Police are looking for two suspects who were caught on video violently attacking and then robbing a man at a Manhattan subway station yesterday morning. [ more › ]
“Waddled into the hotel and had a Negroni in the garden before collapsing into a meat coma that lasted nine hours.”
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In the twentieth century, the Nazis used radio and film as their platforms of choice, but today' extremists use social media. Then as now, new technology provides extremists with the unchecked ability to spread hate and recruit followers. [ more › ]
At Claus Meyer’s Grand Central restaurant, the Scandi-style cooking feels slightly dated.
LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Each panelist has inside experience with presidential debates moving the needle -- how Reagan passed his 'Commander-in-Chief' orals and how Gore won on points but, sigh, lost politically. Since Trump, Clinton & Holt each benefits from a calm persona, the Host thinks this debate may be far more about policy than personality. Show More Summary
Because you want to see a humongous anaconda, check out today's end-of-day links: Bon Iver criticizes Beyonce, government lawyers don't understand the Internet, Manhattan shower lawsuit, Ted Cruz on Trump decision, and dog tantrums. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary
Bill Nunn, an actor best-known for his portrayal of Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, died at the age of 62 on Saturday. His death, from cancer, was first announced on Instagram by Spike Lee. [ more › ]
Suspected Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami may have learned how to make explosives thanks to instructions in al-Qaeda's premiere magazine. [ more › ]
It's well-accepted that rising temperatures worldwide will one day lead to the angry ocean rising up and swallowing us (and our precious cities). Before that happens though, it would appear global warming will make life slightly less...Show More Summary
Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, one of the best young pitchers in the league, was killed in a boating accident early this morning, and all of the baseball world has been mourning and paying tribute to him today. Mets star Yoenis Cespedes, who emigrated from Cuba like Fernández, hung up a No. Show More Summary
Insider trading charge The Securities and Exchange Commission last week charged Leon Cooperman and his firm, Omega Advisors, one of the oldest hedge funds, with $5.5 billion in assets under... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hundreds of residents joined with local politicians on Saturday to protest a proposed school rezoning they say would unnecessarily divide an Upper West Side community that has sent its children to the same elementary school for half a century. [ more › ]
Perhaps the most impressive of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s political skills is his ability to make lemonade out of lemons. When anything bad happens—a natural disaster, a newspaper... To view the full story, click the title link.
You probably don't know much about the Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum, which honors the 400 victims who died when a giant octopus attacked the Cornelius G. Kolff, a Staten Island Ferry boat, on Nov. 22, 1963. That isn't...Show More Summary
Sixty feet above East 44th Street, a five-man crew from Upgrade Services took turns leaning out and stretching to clean the farthest corners of the windows in a 1950s-era office building. The sliding... To view the full story, click the title link.
Police have identified a suspect in the fatal hit and run in Sheepshead Bay on Friday night that left 28-year-old Francis Perez dead. [ more › ]
NEW IN TOWN Guac Tacos + Tequila 179 Avenue B The Mexican eatery offers a menu completely revolving around guacamole, serving specialty dips along with tacos, burritos and fajitas. The East... To view the full story, click the title link.
Last night, Mayor Bill de Blasio fired the latest salvo in the debate over homeless shelters in Queens. He shared the video below on Twitter, thanking the Children's Museum of Manhattan for welcoming children living in a controversial shelter: "Every child is a gift. Thank you @cmomnyc for making this a special day for some exceptional young New Yorkers." [ more › ]
Bill de Blasio swept into office in January of 2014 with the message that “New York City has become a tale of two cities, a place where City Hall has too often catered to the interests of the... To view the full story, click the title link.