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Videos: The Denny's Windmill In Arcadia Is Spinning Again

The windmill, designed for a Van De Kamp bakery, is the last of its kind. [ more › ]

Steven Spielberg Goes Big On Fantasy With Roald Dahl's 'BFG'

Has Spielberg snuck in his darker undercurrents to what is ostensibly a children's film? [ more › ]

Man Brain Damaged During LAPD Detainment Awarded $1.8 Million Settlement

Damion Russell went into cardiac arrest during a March 2014 detainment. [ more › ]

Why NPR Is Constantly Name-Dropping Culver City

Due to some municipal horse trading, NPR is actually obligated to say the city's name whenever they broadcast from their Culver City studios. [ more › ]

Some Brooklyn NIMBYs Fear Citi Bike Will Bring Undesirables Who Don't Own Bikes

Some doomsday Brooklyn NIMBYs are on the warpath against Citi Bike and have been putting up these flyers around neighborhoods like Cobble Hill, which will soon be getting new bike share docking stations. [ more › ]

There Have Been At Least 233 Zika Cases In NYC Since January

The city's Health Department confirmed this week that there have been at least 233 cases of the Zika virus in the five boroughs over the last few months, more than half of which were contracted by recent travelers to and from the Dominican Republic. [ more › ]

Times Square Designated Activity Cages Now TWO FEET Wider

Two of Time Square's teal green Designated Activity Zones?new, mandatory standing areas for costumed characters and ticket sellers?were wet with fresh paint and marked off with caution tape Thursday morning. Less than two weeks intoShow More Summary

Embattled Prosperity Dumpling Breaks Up With LES, Moves To Brooklyn

Like so many before them, Prosperity Dumpling is fleeing their Manhattan home on the Lower East Side for a fresh start in Brooklyn. The embattled dumpling shop will be reopening in Bensonhurst, reports Bowery Boogie, abandoning the bad vibes on Eldridge Street for less rat-filled alleys on 86th Street. [ more › ]

The Ultimate Guide To Drinking On St. Mark's Place

"The street has provided generation after generation with a mystical sense of belonging," writes Ada Calhooun in St. Mark's is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street. St. Mark's is not dead at all. The three-block stretch of...Show More Summary

Early Addition: Capitalism Is To Blame For Sad Desk Lunches

Because you need to wear sunscreen, check out today's mid-day links: Trump phone spying, leave Nickelback alone, bike path across East Coast, FDA hates raw cookie dough, sad desk lunches, Judi Dench tattoo, and panda wranglers. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary

Atlanta Concerts this week: Joe Walsh, String Cheese Incident

FRIDAY Noel Gallagher The former Oasis mastermind has been a regular presence in Atlanta — most recently performing at the 2015 edition of the Shaky Knees Music Festival. While still touring behind second album “Chasing...

Atlanta Tickets on sale this week: Roger Clyne, Young Dolph

BY SARIA CANDAY If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know. Contact Saria Canady at scanady@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call the venue before driving...

The 9 Best Trivia Nights In NYC

If you’re living in New York, chances are you feel pretty smug about how tuned-in and cultured you are, what with all the museums, galleries, and bookstores right outside the door. But do you care to put those street-and-book-smartsShow More Summary

Watch Tom Hanks Play Sully In First Miracle On The Hudson Trailer

On January 15th, 2009, a US Airways flight splash-crashed into the icy Hudson River after the plane suffered a bird strike, disabling its engines. Somehow, no one died and all 155 passengers and crew members escaped the sinking plane, thanks largely to the quick thinking of pilot Captain Chesley Sullenberger. [ more › ]

Scofflaw Trump's 'Public' Lobby Abuse At Trump Tower Is A 'Blessing,' Councilman Says

Privately owned public space: still an oxymoron. Cooked up by the city in 1961 as a way to entice developers to create and maintain public spaces in exchange for zoning breaks that allowed them to build bigger, the rules have changed...Show More Summary

Driver Runs Over Father & Daughter Cyclists, Killing One On Long Island

An SUV driver struck two cyclists on a Long Island road Wednesday, fatally injuring one of them before ultimately crashing into a house. [ more › ]

Video: The Midtown 8th Ave Bike Lane Is A Chaotic Circus Of Dangerous Depravity

Seasoned Manhattan cyclists know to expect delays along 8th Avenue in midtown, where tourists—and locals trying to get around all the tourists—routinely promenade through the bike lane like it's a verdant pedestrian plaza nestled in the heart of some Swiss skiing village. Show More Summary

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

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