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Gay Activists Accuse LGBTQ+ Center Of ‘Betrayal‘ For Hosting Right-Wing Town Hall

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in Manhattan is facing accusations of "betrayal" after agreeing to host a gay conservative group whose members support President Trump and oppose nonbinary identities. [ more ‘ ]

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Early Addition: U.S. Secretary Of State Says It‘s Possible God Sent Trump To Save The Jews

Because AOC wants to know why so many grown men are obsessed with her, check out today‘s midday links: neck pain, dog parks, new Tame Impala, Jexodus BS, ‘Veep‘ scoop, Trump‘s religious followers, and a delightful prison break attempt. [ more ‘ ]

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Ask A Native New Yorker: Why Do New Yorkers Complain So Much?

In the summer of 2013, Gothamist published the first of many advice columns from native New Yorker Jake Dobkin, kicking things off with the timeless question, "Is It Normal For Roaches To Crawl Through My Hair At Night?" Nearly six years later, the popular series has been turned into a book, Ask a Native New Yorker, with ALL NEW essays from Jake. This week we are running excerpts the book, which is on sale now! Today&lsq

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Meet The Brooklyn Man Who Has A Mug Shot Museum In His Apartment

"Look at this," says Lawrence Quigley, pointing to a photograph on the wall of his Brooklyn apartment. "The composition, the symmetrythat‘s just a beautiful photograph." [ more ‘ ]

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New York‘s Newest Hottest Bird Is [Needs Name]

When the Mandarin Duck came to town last year, we gave it a name that seems to have stuck: Mandarin Patinkin. Now that New York City‘s newest, hottest birdCentral Park‘s Great Blue Heronhas gone mainstream (it‘s even got a song), we figured it‘s time to come up with a moniker of his/her own (since the two sexes look alike, it‘s unclear if this creature is male or female). [ more ‘ ]

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Extra Extra: Bonkers ‘Forrest Gump‘ Sequel ‘Never Happened Because Of 9/11‘

Because the ‘Forrest Gump‘ sequel would have been bonkers, check out today‘s end-of-day links: FuckJerry lawsuit, Jared Kushner loves WhatsApp, Fall Out Boy sued by Brooklyn marionette maker, ‘Deadwood: The Movie‘ trailer, dirty talk tips, and doggo is ready for bed. [ more ‘ ]

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Why Is The Next Phase Of The Queens Boulevard Bike Lane Still In Limbo?

Last July, for a little over 24 hours, no parking signs appeared on a stretch of Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills. The city‘s Department of Transportation had placed the signs there in anticipation of a project workers within the department, as well as transit advocates, were long excited for: new bike lanes along an eastern portion of Queens Boulevard, traditionally the borough‘s most dangerous thoroughfare.

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‘Stuck On This Garbage For 20 Minutes‘: Extensive Delays On 7 Line After Report Of Tunnel Smoke

Condolences if you had to take the 7 train this drizzly Friday morning. Service was suspended between Manhattan and Queens for at least a half hour after a report of smoke in the tunnel between the boroughs, and now there are "extensive delays." [ more ‘ ]

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Pipe Bomb Mailer Pleads Guilty To Sending Homemade Explosives To Trump Critics And News Media

The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to over a dozen prominent critics of President Trump pleaded guilty on Thursday, and now faces the possibility of life in prison. [ more ‘ ]

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Grimaldi‘s DUMBO To Reopen As Part Of Owner‘s Son‘s National Chain

Renowned Arizona pizzeria Grimaldi‘s is finally opening up an outpost in Brooklyn, in an extremely iconic location the pizza-loving among you will surely recognize: 1 Front Street in DUMBO. [ more ‘ ]

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