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This Video Of Two Subway Rats Fighting Over A Bagel Can Really Teach Us Something

Ever since the viral video of a rat dragging a slice pizza down subway stairs turned out to be an elaborate bit of rodent performance art from Zardulu, other videos have come and gone, from Donut Rat to Churro Rats, even Pita Rats and Taco Squirrel, trying to sate our thirst for footage of animals […] Read more
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State Parole Board Declines To Release Judith Clark From Prison

Judith Clark, who has been serving a 75-year-to-life sentence for her role in the fatal 1981 Brinks truck robbery in which a two police officers and a security guard were killed, had her appeal for parole denied last night, despite Governor Cuomo commuting her sentence earlier last year. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Video Shows Alleged Car Thief Dragging Cop In Failed Escape Attempt

An NYPD officer was dragged down a city street while trying to stop a suspected car thief from getting away, an attempted arrest that kicked off a melee with the suspect’s friends who were also on the scene. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Wylie Dufresne’s Serving Fried-To-Order Donuts In Williamsburg

  The Hot Now sign will always be activated at Wylie Dufresne’s forthcoming donut shop Du’s Donuts and Coffee, which is opening as part of the William Vale Hotel’s dining complex on Wednesday, April 26th. The innovative chef—who’s been tooling around town since closing his East Village restaurant Alder in 2015—will be Read more
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Get On The Edge Of Your Seat With Tribeca Film Festival’s Thrillers, Chillers And On-Screen Killers

Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Eli Roth, Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Richard Armitage (The Hobbit), Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Fury), Stanley Weber (Outlander), up-and-coming master of horror Mickey Keating and a huge cast of scaremakers treat you to heart-racing late-night fun at #Tribeca2017 [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Ronda Rousey Is Engaged to Travis Browne

The UFC fighters have been dating since 2015. Source link Read more
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NYPD Watchdogs Want City To Scrap Body Camera Plan

When Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk tactic unconstitutional in 2013, she outlined a series of mandatory police reform measures, including a body camera pilot to determine if the new technology could help hold cops accountable. That pilot is expected to launch this month. Mayor de Blasio, who recently pledged Read more
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16-Year-Old Boy Beaten By Large Group At Coney Island After Being Asked ‘Are You Static?’

A teenager was viciously attacked by ten people on Coney Island Sunday, leaving him with a punctured lung. The assault was caught on a video—which was posted to Facebook—and the attackers allegedly asked the 16-year-old victim, « Are you static? » before ganging up on him. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Man Keeps Cutting Sleeping L Train Riders’ Pockets To Steal Their Wallets & Cellphones

Police believe the same man has robbed six sleeping subway riders and tried to rob another on the L train in February and March. His M.O.: Using an « unknown sharp object » to cut the victims’ pockets. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Photos: A Disarmingly Happy Bob Dylan Inside His First NYC Apartment

  We can all conjure up an image of our ideal Bob Dylan: the austere protest singer in a knit cap, the surreal poet with the wild hair, the buttoned-up family man living in the country, the scarecrow-like figure wandering through the ’80s with bad bandanas and worse makeup, or maybe the irascible troubadour with […] Read more
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Video: Stephen Colbert Transforms Into His Version Of ‘Performance Artist’ Alex Jones

Stephen Colbert returned after a week off with plenty of big news stories to cover—but the best segment of the night was his hilarious roasting of Alex Jones, the perma-hoarse InfoWars host beloved by Donald Trump and conspiracy theorists everywhere. « The insane radio host is in a custody battle right now and so he’s trying Read more
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‘It’s A Totally New World We Live In’: Cuomo On Penn Station Panic After False Reports Of Gunfire

A stranded NJ Transit train in the tunnel to Penn Station caused massive delays on Friday afternoon and evening—and then a stampede occurred when people thought they heard gunfire. The noise was actually the Amtrak police using a Taser on a « belligerent » man, but dozens of people called 911 to report gunshots. [ more › Read more
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Forecast: Week Starts With The Warmest Days Of The Year

If you haven’t called in sick today, you might want to come down with some fast food poisoning/sniffles/eczema tomorrow so you can get out and enjoy the warmest weather to hit the city in almost six months. A sub-tropical high pressure system centered a few hundred miles southeast of the city will give us sunny […] Read more
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Video: Thor Runs Into An Old Work Colleague In Fun ’80s-Inspired ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Trailer

Thor has always been the runt of the Marvel solo films (okay, technically speaking, Ant-Man is the runt, but everyone knows Ant-Man is the most awesomely adequate superhero in the MCU). His first film was a decent if somewhat unmemorable showcase for Chris Hemsworth’s comedic timing (with a Shakespearean-bent, because of course you would go Read more
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Watch Alec Baldwin Play Trump Then O’Reilly AND Trump In Same Sketch On SNL

After previously playing an Independence Day-style, alien-fighting Commander-in-Chief, Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live to portray a present-day President Trump during the cold open. « Trump » proclaimed, « I just had an amazing week, folks. I just met with the leaders from China, Egypt and Jordan. Read more
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The Best New Vendors At LIC Flea And Food, Now Open Every Weekend

  The LIC Flea and Food kicked off its fifth outdoor season on Saturday afternoon, and the lot on 46th Avenue over near Gantry Plaza was filled with happy kids, sunny vibes, very good dogs, and at least a half dozen new vendors adding some first-rate sweet and savory options to what has become a […] Read more
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7 Arrested During NYC Protest Against Syrian Airstrikes

  Hundreds of people gathered in Union Square for a protest against the United States’ military strike on Syria. One protester told PIX11 that, « The point of this demonstration is to build an antiwar movement to pressure the U.S. government to withdraw all of American forces abroad. » [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Former SNL Star Taran Killam On Trump: ‘He Struggled To Read’

Taran Killam was a castmember on Saturday Night Live for six seasons up until this past year. Throughout that time, he was one of the glue guys (in the spirit of Phil Hartman) who could play just about any kind of character: he could seamlessly fit into any given sketch as the straight man, he […] Read more
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Early Addition: A Secret Club For NYers Who Love Rolling Around On Subway Floors

Check out our morning links if you know what’s good for you: How to start a career in local politics, rolling around in the subway for fun, the new Delancey Street bike path plans, and so much more. Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get […] Read more
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Preet Bharara Gives Cooper Union Speech, Says He Won’t Run For Office, Won’t Join The Circus

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara made his first big speech since President Trump fired him last month, discussing any potential plans to run for public office (he allegedly has none) and taking some veiled digs at 45 at Cooper Union. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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