They'd like a raise with that. Though protests and demonstrations have been subdued in recent months, the ongoing fight for fast-food workers seeking $15 an hour ramps back up this week, with protests planned for more than 100 cities. Show More Summary
The captain of a 40-foot sailboat was arrested for allegedly being drunk when the craft ran aground overnight on Venice Beach.
The urban artistic oasis that is the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month after providing Atlantans with more than two decades of diverse design exhibitions and educational programs. To honor...Show More Summary
RIP Russian space geckos, locals free "Bucket Bear," Queens on the literary map, a beer-drinking horse and more midday 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 › ]
Technically, the Meltasia Music Festival is located 90 minutes outside of Atlanta at Cherokee Farms, but whatever. Do I really need to sell this one?
Police have arrested a 20-year-old man for the killing of a 67-year-old Staten Island man in the victim's home, and sources say that the suspect was out on bail for another burglary arrest. [ more › ]
Those five weeks of anticipated G train hell seem to have whizzed right by! Starting today, you're free to ride the tiny green mobile bathroom between Court Square and Nassau Ave as much as your masochistic little heart desires, and as a bonus, the L train conductors will stop screaming over the loudspeaker about service changes at Lorimer. [ more › ]
The West Indian Day Parade is one of the rowdiest annual spectacles in the city, transforming Crown and Prospect Heights into a blaze of neon feathers, shimmering body glitter and booming reggae, all fused together by the sticky glaze of so many pounds of jerk chicken. Show More Summary
Every year we celebrate Labor Day to recognize the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. And yet every year we fail to adequately recognize a vital segment of our workforce...Show More Summary
It was captured this morning in a supply closet. [ more › ]
With the U.S. Open tennis tournament in full swing my heart is always gladdened by my favorite tennis story of all time, which involves my sister. No, not that one! My other sister, Gina. When she was a teenager she worked as a ballgirl at the U.S. Show More Summary
#natitude. [ more › ]
The dead body of a woman was found in a dirt field Monday in Riverside County, not far from her car, authorities said.
Prior to July of this year no one had ever heard of a sleepy little conservative Republican town in Southern California called Murrieta, where at least some of its 70 percent white citizens are part of what Mayor Alan Long describedShow More Summary
I like collecting relics of Wall Street firms consigned to the dustbin of history. At home, my family uses Bear Stearns office paper to write shopping lists. Evidently a lot of people in the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Is one Kevin Sippel actually the man behind this masterpiece? Ask any pastavore and he will tell you: Michael White’s fusilli with red-wine-braised octopus and bone marrow is one of the greatest pasta dishes of the century, if not all time. Show More Summary
Witnesses have come forward to say they were stalked by a man who police say they believe is a serial killer.
Another year of Dragon Con has passed. Over the Labor Day holiday weekend, legions of sci-fi fanatics roamed around Downtown in their finest Chewbacca, Walter White, and Daft Punk costumes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Part two of the reunion show for Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (Season 3) aired last night and social media has been ablaze with quite a few hilarious memes. [READ: RECAP: LHHATL Season 3 Reunion (Part 2) + Watch Full Video...] Joseline Hernandez...Show More Summary
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