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.
After a couple bad experiences with trace amounts of peanuts, I was sent into a spiral of anxiety and fear that took me months to recover from.
We sat down with the writer to talk about her career, how New York has changed, and the problems LGBT people still face.
An interior designer, who works with A-list clients who spend upwards of $50,000 a room, explains the sociopathy and delusional thinking that comes with disposable incomes.
Over 50 years after her death, The Witness investigates the idea that 38 neighbors watched the murder of a young woman in New York and did nothing to stop it.
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.
Welcome to a strange world where cocktails are $30 and people call the Meatpacking District "MePa."
Is this going to be the end of New York's most controversial policing practice?
As you acquire the trappings of adulthood, you'll someday want to own a house. OK, but how do you do that?
Women looking to visit loved ones in the hellish NYC jail must submit to humiliating searches and allegedly inconsistent rules about what they can and cannot wear.
The artist formerly known as Princess Nokia expresses love and bright optimism in the face of systemic oppression on her new disco-indebted album, Honeysuckle.
Apparently Times Square is still seedy.
Are cops too afraid of being indicted for police brutality to do their jobs anymore, or are young men just more prone to settle beefs with gun violence? Spoiler: No one knows.
Both the mother and baby are reportedly doing well, and since it was an Uber they didn't even have to tip.
The site has been shut down by Homeland Security agents and employees are now facing life-altering punishments for allegedly helping sex workers connect to clients.
Rentboy.com CEO Jeffrey Hurant and six others were arrested as part of an alleged money laundering and prostitution scheme.
A day after the mayor's office accused the area's costumed performing panhandlers of being a "growing problem," the bodypainted ladies who get donations for photos were nowhere to be found.
A small group of Crown Heights community members are trying to halt a new construction project, arguing that it sits on hallowed grounds that reflect the neighborhood's history of racism.
It turns out the phrase "filmed in front of a live studio audience" skips over the fact that that live studio audience might have been paid to be there.
Violence in the NYC criminal landscape is increasingly dominated by small, neighborhood-based factions, though "super-gangs" like the Bloods and Crips linger.
It's probably easier to buy a gun online than free a loved one from jail in America's largest city.
Activists say that unless major reforms are made into law, real estate developers will wipe out the city's quirky shops and bars and replace them with chains.
New York State Senator Jeff Klein wants stiffer penalties for selling Spice, a.k.a. K2, and he wants to equip beat cops with kits to detect the dangerous drug.