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  1. Extra, Extra: Terrifying Tales Of Torment From NJ Transit

    10.04 / 21:48 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Because Santa Claus is dead, check out today's end-of-day links: NJ Transit complaints, Theresa May meltdown, brutal takedown piece of Instagram poet, Tom Petty karaoke, Trump in Puerto Rico report, and a beautiful idiot dog. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter,…
  2. De Blasio Accused Of Being A Fake Italian, Asked Not To March In Columbus Day Parade

    10.04 / 21:48 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Italian-American groups have been fuming over Mayor de Blasio's perceived disregard for the city's Christopher Columbus statues, and now one of those groups is asking the mayor not to participate in the Bronx's Columbus Day Parade this Sunday. [ more › ]…
  3. Monopoly Man Trolls Former Equifax CEO During Senate Hearing

    10.04 / 21:48 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    A fake Monopoly Man crashed the congressional hearing of real life vampire capitalist Richard Smith on Wednesday, expertly trolling the former Equifax CEO's appearance in front of the Senate Banking Committee for the Internet's amusement and edification. [ more › ]…
  4. Not Only Do NY Airports Suck The Most, They're Also The Most Expensive

    10.04 / 20:55 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    It's no secret that our local airports are decrepit, crowded hellscapes that are both impossible to get to and to get out of, but it appears we pay dearly for the privilege—a new report ranking the most and least expensive U.S. airports placed JFK, LaGuardia and Newark all in the top ten. [ more › ]…
  5. House Passes Bill Banning Abortions At 20 Weeks

    10.04 / 20:55 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, which is halfway through a woman's pregnancy. The bill would also jail abortion providers for up to 5 years, or impose steep fines on them, should they violate the ban. [ more › ]…
  6. South Bronx Condo Claims To Be 'Making The Bronx Great Again'

    10.04 / 20:41 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    The Joinery is your typical character-free cube condo development going up in an "emerging neighborhood," which is to say the rendering for it is meh; it's going to have a gym, bike storage and a rooftop garden; and it will be expensive. Oh, and it's got some super tone-deaf advertising, specifically a giant banner promising the apartments are Making the Bronx Great Again. Ha...ha? [ more › ]…
  7. 30-Minute Omakase Spot Sushi On Jones Expands To The West Village

    10.04 / 19:54 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
      The inexpensive, 30-minute sushi concept continues to expand with a new location of Sushi On Jones now open in the West Village. The quick sushi restaurant will be more than double the size of the original—which is just a handful of seats in an outdoor market—with 10 seats around the open sushi bar. [ more › ]…
  8. Watch As A Delighted Larry David & Bernie Sanders Find Out They're Cousins

    10.04 / 19:36 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Larry David spent a good amount of 2015 and 2016 portraying Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night Live in one of those inspired SNL casting decisions (like Tina Fey as Sarah Palin, Will Ferrell as George W. Bush, or Tom Hanks as the Santa Claus for Halloween). Sanders even returned the favor, unveiling his own Larry David impression during the Democratic primary campaign. Now we know why both of their impressions were so spot-on: the two are actually distant cousins! [ more › ]…
  9. Cyclist Critically Injured By Dump Truck Driver In East Williamsburg

    10.04 / 19:36 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    A cyclist hit by a dump truck driver in East Williamsburg was hospitalized with critical injuries yesterday afternoon, and the driver was later arrested, according to a report from the scene. [ more › ]…
  10. Eligible DACA Recipients Are Almost Out Of Time To Renew Before Trump's Deadline

    10.04 / 19:18 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Make the Road New York, one of the state's largest immigrant advocate groups, is planning to overnight a final batch of DACA renewal forms around 5:00 p.m. Wednesday in order to get them to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS] under President Donald Trump's recently imposed deadline. All afternoon today and into the evening, the group is holding drop-in hours in its Staten Island, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island offices. [ more › ]…
  11. Check Out The Iconic Buildings Built From Cake At The Great Architectural Bake Off

    10.04 / 18:55 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
       Giant cake versions of the Guggenheim, the African American Museum, and the original McDonald's were among the best at this year's Archtober event. [ more › ]…
  12. Photos: Protesters Rally Near Trump Tower To Demand Justice For Puerto Rico

    10.04 / 18:14 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
       Hours after President Donald Trump arrived in Puerto Rico Tuesday to survey the damage wrought by Hurricane Maria and toss paper towels into a crowd, dozens of protesters, including City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, gathered one block from Trump Tower in Manhattan, demanding that his administration do more. [ more › ]…
  13. Shake Shack Is Coming To Williamsburg In 2018

    10.04 / 18:14 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    In celebration of their new Williamsburg location, opening in Spring 2018, Shake Shack is hosting a "surprise party" for their North Brooklyn neighbors tonight, Wednesday, October 4th. While their new location will be located at 160 Berry Street, between North 4th and 5th Streets (in the former Blue Bottle space), tonight's party is being held at the nearby North Brooklyn Farms. [ more › ]…
  14. There's A 'Dark Side' To NY's Rush To Win Amazon's New HQ

    10.04 / 17:28 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Moving is easy when you're rich. [ more › ]…
  15. Join The Team: Gothamist Is Hiring A Sales Account Manager

    10.04 / 17:28 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Would you like to join the team here at Gothamist? We're looking to hire a full-time Sales Account Manager to work in our Advertising Sales and Operations Department, based out of our Midtown Manhattan office. [ more › ]…
  16. Early Addition: Alec Baldwin Worries His Trump Impression Is Too Cuddly

    10.04 / 17:28 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Because the Monopoly guy showed up at the Senate's Equifax hearing, check out today's mid-day links: wedding crasher Jerry Rice, Baldwin worried about his Trump impression, why The Onion goes viral after mass shootings, yimbys, and dog with huge tongue. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter,…
  17. 'David Bowie Is' Exhibit Coming To Brooklyn Museum In 2018

    10.04 / 16:55 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
         After appearing at various museums around the world since 2013, the much-loved David Bowie is exhibition is coming to the Brooklyn Museum next year. The critically acclaimed exhibit will be on view from March 2nd to July 15th, 2018, as the final stop on its world tour, which was originally organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. [ more › ]…
  18. Upstate NY Woman Shielded Daughter With Body To Protect Her From Bullets In Las Vegas

    10.04 / 16:55 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    A woman from upstate New York survived Sunday's massacre in Las Vegas with her daughter, telling reporters the horrifying event "seemed like it was never-ending." [ more › ]…
  19. Manhattan DA Dropped Felony Investigation Into Trump Kids After Dad's Lawyer Stepped In

    10.04 / 16:26 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Two of President Donald Trump's children, Ivanka and Donald Jr., were under investigation for allegedly misleading potential investors in the Trump Soho hotel-condominium—a criminal fraud offense—until their father's attorney Marc Kasowitz intervened in the fall of 2012. [ more › ]…
  20. Video: Stephen Colbert Deeply Disturbed By Trump 'Trumpsplaining' To Puerto Ricans

    10.04 / 15:10 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    "Thirteen days after Hurricane Maria, yet another disaster struck Puerto Rico: Donald Trump visited the island," Stephen Colbert said to start his show last night. If Trump's behavior shocked CNN's Chris Cillizza, you can only imagine what Colbert's response was. [ more › ]…