After nearly a month, the trial of Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan is expected to end today, May 5. McMillan is accused of deliberately elbowing police officer Grantley Bovell in the eye during a six month anniversary Occupy demonstration on March 17, 2012. On Friday, the jury heard clos ... More >>
On Friday, the trial of Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan began, more than two years after she's accused of assaulting NYPD officer Grantley Bovell during a March 17, 2012 demonstration at Zuccotti Park. Jury selection took the better part of a week, as both sides had difficulty finding j ... More >>
The Door Guy. He's seen and heard it all. Pukes puking. Bros fighting. Liars lying about the guest list to get by him. Drunks falling. Your "Turn Up!" is his "Calm down!" Frankly, he hates you. Here are 10 reasons why you can't blame him. See also: The Top 15 Things That Annoy the Crap Out of Your ... More >>
Every year, right after St. Patrick's Day, I think about the luck of Ned Irish. It's a great time of year for basketball fans, college and pro, with the NIT and NCAA tournaments beginning and the NBA in full swing. We would have had basketball without Ned Irish, but I wonder what it would look like. ... More >>
As of this morning, Jets owner Woody Johnson, new GM John Idzik, and coach Rex Ryan are in Indianapolis evaluating draft prospects. Also in Indiana was agent Neil Schwartz, who represents several players, most notably the Jets' All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Yes, the Jets brass has a great deal ... More >>
An arrest has been made in an assault on a McDonald's patron who was slashed with a razor blade by a plus-sized perp last week -- and because the suspect allegedly threw some gay slurs around during the attack, he's being charged with a hate crime,which makes the charges considerably more serious.Th ... More >>
Part 1 in a series. Last month, the Voice reported how the Jewish Guild for the Blind cut its part-time music therapist Debbie Moran, who was earning about $5,000 a year, allegedly due to "Medicaid budget cuts" -- despite the fact that the nonprofit's CEO, Dr. Alan Morse, had recently seen an 82% p ... More >>
We have a St. Patrick's Day special report for you today, and we hope it's early enough in the day that half our readers aren't soused already. This week, yet another story about how badly Scientology is faring in Ireland reached us as the Irish Examiner reported that the mission in Dublin is exist ... More >>
On the 10th anniversary weekend of the September 11 attacks, every single living American blogger wrote a 9/11 memorial post. (Those who did not have been drummed out of the union.) Rightbloggers' 9/11 posts are always interesting, so we figured they'd be extra-good for 9/11 X. We were not disappo ... More >>
Free Whitey! (Just kidding.)After Osama bin Laden's death, James "Whitey" Bulger was the Most Wanted Man in America. Then after 16 years on the run, the mythological South Boston ex-con was caught yesterday in California. Jack Nicholson's character in The Departed was loosely based on Whitey, in the ... More >>
Solange Lambert and Cosmo Salerno can't wait to take their love outside the walls of an adult home on Coney Island. But for now, they have to wait.
No St. Patty's Day is complete without 'em
Mayor Bloomberg has been putting his foot in his mouth all over the place lately. First, he calls Staten Island Chuck a "son of a bitch." Then he messes with the Irish. Via the New York Times City Room blog, Irish-American community leaders are pissed (in the mad way) because last night at th ... More >>
Florida's Tim Tebow is the best college quarterback I've ever seen. Not the best looking, the smoothest or the most classic, but the best, as in the one I want to quarterback for my team in the big game. His performance in Thursday night's 24-14 victory over Oklahoma in the BCS national champi ... More >>
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