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Mayor Adams Says NYPD Did a ‘Commendable Job’ Violently Arresting and Punching Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Bay Ridge

The mayor and the NYPD are also repeating the "outside agitator" narrative, plus more links to start your week.

May 20, 2024

The NYPD Is Increasing Their Ability to Steal Your Face

Drone first responders, real-time Harlem surveillance, and more links for your weekend.

May 17, 2024

Cinema Village, Est. 1963, Cinema Village Union, Est. 2024

We talked to one of Cinema Village's newly unionized workers about bargaining power and why his job matters to the entertainment industry.

May 15, 2024

Mets Owner’s Astroturf Casino Play Takes the Field in Queens

Despite a key State Senator not feeling so lucky, Steve Cohen continues pouring money into his casino dream.

May 14, 2024

Eric Adams, Garth Brooks, and the Pope Walk Into the Vatican

Mayor Adams got an audience with Pope Francis. What did they talk about?

May 13, 2024

This Dead Endangered Whale Would Have Loved Your Ironic Cruise Ship Essay

A 44-foot long, adult female Sei whale was found dead on the bow of a cruise ship docked at the Port of Brooklyn in Red Hook.

Adams, Sheriff: There Are Nearly 3,000 Weed Bodegas, But We’re Going to Shut Them All Down

City enforcers—armed with the most adorable little padlocks—are coming for unlicensed cannabis vendors.

May 8, 2024