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Early Addition: This Is Why Bill Murray Will Appear In The Ghostbusters Reboot

The Tribeca Grand rebrands, calorie restrictions on kid's fast food meals, you can now make out with your coffe cup, Blue Bell back on shelves and more midday links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

Photos: Battle Of Brooklyn Reenacted In Green-Wood Cemetery

   Cannon fire and huzzahs rang out once again to commemorate the Battle of Brooklyn [ more › ]

Attention Giant Rats: Gaze At The Grisly Fate That Awaits Ye


Here's What's Coming & Going From Netflix In September

There's good news about September's impending arrival, and there's some very, very bad news. First, for the good: Netflix is blessing us with a large chunk of the 2014-'15 television season, with good stuff like Madam Secretary, The League, and The Walking Dead streaming so you can catch up before the new seasons kick off. Show More Summary

Real Estate Agent Dead After Allegedly Drunk Developer Crashes Porsche In The Hamptons

A Manhattan developer was arrested yesterday after he allegedly fled the scene of a fatal crash in the Hamptons. Sean Ludwick, 42, was driving a Porsche in the village of Sag Harbor when he crashed into a telephone pole around 2 a.m....Show More Summary

Photos: New Prospect Park Smorgasburg An Immediate Foodiot Mob Scene

  If you went to Smorgasburg's new location in Prospect Park yesterday thinking it couldn't possibly be as crowded as usual because no one really knows about this spot yet... yeah, no. Construction in Brooklyn Bridge Park may have forced...Show More Summary

Man Allegedly Stabbed Acquaintance Multiple Times In Port Authority Restroom

A 47-year-old man was stabbed four times in the stomach in a Port Authority bathroom on Sunday morning. The victim is expected to survive, and Port Authority police have arrested and charged a suspect, who is believed to be an acquaintance of the victim. [ more › ]

Newark Airport Evacuated After Man Breached Secure Area

Newark Airport was briefly evacuated yesterday when a man apparently slipped in through an exit at Terminal C. When passengers were allowed back inside, everyone had to be re-screened. [ more › ]

What The Hell Happened This Weekend?

While you were busy this weekend doing splits and reading chalkboards, the news kept happening. Here's what went on while you were logged off. [ more › ]

Prisoner Escapes Handcuffs While At Lower Manhattan Hospital

Police are trying to find a female prisoner who escaped custody last night after somehow slipping out of her handcuffs. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: Mets Slugger Is A Moon Landing Truther

Because Curtis Granderson is a moon landing truther, check out today's end-of-day links: feminist witches, Scott Walker promises Canadian wall, Trump loves China, Kelly blasts de Blasio, and the happiest puppy in the world. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

Three Dead In Separate Crashes Around The City

Three people were killed in three separate crashes in the Bronx and Queens this weekend. [ more › ]

The Hamptons Is Tearing Itself Apart

Things are reaching a boiling point in the sleepy crime-riddled hamlet of The Hamptons, USA. There have been Uber shortages, LIRR restriction, helicopter bans, and fornicating yupster Bros aplenty. Dr. NY Times is here to diagnose the problems, which they attribute to an onrush of "strong lawyers, big political and public relations guns and sheer financial brawn." [ more › ]

Straphangers Suffer Emotional Rollercoaster Due To L Train Woes

By now, you'd think straphangers would be prepared for anything whenever they willingly entered the platform for the L train, the city's most punctually punitive subway line. Mechanical problems, heat waves, and love-ins have all plagued the beleaguered line this summer. Show More Summary

PR's "Dr. Evil" Buys Times Square Billboard Bashing $15 Minimum Wage For Fast Food Workers

On Monday, a billboard went up over Times Square ridiculing the call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast-food workers. The billboard depicts a doofy good-for-nothing millenial shrugging his way toward a $30,000-a-year salary, which it's worth noting, is just a hair over the average basic living expenses for the New York metro area. Show More Summary

Getting Bent In NOLA

Look, we all love the French Quarter. It's an endless, round-the-clock party, filled with dance and drink and half-naked people who swathe themselves in rainbow sparkle paint, leopard print loincloths and tiny, snarling Chihuahuas. At least it was when I visited as a guest of the Greater New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. Show More Summary

NY Post Writer Goes "Undercover" As Times Square Painted Woman For Journalism

All summer, we've been witness to the completely ridiculous & sexist Times Square desnudas hysteria, wondering when the hell Mayor de Blasio started studying the Giuliani guide to governance. But while we've been busy focusing on the...Show More Summary

Photos: Spike Lee Unveils Do The Right Thing Way On Michael Jackson's Birthday

  Yesterday was Michael Jackson's birthday—he would have been 57—and reason enough for Spike Lee to throw a huge block party in the heart of Bed-Stuy. But the movie-maker, Knicks fan, and soon-to-be honorary Oscar-winner had something...Show More Summary

Braves Fan Dies After Falling From Stands While Trying To Boo A-Rod

A 60-year-old Atlanta Braves fan died last night at a Yankees-Braves game after falling from the upper level of Turner Field as he stood to boo Alex Rodriguez when he was announced as a pinch hitter. The man has been identified as Gregory Murrey of Alpharetta, an Atlanta suburb. [ more › ]

Video: New Yorkers Tolerate Vine Star Performing Splits Around City

There are few things in this world less interesting than the disturbing, depressing world of Vine stars—but every once in a while, someone makes a delightful seven-second Lion King subway video, and suddenly the medium starts to make some sense in our age-addled brains. [ more › ]

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