The Under the Radar Restaurant Awards

The Under the Radar Restaurant Awards

Not the typical restaurant awards. Not at all.

Art

A New First  for BRIC:  The BRIC Biennial, Volume 1

A New First for BRIC: The BRIC Biennial, Volume 1

Four curators crafted a Brooklyn-centric exhibition featuring 27 artists—after considering hundreds more and many thousands of works. Herein a few details as well as some input from the curatorial crew.

Theater

The Tempezzzt? <i>The Tempest</i>

The Tempezzzt? The Tempest

Is this production of The Tempest just a well-meaning snooze?

Theater

Be Careful Not to Lose the Way: <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>

Be Careful Not to Lose the Way: A Walk in the Woods

One of our greatest theater actresses, Kathleen Chalfant, graces the stage in this Pulitzer Prize-nominated play.

Oct 8, 2014


Going On Today...

Badminton at the Park

Free badminton at the Open House Gallery's indoor park.

Open House Gallery, 201 Mulberry St., Nolita


Music

Your 2014 CMJ Cheat Sheet

Your 2014 CMJ Cheat Sheet

The definitive, wholly objective list of must-see artists playing in town this week and where to catch them.

Your 2014 CMJ Cheat Sheet

The definitive, wholly objective list of must-see artists playing in town this week and where to catch them.

Christopher Owens Has Secrets

It’s easy to assume you know everything about Christopher Owens.

Sep 24, 2014

Nancy Whang’s Existential Disco Dilemma

It seems unlikely that a punk transplant from Oregon should become a definitive singer for New York City dance music, but that’s the story of Nancy Whang.

Sep 10, 2014


Film

A Most Wanted Man: <i>Citizenfour</i>

A Most Wanted Man: Citizenfour

This Edward Snowden documentary follows his leaking in real time; it plays like a thriller, and is all the more disturbing for it.

Downhill Razer: Force Majeure

We meet Ruben Östlund, whose new film turns a family ski holiday into a merciless dissection of the modern family unit.

Missed Connections: Talking to The Heart Machine director Zachary Wigon

The young local filmmaker's debut feature concerns love in the time of Skype.

Percussion Bitter Sweet: Whiplash

Manhattan day-school jazz drumming is the milieu for this story of mentorship, genius, and trial by unnecessary fire.

Oct 8, 2014


Food & Drink

Royalty in a Half Shell

Royalty in a Half Shell

Stick steadfast and true to fish.

It Was All Yeller

"A pretty solid thumbs up."

A Foodie’s Christmas: 2 Duck Goose

Is this the best new Chinese in Brooklyn?

Oct 8, 2014

Seersucker Rises Again

Southern food we can stand behind: good, plentiful, and cheap.

Sep 24, 2014

Columns

How Has New York City Changed Since You’ve Been Here?

Ask A Cabbie

How Has New York City Changed Since You’ve Been Here?

"It feels different as it gets more familiar."

Sex With the Natural Redhead

Negative Sex-Positive

Illustration by Steven D'Arbenzio I’m a bisexual, sex-positive, feminist woman.

Reviews

Theater

The Tempezzzt? The Tempest

Is this production of The Tempest just a well-meaning snooze?

Art

Endurance Challenges: A Lot of Sorrow

A collaboration between The National and Ragnar Kjartansson, this six-hour video piece at Luhring Augustine Bushwick will keep you in place while wrecking you softly.

Bar

It Was All Yeller

"A pretty solid thumbs up."

Books

She Remembers Everything and Other Reflections: Not That Kind of Girl

Can Dunham's writing make even her harshest critic admit that she is definitely a—if not the—voice of her generation?

Film

The Devil and Daniel Radcliffe: Horns

Harry Potter grows a pair in this surreal, slightly wan horror romance.

Restaurant

Royalty in a Half Shell

Stick steadfast and true to fish.

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

They're heeeere... That is, more Halloween horror favorites, a Canadian cult classic, and a restored Ken Jacobs film, which he discusses here.

CMJ Day Three: It's My Way or Gerard Way

In which teens almost love an artist too much for him to safely perform.

Sponsored: Get Fed at Fat Goose

Searching for a new favorite dinner (or brunch) spot for the fall?

The Measure cont'd

CMJ Day Two: The Bad Ass Rock Ladies of Two Generations

Shonen Knife and Girlpool warm spirits on a miserably soggy second night.

Growing Up Mitski

Talking to the songwriter about to release one of 2014's best Brooklyn records.

CMJ Day One: Thurston Moore's Penance Tour

Noise Dad moves on. Also, Bo Ningen and PCPC on the first night of CMJ Music Marathon 2014.

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Very Polished Lounge and Nail Spa

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Pequeña

This local Fort Greene spot respects the simple things, like getting chicken tortilla soup, salads, tacos and enchiladas just steps from home. It also respects that a fresh-lime margarita, offered frozen, on the rocks, salted or flavored with fresh fruit could just make your night.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Petit Oven

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Dino

Blending the spirit of rustic Italian cuisine with the neighborhoods eclectic energy. Enjoy housemade pasta, a hand selected wine list and daily food and drink specials using both fresh and imported seasonal ingredients. Open Mon. - Thur. 11-Midnight/Fri. 11-1 a.m./Sat. 10-1/Sun. 10-Midnight. Lunch/Brunch til 3:30 p.m. Dinner all day.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

V Spot

The V Spot began in Spring 2006 when Brooklyn Tech math teacher Danny Carabano decided to follow his dream to start his own business. Danny wanted to open a restaurant that honored his Latin heritage while remaining strictly vegan. As with most visions, much help was needed. His brother Alex provided both graphic design and creative food concepts, while his father constructed the interior and the patio. Our menu appeals to both vegans and non-vegans alike. Try our empanadas or gluten-free portabello tacos, and you'll soon realize that there's no sacrifice in leading a healthier and more compassionate lifestyle. You can also find our most popular dishes sold at health food stores throughout NYC. And now, The V Spot can come to you! Our pre-made vegan retail items are available through Fresh Direct! Buen provencho!

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Park Slope, Brooklyn

Al Di la Trattoria

"Fantastic" savory-cooking at relatively gentle prices explains why this oh-so popular Park Slope Venetian is always packed. (Zagat)Open for lunch and dinner daily, and weekend brunch.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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