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If you’re looking for a wild, high-energy show, look no further than Paco the G Train Bandit, who will perform in Bushwick this Friday night at The Paper Box. With burlesque acts, bands, rappers, live Reggae, DJs and performance art running all night, there’s something for everyone. “It’s a wild dance party with awesome people,”… Read more »

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Ever wondered what a French-inspired Nouveau American brasserie in a luxury Midtown hotel would look like? Marc Murphy made one, and it’s delightful. Here are a few things you should know: 1. Yes, that Marc Murphy. You know, the Chopped judge. 2. It’s in the Viceroy. Fancy. 3. 32-ounce ribeye. With an inviting interior designed… Read more »

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If you haven’t listened to Sons of an Illustrious Father and their sultry, hypnotizing ballad, “I Will Kill You in Your Sleep,” then you’re missing out. A raspy voice, bluesy guitar, and unique ‘heavy meadow/future folk’ sound make this Brooklyn trio a band to keep on the radar. The band will perform at Mercury Lounge… Read more »

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Attention all carnivores: dinner is served. This meat palace cameos as a café/retail shop by day and badass food hall by dusk, complete with 450 international beers, meat, a communal bar and butcher’s counter, more meat, and a garden. That said, you should eat here. Food rundown: HOUSE BEEF JERKY Jerky and spice and everything… Read more »

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In the past few years a litany of small businesses have closed in Manhattan. From music venues like CBGBs and the Roseland Ballroom to stalwart restaurants like Union Square Cafe, NYC landmarks are disappearing at an alarming rate. Normally this would be a sign of a struggling economy but here it means quite the opposite…. Read more »

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Market to table, meet SoHo. Cool cat Matt Levine and his indieFORK crew along with Michelin starred chef Joe Isodori have made their mark on the downtown foodie scene with the arrival of Chalk Point Kitchen, a blasé ode to all things local. In summary, crazy good home-grown fare and a kick-ass cocktail program are… Read more »

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Friday night The Replacements took over Forest Hills with a long-awaited concert at the historic Forest Hills Stadium. Though the band’s current tour began in 2013 this show marked the first time in over 20 years that the band played in New York. That time away seems to have improved the group’s live act taking… Read more »

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Sometimes, all I really want is to walk down an unassuming staircase to find myself in a dimly lit cocktail den with newspaper menus and mason jars filled with various items. That’s where Nitecap comes in. Death + Company partners David Kaplan and Alex Day, along with Maison Premiere vet Natasha David, are the brains… Read more »

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Just when you thought “classy” and “bacon tater tots” didn’t belong in the same sentence, The Eddy popped up on East 6th and proved us all wrong. Wallflower duo Jason Soloway and Chef Brendan McHale, along with their uncanny talent for hand selecting a ridiculously perfect staff, have made their mark on Curry Row with… Read more »

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If Experimental got a mod Gallic facelift, traded craft cocktail whizzes for jaunty sommeliers, and perfected the art of in-house pickling and charcuterie-ing, let’s just say it’d be a force to be reckoned with. It happened. On Centre Street. And you should go. The folks at ECC have gotten themselves a one-way ticket on the… Read more »