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Man Shot By Police In East Village

A man is reportedly in critical condition after being shot by cops following an altercation in the East Village. [ more › ]

Carnegie Deli Shuttered Over Allegedly Illegal Gas Tampering

The famed Carnegie Deli has temporarily shuttered, after Con Edison inspectors allegedly found improper gas piping installed in the Midtown eatery's basement. [ more › ]

No Kidding: People Have Very Strong Opinions About Jared Leto's Joker

Late last night, Suicide Squad director David Ayers finally unveiled the first full look at Jared Leto as The Joker (in honor of the 75th anniversary of the classic DC universe character). It is a, uh, very on the nose look, to put it mildly. Or perhaps, very on the forehead. [ more › ]

Wall Street is the New Chelsea

A well-dressed African-American businessman passes. Thug #1: He a faggot. Thug #2: Yo, shut up, man. That faggot got money! –19th & 7th Overheard by: Manhattman

Hot Swedish Cops Honored At NYPD Promotion Ceremony

46 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Will someone please let the poor, beautiful Swedish cops who made headlines by breaking up a subway fight this week enjoy their vacation? Police Commissioner Bratton forced them to take time out of their busy touring schedule to attend the NYPD promotion ceremony yesterday—though perhaps it's best that they weren't at the Statue of Liberty. [ more › ]

Photos: No Longer Empty Showcases Art In Abandoned Bronx Courthouse

47 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

  On Thursday, the decrepit Bronx Borough Courthouse opened up its doors to an art exhibition, When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out. Curated by arts group No Longer Empty, artworks fill the cavernous, once-grand rooms and hallways. [ more › ]

Brian Williams Being Investigated For Half-Dozen More Lies & Embellishments

Brian Williams must have thought that the worst was over after his career blew up earlier this year when it came out that he had falsely claimed for years that he had been in a helicopter hit by a grenade in 2003 during the Iraq war....Show More Summary

Community Board Approves Plan For New Spring Street Bike Lane

A new bike lane is coming to Spring Street in the coming months, though not without the expected amount of controversy. [ more › ]

When Jesus Met Mary Magdalene

Chick: I just don’t really like running through the Hasidic neighborhoods in my sports bra…Guy: Uh-huh.Chick: It makes me feel uncomfortable.Guy: Yeah.Chick: So I don’t think I’m going to do that anymore.–Bogart & Moore St, BushwickOverheard by: ErinHeadline by: TWWSRunners-Up:· “But I’m Still Wearing My Swastika Thong.” – Craig should be working· “Do I, Uh, […]

Upper East Side Man Arrested For Racial Tirade Against Mailman

An Upper East Side man has been arrested after going on a racial tirade against a black postal worker in the neighborhood. [ more › ]

C Train Projectionist Sets Up Personal Theater On Subway

The C Train: the perfect place to practice your sexy dance routine, ride the rails with Charles Barkley, or come into contact with hooligan teenagers. It's also apparently the preferred train line for people who want to project their streaming videos onto the wall for all to see. [ more › ]

We Hadn’t Yet Received His Demands

Foster care and adoption supervisor: The police have closed off the street because someone is threatening to commit suicide. We need to cancel tonight’s family visit, because your children will not be able to get to the agency.Birth mother: Why didn’t you tell me this at 10 this morning?–Late afternoon, W 26th St

Central Park's Bow Bridge Is Closing For The Summer

Were you planning on proposing on the scenic Bow Bridge in Central Park this summer? The universe is going to make you be more creative. The iconic span is taking the summer off "in order to undergo some much needed repair work," according...Show More Summary

Cops On Hunt For Man Who Groped Woman In Williamsburg

NYPD officers are looking for a man who they say sexually abused a woman in her Williamsburg building last weekend. [ more › ]

Wednesday O-o-o-oooo-One-Liners

Skinny Spanish girl: That nigga was saying how he had me moaning and screaming, but I was like, "nigga, I'm just loud–that doesn't mean you're good!"–Ft. Hamilton Parkway, BrooklynOverheard by: also loudGhetto chick to friend: Yo…in my country, it's illegal to not please your woman. You gotta fuck her till she begs you to stop.–116th […]

Construction Worker Killed In 'Freak' Crane Accident In Midtown

Yesterday, a construction worker was killed after a malfunctioning crane crushed him to death in Midtown. [ more › ]

Coyote Pretty: Videos Show Coyote Prancing In Battery Park

A coyote that was on a morning run in Battery Park City was just captured by the NYPD Emergency Service Unit. Take a look at these videos—and you may laugh at a patrol cruiser with lights on chasing the animal: [ more › ]

“Because if you did, you got me all wet.”

Woman: Oh my God?! Did you just pee on me? Man: I dunno what you’re talking about, you crazy. –NY Public Library, 5th Ave & 40th St. Overheard by: Sabrina Braswell

Why Not Go As Unshaved Legs?

Girl #1: I think I am going to be a used maxi-pad for Halloween.Girl #2: I’ll go as a tampon.Girl #1: I have a better idea — let’s go as our favorite forms of contraception.Girl #2: That’s a tampon for me.–Ladies’ room, Webster HallOverheard by: Stephanie

Cannot Identify Vulcans by Their Blood Color

Teacher: This is pretty darn green bromothymol blue.Student: What color’s it supposed to be?Teacher: Um, bromothymol blue.–Stuyvesant High

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