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String Cheese Is Threatening This New York Town's Water Supply

When Kraft Heinz started making string cheese in Lowville, it added jobs—but started taking much of the town's water.
Bettina Makalintal
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Love Binge

For 14 years, I photographed girls in upstate New York who were growing up the same way I did, with limited means in an American culture that promotes escapism through constant consumption.
Brenda Ann Kenneally
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The KKK Is Trying to Recruit New York Racists with Snickers Bars

In an apparent attempt to target kids.
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Evicted Adult Son Michael Rotondo Moves into Airbnb with Cash from Alex Jones

Now all he needs is a job.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parents Sue 30-Year-Old Adult Son Who Refuses to Move Out

He won't do chores, he won't move his car, and now—after his parents gave him five written notices—he's being evicted.
Drew Schwartz

Craftwerk: Newburgh

Chris Basso and Paul Halayko have made a 5,000-square-foot factory from 1860 in Newburgh, NY into a place where people can gather with family and friends to play, eat, and drink great beer.
Munchies Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The KKK Is Dropping 'Kool Kids' Klub' Flyers in Upstate New York

The flyers, advertising an upcoming Klan rally, were dropped into bags with kitty litter on Northville lawns last weekend.
River Donaghey
daily vice

We Meet the Film Buffs Flocking to New York's Nitrate Picture Show on Today's 'Daily VICE'

In order to preserve a classic cinematic experience, the George Eastman Museum's Nitrate Picture Show specializes in safely showing films on the highly flammable medium.
VICE Staff

Why Upstate New Yorkers Have Turned on Hillary Clinton

The fight to win voters outside Manhattan underscores a national divide between liberal, urban elites, and the more rural, blue-collar voters who feel forgotten and screwed by politics-as-usual.
John Surico
Scene Reports

Upstate New York's Music Scene Is Even Heavier Than the Snowfall

Turns out there's a ton of killer metal, punk, and weirdo rock bands killing it up in Rochester, Albany, Syracuse, and Buffalo.
Alexander Jones

How I Created Fashion Week's Weirdest Dinner

Mission Chinese Food's party for Opening Ceremony involved sundaes served in papayas, upscale sweet and sour pork, and holding Spike Jonze like a baby.
Angela Dimayuga

This KKK Guy Tried to Build an X-Ray Weapon To Kill Muslims and Obama, Feds Say

Prosecutors say industrial mechanic contacted Jewish social services organizations in upstate New York with an offer to help Israel "destroy its enemies."