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It's Official: No L Train To (Or Through) Manhattan For 18 Months

There will be no L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for a year-and-a-half, starting in January of 2019. The decision comes after months of hand-wringing and public hearings, during which the MTA presented two painful options...Show More Summary

Astoria Groper On The Loose: Cops Say Two Women Assaulted By Same Creep

Police believe the same person violently groped women in two different incidents in Queens last week. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Boy, This New 'Sherlock' Trailer Sure Is Intense

Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. More power to Ken Griffey Jr. A woman was critically injured in a Brooklyn stabbing last night. [ more › ]

Video: The Brooklyn Cyclones' 'Star Wars' Night Blatantly Violated Canon

Not long ago in a baseball park far, far away, hundreds of fans were treated to a high-budget LARP as the Brooklyn Cyclones celebrated Star Wars night. How did the single-A team recreate one of the most beloved science fiction universes in cinema history? Rest assured that we have the full report—sit down, this will take a while. [ more › ]

Michael Bloomberg To Endorse Hillary Clinton At DNC, Locking In Crucial Rich Guy Vote

A knock on the Hillary Clinton campaign this election cycle is that she's played it a little too safe. There's real economic pain and anger out on the streets, and the last thing people really want to hear is some rich person telling them that everything will be alright. Show More Summary

Driver Faces No Charges After Killing Pedestrian In Queens

A 22-year-old man remains free and faces no charges after he fatally struck a pedestrian with his SUV Sunday morning in Queens. According to police, the driver had been traveling east along Rockaway Point Boulevard shortly after midnight in his 2005 Toyota when he struck a man reportedly walking in the road between Beach 193rd and Beach 184th Streets. [ more › ]

Photos, Video: Kendrick Lamar, Sufjan, & The National Take Over Panorama Day 2

The heat may have topped out at 97? but the music-loving crowds would not be denied at day two of Panorama yesterday. Drawn by an absurdly strong lineup that included Kendrick Lamar, The National, Sufjan Stevens, and Anderson Paak, Saturday's attendees crowded the grounds at Randall's Island and took in what was more or less the peak summer experience. [ more › ]

Lust For 'Hamilton' Tickets Could Cost DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Her Job

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz hasn't exactly endeared herself to any more liberal Democrats in her time as chair, whether it's been the party's inability to make gains in Congress on her watch, her insistence that marijuana is extremely dangerous, or her brave stance in favor of the payday loan industry. Show More Summary

Woman's Body Found On McCarren Park Bench

Police were called in to McCarren Park early this morning where they found an unresponsive woman lying on a bench near a baseball field, not far from the intersection of Bedford Avenue and North 12th Street. EMS workers found no signs of trauma on her body, and pronounced her dead at the scene. [ more › ]

Donald Trump Says "A Lot Of People" Think Roger Ailes Will Run His Campaign

Roger Ailes has only been forced out from Fox News, the game-changing cable news network he founded in 1996, for a few days, but don't worry—future President of the United States of Trump has his back—and a job for him! [ more › ]

President Obama's Half Brother Announces He's Voting For Donald Trump

Last week's Republican National Convention showed that there are some cracks in the GOP's unity thanks to Ted "Vote Your Conscience" Cruz's primetime non-endorsement of Donald Trump. Just when Democrats thought they could kick their feet up though, the New York Post has a bombshell story revealing discord in America's first family. Show More Summary

Dead Body Found In Crown Heights Park

A man walking his dog in Brooklyn's Brower Park made a grisly discovery Saturday afternoon when he found a dead body in the Crown Heights park. [ more › ]

Man Dies After Being Crushed By Bronx Store's Elevator

A worker at a Bronx store was killed after being pinned between the store's elevator and the first floor. A friend said, "It’s just shocking. He worked here seven days a week." [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: The $25 Gold Condom Of Your Dreams

Fancy condom, gay kiss cut, bored bulldogs, Hil 'n Tim, bad beachfolk, Blair Witch movie, and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

No, We Don't Need A Bourbon-Stuffed Bacon Bagel Cheeseburger

What do you do when you live too far away from New York to get a bagel that's not a bland dough roll masquerading as edible food? First, you let the sadness wash over you, and then maybe you give in and go to Einstein Bros., and then you reassess whatever life choice took you too far from Absolute. Show More Summary

'Bad Boy Of The Violin World' Countersues Porn Star Ex-Girlfriend

A classical violinist who was once dubbed "the Beckham of the violin" is embroiled in a suit/counter-suit dance with his stripper/porn star ex-girlfriend, according to the New York Post. The two are fighting over competing claims that...Show More Summary

Video: 'Daily Show' Correspondent Hasan Minhaj Says Goodbye To America

The 2016 Republican Great Satanic Ritual came to a close yesterday, the Grand Old Party's having dutifully installed Future President Babyhands as its Chosen One. Last night, Muslim-American Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj putShow More Summary

How To Get Into The Best Private Pools in NYC

New York's a sweltering box of heat this summer, so the only way to truly cool down is to submerge yourself in some cool, chlorinated water. There are plenty of free (and clean) public pools at your disposal, but if you're looking to lower your body temperature while donning a designer swimsuit with a cocktail in hand, the city has a number of fancy options. [ more › ]

Former Student At Upstate Private School Says She Was Gagged, Raped By Teacher In 1998

A former student at an all-girls boarding school in Troy, NY, says her history teacher bound, gagged, and anally raped her in 1998, an incident she says the school administration covered up by asking her to leave. [ more › ]

Photos, Video: Arcade Fire, FKA Twigs, Major Lazer & More Rock Panorama Day 1

Just before 11 p.m. last night, Arcade Fire disappeared. After delivering a thunderous headlining set to close out day 1 of Panorama on Randall's Island, Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, and co. exited the stage and made their way through the dark crowd to a massive illuminated cube 300 feet away. Show More Summary

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