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You transitioned from being a writer to selling sex toys at SHAG. What’s the new gig like? It’s been a lot of fun. We had to go through weeks of training before we were allowed to be alone in the shop. You have to know about the inventory, the toys. …
In Character: Bushwick’s neocabaret clown Allegra Meshuggah
Your job title is a little hard to decipher. I’ve been trying to describe my work for years and the closest I’ve gotten is neo-clown-costumed-cabaret-drag-physical-comedy artist. But that’s a bit of a mouthful. Tell me about your drag clown troupe, Fou York. We’re the East Coast branch of a long-standing …
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Quick bite: Uncle Gussy's Truck Brothers Franky and Nick Karagiorgos inherited their food truck's ace parking spot, outside St. Bart's Church, from their uncle. The daily specials are sourced from Astoria's K&T Quality Meats and prepped by the boys' mom with copious amounts of olive oil, lemon, garlic and oregano. …
The three best places to visit on the Upper East Side
Despite its stuffy reputation, the Upper East Side has much to offer people who can’t afford a brownstone. Weave your way east of Central Park—past amicable doormen, well-groomed labradoodles and the occasional Real Housewife— to hit Second Avenue.
Meet four New Yorkers with late-night jobs
New York's hot chocolate revival can be traced back to City Bakery more than 20 years ago, but even though that bakery bastion shuttered in 2019, the scene is still piping hot. One reason? Baristas. A great coffee shop is often a great hot chocolate spot—that latte-quality milk can make …
15 outdoor drinking spots for fall
Celebrate the season at some of the best outdoor bars in New York City
Crimson & Rye + Copper & Oak
When the weather turns brisk, the spirits go dark. Luckily NYC has two new whiskey bars perfect for brown-bottle connoisseurs and newbies.
On Our Radar: The NoMad Bar
A bar review of an elegant saloon inside the NoMad hotel that is teeming with lofty pub grub, digs worthy of 007… oh, and $198 cocktails.
Where's the Gay Scene in Staten Island?
It's in Manhattan, actually. Still, there are some venues on this "other island" that are worth checking out.
FILM FEATURE: Writer Hanif Kureishi's controversial home life finds its way into My Son the Fanatic.
Rupert Graves: Rebel, rebel
FILM FEATURE: Rupert Graves on Different for Girls and Intimate Relations
Peter Hedges: Hedging Bets
THEATER FEATURE: Playwright and screenwriter Peter Hedges dramatizes the perils of parenting in Baby Anger.