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Yung Jake is hard to pin down. The Los Angeles-based rapper, designer, visual artist, and digital personality likes to do things — like make iPhone apps or collaborate on clothing lines — that aren't considered art in the traditional sense. He...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Green almonds are — as the name suggests — young almonds with a downy, green outer skin that's the texture of a peach and the size of a tiny plum. In a month, that green skin will become a hard nutshell that you’ll crack off and throw away...but...
From: Village Voice | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Opening Day Party The Bronx Brewery (856 East 136th Street, Bronx) Saturday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Bronx Brewery's backyard is officially opening this weekend. To celebrate, the brewery is hosting a bonafide barbecue with Fletcher’s Brooklyn Barbecue...
From: Village Voice | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Just as the remaining open cases come to a close on “the largest gang bust in New York City history,” federal authorities have announced another “largest gang bust in New York City’s history.” That time it was in West Harlem, on June 4, 2014,...
From: Village Voice | Friday, April 29, 2016
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On April 4, 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. announced his opposition to the Vietnam War with an hour-long address at Harlem's Riverside Church that he called “A Time to Break Silence.” In the speech, King argued that the fight against racism at home...
From: Village Voice | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The Village Voice has covered hip-hop since 1979, when the paper first reported on graffiti artist FAB 5 FREDDY. In 1982, our writer Steven Hager was the first to use the term "hip-hop " in a major article, "Afrika Bambaataa's Hip-Hop." Back then, hip-hop...
From: Village Voice | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Every weekend, 18,000 elderly New Yorkers open their doors to Citymeals on Wheels volunteers. On holidays, Citymeals is there, too, delivering shelf-stable pantry items and freshly prepared full meals so that those who are homebound receive adequate...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Ryan Hardy sits at his desk looking at a to-do list. Item number one: Write a job description for Ryan Hardy. Just under three years ago, Hardy opened hip-hop-inspired hot spot Charlie Bird in SoHo with partner Robert Bohr. In February, the pair teamed...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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"Prepare for the saddest, most fucking amazing night of your life," said singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers as she left the Bowery Ballroom stage last night after her opening set. The sold-out crowd in attendance cheered in acknowledgement of what was...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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We Can't All Afford a Carbon Tax A carbon tax will raise the utility bills of too many poor Americans, despite promises to the contrary ["Debate Exposes Clinton's Carbon Conflict," Voice, April 20]. — James Jones It's a Complicated Issue Let's just...
From: Village Voice | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Menu overhauls are nothing new, but when a Michelin-starred restaurant like Public (210 Elizabeth Street; 212-343-7011) shakes up its roster — not to mention its service and design — it's difficult to ignore. Every restaurant dreams of reaching...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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A white guy climbs onstage and screams, “Draw the bridges! Dig the ditches deep! We're gonna need a new border!” to an adoring crowd. It’s a line that could one of Donald Trump’s ad-libbed stump rants. But it was first shouted from a riser in...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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For a lot of hard rock and metal bands, the Eighties was about baring it all, in terms of both skin and bad behavior. During those aggressive days Lita Ford, fresh off her stint as lead guitarist of the Runaways, was no exception. But decades later the...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Growing up, I would only eat three foods: frozen peas, Kraft macaroni (spirals), and scrambled eggs. The eggs worked at any time of day, so I ate them most often. I liked them to be cooked until they had no jiggle left. I didn't want any cheese, pepper,...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Just a few more weeks until the first-ever Village Voice Brunch Eats. On May 11, join us on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s Flight Deck for the best all-you-can-eat, breakfast-for-dinner bash you could hope for. You'll be treated to three...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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"Can I touch your hair?"   The question catches me off guard. I look at the man, unsure of how to respond. Did I hear him correctly? He's definitely been drinking, but then so have I. A thin veil of cigarette smoke hangs over the bar, obscuring his...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Vagabon frontwoman Laetitia Tamko says she often can't bear to look at anyone right after a set. "It's like they just caught me naked," she tells the Voice, sitting in her skylighted Bushwick living room beneath a wall tapestry of a serene forest. "I...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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