The hipster jitney to Rockaway Beach returns, with... →
One sign that the Rockaways will maintain its recently attained status as a fashionable destination for hipstery types, even after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the barrier peninsula:
Ray Kelly: By the department's count,... →
In an interview on ABC’s Nightline last night, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly elaborated on a point Mayor Michael Bloomberg made in a speech this week, about the racial breakdown of stop-and-frisks conducted by city police officers.
Curbed: Curbed Comparisons: What $3,600/Month Can... →
eastvillagefeed: via Curbed NY: East Village
Local East Village: NYPD: Watch Your iPhones,... →
eastvillagefeed: via The Local East Village
At the Tribeca Film Festival: A message to you... →
The people of Oxyana speak for themselves; Dunne is listening, and the community trusts him, so he has gotten under the suffice of things. He is their message in a bottle. But there is work for the audience here.
I wonder how many people in this city live in furnished rooms. Late at night...– I wonder how many people in this city, Leonard Cohen (via bbook)
Things I Do Not Understand And Definitely Am Not...
thingsidontunderstandand: “Something just happened,” said someone on the TV. — Choire Sicha, The Awl
What kind of world do we live in when young men are so proud of violating...– “In Rape Tragedies, the Shame Is Ours,” my latest at The Nation (via jessicavalenti)
You wait until the next November, a year from now, when people who run against...– Bloomberg on the gun-control debacle
People don’t understand that the jobs of the future, the tax base of the...– Bloomberg on Tappan Zee plans and the need for mass transit (and helicopter pads)
I have been kidded about it, I have been ribbed, I have been challenged in board...– Hillary Clinton, back on home turf in New York, this morning
Another devastating comment on Buzz Bissinger, by... →
But the morsels that are of interest to anyone who takes Bissinger’s real writing seriously and finds his persona to be rather beside the point (something that can be very hard for star Vanity Fair writers to remember about themselves given the way they’re treated there, like pampered rich-lady poodles with a bad tendency to bite that’s freely indulged), there are a couple of...
Memories, and one last trace, of Manhattan's... →
A report on rapid bus service, and what New York... →
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.– -Eleanor Roosevelt, NYC native First Lady, who now has a monument dedicated to her in Riverside Park. Share your quotes during Women’s History Month using the hashtag #NYCWomen. (via nycgov)
RUBBLE KINGS: The story of NYC’s 1970s gang subculture and how it influenced the cultural phenomenon that is hip hop.
I have a little Lena Dunham scoop for those who... →
bmichael: CapitalNY Dunham scoop!