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Hershey's Debuts Its First 'New' Candy Bar In A Generation

One hundred and seventeen years after it created what is perhaps the world's most iconic (if basic) candy bar, Hershey's has...adapted. The candy company has announced a new candy bar to its lineup, a gilded treat called "Hershey's Gold." Somewhere deep within the White House, Trump feels a tingling in his loins. [ more › ]

City Council Set To Repeal Cabaret Law, Finally Legalize Dancing

After years of dragging their feet, New York City politicians are expected to finally face the music and let us dance—legally. [ more › ]

Exotic Dancer Explains #StripperStrike: 'We Just Want To Be Treated Equally'

Early last week, the hashtag #NYCStripperStrike started cropping up on Instagram and Twitter. A story on MTO News was quickly aggregated by Page Six: "Strippers go on strike in battle against bartenders." Platinum rapper Cardi B., originally...Show More Summary

Check Out This Over-The-Top Halloween House In Astoria

Since 2008, Vicky Poumpouridis has been going full Clark Griswold on her Astoria home for Halloween. With some help from friends and family, she's back at it again this year with a new addition: an animatronic Freddy Krueger, from the best scary movie franchise of all time: A Nightmare On Elm Street. [ more › ]

Redman Still Lives In His 'MTV CRIBS' House On Staten Island

The dollar box lives on! In an interview Friday with Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning, legendary New Jersey MC Redman confirmed the hopes of so many nostalgic hip-hop heads: he still lives in the modest Staten Island house he flaunted on MTV Cribs back in the day. [ more › ]

A Guide To This Year's Best Historic Ghost Tours

We all know that one kid who got really into Jack the Ripper factoids in junior high, was obsessed with Sweeney Todd, and did seances a la Gabby Hoffman in (the 1995 cult classic) Now and Then. Maybe that kid was you (and may or may not have been me). Show More Summary

Check Out The New-York Historical Society's Ambitious Vietnam War Exhibit

If you’ve streamed your way through all ten episodes of the Ken Burns Vietnam documentary and still want to make a friend of Horror, head over to the New-York Historical Society for their Vietnam War: 1945-1975 exhibition. [ more › ...

5 Fun Things To Do In NYC This Week

The lead singer and creative lifeforce behind the psychedelic boom-bap future funk of Hiatus Kaiyote, Nai Palm is a rare talent in the multiverse we all occupy and it's our good fortune we're sharing the same timeline. This fall theShow More Summary

See Duke Riley's 1,000 Hand-Painted And Embroidered Pigeon Paintings

Last year, thousands of pigeons dazzled spectators as they flew, with LED lights on their ankles, in the sky above the Brooklyn waterfront in Duke Riley's magical (and somewhat controversial) Fly by Night performances. Riley had trained the pigeons to swirl overhead before heading back home to coops on a decommissioned naval ship at the Navy Yard. Show More Summary

Video: Bo Dietl Tries To Shout His Way Into City Hall In Raucous Mayoral Debate

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced challengers State Assembly Member Nicole Malliotakis and retired NYPD detective/Arby's commercial star Bo Dietl last night in the first big debate for the upcoming mayoral election. And though the debate didn't...Show More Summary

The Sex Robots Are Coming

I'm not sure how many ways science fiction writers and Hollywood can tell you what a bad idea it is to build bone-able robots, lest you end up getting shot in the head or fathering a murderous space alien or dancing with Oscar Isaac....Show More Summary

Box Of Junior Mints Should Have More Junior Mints, Lawsuit Alleges

No company is safe from the wave of "slack fill" lawsuits, not even the delicious, heart-healthy Junior Mint. [ more › ]

NYC Bartender Charms Nation During Week-Long 'Jeopardy!' Winning Streak

Jeopardy!, the popular game show that has been simultaneously torturing Alex Trebek and making him rich for over 30 years, has been back in the news this week thanks to its latest multi-day champion: local NYC bartender Austin Tyler Rogers has amassed $278,300 during his seven day winning streak on the program (and he's still going). Show More Summary

5 Things To Do In NYC This Week

Sip your drink as writers spill their guts with tales of love, sex, and self-loathing at Hung Up On You, a regular comedy showcase that regularly features some of your twitter timeline's all-stars. Hosted by Cosmopolitan Sex & Relationships...Show More Summary

Beyoncé Drops 'Mi Gente' Remix In Support Of Disaster Relief Efforts

Queen of Earth Beyoncé is doing her part to help affected areas rebuild following a series of debilitating natural disasters. Bey teamed up with Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin and DJ Willy William to record a remix of their summer hit, Mi Gente, singing in Spanish on the track. [ more › ]

Photos: The Fabulous Drag Queens Of Bushwig 2017

Drag queens from all over the world descended upon Maspeth, Queens this weekend for the ever-dazzling Bushwig festival, now in its sixth season. Hosted once again at The Knockdown Center, this year's festivities included an appearance by Kosovar singer Era Istrefi, along with the usual collection of fabulous international drag stars and drag enthusiasts. [ more › ]

Sitting Isn't Just Killing You, It's Rendering You Immobile

Studies have been screaming for years that sitting is killing us, but I've long thought hardcore sitters like myself would go out with a bang, like a heart attack or literal heartsplosion. Unfortunately, a new study says a sitter's future...Show More Summary

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