In 2006, then-New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg issued an executive order establishing the Office of Special Enforcement, a citywide agency responsible for enforcing “quality of life” regulations—a nebulous, ideologically charged concept that refers to anything from music venues with too many noise complaints to…
The FBI is currently seeking a 28-year-old Afghanistan-born U.S. citizen in connection with a series of bombs left around New York and New Jersey this weekend, in what authorities are now referring to as an “act of terrorism with a foreign connection.”
Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold, is making more money now, on modified assignment, than ever before, Politico New York reports. The revelation comes even as Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to refuse to release Pantaleo’s disciplinary records.
On Friday, Bobby Shmurda, the sensational young Brooklyn rapper jailed for nearly a year and a half, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess weapons and possession of a weapon, TMZ reports. He was sentenced to seven years in prison and five years probation.
On Sunday, Laura Passero, an 81-year-old grandmother, was mugged inside her Bronx apartment building. Surveillance footage shows her attacker waiting for a victim outside the Arthur Avenue building, following Passero inside when she comes home. According to Passero, he knocked her to the ground and took her gold “#1…
Kendall Huberman doesn’t deserve this.
Harry Brant, the 20-year-old son of billionaire Peter Brant and former supermodel Stephanie Seymour, is the latest case in the United States affluenza epidemic. He was arrested on Thursday, July 28 after refusing to pay $27.85 in cab fare.
In news that is almost as horrifying as the prospect of watching a rat king mate with another rat king, a 48-year old woman was subjected to numerous third-degree burns after she fell off of a subway platform in the Bronx and onto the fabled electrically charged third rail on Tuesday morning.
On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that a female patient in New York City had passed on the Zika virus to her male partner during unprotected sex.
If you’ve passed by Turner Classic Movies on a recent Saturday afternoon, you might have noticed a new face. That would be Tiffany Vazquez, the latest addition to the channel’s lineup—and just the third host hired since TCM was launched in 1994.
Weeks after the passing of the famed New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham, who died at the age of 87 after being hospitalized for a stroke on June 25, Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to name a Manhattan intersection after the eminent recorder of street style on Wednesday morning—for exactly seven days, at least.
New Yorkers are looking to have a corner in Manhattan named after the idolized New York Times photographer and street style savant Bill Cunningham, who died on Saturday at age 87.
You’ll have to wait until August 12 to see Baz Luhrmann’s ‘70s hip-hop drama The Get Down, but in the meantime, this dazzling trailer will whet your appetite.
NYPD is investigating an incident involving a man who had his testicles dangling on a subway seat.
On World Refugee Day, 19 individuals were granted United States citizenship at a special naturalization ceremony in New York City’s Central Park Delacorte Theater. The ceremony was held Monday evening, June 20, 2016.
Lisette Bamenga, a former New York City teacher accused of the 2012 murders of her two children, five-year-old son Trevor Noel Jr. and four-month-old daughter Lillian Noel, was sentenced to eight years prison yesterday.
I found the photographer Jill Freedman on a packed subway car. I was doing what lots of people do during their commute to and from work—scrolling mindlessly through Instagram. Another photographer I follow re-posted one of her photos with something along the lines of: “Jill Freedman is on Instagram, finally.” I tapped…
On Saturday morning, a mentally ill man jumped into the East River after scaling the fence at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. He allegedly took the plunge to avoid the two police officers attempting to apprehend him.