The documentary, featuring Nas, Kanye, and Pharrell, is both a celebration of early hip-hop culture and an indictment of the brand capitalization that followed.
Dozens of the ride-sharing company's employees and fans hung out with sandwiches and swag as NYC lawmakers debated new regulations.
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?
We caught up with actress Rosario Dawson on the day of BAM's anniversary screening of Harmony Korine and Larry Clark's raw, NYC teenage classic.
Why did two NYPD detectives investigating a robbery shoot David Felix to death in April despite being informed he was a diagnosed schizophrenic?
The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs just discovered that multiple Whole Foods grocery stores in the city were overcharging for pre-packaged food.
The New York museum's new exhibition is a group show, film festival, and literary guidebook—all in one.
New York City's largest outdoor fetish street festival is full of leather, latex, and bare buttcheeks.
The Brooklyn DA is helping clear the records of people charged with extremely minor "quality of life" offenses like having a bike on the sidewalk, or spitting.
We went to Puppy Prom.
In the aftermath of the AIDS crisis, Mario Diaz brought sex-positivity back to New York's gay scene with his balls-out wild club, The Cock. Now, documentary filmmaker Jon Bush is immortalizing Diaz's party life on film in Club King.
We spoke to the director of Rubble Kings about the bad old days in the Bronx, how NYC gangs reached an historic truce, and whether his film will resonate with city kids today.
We met Andrew Hoepfner, the mastermind behind the otherworldly experience that explores new frontiers of performance, music, and the human psyche.
We met artist and activist Wu Yuren to discuss the police beatings, false imprisonment, and regular surveillance he has received at the hands of the People's Republic.
Fresh fruit and radical thoughts at the Slovenian-born artist's one-day installation at the New Museum's Ideas City Festival.
The 22-year-old from the Bronx committed suicide this weekend after spending three years in jail—even though he was never convicted of a crime.
The notorious graffiti artist's latest innovation could lift vandalism to new heights, but not everyone in the community is itching to get one.
Good intentions from lawmakers aren't doing a lot to help the city's troubled kids.
We talked to directors Benny and Joshua Safdie and their powerful lead actress, Arielle Holmes, about life on the streets, death, and the intense process of shooting the film.
Stanley Richards just got appointed to the NYC Board of Correction, which oversees all the city's jails, including the one he used to call home.
The veteran UCB performer brings his brand of off-kilter comedy and public-access-honed disruption to Fusion.
The Police Reform Organizing Project has collected more than 100 stories that flesh out what many describe as a failed system that ensnares too many blacks and Latinos.
A new wave of erotic parties catering to 1 percenters and the world's "sexual elite" has made group sex trendy again. What happens when orgies get gentrified?
We met the distinguished writer to discuss her new memoir, loneliness, cultural decline, and all the other fun stuff that comes from a life in letters in New York City.