For the past few weeks, New Yorkers have had a rare privilege: They've been able to watch not one, but two legislative leaders fight federal charges in court.
An excerpt from Molly Crabapple's upcoming memoir, Drawing Blood, out on December 1.
The show is a collection of his favorite images from the past 20 years of traveling the globe with his pals and bandmates.
A new photo book charts the rise and fall of disco as a crucial moment in history, and the impact the movement had on New York clubland.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed two bills on Wednesday to get (non-smokable) pot into the hands of patients who need it.
We talked to a deputy mayor, a professor, and a community activist about the housing crisis eating America's largest city.
Raymond Calderon was placed in a chokehold and slashed with a sharp object by a group of men alleged to have gang ties.
The leak of alleged Ku Klux Klan members was not very high on the agenda for the roughly 100 people who turned out. They were more interested in everything from police brutality to income inequality.
The MacArthur grant recipient might be the most fascinating puppeteer in the world.
I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
The day before All Hallows' Eve is every holiday rolled into one at Ricky's in New York's Union Square.
"Someone record!" Yibin Mu can be heard yelling in the video as the cop sits on his back. "Someone record this!"
Arrest and summons data suggest where you live in the city has a lot to do with how likely you are to get hassled by cops for weed.
Sometimes it's not so much a "party" as it is a "drinking a six-pack by yourself."
After the death of 19-year-old Lucas Leonard, the Word of Life, in New Hartford, is making national headlines.
Smartphones have helped ordinary citizens document interactions with police, and more complaints against the NYPD have been substantiated as a result.
Many economists say tipping doesn't make any sense, and lots of servers would rather have a steady income, but few restaurant owners want to ditch the practice.
"They never built over Central Park, because a dragon lives there."
He walked up to a college student on Wall Street and personally yanked a joint out of her mouth.
A state senator from Queens wants to scrap the archaic system of holding some people in jail before their trial unless they can pay for freedom.
From Teklife to a digital arts collective, Anibal Luque has made a career out of helping DIY artists and alternative entrepreneurs navigate the often-complicated legal snags that come with starting a business.
Homeless New Yorkers and their advocates want to know why the city is dealing with an unprecedented homelessness crisis in part by arresting people for next to nothing.
New York photographer Peter Garritano decided to find out, and the results are surprisingly beautiful.
Nine Catholic 20-somethings tell us what their faith means to them.