2018's Best Documentary Is This Instagram Story of Fergie Having the Time of Her Life on the NYC Subway

On Tuesday evening, a storm rolled into New York City that was so powerful that it downed trees and water towers, leading to major delays on the area’s roads and commuter trains. This meant that one of the safest places to be—not to mention one of the most reliable ways to get around—was the city’s rickety old subway…

NYPD Cops Fatally Shot a Bipolar Black Man, Claimed They Thought He Was Armed With a Gun

On Wednesday afternoon—in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn—New York Police Department officers fatally shot a black man who was holding a metal pipe with a knob on it, an object reminiscent of a shower head. The New York Times reported that the police in question claimed they thought the man was holding a…

New York City Will Now Offer Free Lunch to All Its Public School Students 

On Wednesday, New York City schools chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that every single one of the city’s 1.1 million public school students will now be offered free lunch, beginning on Thursday, the first day of the school year. As far as back-to-school news goes—hell, as far as any news goes these days—this is…

Ivanka Will Try Opening a Retail Space in Manhattan Again, This Time in Trump Tower 

As we all know by now, Ivanka Trump is a political operative and a business owner, and also she is neither. She “tries to stay out of politics” and works in the White House as an advisor. She resigned from nearly 300 leadership positions within her family’s real estate empire, but ha still received many millions from…

NYC Health Department Still Fuming Over Celebs Who Smoked Cigarettes at the Met Gala

A couple weeks back, at this year’s Met Gala, a group of celebrities—including Dakota Johnson, Rami Malek, Marc Jacobs, Courtney Love, and Bella Hadid—smoked in the bathroom of the Metropolitan Museum of a Art like a bunch of grade-school students, which is technically illegal and subject to a $100 fine, so it should…