Donald Trump took one look at city workers planting a 10-foot-tall tree in his honor in Central Park and urged them to deliver a message to City Hall. Tell the mayor, a worker recalled Trump snarling in so many indelicate words, that he could shove that tree into a part of his anatomy otherwise...
Pranksters Jason Eppink and Mike Lacher were tired of New York City’s seemingly endless parking restrictions meant to accommodate film shoots, so they decided to take action by posting parking signs of their own with the titles of fake sequels to popular New York-based films. While Eppink and Lacher were posting their signs for sequels to Annie […]
Chicago's history is full of gruesome stories from the St. Valentine's Day Massacre to H.H. Holmes' murder castle to Lincoln Park Zoo being built on top of City Cemetery. [ more › ]
Two NJ men want a pedestrian bridge built from Jersey City to Battery Park in Manhattan
Guest author Lewis Brewster is Broadcom's vice president and general manager, wireless connectivity.Surrounded by the traffic-snarled streets of Manhattan, New York City’s Central Park remains a leafy refuge where people can stroll, picnic, bike, and otherwise enjoy themselves, as long as they play... Continue reading
John Lennon would have been 75 years old today, and while he's been gone for 35 years, his dream of peace is still alive. Thousands joined Yoko Ono in New York City's Central Park this week to celebrate his life by forming a huge peace...Show More Summary
A new park in China is now devoted to the firefly -- 10,000 of them to be specific -- and the results are surreal and quite beautiful. Divided into different zones, the East Lake Peony Garden in Wuhan City gives anyone from a casual observer to a scientific researcher a place to look upon these flying wonders. Show More Summary
Take a stroll through this Vietnamese park and you might never know you were 22 stories in the air. In New York City, apartment rooftops tend to be the domain of HVAC ducts, water towers, and the occasional barbecue, accessible to a few residents. Show More Summary
New York City fire officials on Thursday said they were investigating whether the blast, which killed two women and injured 13 people in Borough Park last week, was touched off by a fuel or accelerant.
Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Transphobia] This is just making me all kinds of happy right now: After the students at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri, elected Landon Patterson, a trans girl, their homecoming queen, the epic fuckheads of the Westboro Baptist Church decided they would protest homecoming. Show More Summary
Brooklyn Councilman Antonio Reynoso railed against a community board in his district at a City Council Transportation Committee hearing on Wednesday, saying the board's members care about "parking over safety," and urging transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg to ignore it going forward. [ more › ]
When students from Oak Park High School in Kansas City elected a transgender teen as their homecoming queen they didn't exactly plan for a reaction from the notorious hate-filled pus-hole that is the Westboro Baptist Church. They didn't factor in...
Where did you go on your last vacation? If you live in the city or the suburbs, there’s a good chance that you spent it in a natural setting, perhaps at a national park, the beach or a cabin in the mountains. Most of us […]
The officer can be seen on dash cam video ignoring the clerk’s explanation. Kansas City, MO — After getting arrested and tased over a simple parking ticket, a store clerk has filed a lawsuit against the officer who used excessive force against him. Show More Summary
15 Jan 2016-16 Jan 2016 Slide the City is a family-friendly slip ‘n’ slide water party that’s planning to set up camp for two days in Centennial Park. You can book your...
For local Anson Clark, Scotland's capital city is a place of fortuitous contrast. "Choose the New Town or the Old Town, parks or parties," he says. "[Edinburgh] is all things to all people." Here are a few of his favorite things about the city Anson's proud to call home.
Hey, Tom Hanks — Lauren from Fordham wants her ID back! On Tuesday, the Hollywood legend found an college ID in a New York City park belonging to a student at Fordham University, and took to Twitter in hopes of returning it to her! Now, the owner of the ID has come forward to claim the it [...]
Los Angeles is a drinker's paradise, especially now that Lyft and Uber have made it easier than ever to get home safely after one margarita too many. Formerly bar-deprived wastelands from Culver City to Highland Park now runneth over with booze options, from hole-in-the-wall dives to fancy-pants establishments where the...
A rendering of the high tech park proposed for Beersheba, Israel. Name the first three things that come to mind when you think of the Israeli Negev desert, and especially the city of Beersheba. If you came up with words like dust, poverty and camels, you are thinking of the old [...]