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climate strike

NYC Schools Will Let Kids Walk Out for Friday's Climate Strike

The biggest school district in the country has given students the green light to participate, and other cities will likely follow suit.
Tim Marcin
6 hours ago
food news

Two Dudes Allegedly Tried to Rob a Little Caesar's in the Dumbest Way Imaginable

If you're going to steal a pizza—and we are in no way suggesting that you do—at least show up with a plan.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.6.19
food-features

Filipino Food Has a Lot to Gain As It Builds Traction in the United States

The young chefs behind the evolving new wave of Filipino food are more than ready to share their beloved cuisine with a bigger audience.
Morena Duwe
9.4.19
Fitness

Blink Fitness Members Are Just Realizing Their Gym Is Owned by a Trump Donor

Blink is a spinoff of Equinox, which became controversial when people realized its owner, Stephen Ross, was a major Trump backer.
Ashwin Rodrigues
8.15.19
food news

NYC Food Cart Vendors Protest After Being Pushed Out of Spots by Business Group

The vendors—some of whom have worked their blocks for decades—say they're being intentionally displaced by new bike racks and massive planters.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.19
cities

The 120-Degree Heat Waves of the Future Could Melt Streets and Bend Train Tracks

As climate change makes summers worse, cities around the U.S. must adapt or face potentially deadly consequences.
John Surico
8.6.19
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
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
mind

Biking in New York Traffic Forced Me to Learn to Take Up Space

I'm not “getting in people’s way,” because I have a right to be here, too.
Tiana Reid
7.1.19
we saw this

Photos of Coney Island's Wild, Wonderful Mermaid Parade

Dispatches from New York City's most magical day of the year.
Daniel Shapiro
6.24.19
Transgender violence

A Trans Woman Died at Rikers: “The City Failed to Protect Layleen”

The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell Saturday.
Emma Ockerman
6.10.19
e-bikes

New York City’s War on Bikes Is Dangerous for Workers and the Environment

Bill de Blasio says he's environmentally friendly, but he runs a city that actively antagonizes bikers.
Caroline Haskins
5.29.19
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