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  1. DIY Venues Demand Repeal Of Widely Reviled Cabaret Law

    06.19 / 21:19 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Jamie Burkart started organizing fire code study groups for DIY venues in New York City after a close friend died in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, California last December. On Monday, he rallied outside City Hall calling for the full repeal of the Cabaret Law. [ more › ]…
  2. Brooklyn Man Reportedly Stabbed To Death After Threesome Gone Wrong

    06.19 / 21:19 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    A 20-year-old Gravesend man was fatally stabbed in Park Slope early Monday morning after police sources said he attempted to film a sexual encounter between himself, a woman, and another man. Manos Ikonomidis was found bleeding to death by EMS called to 355 16th Street around 4 a.m. today. Police say he was stabbed in the chest and beaten with a baseball bat; he was pronounced dead at Methodist Hospital. [ more › ]…
  3. The Fearless Girl Statue Is Racking Up Awards In Cannes

    06.19 / 21:19 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
      If there was any doubt left that Fearless Girl was simply a prop for a global investment firm... well, just watch the commercial below, which is currently racking up awards at the Cannes Lions 64th International Festival of Creativity. Time to pop the champagne, Wall Street patriarchs! [ more › ]…
  4. MTA May Offer Reduced Fares For Some LIRR Riders During Penn Station's Summer of Hell

    06.19 / 19:27 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Long Island Railroad customers expected to suffer during this summer's impending Penn Station Commute Of Doom will get at least a small concession over the next few months—the MTA announced today it will likely grant a fare decrease for some commuters. [ more › ]…
  5. Interview: Rhea Seehorn On Dealing With Consequences On 'Better Call Saul'

    06.19 / 19:27 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Better Call Saul will wrap up its third season—its best yet— Monday night on AMC. Since it began, the narrative has been pretty evenly split between Jimmy and Chuck's biblical family struggle (touching on the ins-and-outs of elder law), as well as Mike's more direct Breaking Bad prequel about his involvement with the Salamancas and Gus Fring. [ more › ]…
  6. Opening Of D.C.'s Popular &Pizza Marks Another Fast Casual Pizzeria For NYC

    06.19 / 19:27 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Fast casual pizza chains are invading NYC. Two California-based companies are opening outlets in multiple boroughs and now D.C.-originated &pizza—yes, the ampersand is intentional—debuts Tuesday in NoMad. [ more › ]…
  7. Part Of Scaffolding 'Went Vertical' At Brooklyn Building, Killing Worker

    06.19 / 18:19 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    A construction worker fell to his death from scaffolding at a troubled building in East Flatbush on Sunday afternoon, according to the authorities. [ more › ]…
  8. LGBTQ Group Petitions For Permanent Rainbow Crosswalks In NYC

    06.19 / 18:19 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Crosswalks in Washington, D.C., Atlanta and (soon) West Hollywood have been bedazzled with rainbows in celebration of their cities' LGBTQ communities, and New York might be next—an LGBT activist group launched a petition over the weekend asking for the city to install permanent rainbow and trans pride crosswalks, and as of today it has over 14,000 signatures. [ more › ]…
  9. This 'New Yorker' Cartoon Will Inform You On The Future Plans Of Your Subway Line

    06.19 / 17:14 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    New Yorker cartoonist Ellis Rosen has created a wonderful illustration to pair up with the entire city's mounting subway frustrations. The cartoon features explanations of what's up with your subway lines— "The 2 train is going back to school to pursue a career in massage therapy... The F train has accepted a position at another subway system... The L train is taking three years off to find itself." [ more › ]…
  10. Google Gives $1 Million For Stonewall Inn History Project

    06.19 / 17:14 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
      Elected officials announced that the oral history of the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, which sparked the LGBT civil rights movement, will be preserved—with as many stories recorded as possible—now that Google has committed to a $1 million grant to the LGBT Community Center of New York City. [ more › ]…
  11. Free Vodka Ice Pops & Chinese Nachos Top This Week's Eating Adventures

    06.19 / 16:17 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Chef Tony Conte, who runs Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana in Maryland, collaborates with our own Chef Justin Bazdarich of Speedy Romeo on Tuesday on some special pies and dishes for the evening. The duo will be cooking up new variations of wood-fired pizzas, one of which will remain on the menu at the LES Speedy Romeo for the next two weeks. The full menu hasn't been revealed just yet, but there's an Italian chicken cacciatore that's being promised. Make reservations here. [ more › ]…
  12. Forecast: Brace For Severe Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding Today

    06.19 / 16:17 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    "Steamy" is today's highly technical weather word. A thick layer of very humid air has settled in across the East Coast, pushing dew point temperatures into the mid 70s across the city. Dew points that high mean our bodies can't cool by evaporation, making it feel much warmer than the expected high in the mid 80s. [ more › ]…
  13. Video: John Oliver Says Trump 'Needs To Stop Lying To Coal Miners'

    06.19 / 16:17 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Despite the fact that he talked about how much he loved miners on the campaign trail, John Oliver has more than a sneaking suspicion that Donald Trump has no idea what a coal miner does, nor how they do what they do: "It is not easy watching someone I doubt has done a day of hard labor in his life show how he thinks coal mining works, it's like watching a four-year-old play store," Oliver said. "He may well think it’s just running up to things that he wants and yelling,…
  14. NYC's Cliffside 'Pumpkin House' Is Back On Market With New Photos, Lower Price

    06.19 / 15:20 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
      Last summer, the home at 16 Chittenden Avenue in Manhattan hit the market at $5.25 million, a fair price for what's been dubbed "The Pumpkin House," an incredible property hanging over a cliff. [ more › ]…
  15. Early Addition: Fear And Loathing At Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Wellness Summit

    06.19 / 15:20 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    A Queens landlord was caught demanding proof of citizenship, how Amazon became an empire, Jason Chaffetz doesn't see much difference between Trump and Obama, and much more in today's midday links. Follow Gothamist on Twitter,…
  16. Step Inside Randall's Island's Most DIY Fest: Punk Island

    06.19 / 14:25 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
       While Randall's Island transforms into a corporate-funded festival site every summer, there is one exception this year: the DIY fest called Punk Island. Typically the event takes place on Staten Island, but relocated its 7 stages and 100 band lineup this year. [ more › ]…
  17. Video: Protesters Again Disrupt 'Julius Caesar' Production In Central Park

    06.19 / 14:25 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Two Trump supporters were arrested after disrupting the final performance of the Public Theater's controversial production of Julius Caesar in Central Park on Sunday night. One man rushed the stage and yelled, "Liberal hate kills!" and "Goebbels would be proud!" and then, reportedly 20 minutes later, another interrupted the performance by shouting, "Goebbels would be proud!" [ more › ]…
  18. Dine Iberian-Style At Cervo's, Opening This Week On The Lower East Side

    06.19 / 13:25 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
      Nialls Fallon and Nick Perkins, the duo behind Mediterranean restaurant Hart's in Bed-Stuy, are once again looking to the coastal flavors of Europe with their latest venture Cervo's, set to open this week on the Lower East Side. Where once fried chicken reigned, the duo—along with co-chef Aaron Crowder—will be primarily focusing on seafood, with preparations inspired by the Iberian peninsula. [ more › ]…
  19. 4 Ultra-Convenient Smartwatches For Under $200

    06.19 / 04:13 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    Remember the days when you thought a smartwatch was actually meant to make your life easier -- versus being just another device to manage? Well, those days are back with a vengeance. Whether you're busy in the board room or want to rededicate yourself to your fitness, we've rounded up the best, budget-friendly smartwatches on the market. Check them out below. [ more › ]…
  20. Extra Extra: Satanic Panic On Long Island

    06.18 / 21:24 gothamist.com Gothamist.com-NY
    James Comey busts a move, Atari is working on a new console, Satanic graffiti in Long Island and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter,…