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Extra Extra: Finally, A Men-Only Screening Of A Metallica Movie

A 100-year-old mobster goes free, Clinton fundraisers are doing just fine, a retaliatory men-only screening and more day‘s end links. Don‘t forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram,

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Gorgeous 10,000 Balloon-Display Pops Up Outside West Village Office Building

Until hundreds of thousands people make the LGBTQ Pride Parade route glitter with color, a West Village building might have the biggest display of rainbow-colored solidarity. Squarespace has decked its 8 Clarkson Street office facade with a 500-pound balloon structure, made by Geronimo Balloons. [ more ‘ ]

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Finally, ASSSCAT Makes It To Carnegie Hall

The Upright Citizens Brigade is synonymous with improv in New York, thanks in no small part to the four original members of the troupe, Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts. And if you never got to see them live before, good news: the quartet is reuniting for one night only at Carnegie Hall to kickoff the Del Close Marathon next year. [ more ‘ ]

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One57 Apartment Hit With Biggest Residential Foreclosure In New York City History

Life sure seems easy when you‘re wealthy, what with no worries about things like landlord harassment and generally being free from material want. But, pour one out for the unlucky person, or more accurate in this case "shadowy possible collective of people hiding behind a shell company," who‘s the laughingstock of the world of wealth because their apartment at One57 has become the most expensive foreclosed up

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Another Set Of Frustrated Subway Riders Walked From Stalled 3 Train

The Daily News confirmed that a set of passengers from a stalled subway in Brooklyn jumped off the train and walked along the tracks to the platform. [ more ‘ ]

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See The Resplendent And Racy Queens And Kings Of NYC Drag March

As usual, NYC Pride weekend got started on a fabulous note, as more than hundred marchers made their way from Tompkins Square Park to the Stonewall Inn [ more ‘ ]

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Twitter User Who Documents Placard Misuse Claims Cops Harassed Him For Tweeting

A Twitter use who takes pictures of parking placards used by off-duty police and other drivers in order to shirk parking laws says that he got a threatening visit from members of the Internal Affairs Bureau, with the message to stop tweeting. [ more ‘ ]

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These Streets Are Closed For Sunday‘s LGBTQ Pride Parade

Sunday, June 25 is the big Heritage of Pride March, also known as the Pride Parade, which steps off at noon at Fifth Avenue and 36th Street and heads down into Greenwich Village. Below, you can find the street closures, which start at 11 a.m., for the parade‘s formation, route, dispersal and festival. [ more ‘ ]

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Help This Teen Unload His Roaches Before He Goes On Vacation!

It‘s summer now, which greatly increases the probability that you‘ll find yourself face-to-thorax with a giant cockroach. Or be awoken by one stumbling through you hair. The manner in which this happens is typically pretty straightforward-you caught one scrambling under your refrigerator, probably, or maybe you stumbled upon their many-legged orgies while commuting through midtown. But now (literally right no

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Bike-Riding Burglar Is Targeting Apartments In Ridgewood, Bushwick, Police Say

Police are looking for a suspect who has apparently broken intoor tried to break intofive different apartments in Queens and Brooklyn in April and May. In one instance, authorities say he claimed to be a police detective investigating a break-in. In another, he allegedly threatened a victim with a knife. [ more ‘ ]

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White Cop Sues NYPD, Claiming He Was Harassed For Refusing To Bully Black Colleague

A white NYPD sergeant says that he is being harassed for refusing to take part in the mistreatment of a black officer in his unit. [ more ‘ ]

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How About A Game Night This Weekend?

Why head out when you could be perfectly entertained by good company in the comfort of your own home? Spend some quality time with friends and family (and get really competitive) with these awesome games: from murder mysteries to strategy tactics to good old fashioned wordplay, we‘ve got something for everyone. [ more ‘ ]

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Video: Police Break Up Rock Concert On Orchard Street, Arresting Two

Police arrested two members of the Brooklyn-based punk band Beechwood on Wednesday evening, pulling both men to the ground on Orchard Street. At least one officer brandished a taser at the crowd while fans gathered around and accused the police of using aggressive force. [ more ‘ ]

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Extra, Extra: The NY Times Thinks You Should Take Naps At Work

Because ‘Spaceballs‘ is 30, check out today‘s end-of-day links: NY Times talks to high school seniors, is the electric guitar dead, Corey Stall on controversial ‘Julius Caesar,‘ bad newspaper columns, and a skateboarding cat. Don‘t forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram,

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Who‘s In Charge Of The MTA? Governor Cuomo Cannot Say

"Who‘s in charge?" the Governor asked in recent comments about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. "Who knows! Maybe the county executive, maybe the president, maybe the governor, maybe the mayor." [ more ‘ ]

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Underground Rum Bar Fishbone Debuts Friday Night In Chelsea

The bar component to the second location of fish spot Seamore‘s opens Friday night in Chelsea with a bevy of bespoke rum cocktails, rum flights and frozen rum-based drinks. Located below the restaurant down a set of stairs-look for the "Licker Bar" denotation above the entrance-Fishbone looks to be a more casual, stripped-down environment for tossing back some rum drinks. [ more ‘ ]

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Bronx Man Arrested At JFK For Alleged Attempt To Join ISIS

A Bronx man was arrested at JFK airport Wednesday night while allegedly attempting to fly overseas to join ISIS, officials said Thursday. [ more ‘ ]

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NYCLU Joins ACLU As NYC LGBT Pride Parade Grand Marshal

This year‘s NYC LGBT Pride March will feature grand marshals representing what the parade‘s organizers hope "will ultimately be a successful resistance movement." The grand marshals are NYC‘s first openly transgender firefighter Brooke Guinan; Krishna Stone, Community Relations Director at Gay Men‘s Health Crisis; Geng Le, an LGBT rights activist in China; and the ACLU. Now, the NYCLU has announce

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Video: Father Of The Year Catches Foul Ball While Safely Holding Infant

The Mets are doing so poorly at sport right now that it‘s only worth watching or attending a game on the off chance something crazy happens, like if Matt Harvey‘s arm snaps off or Mr. Met finally snaps and repeatedly stabs a spectator atop the home team dugout. And last night, lucky viewers were able to witness a real majestic moment when the Mets took the Dodgers on in Los Angeles-not a Mets win, naturally,

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Vintage Photos Of The Cyclone, Which Is Turning 90!

The Cyclone, Coney Island‘s legendary, rickety wooden roller coaster, is celebrating its 90th birthday with a party at Luna Park this weekend. [ more ‘ ]

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Coal CEO Sues John Oliver After Giant Squirrel Tells Him To Eat Sh*t

Big Coal is coming for John Oliver. In response to the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, Murray Energies magnate Robert Murray has filed a defamation lawsuit alleging the "false and malicious broadcast" amounted to "ruthless character assassination" of the 77-year-old coal baron. The suit also takes aim at the show‘s supposed partisanship, which "vigorously supported and advanced Mrs. Clinton‘s agenda

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This Website Lets You Warn The World About Your Crappy Landlord

There‘s a lot to consider when looking for an apartment-location, rent, window size, whether or not you can make do with a kitchen shower. But one thing New Yorkers, particularly ones new to the city and/or with limited means, often fail to adequately investigate is the landlord renting to them. I‘ve lived in four apartments in Brooklyn in the last six years, and the maximum research I did on each property ow

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Historic Prospect Park Tree Inspired This Park Slope Restaurant

The gnarled and knotty branches of the imposing, almost gothic-looking Camperdown Elm tree inspired not just a famous piece of poetry, but also a new restaurant opening Friday adjacent to the tree‘s home in Prospect Park. Camperdown Elm (the restaurant) owner Nao Minami took over the former Thistle Hill Tavern space, where Chef Brad Willits-most recently Executive Sous Chef at Claus Meyer‘

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Early Addition: Senior Obama Official Says ‘We Sort Of Choked‘ On Russia

Heckling James Dolan, Crash Bandicoot oral history, thoughts on female friendships in fiction, and much more in today‘s midday links. Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram,

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