Posts tagged "nyc"

Jason Wu Goes Guerrilla With His Latest Ad Campaign

If you happen to see some photos of seriously refined, flawlessly groomed women in ladylike ’50s-style dresses thrown up on buildings and street signs around Manhattan, don’t be alarmed — it’s just Jason Wu’s latest ad campaign. The designer will forgo the traditional direction in favor of going guerrilla with his spring 2012 collection. Photographed…

By: Rachel Krause / February 5, 2012

Well, Now There’s A Breed Of Giant Rat Living In NYC, Too

For every spontaneous, adorable impromptu subway sing-a-long, there’s a giant, repulsive rat that comes along and ruins it for everyone. Yes, there are now giant rats living in NYC — this particular guy was found at a Foot Locker in the Bronx, if you couldn’t tell from the familiar striped uniform of the guy holding…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 8, 2012

Extreme Germophobia Alert: Woman Showers On The Subway

 

For some, the New York City subway doubles as a shower. This video of a woman bathing on the train is one of those things that I wish I had never seen. I cannot express to you what kind of crazy germophobia this activates in me. I often fear that something unhygienic…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2011

The NYC Condom Gets A Reboot

New York City has been handing out free condoms since 1971, and the city now distributes more than 40 million rubbers each year in bars, restaurants, community service agencies, and STD clinics. The Health Department recently held a contest for a new, special edition wrapper for its branded NYC condom, and after tallying the votes,…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 11, 2010

I Live in NYC, So Where Are All The Celebs?

Every morning I peruse the daily newspapers and online blogs to see what has been going on in the world while I slept. Sometimes I am waking up refreshed from a good nights sleep, sometimes I am a zombie and every blue moon I am hungover. The morning after a night out is always a…

By: Ali Jawin / July 4, 2009

Woman Allegedly Punched By NYC Cop

A NYC cop allegedly punched a woman, grabbed her breasts and told her he was going to “treat her like a woman.”

Chrissie Brodigan, 32, tells Gothamist she exited a NYC subway with her pet pug, who was throwing up, when a cop tried to issue her a ticket for not carrying the dog…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2009

Free Rides From Topshop This Summer

Sometimes it feels like that whole “best things in life are free” thing is a crock when all you really want are a pair of YSL cage heels or a mansion in the south of France. Okay, so maybe that’s asking for a lot, but at least fashion retailer Topshop gets your point. This summer,…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 25, 2009

Teenage “Nancy Drew” Tracks Down Her Mugger

Muggers, don’t mess with Yudelka Polanco! The 16-year old was walking home in Brooklyn, NY, when a juvenile delinquent snuck up behind her and stole her cell phone, which was equipped with a SIM card. When Yudelka later bought another phone, she had her information from that SIM card transferred to her new phone. Withi…

By: Simcha / February 29, 2008
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