Critters of New York
Political Neophyte Trounces Adams and Cuomo in New Poll Ahead of 2025 Election
One important name has gone unmentioned in recent polls—until Hell Gate stepped into the arena.
The River Hag of Newtown Creek
Greenpoint resident Karolina Zaniesienko has spent the past year fishing the polluted creek—and has created a living diorama of what she's found in a fish tank in her living room.
The Eric Adams Table of Success
New Yorkers Want Their Beach Access. NYC’s Only Endangered Species Just Wants to Survive
Piping plovers in the Rockaways are struggling to recover, in large part due to human activity.
Up All Night at the 9/11 Tribute in Light, Looking Out for Birds
September 11 can be an especially rough day for birds in New York City, thanks to the twin lights of the annual memorial.
My Horny Raccoon Roommate and Me
Why did a raccoon take up residence on my fire escape, and then begin masturbating?
RIP (Maybe Again?) to Pale Male, the NYC Hawk Who Lived a Life of Fame and Tragedy
Pale Male has died—but did he already die years earlier?