east village


This Photographer Shot Portraits of His Famous Friends in the Tub

From the late 70s to the early 90s, Don Herron photographed downtown New York cult icons in the bath.
Miss Rosen

The 'Punk' CBGB-Themed Target Is Peak Late Capitalism

Corporations jumping on culture for profit is obviously an old story, but this time it happened less than two blocks from where I grew up.
Eve Peyser

NYC Dive Bar Says It Will Kick Out Anyone Who Uses the Word 'Literally'

This is, like, literally discrimination.
Mayukh Sen

New York City Hat Shop Haunted by the Odor of Rotting Cheese

"The smell of cheese is seeping into my hat shop," says Julia Knox, owner of East Village Hats.
Mayukh Sen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Yorker Is Facing Eviction for Hanging Confederate Flags in His Windows

Though the flags have been up for months, neighbors have called on the apartment building's owners to take them down in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
Drew Schwartz
Garage Magazine

3 Shops with Everything a Wannabe Eccentric Millionaire Cat Lady Needs

A hole-in-the-wall with thousands of Mexican imports, an Indian fabric store to upholster your life in, and John Derian, because of course John Derian.
Alex Beggs

Pinoy-Style Ribs Recipe

No need for a fancy oven. These Filipino-style ribs are stupid-simple and mouth-meltingly tender.
Miguel Trinidad
thump news

Actor Alan Cumming is Opening a New York Club Called Club Cumming

It’s scheduled to open in September in the East Village.
Krystal Rodriguez
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Went to SantaCon So You’ll Never Have To

On the last episode of ‘Desus & Mero’ this year, the hosts took to the streets of NYC to give us an inside look at Christmas’ sloppiest tradition.
Sarah Bellman

'Infotainment': A Playbook for Fighting Trump’s America

A revival of the seminal ‘Infotainment’ exhibition shows how artists responded to a right wing political shift amidst the Information Age.
DJ Pangburn
In Memoriam

Damnit, Other Music Is Closing: A Eulogy for New York's Most Beloved Living Record Store

It's been announced that the longtime staple is shuttering. We pay our respects.
Zach Schonfeld
New York

A NY Mexican Spot Got Busted For Serving Booze to Almost 50 Teenagers in One Night

Cops raided the East Village bar Dahlia’s on January 30 after receiving a call complaining about underage drinking, and when they arrived they found 43 teenagers under the age of 18 throwing back margaritas and mojitos.
Wyatt Marshall