Woman's Hero Neighbors Laugh Her Stupid Boyfriend Out of Her Building

New York City is a crowded place but for one woman on the Upper East Side. This is a good, no, great thing, because her neighbors helped her break up with a no-good boyfriend. » 3/19/15 1:30pm 3/19/15 1:30pm

An Isolation Tank in Winter is the Best Place to Feel Happy and Alone

At an aggressively loud party a few weeks ago, as the lights from a rainbow disco ball flashed directly into my eyes, I thought about the float tank. A skinny white DJ bounced along to an EDM remix of a well-known pop song, but nestled behind my forehead was serenity and peace. I stayed for one drink and got the… » 3/06/15 1:00pm 3/06/15 1:00pm

One Way Taxis Still Beat Uber: When You Want to Fuck in the Car

There are moments when your desire to do the dirty overtake your desire to do so in a private environment. And if you're like enviable New York hipster journalist Rachel Rabbit White, you'll do it in a cab, on a slab, in the park or in the dark. But you won't do it in an Uber. Because they suck for spur of the moment… » 3/05/15 4:00pm 3/05/15 4:00pm

At Least You're Not Doing This Blizzard Shit in a Petticoat

Cold comfort, perhaps, but this should make you feel slightly better: At least you aren't struggling through this winter weather in Gilded Age costume. » 1/26/15 7:50pm 1/26/15 7:50pm

How to Prepare Your Mom If You Are About to Get Blizzard-Slammed

There's a real doozy of a blizzard barreling toward the northeast. Consequently, many residents of the eastern seaboard received very urgent calls from their mothers this morning, asking about their commuting plans and battery stockpiles and wool socks and canned goods. » 1/26/15 1:00pm 1/26/15 1:00pm

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it… » 1/26/15 11:27am 1/26/15 11:27am

Stop Being Gross on the Train, Yell New NYC Subway Ads

Hey jerks! Stop acting like the subway is your bathroom! Or your living room! Because it ain't, alright! This is essentially the latest push for New York City subway ads and some of them are astounding. No nail clipping? On a train? Who does that? » 1/14/15 1:00pm 1/14/15 1:00pm

Yay for You: Wahlburgers Opening Everywhere, But Especially New York!

Excellent news for fans of both delicious food and the Wahlberg brothers (not married to Jenny McCarthy)! Wahlburgers, the Wahlbergs' burger restaurant is expanding all over the country and at least seven franchises are coming to New York City! » 1/13/15 6:20pm 1/13/15 6:20pm

Will & Kate From the Cheap Seats: 48 Hours Tailing the Royals

"Officer! She just pushed her way to the front," hollers an insistent pink-haired, sweatpants-clad woman glaring daggers at the back of another woman's black parka. "I would like you to ask her to move." » 12/11/14 11:50am 12/11/14 11:50am

Wedding Planner Turns Out to Be Wedding Con Artist

Do not read any further if you are currently planning a wedding because you'll have nightmares. Terrible, terrible nightmares, about a wedding planner who takes your money, locks you into a bunch of vendors on the other side of an ocean and then pockets the money. » 11/14/14 5:50pm 11/14/14 5:50pm

Taylor Swift Replaces a Rabid Rat as NYC's New Welcome Ambassador

Courtesy the song "Welcome To New York," Taylor Swift has been named "NYC's Global Welcome Ambassador for Tourism," making one wonder if the song was just a super-genius Bloombergian scheme hatched by Swift and the tourism board to promote 1989 and also all those fugnacious condos they keep letting people build. » 10/27/14 6:10pm 10/27/14 6:10pm

Stop Freaking Out About Getting Ebola

I was in the kitchen rummaging around for a snack last night when I heard the NY1 anchor interrupt his broadcast with a News Alert that New York City's Dr. Craig Spencer had tested positive for the Ebola virus. And then I did what anybody alone in an apartment with Ebola news sans context and restraint would do: I… » 10/24/14 1:40pm 10/24/14 1:40pm

Fred Durst and the Lost Boys: One Night in New York With Limp Bizkit

I walked into the main atrium of Best Buy Theater like Queen of the Dirtbags, a half-chewed slice of pizza in my waving hand and a vodka soda in my left, dangling down by my hip. Everything smelled like Clinique Happy perfume and ball sweat. For half a second, before crossing the threshold into the venue, I thought,… » 10/13/14 12:45pm 10/13/14 12:45pm

Report: Prince William (and Maybe Kate) to Descend Upon New York

Sound the alarm, round up the royalists! Will & Kate may very well descend upon New York City in the coming months. Can't wait to see the apocalyptic case of gridlock THAT'll unleash. » 10/07/14 4:00pm 10/07/14 4:00pm

New Cab Company With Female Drivers Is for Women, by Women

Soon women in New York City will be able to request a lady cab driver. I’m not sure, but this might be as exciting a choosing a female OBGYN for my annual pap smear. Sorry, dude doctors. » 9/08/14 10:40am 9/08/14 10:40am

Bed Bugs Are Riding ALL the New York City Subways Right Now

New York City's bed bug scare is not over. The little bloodsuckers are reportedly spreading across the city via the subway system — and it's not just the N train. » 9/05/14 5:10pm 9/05/14 5:10pm

Least Affordable Cities for Twenty-Somethings: The Bronx and San Fran

It's no secret that life in a big city is expensive and riddled with cheap futons. But what if you can barely afford an apartment that won’t even fit a frugal futon? Welcome to the millennial cost of living in 2014. » 8/01/14 5:20pm 8/01/14 5:20pm

NYC Court: Schools Can Bar Unvaccinated Children From Attending School

A Brooklyn Federal District Court judge has ruled that even in the event of a religious exemption, New York City public schools can prohibit unvaccinated children from attending school if another student has a vaccine preventable illness. » 6/24/14 5:45pm 6/24/14 5:45pm