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After popular year-old Clinton Hill café Tilda All Day abruptly shuttered last September, its future appeared uncertain. But for Samantha Safer and chef Claire Welle — the two remaining principals following an ownership shakeup — the next...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Critic's Pick: Fancy Casual International culinary superstar and Mexico City's patron saint of mole Enrique Olvera can't wait for you to try the tlacoyos and consomés at ATLA (372 Lafayette Street, no phone or website yet), the all-day café he's opening...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Critic's Pick: Mr. Melody Since any Tom Zé fan will already know to catch this precious BAM show (June 3, Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, bam.org), anyone who hasn't yet joined us had best stream the Brazil Classics 4 comp...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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For those of us intermittently confused by March Madness, Billboard is running a Should-Be-Bigger Bracket right now for pop stars who are not as famous as their talents merit. By the time you read this, Billboard's five judges will have weighed in on...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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While testifying before the City Council's Transportation Committee on Tuesday, the MTA’s Michael Chuback, the director of the MTA’s budget, claimed that ridership on the city’s buses are down not because of deteriorating service, but rather, because...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I meet up with Destiny Frasqueri — the 24-year-old Nuyorican alternative hip-hop artist known variously as Princess Nokia, Wavy Spice, or simply Destiny — in the East Village. I'm running late; she's even later, so I get to the Astor Place cube first....
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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In 1790, in the first ever State of the Union address, George Washington told Congress he understood that federal support of agriculture and commercial ventures across the nation needed no special defense. He wanted to insist, however, that the government...
From: Village Voice | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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U.S. attorney general and Deliverance extra Jeff Sessions engaged in some budgetary saber rattling yesterday, threatening to make good on a Trump Administration executive order that promised to withhold federal funding from cities that resist its hardline...
From: Village Voice | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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You want to know where we are? We're driving down Route 1, the road leading west out of Mosul toward Tal Afar, a desert town in Iraq of about 200,000 filled to its bursting mud-brick walls with smugglers, criminal gangs, insurgents, thieves, and murderers....
From: Village Voice | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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New York State’s budget is due in less than four days, on April 1, yet most legislators, advocates, and voters have no idea what it will fund, whether any programs will be cut, or which promises will be kept. This is by design: As they have done for...
From: Village Voice | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Ask John Samuelsen about how he rose from lowly track worker to labor kingpin, and he'll tell you about the time he was called an "Irish cunt." As Samuelsen recalls, it was the Fourth of July, 1994, and he was laboring in the baking tunnel of an R train...
From: Village Voice | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It's a frigid late-winter afternoon in Harlem, and even for a quick walk around her neighborhood, Somi, the cosmopolitan jazz singer and songwriter, realizes she needs a hat. Fortunately, the vendors at the Malcolm Shabazz African Market on West 116th...
From: Village Voice | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What is indie pop? It depends on who you ask. Several of the genre's forefathers will play the city this week, representing different sects of the loosely affiliated art movement. The Scottish band Teenage Fanclub are alumni of early-Nineties shoegaze...
From: Village Voice | Monday, March 27, 2017
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NYPD Officer Richard Haste, who killed unarmed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in his Bronx home five years ago after police entered the apartment without a warrant, resigned over the weekend. The NYPD evidently extended Haste the courtesy of alerting him...
From: Village Voice | Monday, March 27, 2017
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For seven years, Republicans vowed to repeal Obamacare. Throughout the 2016 campaign and beyond, The Leader vowed to not only repeal but also replace Obamacare with something “great.” All the Republican House had to do was pass a bill, any bill,...
From: Village Voice | Monday, March 27, 2017
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