The Legendary Dosa Man of NYC | Street Food Icons

Thiru Kumar, AKA the Dosa Man, has been running NY Dosas, a food cart in Greenwich Village’s Washington Square Park, since 2001. His dosas-which are made from fermented rice and lentils, and stuffed with potatoes, vegetables and spicy sauces-have become an international phenomenon. Thiru grew up in Sri Lanka and learned to make South Indian… Continue reading The Legendary Dosa Man of NYC | Street Food Icons

Meet the Most Infamous Dirt Bike Rider in NYC

VICE travels to Queens to meet Leeky Da Bikestar, one of the most infamous figures in New York City’s bike life movement to find out how a kid from the south side of Queens is leading a country wide movement to create a sport from nothing and legitimize the use of illegal dirtbikes and atvs… Continue reading Meet the Most Infamous Dirt Bike Rider in NYC

How a Train Tunnel Became the Center of NYC’s Art Scene | I Was There

In this episode of “I Was There”, VICE meets Chris Pape, a renowned artist known for his graffiti work in the “Freedom Tunnel”. The tunnel runs under Riverside Park in Manhattan and was used for freight trains until its closure in the 1980s. Once closed, a community of homeless people began to flourish. Chris Pape… Continue reading How a Train Tunnel Became the Center of NYC’s Art Scene | I Was There

Best Late Night Food in Downtown NYC with Jonnyshipes

Jonny Shipes, native New Yorker and founder of hip-hop label Cinematic Music Group, gives us a run-down of his favorite late-night food south of 14th Street. Jonny starts the night off at Bobwhite Counter in Alphabet City with a buffalo chicken sandwich, a barbecue chicken sandwich, and mac and cheese. Next, he travels to Café… Continue reading Best Late Night Food in Downtown NYC with Jonnyshipes