Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes sent us a lengthy letter in response to our story about his reign as Brooklyn District Attorney ("Brooklyn Deserves a New D.A."). How lengthy? 2,005 words. Basically, he didn't like the article so much. And with the zeal of a Talmudic scholar, Hynes (or someo ... More >>
In no particular order, here are ten can't-miss shows in New York this weekend. For the Voice's full rundown of New York concerts, hit up villagevoice.com/concerts.
- All Tomorrow's Parties Preview: Founder Barry Hogan on the Festival's Move to New York City
- Fear of a Talibam! Planet
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The City Council today announced the key figures who will be charged with dividing up the city into new districts based on Census data.
It's the next redistricting frontier!
The announcement of the Council's appointments comes on the same day that important news broke in the statewide redistrict ... More >>
SEE: Photos from last night's protest.
Occupy Wall Street began yesterday, its six-month anniversary, with a parent-and-child chalk-art event in Zuccotti Park, the small downtown plaza that became the epicenter of the movement last fall.
The rest of the day would become a sort of a condensed repet ... More >>
The NYPD is on track to stop and frisk 700,000 people this year.About a hundred people gathered outside Pace University this afternoon to protest stop-and-frisk, the NYPD policy under which, over the last eight years, more than 3 million innocent New Yorkers -- overwhelmingly black and Latino ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioAn empire wrapped in foil.Students boycotting the Pace University cafeteria will soon have a more appealing alternative to the food that the DOH declared unfit for human consumption: Luke's Lobster is coming to the neighborhood.
The New York Post is billing an "exclusive" this week about how Columbia University has systematically failed to report its drug-using student populace to police or prosecutors. The not-so-earth-shattering expose comes on the heels of last week's big frat house drug bust, which led to the ar ... More >>
Police are looking for two "masked bandits" who shot two men in a Greenwich Village apartment Monday night during what investigators think was a botched drug deal. The dealers/victims? A 31-year-old ex-con who served time in Arizona for another pot-related charge and the 24-year-old son of a ... More >>
The victim, 21-year-old Pace student Max MorenoPolice have arrested two men in connection with last month's drug-related killing of a 21-year-old Pace University student who was dealing drugs from his downtown apartment, authorities announced yesterday.
Max Moreno, a 21-year-old Pace University student, was killed on September 29 with one gunshot to the head and found in his apartment at 2 Gold Street, in the financial district, just after midnight. The incident took place after he sold marijuana to a couple, leading police to believe he may ... More >>
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Monday New York headlines...Ex-police officer fired for corruption is suspected of killing his Brooklyn girlfriend, wounding another yesterday.Brooklyn teenager, 17, chases troublemakers from a party, drops dead of a heart attack.Father picks up Pace ... More >>