Posts tagged "new york city"

Hacker: I Took Down New York Because I Hate NYC

New York’s cover story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault was hotly tweeted last night—but this morning no one can access it after a denial-of-service attack on…

Newser | July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Alligator Found On Manhattan Street Dies After Being Rescued

The old urban myth of the alligator in the sewers of NY sort of came true yesterday but to a sad conclusion; An alligator that was found crossing a street…

Katrin Higher | July 25, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Watch The NYC Skyline Come To Life In This Timelapse Film

In this timelapse video, artist Pat Vale builds all of New York City in just under three minutes. In realtime, the drawing took a whole month.
[Travel Pulse]
[Laughing Squid]…

Claire Hannum | June 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Just Look At These Assholes: Obnoxious 20-Something Divas Sue City For $20 Million Each Following East Village Building Collapse

Remember that explosion/fire/building collapse in New York City’s East Village neighborhood a little over a week ago? Two people lost their lives, a number of people sustained injuries, businesses were…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 7, 2015 - 1:30 pm

True Story: Married … With A Roommate

New York City real estate causes many a housing arrangement made in desperation. If you live in NYC (or, for that matter, any city with insanely high rents), you likely…

Jessica Wakeman | January 7, 2015 - 12:30 pm

New York City Wants To Make It Easier For Trans* Individuals To Change Their Birth Certificates

The New York Department of Health has proposed a new process by which transgender New Yorkers could change their sex on their birth certificates without having to get convertive surgery.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Sleazy Homeless Dude Uses NYC Women For Sex And A Place To Crash

From now on, when people ask me what being single in New York City is like, I’m going to point them towards this video. The dude site Elite Daily profiled…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 15, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Macy’s To Pay $650K Settlement Over Racial Profiling

The New York Attorney General’s office announced this week it has found “loss prevention officers” at Macy’s department store to have followed Black and Latino customers more often than white…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Kids Can Go To Gentrification-Themed Summer Camp Now

Kids at STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Summer Camp in Brooklyn have foregone the usual craft projects and campfire games of the season to spend their vacation learning the ins…

Claire Hannum | August 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Alleged Girlfriend Turns In Suspected Child Molester After She Sees Him On A CNN Crime Show

Monday’s apprehension of accused child molester Charles Mozdir in New York City is owed not just to the brave police officer and two U.S. marshals who took bullets during the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2014 - 5:30 pm

NYPD Accused Of Using A Chokehold On Pregnant Black Woman

This weekend, police in Brooklyn, New York, busted some folks who were grilling on the sidewalk — which, I didn’t know until reading this New York Daily News article, is…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2014 - 5:30 pm

This Bouncy Boob Castle Is Someone’s Freudian Dream

We are at odds in The Frisky’s office about the bouncy boob castle, which will appear at The Museum of Sex in New York City (incidentally, down the street from…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2014 - 11:30 am

The “Central Park Five” Settle With New York City For $40 Million

New York City has reached a $40 million settlement with the five wrongfully convicted men who as teenagers were falsely accused and imprisoned for an attack on a jogger.

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Four Women Busted For Strip Club Roofie/Blackmail Scheme

A heart surgeon, a hedge fund manager, a financial manager, and a lawyer walk into a bar …

But nope, this is not a joke: these four men…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2014 - 3:30 pm

RIP Society: This Ice Cream Sundae Costs $25,000

TablehoppingNY just released a list of  the most expensive dishes in New York City and I am honestly disturbed that anyone would pay $25,000 for an ice cream sundae. Like a…

Sophie Leon | June 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm

6 Reasons You Need To See “Obvious Child”

It’s not often that I endorse dragging your butt to go see a movie in the theater. Tickets cost as much as a cocktail, theatergoers are rude, the floors are…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm

NYPD Will Stop Confiscating Condoms From Suspected Sex Workers

New York City’s mayor announced today that the police department will no longer confiscate unused condemns as evidence of prostitution. Sex workers rights advocates have long pointed out that…

Jessica Wakeman | May 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm

New York City Has Its Own Pop Up Cat Cafe Because Dreams DO Come True

Breaking, Earth-shattering news: New York City has its very own cat cafe.
The downside is that the cafe is a pop up, and it only lasts from today through…

Claire Hannum | April 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Cat Lady Craft Night Is My Actual Dream Come True

The heavens have opened and gifted us cat fanatics with a whole Saturday night dedicated to kitty-centered DIY projects. Cat Lady Craft Night is going down at the Brooklyn Craft

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Soapbox: Replacing Sexism With Racism Is Not a Proper Hollaback

This post is reprinted from The Huffington Post with the permission of its authors.

What’s the biggest myth about street harassment? That men of color comprise the majority…

Emily May and Courtney Young | March 9, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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