What many had hoped would be a peaceful vigil for a teen killed by police in East Flatbush ended with dozens of people arrested Wednesday night.
It was the third night of demonstrations in the neighborhood, prompted by the death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray and sustained by a deep-seated frustration ... More >>
The only civilian eyewitness to come forward in the case of a Brooklyn teen shot dead by a pair of plainclothes New York City police officers is "certain" the 16 year-old was empty-handed when the cops opened fire.
Kimani 'Kiki' Gray was shot several times by two officers patrolling East Flatbush i ... More >>
A candlelit vigil for a Brooklyn teen killed by New York City police officers left two people injured and led to one arrest Monday night.
At approximately 7:00 pm, roughly 200 people gathered in East Flatbush for a somber vigil to remember Kimani Gray, a 16 year-old shot and killed by plainclothes ... More >>
Perhaps because the waterway is at low tide, the barriers to the Hudson River Park have been removed. Here storm watchers gather on the Christopher Street pier.
Despite promises to the contrary in many cases, 95% of the restaurants in the West Village are now closed. Those that remain open, like T ... More >>
We took a stroll around the neighborhood this morning around 11. The only sounds were the whirl of police and ambulance sirens distant and close, and the steady ominous whoosh of the wind, carrying little stinging nuggets of rain. Fallen leaves swirled. The trees had begun bending. The only people o ... More >>
A #1 hit, but not a one hit. Yes, the VH1-clip-showization of music-discussion culture is pretty much a given at this point, thanks to, well, the Internet, and its tendency for shared laughter to hold more ballast than shared enjoyment within. (Shh.) And it follows that calling certain artist ... More >>
A Connecticut shopper has lost her legal battle with Rite Aid over 12 cents. Her attorney said that the fight was about "much more than getting back change," thank God, because that would have been sad. "It was a fight on behalf of everyone in Connecticut who is overtaxed and does not have th ... More >>
Shitty dancing, friendship, awkwardness, staring, confusion: Like a middle-school dance, these are the consistent themes of Pavement's music videos. I know this because I watched them all, and then -- four plastic dinosaurs, two yellow ponchos, and one soggy bowl of cereal later -- I made one ... More >>
The new bike lanes on First and Second Avenue that run from Houston to 34th Street are positioned between the sidewalk and a line of parked cars to protect bikers -- which means delivery trucks can no longer double park right next to businesses, causing new frustrations to downtown business o ... More >>
As head-scratching as the idea of a processed breakfast food shortage may be, apparently Eggo is suffering its own version of a rainy growing season. According to its website, "Eggo recently experienced supply constraints caused by flood damage at our bakery in Atlanta. In addition, we've be ... More >>