Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
Late Capitalism

The Story Behind the Mysterious Guillotine on a Brooklyn Roof

"I don't know if it can kill, but it can definitely maim," the artist who built it told us.
Matt Taylor
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dozens of Brooklyn 'Antifa Witches' Are Planning to Put a 'Hex' on Kavanaugh

Armed with coffin nails, effigies, and dirt from a graveyard, they'll be casting a spell "all about causing suffering"—just in time for Halloween!
Drew Schwartz

You or Your Dog Can Now Pee All Over Trump Thanks to These Statues

They're set up all across Brooklyn, just asking for a golden shower.
Drew Schwartz
true crime

How a Brooklyn Gang May Have Gotten Crazy Rich Dealing for El Chapo

Experts suspect the Sinaloa Cartel of supplying heroin to Bushwick Crew, a flashy street gang cops say lived hard, fast, and deadly.
Francisco Alvarado

What Brooklyn Really Looked Like in the 70s and 80s

"Rents were so low, you could work and make a decent living without a college degree."
Seth Ferranti
Afropunk Festival

Inside the Messy Saga That Led to the Resignation of Afropunk's Editor-In-Chief

With mo' money came mo' problems. Now everyone's got something to say.
Taylor Hosking
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This New York Politician Says Making Racist 911 Calls Should Be a Hate Crime

Jesse Hamilton announced a new bill after a woman called the cops on him for campaigning in his own neighbourhood.
Nicole Clark

Which New York City Borough Would Win an All-Out Civil War?

I canvassed dozens of experts, journalists, and regular New Yorkers to find out the answer. Here's what they said.
John Surico
VICE Specials

How a Credit Card Scammer Makes Thousands in Cash a Day

VICE met up with a full-time scammer in Brooklyn for a look inside the shady, lucrative world of stealing credit card info on the dark web.
VICE Staff
Black Women Making History

Aja Monet Is Not OK with Your Apathy

The Brooklyn native and Black Lives Matter activist has been melding politics and poetry since long before Trump's white supremacist-fueled rise.
Maya Holder
Black History Month

The Incredible, 180-Year History of Brooklyn's First Black Enclave

How I ended up in Weeksville, a legendary hub of economic and intellectual freedom for black people.
Messiah Rhodes