New York

anti-vaxx

An Israeli Flight Attendant Died of Measles Complications After Traveling from New York City

The 43-year-old mother had worked a route between New York City and Tel Aviv at the height of the U.S. outbreak.
Emma Ockerman
3 days ago
Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein Died by Suicide at His Manhattan Jail, Reports Say

The wealthy financier was being held without bail in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on charges of sex trafficking.
Emma Ockerman
8.10.19
politics

Bernie Talks Like a Jewish Man from Brooklyn and You Need to Get Over It

After the Democratic debates, many critiqued Sanders for appearing "angry." Some American Jews, however, saw the comments as ignorant or even anti-Semitic.
Leila Ettachfini
8.2.19
Drugs

Exclusive NYPD Data Reveals Just How Much Fentanyl Is in Cocaine

Big claims have been made about the infiltration of fentanyl into America's cocaine supply. So we got some hard data.
Max Daly
7.30.19
food news

I Found NYC's In-N-Out Burger and Solved the Mystery of How It Got There

A meticulous rundown of how that fully intact Double-Double ended up next to a bus stop in Jamaica, Queens.
Lincoln Boehm
7.24.19
food news

How the Hell Did an Uneaten In-N-Out Burger End Up on the Street in NYC?

The beloved West Coast chain has no locations east of the Mississippi, and yet a fully intact Double Double mysteriously appeared in Queens.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.22.19
DIY

Rogue Cyclists Create Bike Lane Barriers With Toilet Plungers

The ‘Transformation Dept.’ installed toilet plungers as DIY bike lane barriers in New York City.
Caroline Haskins
7.10.19
climate change

Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires

Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.
Anne Gaviola
7.9.19
Photography

Powerful Photos from This Year's NYC Pride and Queer Liberation Marches

Photographer Meryl Meisler, who covered her first Pride in 1977, hit the streets to document both Pride and this year's first-ever Queer Liberation March.
Meryl Meisler
7.1.19
uber

“I Drive Until I’m Exhausted Every Day": Uber Drivers Tell Us Why They're Striking​

If you hail an Uber on Wednesday, you’re crossing a (virtual) picket line.
Rex Santus
5.9.19
sex work

This Is How Sex Workers Will Change the Law

Sex workers met with lawmakers in Albany on Tuesday to push for legislation that could pave the way to the full decriminalization of sex work.
Marie Solis
5.9.19
Culture

Everything You Need to Know About the Mess That Is Woodstock 50

After its biggest investor said the festival was canceled, Woodstock's organizers are insisting the show will go on.
Drew Schwartz
4.30.19
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