6 days ago | Comedy
It’s been almost two decades since Marc Maron last lived in Manhattan, and more than 15 years since he first got sober. But strolling through the East Village on a humid afternoon in June, circling the edge of the once infamously squalid Tompkins ...
11 days ago | Film and TV
Seinfeld may indeed be “a show about nothing,” but many events that did occur during the beloved sitcom’s 180-episode run tended to revolve around one central location: Jerry’s apartment. No matter if the gang was out waiting for a table at a Chin...
12 days ago | MTA
James Murphy has long dreamt of transforming the New York City subway system with music. In February, the former LCD Soundsystem frontman unveiled plans to replace the grating, high-pitched frequencies of the subway turnstiles with a progression o...
13 days ago | Legal
A landmark court ruling earlier this month gave Cesar Vargas the victory he'd been waiting for since 2012: He would be able to practice law in New York, despite being an undocumented immigrant. But a blemish on his record — a trespassing charge in...
16 days ago | Culture
Last month, during a rally in Union Square, poet Aja Monet took the podium dressed entirely in black, looking somber and resolute like a woman in mourning. A banner fluttered in the wind behind her head as she gripped the microphone, a flag adorne...
16 days ago | Interviews
Earlier this year, Damon Dash — the controversial co-founder of Roc-a-Fella Records and former manager of Jay-Z — gave a heated interview on New York’s Power 105.1. Over the course of the hour-long debate on the basics of business, Dash infamously...