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White Cop Sues NYPD, Claiming He Was Harassed For Refusing To Bully Black Colleague

38 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A white NYPD sergeant says that he is being harassed for refusing to take part in the mistreatment of a black officer in his unit. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: The NY Times Thinks You Should Take Naps At Work

Because 'Spaceballs' is 30, check out today's end-of-day links: NY Times talks to high school seniors, is the electric guitar dead, Corey Stall on controversial 'Julius Caesar,' bad newspaper columns, and a skateboarding cat. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary

Underground Rum Bar Fishbone Debuts Friday Night In Chelsea

The bar component to the second location of fish spot Seamore's opens Friday night in Chelsea with a bevy of bespoke rum cocktails, rum flights and frozen rum-based drinks. Located below the restaurant down a set of stairs—look for the...Show More Summary

NYCLU Joins ACLU As NYC LGBT Pride Parade Grand Marshal

This year's NYC LGBT Pride March will feature grand marshals representing what the parade's organizers hope "will ultimately be a successful resistance movement." The grand marshals are NYC's first openly transgender firefighter Brooke...Show More Summary

Cuomo, Who Controls The MTA, After Denying He Controls It And Asking To Control It: 'Who Knows' Who Controls The MTA

Governor Andrew Cuomo doubled down Thursday on his request to "control" the MTA Board, which by all accounts he already controls with a plurality of votes and influence over its spending priorities. He also served up some word salad, making it difficult for us to not attempt to outdo our previous headline on this topic. [ more › ]

An All-You-Can-Eat Japanese Brunch Debuts In Midtown On Sunday

The Bronx Brewery's lively backyard in Port Morris hosts a three weekend music series beginning this Saturday evening. The Summer Done Right series, co-produced with Lord Finesse, includes live performances by Boogie Blind of the X-Ecutioners and local singer-songwriter Raine Torae, among others. Show More Summary

Johnny Depp Asks Glastonbury Crowd, 'When Was The Last Time An Actor Assassinated A President?'

[Update Below] Johnny Depp, who has had more than his fair share of unfavorable press lately, added another notch to his bad boy belt this week. At the Glastonbury Festival in England on Thursday, Johnny Depp took the stage and asked...Show More Summary

Watch This Tiny Little Mouse Spark Panic On An E Train

A small mouse was spotted on a Jamaica-bound E train, sending some riders into a leaping, screaming frenzy. The scene, featuring several musophobic New Yorkers who presumably go through life here in a constant state of terror, was captured on video by straphanger Augustus Balasubramaniam during an evening rush hour train leaving Queens Plaza Wednesday night. [ more › ]

Cyclist Claims NYPD Gave Him Disorderly Conduct Ticket After Almost Running Him Over

A Brooklyn cyclist claims NYPD officers gave him a disorderly conduct ticket after nearly running him off the road earlier this year. [ more › ]

The Great Escape (From Stalled F Train): Watch Commuters' Desperate, Dangerous Walk On Subway Tracks

Signal problems made Tuesday morning extremely difficult for subway riders trying to get to work during rush hour. This level of subway meltdown has become increasingly common, and it seems that some commuters have reached their breaking...Show More Summary

Queens Is Getting Its Very Own Hot Sauce Made By Peppers From Community Gardens

A small but fiery Bronx-based hot sauce operation is expanding to Queens this fall. Small Axe Peppers and GrowNYC, who together launched the community garden-produced Bronx Hot Sauce, announced that a similar program has been initiated in Queens, the end result of which will be the Queens 7 Hot Sauce. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: Bill Cosby Plans To Teach Young People How To Avoid Sexual Assault Accusations

Because scientists have some breaking news on eggs, check out today's end-of-day links: Obama on healthcare bill, pet wedding officiant, BuzzFeed bedbugs, Cosby town hall tour, Colbert in Russia, and Khaleesi the bulldog. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary

When Shakespeare In The Park Fought Robert Moses, And Won

Trump supporters and other right wing opportunists were up in arms over The Public Theater's staging of Julius Caesar starring a very Trump-like Caesar who is assassinated during the course of the play. And while political theater is making its way onto the stage of... Show More Summary

The 8 Best Lobster Rolls In NYC

First, let's be clear here: lobster rolls, even the "cheap" ones you see at every market and festival these days, are very much a luxury item. (This wasn't always the case.) With prices ranging from $17 at a truck to $40 with tax and...Show More Summary

'1984' On Broadway Now Has An Age Restriction Because People Are Reportedly Fainting

The new Broadway production of 1984 is now restricting the ages of audience members. According to an announcement from the producers, the play "will implement, effective immediately, an Age Restriction Policy: No theatergoers born after 2004 will be admitted to 1984." [ more › ]

Video: Police Break Up Rock Concert On Orchard Street, Arresting Two

Police arrested two members of the Brooklyn-based punk band Beechwood on Wednesday evening, pulling both men to the ground on Orchard Street. At least one officer brandished a taser at the crowd while fans gathered around and accused the police of using aggressive force. [ more › ]

Who's In Charge Of The MTA? Governor Cuomo Cannot Say

"Who's in charge?" the Governor asked in recent comments about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. "Who knows! Maybe the county executive, maybe the president, maybe the governor, maybe the mayor." [ more › ]

Video: Father Of The Year Catches Foul Ball While Safely Holding Infant

The Mets are doing so poorly at sport right now that it’s only worth watching or attending a game on the off chance something crazy happens, like if Matt Harvey’s arm snaps off or Mr. Met finally snaps and repeatedly stabs a spectator atop the home team dugout. Show More Summary

Bronx Man Arrested At JFK For Alleged Attempt To Join ISIS

A Bronx man was arrested at JFK airport Wednesday night while allegedly attempting to fly overseas to join ISIS, officials said Thursday. [ more › ]

Coal CEO Sues John Oliver After Giant Squirrel Tells Him To Eat Sht

Big Coal is coming for John Oliver. In response to the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, Murray Energies magnate Robert Murray has filed a defamation lawsuit alleging the "false and malicious broadcast" amounted to "ruthless character assassination" of the 77-year-old coal baron. Show More Summary

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