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PHOTOS: 2011 Puerto Rican Day Parade

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

Revelers flooded Fifth avenue Sunday for the 54th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade. On hand were proud Puerto Rican bystanders as well as costumed d...

Where Your Favorite Cocktails Came From | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

A good cocktail offers more than just a tasty combination of liquor and mixers but also a great story. From the Martini and the Cosmopolitan to the Bl...

Manhattan's Coolest Pools for Summer | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- As New Yorkers get ready for another steamy summer, there's no better way to escape the concrete jungle than to take a plunge. And who...

The Future Of OzerskyTV

Josh Ozersky | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Green Walls and Bam(boo) at Pizza by Certe

One For The Table | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home
One For The Table

Pizza by Certe, which recently received three stars from the Green Restaurant Association, is an inviting, environmentally friendly pizzeria, tucked into a nook and cranny that once was a Quiznos.

WATCH: Kanye And Jay-Z Play MoMA

Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts

Kanye West and Jay-Z performed last night at MoMA's 2011 "Party In The Garden Benefit," which honored Patricia Phelps De Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kra...

Astoria Characters: The Internationalista

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

London. Johannesburg and Nairobi. Fort Worth, St. Louis and San Diego. Tokyo and Manhattan. And Astoria. What do they all have in common? Well, let's see... Matthew Peipert.

Josh Ozersky On The 2011 James Beard Awards

Josh Ozersky | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


WATCH: Trailer For Documentary Devoted To The New York Accent

Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

With Manhattan property getting more and more expensive and funneling old families to the outer boroughs, New York City is losing its accents. "If The...

Derby Day Cocktails | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

Saturday marks the 137th Run for the Roses, and whether or not you're a horse-racing fan, it's a day for wearing frivolous hats and drinking bourbon. ...

America On A Plate: Michael Lomonaco's Surf & Turf

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

I like Michael Lomonaco, of Porterhouse New York, a lot. Who doesn't? But when he told me we were doing surf and turf, I hesitated. I never liked the ...

Angelo Sosa's Social Eatz Burgers

Josh Ozersky | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home
Josh Ozersky

We all know Angelo Sosa from Top Chef, but before he went down that perilous path I had eaten, and appreciated, his food at Yumcha. So when he started...

Astoria Characters: The Born Baker

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Rosario Notaro, a compact man with big milk chocolate eyes and the energy of a youngster, doesn't like cookies and cakes; perhaps it's because he's been baking them nearly all of his 74 years.

Remembering Sydney Lumet's Elegance

Carole Mallory | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Lumet was drawn to and inspired artistically by the diversity of New York City, its many ethnic neighborhoods, its art and its crime, its sophistication and its corruption, its beauty and its ugliness.

Po' Boys & The Hope Diamond Of Chicken Sandwiches

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Cocktails For The Final Four | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

All the nail-biting wins and heart-breaking buzzer-beaters have taken a toll on your body and psyche. You deserve a well-made drink for your tireless armchair cheerleading.

Why Are (Most) Publishers Still In New York?

Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When publishing outsiders are suggesting cures for what ails the business, one very common suggestion is that publisher ditch their New York real esta...

The World's Toughest Trip? It's Trying to Go Home

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Mandel

This is New York's Chelsea, the area where I grew up, and I am home for the first time in years. Maybe it's the strain of all this edgy art, but my neighborhood is more stressful than I remember.

Tutoring Is A Dirty Word

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Spending huge sums of money on a tutor can never guarantee a straight-A transcript or top standardized test scores

Woody Allen Sets Next Film In Rome | DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Any happy New York couples waiting in line to see "The Sorrow and the Pity" at their favorite Manhattan movie theater or getting romantic in view of t...

Reflections on a Natural Disaster by a New York Kiwi

Cheryl Pearl Sucher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Pearl Sucher

Few understand the unique nature of this fiercely proud and independent country which is now suffering the terrible loss of so many in the recent Christchurch earthquake.

Ken Friedman and Taavo Somer's Party Bus to The Rusty Knot

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Immigration And The U.S.: Dasha's Story

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.26.2011 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

When you hear someone talk about how we can't afford to have any more immigration to this country, why not remind that person of the talents, love and commitment that new immigrants bring to our culture?

Is a Warming Rental Market in Manhattan a Sign of a Better Economy?

Pauline Millard | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Pauline Millard

Everyone I speak with in the Manhattan real estate industry says the same thing: the volume of their business is up. As a broker, I'm trying to figure out why.

Bittersgate: Angostura Bitters Spokespersons Declare Supply Problems OVER On "Rachel Maddow Show," Plus Eight Essential Cocktail Recipes With Bitters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bittersgate: Angostura Bitters Spokespersons Declare End Of Shortage On "Maddow" Angostura Bitters Spokespersons Declare Shortage apparently over, sort of On Rachel Maddow Show