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The Lifespan of An Alternative Weekly

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frankie April 13, 1988 The first issue of New York Press appears. Russ Smith, formerly of the Baltimore City Paper, is the Press’ first editor and part owner. The offices of the Press are located at 530 Broadway at Spring Street. September 30, 1988 First “Best of Manhattan” edition is published. Includes “Best 24-Hour Copy Shop” (“At 3 [&hellip
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Southern Frontiers

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What we—and a few Manhattan notables—love below 14th Street For our inaugural issue, we wanted to celebrate Downtown Manhattan (an area we roughly define as everything—and we mean everything—below 14th Street). To us, this huge swath of the island is one of the most fascinating places in New York City, where local issues become national [&hellip
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Editors’ Picks

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Marissa Maier and Mark Peikert name their top five destinations in Downtown Manhattan Bubby’s Pie Company, Tribeca (and Dumbo): “I remember when this restaurant was only one room and only the struggling artists in the neighborhood went there. It looks a lot different now, but they still serve amazingly delicious comfort food, like their fried [&hellip
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This Week: A Satanist wants to make sure we know his true name, godammit; another one comments on comments on the remnants of the Satan-o scene; some secular ideas about healthcare; and an agnostic tells all. The Caged Bird John Aes-Nihil Speaking. I recently did an interview with Matt Harvey. I was promised a review [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2011

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bofm2011 Recently, GQ named Brooklyn the “Coolest City on the Planet” for foodies. While we agree that the borough is first-rate in a number of things—hipster watching, finding a cheap apartment with antique molding—we are inclined to believe that Manhattan is still king. Brooklyn isn’t a cocktail that people in Idaho can order. Woody Allen has [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan 2011

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Recently, GQ named Brooklyn the “Coolest City on the Planet” for foodies. While we agree that the borough is first-rate in a number of things—hipster watching, finding a cheap apartment with antique molding—we are inclined to believe that Manhattan is still king. Brooklyn isn’t a cocktail that people in Idaho can order. Woody Allen has [&hellip
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Talking Up Downtown: Rory Albanese

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Writer and executive producer, ‘The Daily Show’ By Mark Peikert For the second time this year, 92YTribeca will play host to the minds behind Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with The Daily Show Live: Stand-up Comedy from The Daily Show’s Staff. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning writer and executive producer Rory Albanese, the night features correspondents, [&hellip
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The Bloody Apple

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An exhibit of Weegee"s photographs proves that crime does pay By Mark Peikert In the pantheon of New Yorkers's Dorothy Parker, Andy Warhol, the Ramones's photographer Weegee may not be the first to spring to mind, but he may symbolize the contradictions of New York City better than anyone else. Driven, self-mythologizing and morbidly curious [&hellip
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