Coney Island

FDNY firefighter claims he’s seen ghosts, aliens and angels

He’s one of the city’s Bravest … and Strangest.<p>Firefighter Andrew Radziewicz says he’s a “psychic medium” who regularly encounters extraterrestrials, …

Paranormal

Around the United States in Hot Dogs

Hot dogs from coast to coast<p>July 21, 2018<p>Hot Dog Day is July 20th, and to celebrate, why not try a new type of hot dog. You have the one that you …

Hot Dogs

She Says: Fire In Dreamland Left Me Out In the Cold | Times Square Chronicles

She Says: Fire In Dreamland Left Me Out In the Cold<p>In 1911, one of the beloved amusement parks of Coney Island, Dreamland, was burned to the ground. …

Times Square

Fire in Dreamland Burns Bright at the Public | Times Square Chronicles

Fire in Dreamland Burns Bright at the Public<p>A woman cries, somewhere, possibly on a boardwalk by the beach, or so it seems, but for a reason we …

Times Square

Brooklyn Nets Continue to make Positive Moves

The NBA off-season continues to roll on. Summer League is now complete. Free agency remains ongoing. In a time where hope springs eternal, the …

NBA

WHO? WHAT? WOW!: The week in weird

<i>EPITAPH FOR A PORN STAR</i>Dying former British porn star turned aspiring politician Johnny Rockard wants his departure from this veil of tears to be …

Processed Meat

A SEASON IN HELL

<b>David Wojnarowicz, Rimbaud mask, ca. 1978</b>, photocopy mounted on card stock, rubber bands, 11 5/8 × 8 7/8". © The Estate of David Wojnarowicz. Photo: …

Literature

What's going on Sunday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Jandek @ Trans-Pecos</b><br>Outsider cult musician Jandek …

Music

Disneyland Has Boozy Ice Cream Floats

California, here we come!<p>Disney has a way of bringing out everyone's inner kid, regardless of your actual age. Whether you're on your favorite ride …

Ice Cream

Dockless bike-share operator drops out of pilot program

Retrenching Chinese firm Ofo pulls out of Bronx pilot project<p>One of the companies selected for the city's new dockless bike share program dropped out …

USDOT

Lieutenant in Brooklyn precinct busted down to sergeant for alleged sexual harassment

An NYPD lieutenant — who was reported to the Civilian Complaint Review Board by another cop for foul language — has been demoted and placed on desk …

Sexual Harassment

How Coney Island, A Fire And A Lion Inspired Playwright Rinne Groff

When some people discover a great book, they might give it special spot on the bookshelf, buy it for friends or constantly quote from it. When playwright and performer Rinne Groff read <i>Delirious New York</i> by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, the great work ultimately sparked a play within her to blossom …

Off Broadway

Shark Week In NYC

2 minutes ago<p>People wait all year for the most anticipated week of television: <b>Discovery Channel’s Shark Week.</b> Shark Week begins on Sunday, July 22nd. …

Shark Week

Cemetery Tour And Street Fests | Brooklyn Weekend Events

Take a sunset cemetery tour. Ride your bike through New York. Try a brand-new beer. Brooklyn summer fun is just a click away.<p>BROOKLYN, NY — If you're …

Cotton Candy

Beat The Heat With Disney's Boozy Ice Cream Floats!

3 hours ago<p>If you are visiting Disney's California Adventure this summer, and you're over 21... you can now beat the heat with this boozy ice cream …

Ice Cream

Broadway didn't get 'Love Never Dies,' but the 'Phantom of the Opera' sequel is alighting in D-FW

Grammy Award-winner Glenn Slater, nominated three times for Tony Awards for his lyrics, admits that when he was first asked about the idea of working …

The Arts

New York Today: The Morning After a Steam Pipe Explosion

Updated, 6:54 a.m.<p><i>Good morning on this clear Friday.</i><p>A steam pipe exploded underneath a street in the Flatiron district of Manhattan on Thursday morning.<p>No one was seriously injured, but 49 buildings were evacuated along Fifth Avenue between 19th and 22nd Streets and some residents in the area could …

New York City

SNAP recipients may have problems accessing discounted Citi Bike membership

SNAP recipients who want to opt into the newly-expanded discounted Citi Bike program may have problems accessing the service<b>.</b><p>Geographic and financial barriers are likely to hinder hundreds of thousands of SNAP recipients over the age of 16 from subscribing to a $5 monthly Citi Bike membership. The …

Staten Island

SC’s Sabarimala ruling may be a landmark one

The Supreme Court’s observations on the right of women to enter temples are significant. The nation’s highest court has taken a clear stand — that …

Patriarchal

Land of Hope & Dreams | The Hidden Side of New York | Amuse

In this latest serialisation of British photographer Chris Bethell’s road trip through the United States, Bethell turns his lens towards New York – the city of bright lights and big dreams. New York offers a unique challenge to anyone hoping to understand America, as Bethell discovered, being both …

Living Rooms

To Survive Climate Change, Coastal Cities Need Strong Communities

Extreme Cities / Sierra ClubAshley Dawson, author of <i>Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change</i> believes cities, …

Urbanism

LORI HAMMEL GETS REAL ? One Woman Show Returns to NYC Tonight

Lori Hammel GETS REAL, a one-woman show written and performed by Lori Hammel, is being presented July 13th and 20th at 6:30 at Actors Connection (630 …

Film Festivals

Fighting Back Against the War on Homeless Shelters

Early this year, the city’s Department of Homeless Services announced that it was opening a men’s shelter on a stretch of West 58th Street adjacent to some of the most expensive real estate in the world. A social service agency had acquired the lease to a building, formerly the Park Savoy Hotel, …

New York City

The virtuosic rage of David Wojnarowicz | Financial Times

David Wojnarowicz was a prophet whose voice still peals like a tocsin of doom. His political art of the 1980s, an urgent response to the Aids crisis, …

National Portrait Gallery

On Beach Clothes: A Sandy, Sticky Summertime Staple

Not swimwear — the stuff you wear on top.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>"Home," as we understand it, means many things to many people. Hallmark cards (and more …

Fashion

tix on sale: Kacey Musgraves, Minus the Bear, Behemoth, GWAR, Violent Femmes, more

<b>Tickets</b> for the <b>Minus the Bear</b> farewell tour shows at Irving Plaza and Stone Pony with <b>Caspian</b> and <b>Tera Melos</b> go on sale at 10 AM<p><b>Tickets</b> for the <b>Thrice,</b> …

Performing Arts

What's Going on Saturday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Action Bronson, The Soul Rebels, Amayo’s</b> …

Springsteen on Broadway

10 Epic Theme Parks to Take Your Kids to That Aren't Disney

No one is questioning the amazingness of Disney and all of its parks. It's called the happiest place on earth for a reason, and with the recent opening of the new Toy Story Land, it's rightfully earned its magical stripes. But sometimes you might want to spread your wings and experience other …

Walt Disney Company

Boardwalk Empire: Atlantic City and Coney Island

A classic summertime escape<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>During the 19th century, seaside life became quite popular—just look at the summer homes of Elberon, New …

Atlantic City

Fire in Dreamland, Public Theater, New York — a dramatic flame that fizzles out | Financial Times

Kate, the heroine of Rinne Groff’s new play, is not much of a dreamer. Drifting between tedious jobs and dead-end graduate programmes, she lacks …

Off Broadway