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Councilman Jumaane Williams among those arrested at protest outside Trump Tower

Several protesters have been arrested outside Trump Tower in Manhattan. Politicians, clergy and immigration rights advocates were among those taking part in the action Friday, which coincided with... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump Just Ended Global Warming By Erasing It From The White House Website

The White House page on climate change was scrubbed from the Internet, perhaps the very instant President Evil Tangerine put his teeny hand on his Bible 4 Kidz. It's been replaced with a new "American First Energy Plan," which proclaims...Show More Summary

Brooklyn Brewery Won't Be Quitting Williamsburg Anytime Soon

Unlike the L Train (RIP), Brooklyn Brewery won't be ditching Williamsburg after all. The brewery had plans to be an anchor tenant in the developing Brooklyn Navy Yard's Building 77, with a proposed rooftop beer garden and production facility, but has since pivoted thanks to the goodwill of their Williamsburg landlords. That's a phrase I never thought I would type. [ more › ]

Starbucks Will Give Baristas 6 Weeks of Fully Paid Maternity Leave

Fathers and adoptive parents can also now take off up to 12 weeks unpaid.

Brooklyn Brewery Won’t Be Moving to the Navy Yard After All

But staying put in Williamsburg means abandoning plans for its “truly massive beer garden.”

Trump paints bleak picture of America at swearing in as nation's 45th president

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an... To view the full story, click the title link.

Forest City, Madison International close on $32 million sale of Bronx retail center

Forest City Realty Trust Inc. said it has closed the $32 million sale of a retail center in the Bronx. The Cleveland-based real estate development firm expects to generate net proceeds of... To view the full story, click the title l...

Early Addition: Trump Plagiarized Bane In Inauguration Speech

Because Malia Obama has her next internship lined up, check out today's mid-day links: Trump plagiarizes Bane, 'Broad City' gets into inauguration day spirit, Trumpmania hits Russia, CGI Trump, and baby kangaroos. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary

Forecast: Lots Of Rain On The Way

The forecast is about to get rainy. An upper level disturbance passing overhead and moisture arriving from the southwest will give us a shot at some light rain this afternoon and evening. With the arriving moisture, the temperature will hold steady in the lower 40s through tomorrow morning. [ more › ]

Watch: How To Make Mark Bittman’s Overnight Waffles

They’re a major step up from their “just add water” counterparts.

We Could All Use A Little Fondue This Weekend

Thinking about normal things like eating and drinking and carrying on with your life seem tough right now. Trust me, I know. But endure we must, and sustenance is necessary for all the important work to be done. And also, it's fun and we could all use a little bit of that. [ more › ]

You Have to Meet Wilson and Maria: Homeless and Hopeful

GIMME SHELTER Though Kit's body was removed promptly from Harlem's Morningside Park after he hanged himself from a tree, no one bothered for about four years to take down the neon-orange rope he used to make the noose. Not many in the neighborhood noticed the rope over those years. Show More Summary

American Express profit falls 8.2% as expenses top estimates

American Express Co., the largest U.S. credit-card issuer by purchases, said fourth-quarter profit fell 8.2% as expenses exceeded analysts’ estimates and the firm set aside more money to cover... To view the full story, click the title link.

Shia LaBeouf To The Rescue With 4-Year-Long Anti-Trump Livestream In NYC

A maniacal tangerine is about to become the leader of the free world, but at least we have this—Shia LaBeouf has spearheaded an anti-Trump livestream event outside the Museum of the Moving Image that'll be up for the next four years, provided we make it that far. Shia will save us. [ more › ]

Trump Protest Plane Flies By NYC: 'WE OUTNUMBER HIM! RESIST'

A small plane jetted over the Hudson Friday morning pulling a banner reading "We Outnumber him! Resist!" [ more › ]

Brooklyn Brewery not leaving longtime Williamsburg home for Navy Yard

The founder of Brooklyn Brewery says the local craft beer business with a global brand won't be moving after all. Company co-founder Steve Hindy told The New York Times on Thursday that he and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Express N Train Tunnel In Brooklyn To Close For One Year Of Repairs

Ah, New York's subway renaissance, have you heard about it? There's the Second Avenue subway's three new stations, finally open to the public. There's wi-fi everywhere. There's uh...a Brooklyn/Manhattan tunnel getting shut down on weekends for a year of repairs. Oh and another tunnel in Brooklyn, the N express tunnel, also going dark for a year so it can be fixed. [ more › ]

There's a Reason Some Stereotypes Exist.

Bodega counter guy, to girl walking up to buy beers: Fuckin shit! Oh, pardon my language miss. Watch your mouth boys, there's a lady! Girl: Dude, I'm buying two double Pabst and rolling tobacco, say whatever the fuck you want, Patron in line behind her: This is Brooklyn, ain't no ladies here. –Grove & Broadway, […]

Whole Foods set to open cheaper '365' store in Fort Greene

Whole Foods Market is planning to open an outpost of its lower-priced grocery store brand at the base of a high-end residential building in Fort Greene, according to a report in The Wall Street... To view the full story, click the title link.

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