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Pusillanimous Hypocrite Ted Cruz Endorses Unhinged Sociopath Donald Trump

Human Nickelodeon slime Ted Cruz—alleged Zodiac Killer, Princess Bride enthusiast, failed presidential candidate—briefly managed to overcome the moment in which he swallowed a tonsil stone on national television when he refused to endorse...Show More Summary

Cuomo's 'Enforcer' Buddy Faces Bribery And Fraud Charges

A former top aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was known as his "enforcer," will be charged by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara today. Joseph Percoco is accused of a bribery scheme that includes asking an energy company doing business with the state for a job for his wife. Show More Summary

See What Life Is Like In A $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat

Recently, professional fun-haver Casey Neistat—a.k.a. a real life Poochie who occasionally snowboards through NYC and makes his living doing extreme vlogging—got a free upgrade from Business to First Class on an Emirates flight from Dubai to NYC. Show More Summary

Green-Wood Cemetery Will Sell Its Own (Maybe Haunted) Honey

How haunted is your honey? It'd be totally reasonable if the question has never crossed your mind before. But if you're devoted to buying the most hyper-local honey humanly possible, you might have to start asking yourself that, because...Show More Summary

Will The Stars Appear On Occupy's 5th Birthday?

Five years ago on September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall Street's taking of Zuccotti Park in New York City provided an opportunity for many stars to shine. A few, all too few, continue to shine even today. When Occupy was evicted from its Eden, some of the brightest faded quickly, having no audience. Show More Summary

How An Upper East Side Republican Became PR's 'Mayor Of Harlem'

You take a guy -- a white guy, an Irish guy, born in Seattle, a longtime Upper East Sider, a Trump voter, no less. You stick him in an apartment north of 125th St. And less than a year later he's going around unironically calling himself the Mayor of Harlem. Show More Summary

Casting Call: Original Occupy Wall Street Zuccotti Occupiers - Your Presence is Requested!

Imagine, if five years after penning the declaration of Independence the original signers were to meet back in Philadelphia to recreate that moment? Or, authentic members of Boston's Tea Party were to re-convene and make themselves available...Show More Summary

Mailman Accused Of Tossing 759 Pieces Of Mail So He Could Pick Up His Daughter

It's hard to find good childcare in this city, and it's even worse if you've got a boss who won't let you be flexible with your schedule. Enter one one Queens postal worker who got desperate at the expense of his deliverees—he (allegedly) tossed 759 pieces of mail on Fridays so he could pick up his daughter. Show More Summary

Photos, Video: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Was Super Mario At Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

In a real power up move, Tokyo's 2020 Olympics team stole the thunder from the Rio Olympics closing ceremony by unveiling a promotional film that showed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe traveling from Tokyo to Rio as Super Mario, through a pipe—and then appearing at the Maracana Stadium in a Super Mario costume and cap. [ more › ]

Williamsburg Millennials Are Getting Their Very Own Pog Lounge Lifestyle Experience

I was a '90s child, and I can say with certainty that I found pogs boring and dumb. I'm still not quite clear on what you were supposed to do with those little cardboard circles, but I recall you tried to...shoot them? slam them?...until they flipped over, and then you won more pogs. Show More Summary

'Mr. Robot' Recap: Too Many Codes

Hello friend, and welcome back to the sunny world of Mr. Robot, where everything can be fixed with a well-placed punch (or punchline), Alf, and expert bludgeoning with a tire iron. This week was oddly fun—though last week ended withShow More Summary

Bill Bratton, Bulldozer

Bratton steamrolled over poor communities of color from New York to Los Angeles (Photo: LA Times) For nearly three years we waged a small, and at times hopeless, war against Bill Bratton. Not just Bratton the man, but Bratton the legacy. Show More Summary

Giuliani Rumored To Be President Trump's Choice For Minister Of Homeland Security & Ethnic Purity

If President Babyhands is elected in November, it looks like he'll be taking Rudy "I LIKE TO YELL LOUD ALSO 9/11 ALSO MUSLIMS" Giuliani down to DC with him—rumors abound that Trump's tapped the former Mayor of 9/11 Town to be his head of Homeland Security. Show More Summary

Flashback: The 1924 Democratic Convention Was A Violent, Racist Clusterfk

After a protracted primary battle, the Democratic National Convention is finally underway in Philadelphia. Last night’s festivities included speeches from Elizabeth Warren, Michelle Obama, and Bernie Sanders, who began the parade of endorsements for Hillary Clinton. [ more › ]

Lottery For New Affordable Housing By Barclays Center Is Now Open

The lottery, as a wise man once said, should really be called the jack squattery because that's all you'll probably ever win in it. Forget those normally wise words though, because today a lottery opens that has a prize more valuable than money: affordable housing in New York City. [ more › ]

Giant Shark Caught In Sheepshead Bay During Shark-Fishing Contest

The clinging jellyfish have laid siege to local beaches, Mary Lee the Great White Shark has returned from her winter vacation, the goats are munching on city parks' poison ivy, and Pedals the Bear's strolling around New Jersey like he owns the place. Show More Summary

Urban Parks: From Dumping Grounds to Centers of Energy

A major initiative by New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver cogently explored at the recent and fascinating Parks Without Borders Summit is to make parks more porous and accessible and, by extension, to foster park equity,...Show More Summary

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