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.
Peter Liang, the officer who fatally shot Akai Gurley in a dark Brooklyn public house stairwell in 2014, has been given five years probation and 800 hours of community service. Gurley, 28, was unarmed.
Following a recent bill mandating sexual harassment training for taxi drivers in New York City, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is beefing up how they identify sexual contact and harassment by announcing more serious penalties for predatory drivers.
New York City Transit officials are planning to release inert gas and DNA particles into the subway system in order to study the effects of a terrorist bio-attack, the New York Post reports. This is a waste of time, because terrorists are much more likely to just kill us with guns.
New York City is still trying to free Times Square from the desnudas—the semi-nude women with painted breasts who began working tourists for tips last year. Now, the Times Square Alliance has supported a bill that would regulate the sidewalks in the tourist area, keeping the boobs to more specific areas, like next to…
In New York City, a new bill has been proposed to combat the rise in sexual assaults among female cab riders by requiring anti-sexual assault training from drivers. In 2015, the number of rapes against women in taxis jumped to 14, up from 10 the previous year.
Residents of New York City, feel free to have a meltdown: according to a study published by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, it isn’t a stray mutated subway rat or a pack of bodega incense dipped in Axe that will somehow give you lung cancer. Nope, apparently its your morning bagel—or as you can now…
Last year’s bombshell New York Times investigation on labor conditions in nail salons won both praise and criticism, the latter mostly from salon owners, who claimed the story greatly exaggerated how poorly paid many workers are. The evidence continues to show the Times series did indeed find serious flaws in the…
On Wednesday, the New York Times reports, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said that prosecutors would dismiss first-degree rape charges against the five teenagers who were accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in Brooklyn early this year.
Much of Donald Trump’s mysterious allure has been thanks to his deep identification with New York values and simultaneous abnegation of everything the city represents and all the people in it.
Since the moment New York Mayor Bill de Blasio took office in 2014, his wife Chirlane McCray has been the object of fascination, controversy, praise, and hundreds of weird tabloid stories. This week, she talked with Jezebel about her ambitious plan to revamp New York City’s mental health services, her support for…
Dogs claim to be “man’s best friend,” but tell that to James Behan, a New Yorker who’s seemingly so attached to his bedbugs that he refused the services of an exterminator and let the infestation in his apartment persist to the point that his landlord filed a lawsuit.
Dr. David Newman, the prominent Mount Sinai emergency room physician accused of ejaculating on a sedated patient’s face, was questioned Tuesday morning by Special Victims Unit detectives, ABC 7 is reporting. The station reports that Newman was subsequently taken into custody.
The so-called “poor door” is illegal in New York City, a terrible place where—thanks to 80/20 incentives—rich people paying exorbitant market rates for their newly constructed luxury apartments often have to share the building with a smaller number of not-rich people paying more reasonable prices, and some of the…