New York

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
5.8.19
CYBER

How Manhattan’s District Attorney Prosecutes Cybercrime

Elizabeth Roper, the office's cybercrime and identity theft bureau chief, explains how one of the country’s most important prosecutors goes after cybercriminals.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.7.19
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
4.29.19
dogs

This NYC Restaurant Is Really Out Here Selling $42 Steaks for Dogs

If you’d like to body-shame your pet, the dog menu also has a “When I’m Dieting” section that includes $28 salmon and $16 chicken breast.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.18.19
Street Food

Inside NYC's Street Vendors' Fight to Survive

"Right now, the way the laws are enforced is sporadic and unfair and it doesn’t work for anyone."
Diana Hubbell
4.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Adopt Barsik, This 41-Pound Chungus of a Cat

Get a load of this absolute unit.
Peter Slattery
4.9.19
crime

‘Slave’ to NXIVM ‘Sex Cult’ Leader Pleads Guilty to Racketeering

Lauren Salzman, recruiter for a secret group that allegedly branded women, entered a sealed plea Monday.
Sarah Berman
3.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Wild Story of How a 'GoT' Fan Found the Last Iron Throne on Earth

Behold, mere mortals: Melanie Joaquín, the "Queen of Queens."
Drew Schwartz
3.28.19
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Everything Sucks Except This Video of a Guy Saving Two Dogs from a Frozen Lake

Watch a good man rescue some good boys.
River Donaghey
3.13.19
Premieres

The 83rd’s New EP Is a Frenetic Document of New York’s Freak Scene

The founder of Sermon 3—a label, website, and general hub for the city’s weirdo artists—shares a brief collection of insectoid electronics called ‘patricia,’ featuring Eartheater and DJ Slugo.
Colin Joyce
3.11.19
Reel Women

Kathleen Collins’ ‘Losing Ground’ Is a Rare, Revolutionary Gem

The 1982 film about the inner workings of Black lives resists fetishization or absolution—and it is a breath of fresh air.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
3.6.19
Photos

Portraits from the Center of Brooklyn's Bernie Sanders Hype Storm

We asked some of the Vermont senator's biggest fans why they were fired up for Bernie 2020.
Jason Bergman
3.4.19
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