West Village

A Tiny Cobble Hill Italian Restaurant Nabs Three Stars for Homey Roman Fare

Three stars for a tiny Roman restaurant in Cobble Hill from <i>New York</i><p>In this week’s Underground Gourmet of <i>New York</i> magazine, the Robs highlight <b>Lillo Cucina Italiana</b>, a 17-seat restaurant in Cobble Hill serving homey Roman fare. Highlights include the gnocchi (“chewy-soft potato pillows napped with …

New York City

Cuomo's labor allies defend his record on subway woes

ALBANY — Yes, it’s #CuomosMTA, a union supporting the governor says. And that’s a good thing.<p>Members of Transport Workers Union Local 100 — which represents employees of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority who drive subway cars and buses — are distributing flyers which they hope will flip the …

New York City

Manhattan Luxury Market Had One of the Worst Weeks So Far This Year

Manhattan luxury housing is still feeling the summer sales slump, recording the worst activity since January in the week ending Sunday, according to …

Real Estate

All The Celeb Gossip In The 1K Pages Of Emails Between Cynthia Nixon And De Blasio

This is just like that time Carrie dated the candidate for city treasurer, except so much juicier.<p>Politico has obtained 1,320 pages of emails from …

Bill de Blasio

Rat Academy Is in Session

Civilians learn preventive measures and battle tactics for Bill de Blasio’s “War on Rats.”<p>Mayor Bill de Blasio has had a rough summer. On the left, he’s been raked over the coals about the city’s public-housing system, which is embroiled in a lead-paint scandal, among other crises. (Cynthia Nixon …

Bill de Blasio

Cleveland Triennial Is an Artistic Scavenger Hunt With Civic Pride

CLEVELAND — The first-ever Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art here, conceived by the collector Fred Bidwell and directed by the artist and curator Michelle Grabner, is organized like a scavenger hunt. In addition to more or less self-contained shows at places like MoCA …

The Arts

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Tries to Debunk Stereotypes—And Mostly Succeeds

In the months leading up to the release of Warner Bros.’ <i>Crazy Rich Asians,</i> social media has been abuzz speculating what the film could do for Asian …

Entertainment

This Martha’s Vineyard Town Is Like the Hamptons Without the Crowds

Less crowded than the Hamptons, more accessible than neighboring Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard has long been the summer getaway of choice for presidents—the Obamas, Clintons and Kennedys have all holidayed there—and well-heeled New Englanders looking to kick back and relax. While an island-wide “no …

New England

This West Village Apartment Exudes Modern-Day Carrie Bradshaw Vibes

There's a certain romance to Perry Street, one of the most iconic spots in New York's West Village. It's the famed address of Carrie Bradshaw's …

Manhattan

Can someone please school gay Speedo activist Chris Donohoe on white privilege?

One of my worst dates ever went downhill over a kiss. It was in the early ’90s, and we were waiting for a table at a crowded restaurant in New York …

LGBTQI

Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.<p>The sculptures known as Gay Liberation are profound in their simplicity. The monument shows …

LGBTQI

A Hole in the Wall for Brisket

Cash Only BBQ, a spot mostly for takeout, has moved into the pocket-size corner that once housed the chef Sung Park’s Bistro Petit. Mr. Park, who is planning to open a new restaurant in the West Village, is still a partner in this venture run by the caterer Mark Fahrer, with the chef Corey Cash. …

Cooking

Former hedge fund millionaire now homeless and missing: cops

A former hedge fund millionaire turned homeless man has been reported missing after slipping out of Bellevue Hospital, cops said.<p>Paul Greenwald, 70, …

Hedge Funds

Homes That Sold for Around $1,500,000

<i>Each week, our survey of recent residential sales in New York City and the surrounding region focuses on homes that sold around a certain price point, allowing you to compare single-family homes, condos and co-ops in different locales.</i><p><i>The “list price” is the asking price when the property came on</i> …

Real Estate

When New York City’s Mayor and Cynthia Nixon Email, It’s Likely About a Celebrity

Exchanges show that Bill de Blasio and the ‘Sex and the City’ star swapped requests for favors, not always with positive results<p>If you’re a celebrity in New York City with any issue big or small, there’s someone you reach out to for an in with Mayor Bill de Blasio: Cynthia Nixon.<p>Ms. Nixon, a fellow …

Bill de Blasio

Pianist at famed Marie’s Crisis Cafe loses cancer battle at 52

A New York music institution died Thursday.<p>A post shared by Matt R (@seaportmatt) on Aug 10, 2018 at 3:17pm PDT<p>Jim Allen was a pianist at Marie’s …

Living Rooms

Holy Disobedience: On Jean Genet’s ‘The Thief’s Journal’

In the first stirring lines of <i>The Thief’s</i> <i>Journal</i>, <i></i>Jean Genet bares his youthful aspirations, his doctrine as a poet, and his tenets as a man. He offers a single sentence—“Convicts’ garb is striped pink and white”—then embarks on a paragraph of Proustian proportions, where straightaway the reader is …

Literature

A Korean-French Restaurant Will Take Over the Mas Farmhouse Space

The space at 39 Downing St. in the West Village, occupied by Mas Farmhouse for 14 years until it closed in June, will soon start a new life as a Korean fusion restaurant with an acclaimed chef in the kitchen.<p><b>Sung Park</b>, who worked as chef at Jean-Georges and most recently at Brasserie Seoul in …

New York City

West Village Gym Ignored Rape Attempt Report: Suit

A former Equinox member claims he was nearly raped in the luxury gym, but administrators refused to report it, the New York Post reported.<p>WEST …

Manhattan

Who Is Adam Driver's Wife? New Details About Joanne Tucker

<b>She's an actress, like her husband.</b><p>Whether you recognize Adam Driver from <i>Girls</i>, where he played Hannah’s boyfriend, or more recently, as Kylo Ren in …

Star Wars

Detroit homes: What $145K buys right now

From Rosedale Park to East English Village<p><i>Welcome to this week’s Curbed Comparisons, where we look at homes for sale in different neighborhoods around Detroit. Is one man’s castle another man’s condo? Today, we’re looking at houses within $10,000 of our budget: $145,000.</i><p>14527 Rosemont, …

Real Estate

'Lazy Sunday' revisited: The guys do a reference check

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Manhattan

Llamita’s Peruvian Sandwiches Pack Flavor Despite Aspirational Lifestyle Branding

The guys behind Llama Inn, the self-proclaimed “culinary destination, urban hacienda,” and “corner barrio bar” — a curious term for a Williamsburg joint that sells $15 cocktails — have opened what I’ll politely call a lifestyle sandwich and smoothie shop in the West Village. Its name is <b>Llamita;</b> …

New York City

Music Fests And Dominican Day Parade | Manhattan Weekend Events

Explore the world of Dominican culture. Set sail on the Hudson and East rivers. Jam out to some local tunes.<p>NEW YORK, NY — Are you into river cruises …

New York City

Giant cardboard Viking stave church constructed in West Kirby for Lost Castles

MORE than 100 volunteers helped build a Viking stave church with cardboard in West Kirby.<p>As part of the Lost Castles project, the new church is more …

Wirral

E-mails show Cynthia Nixon was de Blasio's celebrity whisperer

“Sex and the City” character Carrie Bradshaw would have wondered — what is it about confident, progressive politicians that makes them such close …

Bill de Blasio

Here's How New York City's Uber Cap Will Affect Your Uber Eats Order

No Uber Eats is scarier than rush hour traffic<p>August 10, 2018<p>If you live in the New York City area and aren't a huge fan of public transportation, …

UberEATS

Believe in Yourselfie With Wade Wilson and Marvel’s Immersive Pop-up

The immersive pop-up experience is all the rage across the country, and NYC has been blessed with some of the most exclusive ones. This week Marvel …

Geek

Steven Carl McCasland Is NOT AT LIBERTY At The Duplex, September 7th

Every fall, playwright Steven Carl McCasland has made it a tradition to put down the pet and get himself back on stage. And so, with his trusted …

Greenwich Village

Transgender women sue Harlem chicken joint, claim they were discrimination vics

A group of transgender and gender non-conforming women claim they were victims of discrimination when a Harlem fast-food joint refused to serve them …

Civil Rights