Topics :: New York City

Sandra Bernhard Comes Out to Support HIV Equal Testing Event

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 30, 2014
On May 31, celebrities including Sandra Bernhard will gather at BarTini Ultra Lounge to be tested for HIV and photographed as part of Jack Mackenroth’s HIV Equal Project.

Go for the Food: Times Square Spotlight

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Times Square is a lot of things - a sensory-overload, horribly crowded, eye-popping and deeply exciting. Look further and you’ll discover culinary gems from pizza and burgers to craft cocktails.

Sailor Alert! ::Fleet Week Returns to NYC

By Deepti Hajela | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Well, hello, sailor! Fleet Week is returning to New York City after a year’s absence, officials announced Tuesday. Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor on Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

Suspended NYC Cabbie Likens Wearing Swastika To Carrying Rainbow Flag

Monday May 19, 2014
The NYC cabbie who wore a swastika has been suspended. He defended his actions by likening it to homosexuals carrying rainbow flags.

Sept. 11 Museum Prepares to Open

Thursday May 15, 2014
Set to be dedicated and open to the public on May 21, the Sept. 11 museum is a haunting reminder of one of our country’s most tragic events.

Gay Arab-Americans Find Room of Their Own in NYC

By Salim Essaid | Wednesday May 7, 2014
One of the few outlets for LGBT Middle Easterners in New York City was a monthly, more than 10-year-old party called Habibi but now NYC’s LGBT Arab community is aiming to build a community outside the nightclub scene.

NYC Subway Derails Injuring Four Seriously

By Jim Fitzgerald and Frank Eltman | Friday May 2, 2014
A subway train carrying some 1,000 passengers shook and tilted before derailing in a Queens tunnel on Friday, injuring more than a dozen people.

Kenyon Philllips Scheduled to Die in World Premiere at Joe’s Pub

By Brian Scott Lipton | Tuesday Apr 29, 2014
Lots of performers talk about "dying" onstage, but local glam-rock favorite Kenyon Phillips plans to take this concept to a new extreme in his 90-minute rock opera "The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips," which makes its debut at Joe’s Pub on May 2.

NY Bill Would Bar Condoms as Proof of Prostitution

By David Klepper | Sunday Apr 27, 2014
New York City spends more than a million dollars every year to distribute free condoms to combat unintended pregnancies and diseases such as AIDS. Yet city police are allowed to confiscate those very condoms as evidence of prostitution.

5 Things to Know About NYC’s Tavern on the Green

Friday Apr 25, 2014
New York City’s Tavern on the Green, closed since the previous operators lost their lease and declared bankruptcy in 2009, reopens this week under new management. Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Park.