It's starting to seem like city cops are taking synthetic weed seriously, and perhaps even conducting a bonafide crackdown. But changing attitudes and policies on regular weed are complicating the situation.
Greg Mackay decided to describe it so the rest of the world can understand it. Now you can all know Brooklyn.
Heroin is like Aladdin's lamp: it will make you think that your wishes are coming true, that you are in control of your life.
With momentum—and Bernie Sanders—on its side, the $15 minimum wage movement no longer seems so far-fetched.
Whenever you go to the prison yard, there's always a chance you won't make it back. I would know: I spent ten years inside and learned how to weaponize everything from magazines to cigarette filters.
On the anniversary of one of the most notorious police killings in recent memory, Eric Garner's family looks back at a year of grief and activism.
Though Rikers Island has gotten all the recent media attention, New York City's other jails have also been beset by scandals, fights, and corruption.
Politicians are leading a witch-hunt in Hunts Point to shut down all of the local strip clubs by revoking their liquor licenses.
The device is, both literally and metaphorically, my greatest source of pain.
The life of a young model is probably less glamourous than you thought.
But the family of the Staten Island man isn't done advocating for justice and police reform in America.
Some adults just want to live the teenage dream tonight.
This weekend is going to be so cold you won't want to get out of bed to pee. Blow off your family and friends to stay in binge watching VICE content.
Jul 9, 2015
One family has become so scared that they only feel safe hiding out in their swimming pool, where the cat can't reach them.
The Secretary of Homeland Security says it's not a coordinated cyberattack—just one hell of a weird day.
The idea is to keep track of low-risk defendants via text messages or in-person meetings so they can hold onto their jobs and steer clear of the violence at the city's notorious jail complex.
In Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park Wednesday night, police reform activists promised to burn both the Confederate Flag and the Stars and Stripes to highlight America's troubled racial history. Angry biker dudes showed up to stop them.
Meet the Prime Minister of Dick, or PMD for short. He's a South African artist who "slings dicks and dicktures" for a living—i.e. absurd, surreal, and sometimes brilliant illustrations of, well, penises.
Dozens of the ride-sharing company's employees and fans hung out with sandwiches and swag as NYC lawmakers debated new regulations.
A dozen employees at Clinton Correctional Facility have been placed on leave amid rumors of widespread heroin use and reports that the two convicted murderers did a dry run of their escape.
Indian-born filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez Sharma's new documentary A Sinner in Mecca is a rare glimpse at a gay man's journey to Saudi Arabia.
Photographer Sam Clarke attended the Pride Parade in Manhattan's West Village and managed to capture the increasing commodification of the festival.
Tucked away into New York's new budget is a bail fund of $1.4 million, but will it help reduce the population at notoriously brutal city jails like Rikers Island?