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A small army of accused fraudsters have been indicted in Queens for running a scam involving a boatload of stolen credit card numbers, illegally manufactured cards, and a team of hired shoppers. Queens District Attorney Robert Brown's office says at...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The Braven Brewing Company reveals its latest lager this week: The Bushwick Pilsner is inspired by classic recipes from the once dominant Bushwick brewing culture of the 19th and 20th centuries. This pilsner is a smooth, effervescent drink with a golden...
From: Village Voice | Friday, July 3, 2015
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On a recent weekend afternoon, Jeremy Mustakas flitted between working the barista station and helping scoop ice cream for local Crown Heights families. Earlier this month, the Brooklyn-raised, bespectacled business owner opened Elsie's Parlor (667...
From: Village Voice | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Summer has long since arrived, and the time for barbecues, trips to the beach, and basking in the chill of air conditioners is now. The arrival of what some consider the best part of the year seems to not only go hand in hand with sweat, sunscreen, and...
From: Village Voice | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Funk N' Cue, Governors Island, 10 South Street, Friday, 5 p.m. George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic host this holiday eve barbecue, which offers guests the chance to funk-up Governors Island in full view of Lady Liberty. The menu includes summer...
From: Village Voice | Friday, July 3, 2015
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For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily. Friday, 7/03 Circuit des Yeux + Evan Caminiti Trans-Pecos 8 p.m., $8 With the release of In Plain Speech, Circuit de Yeux singer Haley Fohr’s fearless...
From: Village Voice | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Ahh, the simple pleasures of weekend life: sleeping in on Sundays. The smell and sound of bacon sizzling on the grill. And cinnamon buns?! For a confection so seemingly over-the-top, Brooklyn Star's (593 Lorimer St, 718-599-8999) entry is surprisingly...
From: Village Voice | Friday, July 3, 2015
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We just got word via an email from Sean Josephs, owner of Char No. 4 (one of our 99 Essential Restaurants in Brooklyn) that the treasured source for some of the borough's best Southern-style smoked meats, as well as a staggering selection of whiskey...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It was noon and Kazusa Jibiki sat in the corner of her restaurant on an almost perfect day in SoHo. Wearing a free-flowing white dress with thin, horizontal stripes, Kazusa, quiet and curious, was searching for the exact word; “Yes, like melting pot.”...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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On July 1 New York implemented a controversial citywide ban on Styrofoam. Pursuant to Local Law 142 of the city's administrative code, the new policy does away with single-serve foam cups, beach coolers, takeout containers — even those pesky packaging...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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When Suzanne Levinson and her partner Omer Shorshi were looking for a new space for their destroyed Pommes Frites restaurant, Levinson knew they'd found it when she looked around MacDougal Street. The feel and look of the tiny street in the shadow of...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The veggie burger may have infiltrated mainstream dining while millennials were still teething, but despite advances in the design and DNA of our vegetable-based patty sandwiches, they still have a way to go before becoming a nationally accepted form...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Where do chefs go to eat on their nights off? We're asking them — and they're divulging the best things they've eaten in the last month in this weekly column. Read more in the archives of The Best Thing I Ate This Month. The Chef: Summer Bailey The...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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As of Wednesday night at 8:31 p.m., no performer in history has played Madison Square Garden more times than Billy Joel. As he took rock music's most famous stage for a record-setting 65th time Joel was living the ultimate "fuck you" moment. On Wednesday...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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At this point in 2015, it's safe to say that avocado toast has surpassed trend status and become a thing. The healthy snack, originally hailing from Australia, moved beyond its burgeoning role as a Brooklyn "it" food; variations of it are now to be...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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