Greenwich Village

The luxury shopping guide to New York

No one embodied the gimlet glamour and decadence of New York City retail quite like the late Manhattan socialite and couture collector Nan Kempner. “I spend way more than I should,” she once said, “…and way less than I want.” She lived and breathed for the glittering blocks of Fifth Avenue close to …

New York Style

How Nike Lost to Adidas in the Old Sneaker Game

In 1967, the company that would become the world famous shoe brand Nike needed an identity for its new, state-of-the-art running shoe.<p>Co-founders …

Sneakers

Native son: an interview with James Baldwin - archive, 22 November 1962

22 November 1962 As his second novel, Another Country, is about to be published, James Baldwin talks about his return to New York after nearly nine years in France<p>A unanimous sigh of relief went up from James Baldwin’s friends when be returned to New York after nearly nine years in France. They had …

Literature

Letters: Helen John obituary

<b>Liz Brandow writes:</b> I remember Helen John so vividly – her sense of humour and practical common sense were invaluable. When I arrived at the RAF Greenham peace camp to stay for a few days to help, shortly before Christmas in 1981, I was given a stack of Christmas cards to answer. I wasn’t sure: …

Manhattan

Subway rider threatened to shoot police with AK-47: cops

A cop-hating Manhattan subway rider was caught on cellphone video threatening to take an AK-47 and bulletproof vest to an NYPD station house in …

New York City

Opinion: Image + Nation LGBTQ film festival retains its relevance

For generations, queer filmgoers were starved to see positive images and stories of themselves up on the silver screen. We were tired of being a …

Canadian News

Back Page: Happy Birthday, Monk, by Bill Ott

<b>The Back Page: Happy Birthday, Monk.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published November 15, 2017 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Jazzman Thelonious Sphere Monk (1917–82) …

Jazz

New York Foundation for the Arts

Organization<p>Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP)<p>Country<p>United States<p>Location<p>New York, NY<p>Neighborhood (if in NYC)<p>Greenwich …

Manhattan

TEST DRIVE: 2018 BMW M240i Coupe

Appearance-wise, the BMW M240i is the embodiment of fashionable concealment. It fits in anywhere with its sleek silhouette and beautiful styling …

Autos

CLASSIC VINYL: magnificent return after turning electric gives fans the blues

Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan on CBS records, 1966, value - mono £100, stereo £65<p>THERE have been plenty of quotes by Bob Dylan. My personal favourite …

Bob Dylan

8 Experience Gifts To Get Your Mom This Holiday, Because She Deserves The World

Move over, The Avengers, because when it comes down to superheroes, our moms truly take the cake. Moms are super humans who can do it all, and never …

Dating

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving when you don’t want to cook

Thanksgiving in NYC is an unusually high-spirited time of the year. You’ve got the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Friendsgiving festivities and …

Restaurants

Yep, I Really Did Have A Gay High School Experience... At The Age Of 27

Delayed, gay adolescence has received much attention of late, and when it comes to the high school experience, musings on a belated, happy “teen” life. With actual school being a four-year “Survivor: Puberty Edition” for so many of us, including me, it’s almost inebriating to reflect on a time when …

Whitney Houston

These are the 20 best restaurants in New York City for large groups

• <b>Restaurant reservation website OpenTable just announced its list of the 100 best restaurants for group dining.</b>• <b><br>20 of those restaurants are located in New York City.</b>• <b><br>The list was determined by the frequency with which users marked restaurants as being "great for groups."</b><p>Nothing can ruin an extended …

Restaurants

What's a Restaurant That Will Convince Tourists to Leave Times Square?

A visitor wants to eat well, but needs to please tourists<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Ask Eater</i><i>, a column from Eater New York where the site’s editors, reporters, and critics answer specific or baffling restaurant requests from readers and friends. A new question and answer will run every Thursday. Have a question</i> …

New York City

“Protest Songs Spell Out Problems. Activist Songs Spell Out Solutions.”

And for more than half a century, Buffy Sainte-Marie has been looking for solutions<p>Buffy Sainte-Marie’s voice is a sweet one. “Talk to me!” she says …

Music

New York Today: A Renowned Chef’s Advice for Beginners

<i>Good morning on this refrigerated Tuesday.</i><p>With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we have food on the brain.<p>And as we dust off our aprons this week, we wanted to talk to one of the city’s top chefs for our occasional series on the careers of successful New Yorkers.<p>It would be hard to find a more …

New York City

The Best Cheap Food in NYC's Greenwich Village? Grab Some Lebanese.

Food & Drink<p>By Thrillist Video Published On 11/14/2017<p>By Thrillist Video @thrillist Published On 11/14/2017

Manhattan

Man’s teammates shocked he bashed cabbie with hockey stick

Teammates of the recreational hockey player who whacked a livery driver in the head with a stick said they never saw something like that coming.<p>Kohji …

Crime

Famed tattoo artist left jarred fetus in safe deposit box

Jonathan Shaw<p>A famed Big Apple tattoo artist whose clients include Johnny Depp left a jarred fetus in a Greenwich Village safe deposit box — and was …

Manhattan

CNN's Michael Weiss explains ISIS, Fox News and threats to democracy

Michael Weiss is not an especially cheerful guy these days. You wouldn’t be, either, if you spent your days reporting on extremism, kleptocracy and …

Donald Trump

Women’s History Exhibition at NYC’s New-York Historical Society Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

That women won the right to vote one hundred years ago is not a relevant fact simply for the suffragette movement at the time, or for women’s …

Women's History

NYC Attack Highlights Need to Protect Cyclists

Bike paths running adjacent to traffic should be separated by solid concrete or metal barriers between intersections. At intersections, a series of …

Liberal View

Poetry Across the Nations, Digital Dante, and More

Every day <i>Poets & Writers Magazine</i> scans the headlines—from publishing reports to academic announcements to literary dispatches—for all the news that …

Creative Writing

Northwell opens Village surgery center, med pavilion

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | As part of its ongoing expansion in Manhattan, Northwell Health recently announced the opening of the third phase of Lenox …

Health Care

10 Things You Should Never Do in New York City

Jörg Schubert/FlickrYou can try all your life to feel like a “real” New Yorker and never quite get there. Ask a local and they’ll offer hodgepodge of …

Manhattan

All of the (Fictional and Real) Ways New Costars Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston Could Live Together

The actresses will star alongside each other in an untitled drama series about a New York–based morning talk show that has landed at Apple<p>As if Reese Witherspoon hasn't already proven she's on her way to taking over Hollywood, the actress's untitled drama series with Jennifer Aniston about a New …

Reese Witherspoon

A West Village Warrior Fights, and Writes, On

“Poetry Reading, 6 p.m.,” read the sign taped outside the doorway of the Bethune Street townhouse where Otis Kidwell Burger, 93, has lived for nearly 60 years.<p>Inside, from a rocker cushioned with red velvet, Ms. Kidwell Burger presided over the dozen or so poets gathered in her parlor, a cozy haven …

New York City

New-York Historical Society celebrates centenary of women’s suffrage in the state

Today, 6 November, is the centenary of women’s suffrage in the State of New York. The New-York Historical Society is marking the occasion with the …

Feminism

Sausage Rolls Are The Comfort Food We Need Right Now

The simple snack has been a part of daily life in the United Kingdom for generations. So why are sausage rolls still a rare delicacy over here?<p>With …

Pork Pie