Robert F. Kennedy Bridge

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    This Bipolar Rabbi Likes to Play Traffic Cop

    Westchester County has a cop-impersonating bipolar rabbi problem on its hands. Alfredo Borodowski was arrested after making bogus traffic stops in and around the New York suburb. His costume? A poorly secured yarmulke and an obviously fake and comically tiny officer's badge.

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Happy 75th Birthday, Henry Hudson Bridge!

    ​The double-decker Henry Hudson Bridge, which links Manhattan to the Bronx, is 75 today! Originally designed for a casual jaunt in and out of the suburbs, the bridge became a thoroughfare once commuters started moving north. The Riverdale Public Library is celebrating the bridge's dodrascenten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    New Yorkers, You Are Slowly Being Surrounded By Sewage

    ​After a fire on Wednesday night at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Harlem shut the plant down and forced the city to start pumping raw sewage into the Hudson, we warned yesterday that the Hudson was not exactly fit for swimming or kayaking or fishing or walking near and breathin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Bronx Guy Cashes In On Accident 'Injuries'; Cops Go to the Video, Charge Him With Fraud

    If what the NYPD's Fraudulent Accident Squad says is true -- and cops have a video to back it up -- Gabriel Leon Hernandez, 33, of the Bronx literally made out like a bandit to the tune of more than $20,000 by faking injuries in an accident he actually only witnessed last September 22.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Teen Takes $16,000 From New York City Tolls, Promises to Change

    ​Travis Coley, a 19-year-old Bronx-dweller, stole $16,000 worth of cash from the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority while working as a toll booth collector at the Throgs Neck bridge. The simple, but long con lasted from September 20th until Tuesday, when Coley was caught. "I took the money ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    State to Blow $4 Million on Bridge Signs

    We deeply respect the memory of the late Robert F. Kennedy. On the other hand, in the words of Queens Crap, "You've got to be fucking kidding me": the state plans to spend $4 million dollars to replace Triborough Bridge road signs with Robert F. Kennedy Bridge signs, reports the New York Times. Awar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2008

    Sharpton, Nicole Paultre Bell Among Scores Arrested at Sean Bell Protests

    UPDATE: 6:30 by Sean Gardiner and Michael Clancy Photos by Cary Conover The Rev. Al Sharpton, Nicole Paultre Bell, Joe Guzman and Trent Benefield were among scores of people arrested at a series of demonstrations throughout the city protesting the acquittal of three cops charged in the fatal sho ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2006

    Kick Out the Jams

    Will a toll booth at the corner of 60th and Fifth solve midtown's traffic nightmare?

  • News

    September 19, 2006

    Field of Queens

    The life and loves of Eric Merfalen, a gay athlete who forged his sexual identity while playing America's most macho, bone-crushing sport

  • NYC Life

    August 8, 2006

    Indian Summer

    The guru of Basement Bhangra celebrates 10 (or nine) years on the job

  • News

    May 30, 2006

    The Gang That Couldn't Wear Its Hair Straight

    The Jheri Curls of Washington Heights, and how they made everybody else's hair curl

  • Columns

    July 12, 2005
  • NYC Life

    September 7, 2004
  • News

    May 11, 2004

    The Art of the Shakedown

    Velella ducks a trial—and a courtroom lesson in business as usual in the Pataki era

  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003


    Wet Dreams

  • News

    April 1, 2003

    Bush's Voice of America

    Pro-War Media Conglomerate Tries to Take Over New York

  • Art

    June 11, 2002
  • News

    February 16, 1999