| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
What exactly is kosher? The short answer is a religious certification given to any cooked or processed food that an observant Jew is permitted to eat. A satisfying answer in detail is not easy, so a visual aid may help: picture three identical matzo...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Chef, author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain is now a CNN contributor. He will travel around the globe to places such as Myanmar, Israel and the Congo as host of a new CNN show premiering this April. Follow him on Twitter...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 6:28 PM
What better way to spend this last beautiful long weekend in the city than to hit up the High Line, then mosey on down to the brand new pop-up market on Washington.
Dozens of local companies have booths at the market, from clothes to jewelry to soaps!...
| Jul 10, 2011
New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...
| May 29, 2011
Is graffiti the most influential art movement since Pop burst on the scene in 1962?
That's the head-turning claim made by "Art in the Streets," a controversial exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The show has been drawing the ire of social...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:35 PM
With all due respect to Tom Hanks, 2010 was Hannah Hooperâs âBigâ year. The L.A. painter-cum-musician saw her painting âRedondo Beachâ grace the cover of The Morning Bendersâ album âBig Echoâ (and subsequ...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Indie boutique the Echo Park Independent Co-op â more commonly known as E.P.I.C. â debuted on Sunset Boulevard last year with the mission of bringing quirky L.A. fashion brands to the fore. But now the museum-esque store it bringing a......
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Devyn Rush, the Bucks County native featured on this season’s “American Idol” as the “singing waitress” contestant, says that after being cut last week’s Hollywood round, she wants everyone to know what a great...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Making nice: The Ansel Adams Trust and Rick Norsigian have settled their lawsuits over disputed "lost negatives." (Los Angeles Times) Ramping up: The Pasadena Playhouse, still recovering from financial woes, has announced that its new season will...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Mark Swed reviews the Jan Peerce DVD documentary "If I Were a Rich Man."...