Why One Store Commissioned New York's New 'RIP Taylor Swift' Mural

Taylor Swift's new position as New York City's "Global Welcome Ambassador for Tourism" (complete with her own theme song) has been met with much chagrin from New Yorkers, which makes a lot a sense seeing as it's NYC's equivalent to "putting a bird on it." But one boutique in Manhattan's Lower East Side has responded… » 11/05/14 1:30pm 11/05/14 1:30pm

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

How to Ignore a Man Who Is Trying to Pick You Up on the Subway

A 48-year-old New York City Man by the name of Brian Robinson has penned an instructional manual called How to Meet Women on the Subway. In a recent interview, he claims that during his time in the big horny apple, he's guilt tripped and bullied persuaded 500 women he met on a subway platform into going on dates with… » 10/14/14 11:50am 10/14/14 11:50am

Watch This Majestic Supercut of Drunk, Barfing NYC Brunch Patrons

To those unfortunate enough to live or stroll near NYC's Pranna on a weekend afternoon, the restaurant/club's unlimited drinks brunch deal only causes headaches. Stumbling out of the establishment are patrons intoxicated to the point of unruliness, barfing, daytime dick unsheathing, and other such booze-related… » 8/25/14 3:45pm 8/25/14 3:45pm

Sub Fired for Acting Out Dates With 4th Graders, Asking for Love Advice

It's true that children can be very wise. Sometimes they'll just give you nuggets of wisdom when you least expect it. For instance, the other day a small girl told me that no one would ever marry me because I'm too loud. She might be right, but I didn't press. A substitute teacher in New York, however, made the… » 5/24/14 3:45pm 5/24/14 3:45pm

This Cheese Plate Is Classiest Souvenir At the 9/11 Memorial Museum

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is commemorating one of the darkest days in our nation's history in the best way it can: With a commemorative cheese plate that will remind you of your freedom every time you it down to a delicious slice of Brie or a sliver of Gruyere. » 5/24/14 12:46pm 5/24/14 12:46pm

Woman Gives Birth in the Middle of NYC Street

A woman in labor was trying to hail a cab to the hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Monday when her baby could no longer wait—she got down on the ground and gave birth right there in the crosswalk on the corner of 68th and 3rd. Fox 5 News cameras happened to catch all the action while on their way to… » 2/25/14 10:20am 2/25/14 10:20am

Sorry, Paris: New York Is Now the Most Fashionable City in the World

It's long been the goal of many an aspiring fashionista to travel to Paris, the most stylish city in the whole wide world. Unfortunately, this goal may now have to be revisited, not because France isn't worth your time (it is!), but because Paris has been knocked down a peg and might no longer be the the global… » 2/04/14 12:10pm 2/04/14 12:10pm

Mike Bloomberg Would Wear Heels If He Were A Lady, Says Mike Bloomberg

What would New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg wear if he were a woman? is a question that has probably kept zero thousand people awake at night, but regardless, here's the answer you haven't been waiting for. » 10/17/13 4:40pm 10/17/13 4:40pm

NYC Preschoolers Don't Give a Fuck About Your Bizarro Performance Art

You think these kids haven't seen a bushy-haired man clad only in shimmery olive green panties whacking at a drum with a pink picture frame before? Please, that's so two years ago. » 10/06/13 10:30pm 10/06/13 10:30pm

Hilarious Puppet Will Teach You How to Be the Perfect New York Tourist

This adorable and crass Italian Stallion puppet is telling it like it is. Now go get yourself a dirty water dog — it's better than Olive Garden. Authentic Italian, my ass! » 10/02/13 2:10pm 10/02/13 2:10pm

NYC Launches Campaign to Boost Girls' Self-Esteem

New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is taking a stab at dismantling unattainable beauty standards through an uplifting campaign aimed at improving girls' self-esteem that's way less of a bummer than the city's anti-teen pregnancy PSAs. » 10/01/13 10:40am 10/01/13 10:40am

Anthony Weiner's Dick Wagging Might Cost Huma Abedin Her Career

Anthony Weiner concluded a disastrous New York City mayoral primary by being chased through a Midtown McDonald's pursued by a scorned 23-year-old sext partner in spike heels and then driving off flashing his middle finger like the Wiz Khalifa of losing elections, and I breathed a sigh of relief. Our long regional… » 9/23/13 2:25pm 9/23/13 2:25pm

Sydney Leathers Chased Anthony Weiner Through a McDonald's Last Night

After netting only 5%(ish) of the vote in NYC's Democratic Mayoral primary yesterday, prolific sexter Anthony Weiner has little choice but to go limping off into the sunset. But it wouldn't be right if the Saga of Carlos Danger simply petered out. No, in order for this story to properly conclude, America needed… » 9/11/13 10:00am 9/11/13 10:00am

NYC Offers Fruit Prescriptions to Curb City Girth

Doctors at two NYC hospitals will soon start giving patients Health Bucks — $2 coupons that can be used at any of the 142 farmers markets across the city. If these bucks start making people less fat, the pilot program could expand to other low-income neighborhoods. » 7/23/13 9:30pm 7/23/13 9:30pm

Catcalled: The Cat Calls Back

Don't you love walking down the street, minding your own business, when some dude starts following you and whispers "Hey, sexy" or "Damn girl, you fine" or "Beautiful, mmm, you're beautiful" into your ear and won't leave you alone? » 5/30/13 4:12pm 5/30/13 4:12pm

Why Are Officials Linking a Meningitis Outbreak to Gay Hookup Apps?

You've probably heard the murmurs of panic surrounding the rash of potentially lethal meningitis cases in New York City, especially if you're a gay male. Since 2010, 22 cases of meningococcal meningitis have been reported, and those infected have exclusively been gay or bisexual men. 13 of those cases happened last… » 5/29/13 6:50pm 5/29/13 6:50pm

NYC Playground Battle: Bikinis vs. Babies

"When is a playground not a playground?" an exasperated blogger recently philosophized. Answer: when college coeds dare to suntan in it. Stuyvesant Town tenants are outraged that female NYU students with breasts are "occupying" the yard that they pay exorbitant amounts of rent to access. Who will win the baby vs.… » 5/14/13 1:05pm 5/14/13 1:05pm

Trash Collector Saves Dog From Garbage Bag, Fills Our Hearts With Hope

Victoria Roman, a trash collecter in NYC, was doing her job last week when she noticed a garbage bag move. Seeing as that was very weird, Roman opened the bag to find month old delivery food that had come to life. JK, it was way worse, a tiny Shih Tzu in very bad condition — her eyes were matted-shut and her toenails… » 4/16/13 8:23pm 4/16/13 8:23pm

Get Rich So You Can Have an 80 Foot Slide In Your Penthouse

What normal people would call an extravagant nuttiness, rich people call playful design. Man, rich people — they have everything and yet nothing figured out. » 4/09/13 9:30am 4/09/13 9:30am