Making the gears of the criminal justice system faster should reduce the number of kids stuck in jail for insane periods of time, but reformers say it dodges law enforcement's larger problems.
Take a break from all that ear-assaulting music and put on something that's actually pleasant to listen to.
"If they catch me, the photo is not that interesting to me."
The artist had previously been evicted from his home in Midwood, Brooklyn for exploding his microwave.
Crime is up in New York City, but there seems to be a decent way of reducing gun violence that requires absolutely zero police involvement.
A music video from the best noise rock band in New York City right now featuring some demented plastic dinosaurs.
Michelle Joni Lapidos, a.k.a. Miss Joni, can persuade grown people to pay to join projects like the "Skipping Club" and a "preschool for adults." What's her secret?
Corned beef and cabbage were served on St. Patrick's Day every year I spent in prison, a testament to the racial politics of the prison-industrial complex.
I talked to homeless New Yorkers about taking refuge on the subway, watching out for the cops, and why sleeping on the street was sometimes better than staying in a homeless shelter.
UCB alums Alise Morales and Betsy Kenney mix standup, Fleshlights, and PornHub's #1 MILF in the name of women, sex, and comedy.
Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography, opening at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn tonight, features the work of ten young American and Canadian photographers who share an investigative attitude.
We talked to filmmaker Kate Kunath about gentrification, queer spaces, and the legacy of south Brooklyn gay club Starlite.
According to witnesses, an argument between the 69-year-old retired corrections officer and two men ended horribly when the older man pulled out a handgun.
Brooklyn Muslims were arrested last month under suspicion of wanting to join the Islamic State. But what, exactly, did they do to end up behind bars?
The Nuwaubians' leader was sentenced to life in prison more than a decade ago, but the Brooklyn cult perseveres.
"I embrace change. Sometimes it can be hard to see, but it's the way life is. You gotta embrace it, or you're gonna be a bitter old man, you know?"
The new video for "Waterbed" is sulty and sexy, splicing vocalist Anthony Fammia with mood-lit vignettes of a model showered in colorful waves.
This dude who sits next to me is in a band, and he's been looking for a site to premiere a tune. I said, "If only you worked at a multibillion-dollar media company where all your co-workers liked your music and were totally cool with nepotism!"
Peter Liang is just the fourth New York City cop to be indicted for killing someone since 1999.
The welcome streak comes after weeks of tension between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
It's easy: First, you massage the dead bunny's skin. Then you slide it off.
An undetermined amount of court documents were lost in a Brooklyn blaze last Saturday.
The album is tastefully weird and complex, but manages to stay unpretentious. It's a nice reminder that you can still experiment without sounding shitty and indulgent.
Artist-activist Jennifer Miller has been creating social justice–themed circus performances in New York City parks for decades, but her most recent one could be her last.