Why Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland, Harrison Ford's big future plans, millennials get their own airline and more day's end links. 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 › ]
A man who attempted to rob one bank in Forest Hills on Friday morning popped up at a bank around the corner minutes later and successfully stole money from that one. [ more › ]
Talk about a bar rescue! Police had to break a woman out of a Lower East Side drinkery this morning after staff accidentally locked her inside overnight. [ more › ]
A pair of tennis courts in a brand new $3.5 million Long Island park have been shuttered for being too small to actually play tennis on. [ more › ]
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority quietly reopened a long-closed entrance at a Brooklyn subway station earlier this month to handle crowding from the ongoing M train closure and the L train shutdown set for 2019. But riders shouldn’t...Show More Summary
In his first interview after resigning as the most beleaguered White House Press Secretary ever, Sean Spicer discussed what everyone wanted to know about (well, aside from how he stole a mini-fridge from junior White House employees): His true feelings about Melissa McCarthy's no holds barred portrayal of himself on Saturday Night Live [ more › ]
"If this presidential election was any indication, we need more brutally honest dialogues, not fewer."
Nature continued its war on humankind this month, as the New York City Department of Health warned that a potentially rabid squirrel was reported to have been biting people in Prospect Park this month. [ more › ]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multi-state salmonella outbreak—linked to Maradol papayas—that has hospitalized left a person in New York City. The CDC says that 12 people have been hospitalized and a total of 47 have been infected across 12 states. [ more › ]
A cyclist was killed in Greenpoint early this morning when he was struck bu the driver of a garbage truck, who then kept driving, according to police. [ more › ]
Which of these changes will affect you? Probably more than you'd think.
Joseph Rago, a Wall Street Journal opinion writer, has died at age 34. Rago's body was found in his Manhattan apartment on Thursday night. [ more › ]
Want to start pouring your evening glass of vino from something a little more special than the bottle? Check out this Eravino Wine Decanter. [ more › ]
A sea plane that left East Hampton Airport ended up landing in the East River near 23rd Street on Friday afternoon. Seven people were removed from the plane. [ more › ]
Last month in the Northern Hemisphere, we experienced the longest day of the year, when the sun showers our half of the world with bright and powerful rays of light. These long summer days should... To view the full story, click the title link.
R.I.P. ViceSports, R.I.P. 'The Walking Dead' comic book, Lana del Rey tried hexing Donald Trump and more day's end links. 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 › ]
Some early avocado toast recipes have been going around lately, thanks to a longread on the food trend that won't go away over at Bon Appetit. The article led to the discovery of a 1927 recipe from the San Francisco Chronicle, which featured the pretty boring ingredients of bread and lemon juice. Show More Summary
Vice Media, the upstart, millennial-focused media company worth close to $6 billion, laid off 2% of its staff Friday. The firm has about 3,000 employees, according to a company official who confirmed... To view the full story, click the title link.
The NYPD officer who tackled and wrongfully detained former tennis star James Blake in 2015 has rejected a plea deal that would have allowed him to avoid a public disciplinary hearing. As a result, Officer James Frascatore now faces a trial in September on charges of excessive force. [ more › ]
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is pushing for changes to a proposed apartment development on a plot of land in South Williamsburg formerly owned by Pfizer, asking the City Council to reject zoning alterations on the land without more affordable housing in the planned apartment buildings. [ more › ]