Porcelain New York
The Bathrooms in Tompkins Square Park May Be the ‘Worst in North America’
The historically gnarly restrooms are slated for a desperately needed renovation next year.
A Brighton Beach Bathroom to Remember
This is the domain of Hazel Chatman, a 75-year-old seasonal Parks Department worker who has been overseeing beach bathrooms for 28 years.
Your Grandchildren May Find it Easier to Pee in NYC
The City Council proposed some legislation that might eventually provide relief.
An Unholy Prospect Park Outhouse
Few things can shatter the cinematic spring charm of a perfect June weekend in New York City. But then I had to pee.
Introducing Porcelain New York: A Public Bathroom Column
Our goal is to celebrate the toilets we have, shine a light on facilities that need attention, and inspire more public bathroom discourse.