Church Protests That Bike Lane Would Impede Their Free Practice of Religion 

The District of Columbia, like so many urban areas across America, is currently working on installing some bike lanes. Well, one church doesn’t like the traffic clusterfuck they believe one proposed lane would unleash, and in fact they’re pretty sure it’s an infringement on their right to practice their religion… »10/15/15 10:10am10/15/15 10:10am


Angry Mob Attacks Hipster Cereal Cafe in Protest Against Gentrification

Anti-gentrification activists calling themselves the “Fuck Parade,” toting torches, buckets of paint, and pig head masks on spikes, attacked a cereal cafe in London on Saturday night. The owners of the Cereal Killer Cafe said their staff and customers had to “barricade themselves” inside while the protesters wrote… »9/28/15 11:20am9/28/15 11:20am

Here's That White Guy Who 'Settled' Brooklyn Talking About His 'Street Cred'

The internet had various reactions yesterday to a dudefight between two white men in downtown Brooklyn. White Jogger told White Stroller-Pusher that he enjoys fighting “babies” like WSP, and, furthermore, “The only reason white people like you live here is because I settled this fucking neighborhood for you!” Classic. »9/24/15 3:10pm9/24/15 3:10pm

Brooklyn Gallery Owner Thought Grisly Murder Was Pretty Cool

One thing people like to do is reminisce about “old” New York and how much better it was seven/ten/20/80 years ago, or whenever they first arrived. And it was! New York is objectively bad now. But there’s an art to reminiscing, if you will, a good way to do it and the way Edward Zipco just chose. Oh, you don’t know… »6/19/15 4:15pm6/19/15 4:15pm

How Racism Is Driving New York City's Gentrification

With the snow finally thawed and spring officially in full gear, New York is back in the swing of things and residents are remembering why they endure five months of tundra bullshit and exorbitant rent to live in (maybe) the greatest city in the world. Now that spirits are high again, it seems like a good time to look… »5/12/15 4:10pm5/12/15 4:10pm

So Hipsters Aren't the Economic Boon Some Urbanists Thought They'd Be

Remember how the creative class of writers, artists, urban cheesemongers, professional tricyclists, novelty button manufacturers, food truckers, and artisan mustache-growers was supposed to supplant crumbling blue collar industries in economically stagnant cities? Remember? Well, according to Richard Florida, the… »3/20/13 6:25pm3/20/13 6:25pm