less than 20 minutes, and we know that 3 Doors Down only has one song that anybody knows. Show More Summary

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