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Man Brutally Beaten, Kicked In Brass Knuckle Robbery At Columbus Circle Subway Station

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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 › ]

Anthony Bourdain Watches the Sun Rise Over Coffee and a Double Order of Bacon

“Waddled into the hotel and had a Negroni in the garden before collapsing into a meat coma that lasted nine hours.”

This Week, We’re Celebrating 10 Years of the Grub Street Diet

All week, we’ll be publishing new Grub Street Diets from some of our all-time favorite subjects.

Explore The Evolution Of Extremist Propaganda From Nazis To Twitter

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 › ]

Is Donald Like Ronald? We Ask RReagan And MMatalin To Compare The 1980 And 2016 Debates

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

Extra, Extra: NY Times Explains Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President

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, Do The Right Thing's Radio Raheem, Dies At 62

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 › ]

Chelsea Bomber May Have Learned How To Make Explosives From Al-Qaeda Magazine

Suspected Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami may have learned how to make explosives thanks to instructions in al-Qaeda's premiere magazine. [ more › ]

Global Warming Might Kill Off Lobsters Before It Kills Off Humans

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

Mets Hang José Fernández Jersey In Dugout As Baseball World Mourns Tragic Death

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

Leon Cooperman insider-trading charge | Bridgegate trial | Cultural ambassador

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.

'Makes No Sense!' UWS Residents Protest Against Proposed School Rezoning

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 › ]

Charges against Cuomo aide lay the governor low

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.

Artist Tricks Tourists With Elaborate Monument To Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack

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

Window washers stretch safety rules

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 Identify Suspect In Sheepshead Bay Hit and Run

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 › ]

Guac Tacos | The Gray May | Sweets by Chloe

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.

Homeless Children Living In Hotly Debated Queens Shelter Get Special Visit To Children's Museum

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 › ]

Don't ferry public money to those who need it least

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.

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