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Crown Heights ‘Bullet Hole‘ Bar Owner Apologizes For Being Insensitive

A day after fielding criticism for her decision to advertise 40 oz. ros and a cocktail in front of a "bullet hole-ridden wall," the owner of Summerhill, a new "boozy sandwich shop" in Crown Heights, told Gothamist that she wanted to apologize for "unintentionally calling out gun violence." [ more ‘ ]

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Crown Heights ‘Bullet Hole‘ Bar Owner Apologies For Being Insensitive

A day after fielding criticism for her decision to advertise 40 oz. ros and a cocktail in front of a "bullet hole-ridden wall," the owner of Summerhill, a new "boozy sandwich shop" in Crown Heights, told Gothamist that she wanted to apologize for "unintentionally calling out gun violence." [ more ‘ ]

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Early Addition: Jennifer Lawrence Made Her Broadway Barfing Debut

The Yankees made a trade, a celeb puked at Broadway, a ‘Game of Thrones‘ director has had enough of you goofing on Ed Sheeran and more midday links. Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram,

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Forecast: Heat Advisory Today And Thursday

It‘s time for another heat wave. Before we get to the hot weather though, check out the fog in the river valleys upstate this morning in this GOES-16 satellite image above. Air sinks as it cools overnight, and in the steep valleys along the Susquehanna and Delaware rivers and their tributaries the air cooled enough to reach saturation, forming delicate-looking tendrils of fog. [ more ‘ ]

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Video: Family Forced Off JetBlue Flight After Kid Kicks Seat, Sparks Argument

A NYC couple flying home from Florida with their three small children was ejected from their JetBlue flight before departure on July 2nd after a dispute arose over one of their kids kicking a seat in front of them. The outraged parents say JetBlue overreacted, and that they had resolved the dispute with the passenger in the row ahead of them before a JetBlue employee demanded they get off the plane. [ more ‘ ]

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The ‘Double Brown‘ Sandwich Challenges KFC At Hudson Jane In Fort Greene

Take yourself back to 2010 for a moment. Lost ended its six-year run of maddening plot holes, that Icelandic volcano made morons of TV reporters, and a little fast food joint called KFC ushered in an era* of stunt foods that will outlive us all. The Double Down has been mocked, heralded, imitated and now imitated again at a new restaurant called Hudson Jane, which opened Monday on Myrtle Avenue and Ad

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Four Hurt In Three-Car Collision In Murray Hill

A DOT truck driver collided with an allegedly speeding Honda Civic driver last night, sending both vehicles crashing into a taxi in Murray Hill this morning, according to multiple reports. [ more ‘ ]

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Video: Family Kicked Off JetBlue Flight After Child Kicks Seat, Sparks Argument

A NYC couple flying home from Florida with their three small children was ejected from their JetBlue flight before departure on July 2nd after a dispute arose over one of their kids kicking a seat in front of them. The outraged parents say JetBlue overreacted, and that they had resolved the dispute with the passenger in the row ahead of them before a JetBlue employee demanded they get off the plane. [ more ‘ ]

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Milton Glaser‘s ‘I NY‘ Logo Just Turned 40 Years Old

Milton Glaser‘s iconic ‘I NY‘ logo was introduced forty years ago this week, as part of a marketing campaign aimed at convincing tourists that New York was not the hellscape they‘d seen in movies and the news. [ more ‘ ]

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Milton Glaser‘s ‘I NY‘ Logo Turned 40 This Week

Milton Glaser‘s iconic ‘I NY‘ logo was introduced forty years ago this week, as part of a marketing campaign aimed at convincing tourists that New York was not the hellscape they‘d seen in movies and the news. [ more ‘ ]

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Crown Heights Attempted Rape Suspect Now Linked To Four Attacks In Four Hours

Police now believe that a suspect wanted for two attempted rapes on Thursday in Brooklyn also tried to rape two other women hours earlier. In all four incidents, which took place in Crown Heights, the victims managed to fight off the attacker. [ more ‘ ]

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Summer Of Christie: NJ Governor Booed After Catching Foul Ball At Mets Game

A day after saying he‘d like to "smack" NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, NJ Governor Chris Christie ventured into enemy territory to watch the Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Naturally, he became part of the storyline, by catching a foul ball. [ more ‘ ]

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Extra, Extra: Chris Christie Says He‘s Going To Give Cuomo A ‘Smack‘

President Kid Rock, rat snake explores park, roaches invade Philly, Christie is mad, and more day‘s end links. Don‘t forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram,

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Giddy Up! Want To Throw The First Pitch At The Cyclones Salute To Seinfeld?

8 Ball jackets. Floral dresses. Junior Mints. Babka - chocolate or cinnamon. Black & white cookies. Anywhere else this hodgepodge of collectibles might seem a bit odd. But not here. Not on this day. Because it‘s Salute to Seinfeld Night at MCU Park - home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. This year‘s event falls on Saturday, August 5th at 6:00 PM. Every season the Class-A Affiliate of the Mets hold an annual celebrat

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All The Toys You Need To Banish Stress

Most of us need the help of a soothing, repetitive task to help us get our critical thinking caps on. That‘s where the whole craze with fidget toys came about, and why we can‘t get enough of these little guys. We‘ve rounded up our three favorites below -- eliminate stress at work and be more productive (just give it a whirl). [ more ‘ ]

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Four Alleged MS-13 Members Arrested In Connection With Brutal LI Slayings

Four suspected MS-13 gang members have been arrested in connection with the deaths of four teenagers, who were found butchered in a Long Island park in April. [ more ‘ ]

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Lorde If You Love The Subway So Much Why Don‘t You Give It All The Profits From Your New Album?

The subways are a nightmare, the MTA needs money, and the man in charge of it all is nowhere to be found. But lo, amid the darkness, there is a light: Lorde, a newish New York transplant with a big heart and bigger wallet, is here to convince us that the subways are, in fact, good. Won‘t you save us, Lorde? [ more ‘ ]

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Bill Would Require Airbnb To Disclose Addresses Of NYC Hosts

New York City-based hosts on Airbnb and other short-term rental websites would be required to disclose their exact addresses under legislation announced Tuesday by New York Democratic Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal. Currently, addresses are only revealed to a guest once he or she books a rental. The law would impact hosts in multi-unit buildings. [ more ‘ ]

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Bill Would Require Airbnb To Disclose Addresses Of NY Hosts

Hosts on Airbnb and other short-term rental websites would be required to disclose their exact addresses under legislation announced Tuesday by New York Democratic Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal. Currently, addresses are only revealed to a guest once he or she books a rental. The law would impact hosts in multi-unit buildings. [ more ‘ ]

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The City Is Giving Out Free Water Bowls For Your Dogs

It took a little while this year, but it‘s damn hot outside finally. And while you have the option to easily cool off by using one of the city‘s many public water fountains, your dog friends either can‘t reach the spigot or don‘t have the opposable thumbs that would let them work the thing. Luckily, New York City is here to give your good doggo a free reusable water dish that‘s easy to take

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City Is Giving Out Free Water Bowls For Your Dogs

It took a little while this year, but it‘s damn hot outside finally. And while you have the option to easily cool off by using one of the city‘s many public water fountains, your dog friends either can‘t reach the spigot or don‘t have the opposable thumbs that would let them work the thing. Luckily, New York City is here to give your good doggo a free reusable water dish that‘s easy to take

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Pigging Out In Williamsburg At The New All-Bacon Restaurant

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Brooklyn for a solid Bacon Omakase tasting menu. [ more ‘ ]

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Affordable Steakhouse Quality Eats Opens On The Upper East Side

Steak is expensive. So expensive, in fact, that you could spend nearly 1,000 on one cut at a single meal (whether you should is up for debate). Quality Eats-an offshoot of restaurateur Michael Stillman‘s Quality Meats restaurants-won‘t serve you a Tomahawk rib-eye aged for six months, but it will serve you lesser-known beef cuts that don‘t require obtaining a mortgage on your lease.

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Help Wanted: Gothamist Is Hiring An Advertising Campaign Manager

Would you like to join the team here at Gothamist? We‘re looking to hire a full-time Advertising Campaign Manager to work in our Sales and Operations Departments, based in our in midtown Manhattan office. [ more ‘ ]

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