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Carmageddon, Out East, And America Fast Forward

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

For me, leaving LA doesn't mean losing touch with the progress of America Fast Forward. In fact, I find these regular outings give me some helpful perspective on what Angelenos are trying to achieve transit-wise.

LOOK: A Guide To Being A Young Lady In 1939 Manhattan

Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

Reddit user 'unmoderated' recently found a copy of "New York: Behind the Scenes", a 1939 guide by Lee Mortimer, and scanned a section called "Young La...

WATCH: Driver Speeds Around Manhattan In 27 Minutes

Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

Speed racer Alex Roy turned some heads in 2001 for claiming to drive around Manhattan in 27 minutes, reaching speeds of up to 144 mph over the 24.48 m...

A Day Trip to the Rockefeller Preserve, Just North of NYC

Lea Lane | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Lea Lane

Vaux and Olmsted created Central Park out of fantasy. This preserve is natural fantasy. There's even a tinge of danger. Unknown paths beckon into witchy woods. But mostly the flora and fauna offer calm.

Macy's NYC Employees Could Strike For First Time In Nearly Forty Years

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba and Roy Strom) - Workers at four New York City area Macy's Inc stores, including its Herald Square flagship, could strike late on...

The Hand-Pressed Triple-B (Bacon, Butter & Bialy Sandwich)

Josh Ozersky | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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Teacher, 25 Others Charged For Trading Brutal Child Sex Videos

Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., announced Tuesday afternoon that his office had filed charges against 26 individuals related to the p...

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

Liquor.com | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

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

dnainfo.com | 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

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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

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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

Liquor.com | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

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

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Cocktails For The Final Four

Liquor.com | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

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.