One of the law professors named to an advisory council in connection with the independent federal monitor of the police department's stop and frisk strategy says she laughed out loud when she saw today's New York Post story which dubbed the panel a bunch of "clowns."
Joel R. Rivera's campaign for the Bronx's 15th Council District seat was strange from the start: The man he sought to replace, a termed-out incumbent, is also named Joel Rivera. And in an effort to keep the challenger from riding a wave of faux-name recognition, his opponents began to refer to him ... More >>
In on our article this week on the five-year surge in civil rights lawsuits, we pointed out that the city does little to analyze the causes of those claims in an effort to identify problem officers or troubling trends that can be corrected. City Comptroller John Liu also knows there's a problem, ac ... More >>
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Fordham has been getting a lot of bad press for their nasty cafeteria food. We're not sure if a gluten-free menu is going to help or hurt their reputation, but they're launching one anyways. The station offers gluten-free grains such as quinoa, brown rice, wild rice, buckwheat, millet, and teff.
This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
Yesterday, we talked smelly cow's feet and kosher food with Kutsher's Tribeca's Zach Kutsher. Today, we continue by delving into the health advantage, or lack thereof, of using the rendered chicken fat known as schmaltz, his Dirty Dancing childhood, and what the Borscht Belt would be like if gamblin ... More >>
No one's going to get exactly what they want. But that's the essence of compromise! This was part of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's message today when he officially announced his support for a scaled-back version of the controversial 20-year expansion plan for New York University. T ... More >>
Runnin' Scared caught up with State Senator Gustavo Rivera yesterday to hear his thoughts on the ongoing redistricting battles in Albany. He testified on Monday at a hearing on the matter. (He wasn't able to attend a Bronx redistricting hearing yesterday at the Bronx Museum of the Arts -- whi ... More >>
wikipediaThe room and board is too damn high -- especially at The New School.In last week's cover story on student debt at NYU, we noted that part of the issue is that New York City is just a very expensive place to live. Illustrating that point, a list released today of the most expensive c ... More >>
The sonic muses of Terry Winters, Lisa Yuskavage, John Chiara, Jaime Hernandez, Demetrius Oliver, and James Casebere
Over the last year, those who traveled to the Paul Shaffer House--from Brooklyn, Fordham, Columbia, and SUNY Purchase--had somehow become convinced that the punk house off the Bronx Park East stop was going to be around forever. It wasn't hard; on the best summer nights, the place seemed like ... More >>
Bring your binoculars to Riverdale
A triumphant, newly shoed Tyler, post-negotiation. Tim's in the middle, succeeding in his quest to not look too nervous. Also: Fuck Steve Harvey.So Odd Future mastermind Tyler, the Creator lost his shoe while crowd-surfing during the L.A. rap crew's raucous show at Santos Party House Wednesda ... More >>
And proud of it
There are 435 congressional districts in the United States of America. And the poorest one in the country is right here in New York City. Can you guess which one it is?
The Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" survey has just come out (are you paying attention, helicopter parents?!), and it turns out that New York City has some of the most depressed college kids in the nation. Whatta town!
As promised, tenants in a Bronx building near Fordham U. that's being run into the ground by Frank Palazzolo, one of the Voice's recently named "10 Worst Landlords", filed suit today in housing court to try to wrest the tenement from his hands. The suit, brought by the tenants of 2710 Bainbridge w ... More >>
In a city of slumlords and broke-ass apartment buildings, these stand out.
"it's new york lol same shit lastnight some car was on fire in Fordham crazyy ass shit look." Twitpic by Itlabia. Can you believe last week at this time we were still thinking about Balloon Boy? Yes, that's how we passed our time before Steve Phillips, his "tubby temptress," and other exci ... More >>
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