iOS app Android app

Robert Hess

U.S. Chess Champ Hikaru Nakamura: I'll Have Another

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

A comparison between the Preakness Stakes horse race held in Baltimore, Maryland, and the 2012 U.S. Chess Championship in Saint Louis, Missouri, may seem out of place, but both races had a lot of things in common.

The 2012 Manhattan Cocktail Classic Wrap-Up: Bigger! Better! Boozier!

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.20.2012 | Food
Tony Sachs

Like a plague of locusts or an army of Huns, the cocktailian hordes descended on New York City on May 11 -- bar owners, mixologists, distillers, publi...

Bobby Fischer: Against the World, and Against Me

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last Tuesday, Bryant Park was a chess fest. Young and old, seasoned and novice players sat head in hands contemplating plastic pieces on the checkered mats. You could hear a pawn drop.

Sleepless In New York: My Night at the HOPE Street Survey (SLIDESHOW)

Boonsri Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Boonsri Dickinson

One night every year, volunteers walk thousands of miles on the grids of the city, Queen, Brooklyn, Staten Island, the Bronx, and climb through the underworld of the subways lines to count the homeless.