Brooklyn is everywhere and we are all Brooklynites now, so learn to love living the brand. The latest municipality to welcome an artisanal infusion of unmitigated Brooklyn is Las Vegas, where an 80,000 square foot iteration of Brooklyn Bowl opens this week. Show More Summary
If you haven't watched "Broad City" yet, do not read this post. Better yet, you should drop what you're doing, run to your nearest Hulu-ready laptop and stream the first four episodes. Now. Centered on two young, single, Jewish women...Show More Summary
Last December, a NJ homeowner sued two real estate agents for allegedly having sex in his home—and also not selling the sex house. The pair, Robert Lindsay and Jeannemarie Phelan, are trying to countersue, but now a video of their alleged assignation is going to air on Inside Edition. Here's a clip: [ more › ]
Tropical Scotch. Ballantine’s Brasil, which debuted in the Czech Republic and the Netherlands late last year, is not just a one-off novelty Scotch. "There has been great development, interest and growing popularity" for the Brazilian-inspired,...Show More Summary
A lower Manhattan office tower at 55 Broadway is in contract to be sold for $157 million. Harbor Group International is buying the 336,000-square-foot tower from Broad Street Development and partner... To view the full story, click the title link.
Since it's impossible to stay on top of absolutely everything on view from one year to the next in burgeoning New York City theater, I'm only now catching up with Robert Askins's Hand to God, at the Lucille Lortel, after its three sold-out runs during the 2011-12 Ensemble Studio Theatre season. Show More Summary
An 82-year-old woman died after a fire in her Manhattan apartment this morning. [ more › ]
What you need to know for Tuesday: an intra-borough border war, balmy weather, and a runaway boy returns.
Maybe having John Travolta mangle your name at the Oscars isn't such a bad thing. If/Then, the musical starring Tony-award winner Idina Menzel (whom Mr. Travolta called "Adele Dazeem" during her... To view the full story, click the title link.
Brad Armstrong found great joy working on organic farms in Vermont and Idaho. But when he moved back to his native New Haven a few years ago, hydroponics (or gardening without soil) became his passion. "I started hearing about what was...Show More Summary
As a psychotherapist trained back in the radical politics of the '70s, I avoided anything that smacked of spirituality as being the opiate of the justifiably angry people. I didn't believe in calming down but in rousing people to fight for social justice. Show More Summary
A historic building on the campus of Queens Hospital in Briarwood is under threat of demolition. Built as the Triboro Hospital for Tuberculosis nearly 80 years ago, the T Building, as it is widely... To view the full story, click the title link.
RIP Rainbow Music, toddler suspended for cheese sandwich, "Ham Cam," Mr. Met joins Twitter, cat sitting and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]
The eternal fight between Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo over funding universal pre-K became a talking point during the mayor's appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe today. De Blasio showed he was open to some negotiation, declaring, "I’ve 100% said if we have a verifiable plan for five years at the dollar figure we need, we can accept that... Show More Summary
Remember how in the 1980s—'90s?—you spent all that hard-earned afterschool job money on clothes from The Express—The Limited?—at the mall? That store is still around, and now lives in New York City's mall: Times Square (where it just soft-opened). Show More Summary
A number of East Williamsburg and Bushwick residents were surprised by a combined federal and NYPD raid on Devoe Street early Sunday morning. Some were disturbed by a loud, low-flying helicopter, while others were simply stopped from going home because the street was blocked off. [ more › ]
Not only will Fort Tilden once again be open for business by summer, Coney Island is getting itself a new (old) roller coaster: The Thunderbolt, immortalized in Annie Hall and at least partially to blame for Alvy Singer Woody Allen's...Show More Summary
? Former John Dory Oyster Bar chef Robert Flaherty (currently cooking at Roman’s) is headed to Delilah’s Steaks for a six-course vegetable-based pop-up dinner on March 17. There are three seatings at $40 a head, which includes wine.Show More Summary
Everyone wants a taste of NYC, especially if they aren't living here. First we heard about Bed-Stuy in Amsterdam and now there's Far Rockaway in London (we choose to ignore Brooklyn in Ohio). The Rockawayist blog—not affiliated,...Show More Summary
Suvir's got a brand-new bag. The former Dévi chef and Top Chef Masters contestant mastered his buttermilk-brined fried chicken recipe several years back while researching his cookbook American Masala, and proof-of-concept is coming soon to the tables at his still-unnamed new restaurant in San Francisco's Mid-Market neighborhood. Show More Summary