Posts tagged "new york city"

Gay Man Murdered In NYC’s West Village In Hate Crime On Friday Night

Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay man, was murdered on Friday night in a hate crime that has rocked New York City’s famously gay-friendly West Village.

Carson was shot…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2013 - 11:40 am

First Person: I Helped Put A Wanted Man Behind Bars

Last Thursday, Frisky staffers noticed the sound of a police helicopter hovering above midtown Manhattan for what felt like at least an hour. We had no idea what they helicopter…

Julie Gerstein | May 13, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Serial Groper Gets Off Scot-Free, Because That’s How We Do

Oh, FFS, America. Last year, New York City was captivated by the tale of the good-looking, really well-dressed, white man — totally the kind of guy who want to bring…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2013 - 3:20 pm

The Plaza Introduces “The Great Gatsby”-Themed Suite

Our “The Great Gatsby” obsession just reached a fever pitch: the Plaza Hotel in New York City has debuted a suite that will transport you right to the Roaring Twenties.

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Sexy Shoe Shines: Because Everything Has To Be Sexy Now

Men! Why get a shoe shine when you can get a seXXXy shoe shine? That seems to be the theory behind Star Shine NYC, a new New York City shoe…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2013 - 3:20 pm

NYPD Sued By Woman For Sexual Assault, Harassment By Cop

The New York City Police Department is infamous for the controversial “stop and frisk” program, critiqued for how it is used for racial profiling.  This story, however, is more like…

Sarah Gray | March 28, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Mommie Dearest: NYC Failed On Its Teen Pregnancy Campaign

New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) has recently launched a new ad campaign aimed at teen pregnancy that has caused quite a stir — and rightfully so. The campaign…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Gross Politician: New York Assemblyman Vito Lopez Has A Thing For Underaged Girls

It wouldn’t be a day at The Frisky if I didn’t get to write about a sleazy politician! Today’s subject: New York Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez, a Democrat from Brooklyn.

Sarah Gray | March 12, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Man Gropes Woman, Promptly Falls Into A Manhole

Karma’s a bitch.

Last night outside my apartment in New York City, the street was flooded with lights, sirens and a cherry-picker? Yes.  A cherry-picker, along with a…

Sarah Gray | March 5, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Disney Video Games Shows They Know Exactly What It’s Like To Be A City Girl

The fabulous career as a fashion designer! The penthouse apartment! The closet filled with clothes!

Oh, yes, Disney, this is exactly what being a “City Girl” is like.

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2013 - 8:30 am

“Bad Barbies” Girl Gang Terrorizing The Bronx

There’s a girl gang called the “Bad Barbies” in The Bronx who are an offshoot of a larger Latino gang throughout New York City. Hmm, ladies, this is not…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Two Men Filmed Getting Blowjobs On NYC Subway

Can we all just agree, as a society, no oral sex on public transportation? Kthx. Two couples were filmed on a New York City subway giving/receiving blowjobs in a very

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Dad Shows Up At Daughter’s High School, Swinging Chain, Yelling “Who’s F**king My Daughter?”

There’s “overprotective” … and then there’s someone-get-Child-Protective-Services on the phone.

The New York City dad who showed up at his daughter’s high school, swinging a chain and padlock…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Not Even Serena Van Der Woodsen Can Abide This “Upper East Side Makeover” Video Game

If I was a rich girl … I would play with eyeshadow all day? That seems to be the idea behind “Upper East Side Makeover,” an online video game by…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Subway “Love Conductor” Plays Underground Matchmaker With Strangers

Public transportation is good for many things, like watching the breeding habits of rodents and sharing the flu virus. But what about finding love?

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2012 - 2:40 pm

The Soapbox: Trying to Make Sense Of The NYC Nanny Murders

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

Last week, two young children, Leo and Lulu Krim, were allegedly stabbed to death by their nanny in their home in Manhattan. The…

Kate McGuinness | October 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Accused Rapist Blames It On Four Loko

Rapists will pretty much use any excuse to avoid taking responsibility for their rapes, usually by blaming it on their victim. She was wearing a short skirt. She was passed…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Mom Defends “Pizza Boy Rapist,” Suggesting Alleged Victim Was Drunk

 Victim Blaming 101: Of course she wasn’t raped — she’s just lying! Or drunk! Or both!
Sadly, victim blaming is in full swing with the “pizza boy rapist,” a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Some NYC Schools Administer Birth Control, Morning-After Pill To Students — So What?

Earlier this week, The New York Post dropped the “exclusive” that nurses at 13 New York City public schools can dispense the morning-after pill and provide oral and injectable birth…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2012 - 12:40 pm

NYC Officials Shut Down Free Vibrator Carts

Tragedy struck Manhattan yesterday when city officials shut down a vibrator giveaway sponsored by Trojan. The condom company planned to give out 10,000 of their new vibes from pushcarts at…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2012 - 1:20 pm