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Remember a few weeks ago when the lights at the Empire State Building rapidly flashed and cycled through various colors while helicopters ominously hovered all around? We speculated that it was for an Eminem video shoot, and it turns out that was mos...

The one salient feature of New York City's convoluted property tax system is that everyone hates it. "The property tax is too goddamn high!" Brooklyn Councilmember Chaim Deutsch boomed in front of an appreciative crowd at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tue...

That Joaquin Phoenix Joker movie won't be out in theaters for another year, but it's already produced a wealth of behind-the-scenes material for its own making-of documentary. They turned the ridiculously clean streets of DUMBO into a 1980s garbage h...

Because Winamp is coming back, check out today's midday links: nuance debate, Tucker Carlson pissed, was Gary Hart setup, Chance The Endorser, embarrassing couple's language, and a real cute emergency. [ more › ]...

New York's Republicans are divided on whether or not it was a good idea to invite Gavin McInnes and his frequently violent gang of Proud Boys to the Metropolitan Republican Club, after the appearance sparked street clashes between protesters and the...

Community members, local politicians, and the family of Jeremiah—the 9-year-old boy who was wrongly accused of groping a white woman inside a Flatbush bodega last week—gathered outside the Sahara Deli Market for a rally and "community con...

State Senator Simcha Felder's chief of staff has been placed on leave following allegations that he drunkenly groped and sexually harassed a woman at a Republican fundraiser last week—behavior that was corroborated by two witnesses, and that on...