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10.03.14 Marina Galperina

This week’s winner for most batshit rant at a routine community board meeting goes to Mr. Salsano of the Upper West Side. Seems like residents near Riposo 72 are terrified that the wine bar’s yet-to-be-built 16-seat sidewalk cafe and liquor license will “erode” the “quality of life” and “complexion” of their “bedroom community” near Central Park West and the Dakota. Their […]

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05.24.13 Andy Cush

You’re forgiven for traveling to New Jersey for weed–maybe you or someone you know has a medical card and you’d like to hit up the Green Leaf Compassion Center. Totally understandable. Just don’t give in to the temptation to have a drink while you’re there. State authorities claim no fewer than 29 New Jersey restaurants–including […]

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09.12.12 Andy Cush

A nefarious ring of 18 JFK Airport employees was arrested today for stealing 100,000 miniature liquor bottles from the airport. Their total bounty, which also included larger bottles of liquor and other duty-free items, is alleged to exceed $750,000. Police also raided the home of a retired airport truck driver and found more than 500 […]

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04.23.09 Will Sherman

A legal distillery may open in Brooklyn, the first in New York City since Prohibition. “Tom Potter, who co-founded Brooklyn Brewery 22 years ago, is looking to get into the gin- and whisky-making business this summer with New York Distillery Co.” Potter proclaims, “N.Y.C. deserves its own distiller, and I think I’m the man to […]

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