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'Star Trek: Discovery,' 'Full Frontal With Samantha Bee' & 'Family Guy' Panels Announced For PaleyFest NY 2017

'Star Trek: Discovery,' 'Full Frontal With Samantha Bee' & 'Family Guy' Panels Announced For PaleyFest NY 2017

In recent years, PaleyFest NY has become one of the preeminent television events of the year, with showcases, reunions and panels for the likes of The Wire, The Walking Dead, Louie, Fargo and more. This year's...

Watch Lightning Spectacularly Strike One WTC Tower During Last Night's Storm

Watch Lightning Spectacularly Strike One WTC Tower During Last Night's Storm

Tuesday's steamy weather finally gave way to a severe electrical storm late last night, which in turn gave us some very extreme videos of lightning striking the spire atop One World Trade. Here's the moment it happened...

The REAL Song Of The Summer Is Sesame Street's Version Of 'Despacito'video

The REAL Song Of The Summer Is Sesame Street's Version Of 'Despacito'

Luis Fonsi's crossover hit "Despacito" is unbeatable right now, whether you like the OG version or prefer the one with the Biebs. But the true Song of the Summer was revealed this week when Sesame Street released...

George R.R. Martin Too Busy To Watch 'Game Of Thrones'

George R.R. Martin Too Busy To Watch 'Game Of Thrones'

Martin, seen here winning an Emmy for the show in 2016, is too busy to watch GoT (Getty Images) Game Of Thrones is enjoying its biggest ratings ever as the penultimate season nears its end, but...

Tig Notaro Says Louis C.K. Needs To Address Those Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Tig Notaro Says Louis C.K. Needs To Address Those Sexual Misconduct Allegations

C.K. and Notaro. (Getty) In the upcoming second season of One Mississippi, which will return to Amazon in September, "a large part of the plot revolves around sexual assault," the Daily Beast notes in a new...

Here's What's Coming And Going From Netflix In September

Here's What's Coming And Going From Netflix In September

September is, somehow, very nearly here, and with the arrival of my birthday month comes both a crushing fear of new wrinkles and a bunch of new streaming options on Netflix. Like, for instance, the standout...

Gothamist Call For Fall Interns

Gothamist Call For Fall Interns

We're looking for a couple of enthusiastic interns to join us in our Manhattan office two or three days a week this fall.

Jerry Seinfeld Diving Into His Archives For New Netflix Special

Jerry Seinfeld Diving Into His Archives For New Netflix Specialvideo

Jerry Seinfeld performing live, with unidentified man in background (Getty Images) Netflix has been spending lavishly on comedy specials in recent years, with big performers such as Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, Tracy Morgan, Sarah...

Quacky Video: A Duck On A Leash On A G Trainvideo

Quacky Video: A Duck On A Leash On A G Train

A captive duck graced the G train Monday evening, though unlike previous subway ducks, this one was neither lost nor on the clock. Rather, this was a leashed duck, who did not seem particularly jazzed about his...

Video: Behind-The-Scenes Of The 'Game Of Thrones' White Walker Battle

Video: Behind-The-Scenes Of The 'Game Of Thrones' White Walker Battlevideo

HBO This past week's penultimate episode of the penultimate season of Game Of Thrones had everything: zombie polar bears, flaming swords, Viserion being drafted into the skeleton army, ridiculously murky timelines, sexy incestuous hand holding, Gendry...

NASA Just Released Absolutely Amazing Eclipse Photos Taken From Space

NASA Just Released Absolutely Amazing Eclipse Photos Taken From Spacegallery

The Great American Eclipse is behind us now, with only memories of midday office escapes and about one billion photos to scroll through on social media to remember it by. For most glasses-wearing terrestrials, adequately capturing the...

One Of The Last Tool & Die Shops In Manhattan Has Closed

One Of The Last Tool & Die Shops In Manhattan Has Closed

By Sophie Butcher & Martin Diegelman Etna opened in 1946, and until recently was one of the last remaining tool and die shops in Manhattan. After years of watching the neighborhood grow and transform from its...

Did You Damage Your Vision During The Eclipse?

Did You Damage Your Vision During The Eclipse?

President Trump looked directly at the solar eclipse as an aide begged him not to do it. (Getty) Monday's historic solar eclipse was a wonderful gift, a chance to experience something real, to come together with...

Photos: Thousands Flock To Central Park For Solar Eclipse

Photos: Thousands Flock To Central Park For Solar Eclipsegalleryvideo

While most New Yorkers could simply step outside and see the Great American Eclipse from rooftops or sidewalks, thousands headed to Central Park seeking a little more space to spread out and enjoy the celestial event. "The...

Photos: Times Square Was Packed With Eclipse Watchersgallery

Photos: Times Square Was Packed With Eclipse Watchers

Times Square really did become a sort of Crossroads of the World this afternoon, as hundreds of tourists and area workers piled into the streets and pedestrian plazas to watch the Great American Eclipse. Some folks were...

Photos: NYC Reacts To The Great American Eclipsegalleryvideo

Photos: NYC Reacts To The Great American Eclipse

New York City came to a partial halt on Monday afternoon as New Yorkers grabbed their special cardboard sunglasses and momentarily turned their gaze from their navels to the skies for the first total American eclipse in...

IT'S ON: Watch The Great Solar Eclipse Now As It Heads Eastvideo

IT'S ON: Watch The Great Solar Eclipse Now As It Heads East

(Courtesy NASA) Are you stuck in the caverns of Midtown, unable to see the sunlight through the skyscrapers? Time to pivot yourself to video — NASA will be livestreaming the Great American Eclipse starting at noon...

Is Taylor Swift The Evil Genius Behind The Eclipse Or Is She Just Releasing A New Single?video

Is Taylor Swift The Evil Genius Behind The Eclipse Or Is She Just Releasing A New Single?

"The choice is made! The Traveller has come!" (Getty Images) Taylor Swift, fresh off her pretty boss sexual harassment suit win, posted a cryptic video to her social media accounts today, having annihilated her previous social...

'Game Of Thrones' Power Rankings: Beyond The Wall

'Game Of Thrones' Power Rankings: Beyond The Wall

HBO Last week on Game Of Thrones, Littlefinger stirred the pot, Davos sold fermented crab, and Jon bid farewell to Dany. This week, the Westerosi Seven went on a wight hunt. GoT is all about how...

You've Got One Month Left To Pee In The Guggenheim's Gold Toilet

You've Got One Month Left To Pee In The Guggenheim's Gold Toilet

The golden toilet is serious business. (Kris McKay/Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation) The Bible says that when the Jewish people were waiting for Moses to come down from Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments, a bunch of...

Photos: The Best Sand Sculptures At The Annual Coney Island Contestgalleryvideo

Photos: The Best Sand Sculptures At The Annual Coney Island Contest

On Saturday, the 27th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest took place, bringing sand sculptors of all ages to the beach. Participants ranged from amateur to semi-professionals, with prizes given out in four categories: family, individual adult,...

Editta Sherman's Vintage Portraits On Display At New-York Historical Societygallery

Editta Sherman's Vintage Portraits On Display At New-York Historical Society

Photographer and former Andy Warhol muse Editta Sherman spent 60 years photographing models, artists, writers, and other local celebrities during her residency in the Carnegie Hall Artist Studios, earning her the moniker the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall."...

Hurricane Gert Was A Wave-Generating Dream For NY Surfers

Hurricane Gert Was A Wave-Generating Dream For NY Surfersgallery

By Andreea Waters Almost anyone can surf summers in New York... until a hurricane hits the East Coast and brings waves. On weekends popular surf breaks look like Times Square on water, and storms are a surfer's...

Jon Stewart Talks Trump At Surprise Standup Set: 'Everybody Who Is A Nazi Sure Does Seem To Like Him'

Jon Stewart Talks Trump At Surprise Standup Set: 'Everybody Who Is A Nazi Sure Does Seem To Like Him'

Getty Images Jon Stewart has kept pretty quiet in 2017, except for his state-mandated monthly visits to Late Show with Stephen Colbert and the occasional war of words with local shock jocks. But seeing as how...

Your Guide To Watching The Great American Eclipsevideo

Your Guide To Watching The Great American Eclipse

Partial eclipse (Getty) The Great American Eclipse is headed our way Monday, and though we're not getting the full experience like those lucky folk from Oregon to South Carolina, here in La Belle NYC the moon...

WWE Fans Protesting Outside Barclays Demanding Company Superkick Trump Out Of Hall Of Fame

WWE Fans Protesting Outside Barclays Demanding Company Superkick Trump Out Of Hall Of Fame

Trump, outside the ring during WrestleMania 23. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) This year's SummerSlam at the Barclays Center promises plenty of action in the ring, with matches like a fatal fourway for the WWE Universal title to...

Video: ABC News Anchor In 1979 Hoped For A 'World At Peace' During 2017 Eclipsevideo

Video: ABC News Anchor In 1979 Hoped For A 'World At Peace' During 2017 Eclipse

On Monday, August 21st, some parts of North America will be treated to a total solar eclipse for the first time since 1979. During their now-decades old broadcast of the last eclipse event, ABC News anchor...

New Play Takes On The Park Slope Plane Crash Of 1960galleryvideo

New Play Takes On The Park Slope Plane Crash Of 1960

On December 16th, 1960, a United Airlines plane collided with a TWA aircraft, with the planes crashing down in Park Slope and in New Dorp, Staten Island. 134 people died in the collision, with victims including everyone...

Video: Washington & Jefferson Defend Themselves From Trump On SNL's Weekend Update

Video: Washington & Jefferson Defend Themselves From Trump On SNL's Weekend Updatevideo

While some people are very upset over Tina Fey's "let us stress eat cake" neo-Nazi comedy routine (that is not a phrase one expects to write every day), there was plenty of other material on SNL's...

'The Defenders' Unites Reluctant Superfriends For Ninja Battles & Quips Galore

'The Defenders' Unites Reluctant Superfriends For Ninja Battles & Quips Galore

Netflix Several years ago, Netflix and Marvel Studios joined forces to jump-start a new, grittier Marvel TV universe that could sustain slightly more grounded, street-level superheroes (and the endless hordes of magical ninjas they must inevitably...

Tina Fey Returns To SNL's Weekend Update, Urges Americans To Scream Into Cakevideo

Tina Fey Returns To SNL's Weekend Update, Urges Americans To Scream Into Cake

SNL and University of Virginia alum Tina Fey got back behind the Weekend Update desk on Thursday night during one of the special 30-minute summer segments. Fey delivered a stress-releasing tip for dealing with the current...

Ilana Glazer, Wyatt Cenac, Sasheer Zamata And More Take The Stage At The Brooklyn Comedy Festival

Ilana Glazer, Wyatt Cenac, Sasheer Zamata And More Take The Stage At The Brooklyn Comedy Festival

The fifth annual Brooklyn Comedy Festival kicks off Monday August 21st with performances by T.J. Miller, Ilana Glazer, Bob the Drag Queen, Wyatt Cenac, Roy Wood Jr, Mark Normand, Matteo Lane, Sasheer Zamata, Hari Kondabolu, Aparna Nancherla, Dave Hill, Jo Firestone, plus more.

Then & Now Photos Show How Tribeca Has Changed Over 100 Years

Then & Now Photos Show How Tribeca Has Changed Over 100 Yearsgallery

In 2014, as Ivan Kosnyrev was moving to NYC, he decided to learn more about its history. "I thought that if I learned more about the city, it would make me feel more at ease," he told...

Do You Have What It Takes To Be 'Miss Subways 2017'?

Do You Have What It Takes To Be 'Miss Subways 2017'?

Courtesy New York Transit Museum Commuters have been urging the city and state to do something about the subways of late, but so far no one's suggested putting on a beauty pageant. Until now, that is—the...

Interview: Game of Thrones' Ser Bronn Talks Loyalty, Lannisters & Dragons

Interview: Game of Thrones' Ser Bronn Talks Loyalty, Lannisters & Dragons

HBO Serr Bronn of the Blackwater has been helping Lannisters stay alive for seven seasons on Game Of Thrones. He might be reconsidering that after the epic "Loot Train Battle" in episode four, during which he...

WH Communications Director Hope Hicks Was On The Cover Of A 'Gossip Girl' Spinoff Series

WH Communications Director Hope Hicks Was On The Cover Of A 'Gossip Girl' Spinoff Series

Spotted: Hicks with Sarah Huckabee Sanders at Trump Tower on August 15th. (Getty Images) Hope Hicks will be the Interim White House Director of Communications, following Anthony Scaramucci's brief but beautifully memorable run earlier this summer....

You Can Whitewater Raft Right Up To The Banks of Canada's Capital, Ottawa

You Can Whitewater Raft Right Up To The Banks of Canada's Capital, Ottawa

The Ottawa region is surrounded by three epic white-water rivers (easily accessed from Ottawa on day-trips): the Rocher Fendu section of the Ottawa River near Beachburg, Ontario; the Gatineau River which runs near Maniwaki, Quebec; and the Rivière Rouge which runs near Mont Tremblant, Quebec.

Tribeca TV Festival Launching This Fall With 'Will & Grace,' Amy Sedaris & More

Tribeca TV Festival Launching This Fall With 'Will & Grace,' Amy Sedaris & More

via Sean Hayes Tribeca Enterprises, the company behind the much beloved Tribeca Film Festival, is finally spinning off into the smaller screen: they are launching the Tribeca TV Festival at the end of September with the...

Interview: Ricky Gervais Has A Lot To Say About Trump, Twitter Culture & The State Of The World

Interview: Ricky Gervais Has A Lot To Say About Trump, Twitter Culture & The State Of The World

Ricky Gervais in character as David Brent at the premiere of 'David Brent: Life On The Road' (Getty Images) Back in 2001, Ricky Gervais unveiled the original cringe comedy masterpiece The Office, playing "seedy boss" David...

Owner Of Mysterious Silver Spaceship Tank Revealed To Be Brooklyn Dad, Of Course

Owner Of Mysterious Silver Spaceship Tank Revealed To Be Brooklyn Dad, Of Course

Photo courtesy of Peanutpickle10 Last winter, our inbox was inundated with photos of a spaceship/tank hybrid with Midwest plates in the heart of Brooklyn. The vehicle—which was spotted all around Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Bushwick and Prospect...

Game Of Whoops: HBO Europe Accidentally Leaks Next Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones'

Game Of Whoops: HBO Europe Accidentally Leaks Next Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones'

HBO has been plagued with problems during what should have been a celebratory summer filled with dragons, incestuous romantic pairings and ratings bonanzas. First, they were the subject of a major hack, with multiple shows (including...

Watch Colbert's Post-Trump Presser Monologue, Rewritten 30 Minutes Before Airingvideo

Watch Colbert's Post-Trump Presser Monologue, Rewritten 30 Minutes Before Airing

On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert's monologue needed to be re-written just before the show was going to film. Following President Donald Trump's press conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan (or, as Colbert stated, "in the seventh...

Watch Michael Moore Lead Broadway Theatergoers On Double-Decker Buses To Protest Outside Trump Tower

Watch Michael Moore Lead Broadway Theatergoers On Double-Decker Buses To Protest Outside Trump Towergalleryvideo

Hours after President Donald Trump praised the "fine people on both sides" at the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, to the shock of, well, many, and happiness of others, noted Trump antagonist Michael Moore brought his Broadway audience on a pair of double decker buses to Trump Tower to protest and to hold a candlelight vigil for Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old woman killed by an alleged white supremacist in Charlottesville.

Louis C.K. Has Directed A Secret Movie, 'I Love You, Daddy'

Louis C.K. Has Directed A Secret Movie, 'I Love You, Daddy'

TIFF Since he hosted SNL in the spring, things have been relatively quiet in Louis C.K. land lately—way too quiet considering the comedian's prolific nature, and habit for filming things in secret (like last year's surprise...

Reflecting On Piper Perabo's Manhattan Apartment In 'Coyote Ugly'

Reflecting On Piper Perabo's Manhattan Apartment In 'Coyote Ugly'

There's no end to the unrealistic NYC apartments on the small and silver screen, but Piper Perabo's Chinatown apartment in the classic 2000 film Coyote Ugly is a noteworthy offender. For those of you who are...

Here's What Coney Island Looks Like In The Empty Pre-Dawn Hours

Here's What Coney Island Looks Like In The Empty Pre-Dawn Hoursgallery

In 2015 we began documenting New York City neighborhoods in the few hours that most of them become temporarily abandoned—the pre-dawn hours, when things appear a little more dystopian. Most recently, photographer Gretchen Robinette visited Coney Island...

Webster Hall Will Reportedly Be Closed For A Few Years For Renovations

Webster Hall Will Reportedly Be Closed For A Few Years For Renovations

eric konon's flickr In July, we learned that East Village venue Webster Hall would be closing for renovations before re-opening under new management. Today, we've learned that it may not re-open for two or more years—and...

Early Addition: Generation Z Is Dressing 'Extra'

Early Addition: Generation Z Is Dressing 'Extra'video

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'Game Of Thrones' Power Rankings: Eastwatch

'Game Of Thrones' Power Rankings: Eastwatch

HBO Last week on Game Of Thrones, Jon and Dany went spelunking, Arya arrived at her destination, and Jaime went for a swim. This week, Littlefinger stirred the pot, Davos sold fermented crab, and Jon got...

9 Jaw-Dropping Festivals Worth A Trip North To Montréal

9 Jaw-Dropping Festivals Worth A Trip North To Montréal

No matter the time of the year, Canadians in the French-speaking, cultural mecca of Montréal flock to its festivals and events. Now, it’s time for the rest of the world to join in on the fun.

Photos: Thousands Of Dragon Boat Racers Churn The Water In Queens

Photos: Thousands Of Dragon Boat Racers Churn The Water In Queensgallery

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival continues all day today, at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Derek Jeter-Led Investors Group Purchases The Miami Marlins

Derek Jeter-Led Investors Group Purchases The Miami Marlins

When you have the RE2PECT of the business world. (Al Bello/Getty Images) An investment group led by a New York businessman and Players Tribune editor-in-chief Derek Jeter has made the winning bid to buy the Miami...

5 Things To Do In NYC This Weekend

5 Things To Do In NYC This Weekend

It's going to be a beautifully groovy night in Brooklyn as Chicago indie rock darlings Whitney put on a free show at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Riding off the success of last year's Light Upon the...

NBC's 'Munsters' Reboot Will Take Place In 'Hipster Brooklyn'

NBC's 'Munsters' Reboot Will Take Place In 'Hipster Brooklyn'video

"Lily! When is the L coming?" Lately, all networks and streaming platforms want to do is reboot old, beloved television series—not just prestige shows like Twin Peaks, but half-hour sitcoms, too. From Fuller House to Will...

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth Of Hip-Hop In NYC

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth Of Hip-Hop In NYC

(Screengrab via Google.com) August 11th is a big day for the hip-hop community, especially here in New York City—that's because on August 11, 1973, hip-hop as we know it was born during a basement party at...

Watch 'Anthony Scaramucci' (Okay, Bill Hader) Visit SNL Weekend Update

Watch 'Anthony Scaramucci' (Okay, Bill Hader) Visit SNL Weekend Updatevideo

Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update returned for a special prime time "Summer Edition" on Thursday night, and they were able to debut a new character: Anthony Scaramucci, everyone's favorite hedge fund founder-turned-White House communications director for...

Inside Brooklyn's Drunken Ghost Hunting Society For Spirit Curious Millennialsvideo

Inside Brooklyn's Drunken Ghost Hunting Society For Spirit Curious Millennials

Devon of the Brooklyn Paranormal Society begins the spirit summoning ritual (Jake Offenhartz / Gothamist) The idea of organizing a "chill club to commune with the dead" came to Anthony Long in 2014, while he was...

Gothamist Call For Fall Interns

Gothamist Call For Fall Interns

The smoldering Gothamist intern well contains many mysteries. (Tod Seelie / Gothamist) We're looking for a couple of enthusiastic interns to join us in our Manhattan office two or three days a week this fall. Responsibilities...

Pitchfork Is Throwing A Great Big Music And Beer Party In Brooklyn

Pitchfork Is Throwing A Great Big Music And Beer Party In Brooklyn

The one-and-only Guided By Voices (via facebook) Good news for music fans who don't mind drinking beer outside on a crisp autumn afternoon: Pitchfork is throwing a one-day festival dedicated to craft beer and excellent indie...

Subway Pole Leaners Must Be Stopped

Subway Pole Leaners Must Be Stopped

Photo by Katie Sokoler/Gothamist There's been a lot of talk about proper subway etiquette of late, and it's true that door-blockers, manspreaders, and sound blasters are a scourge on society. But the real demons underground are...

Randy Newman Talks Trump, Atheism, Kanye And More

Randy Newman Talks Trump, Atheism, Kanye And More

Sai Mokhtari/Gothamist Randy Newman is one of the great songwriters of the 20th century, a storyteller and showman with a wicked sense of irony, a short story writer's eye for detail, and a taste for romantic...

Video: Leslie Jones & Seth Meyers Have A 'Game Of Thrones' Viewing Party

Video: Leslie Jones & Seth Meyers Have A 'Game Of Thrones' Viewing Partyvideo

By now, you are hopefully aware of SNL star Leslie Jones's unhinged passion for Game Of Thrones—she live (drunk) tweets most new episodes, she wants to do "sexuals with the Blackfish," and she considers Wun-Wun the...

Attention Passengers: We Are Being Delayed Due To Gazing Into The Abyss

Attention Passengers: We Are Being Delayed Due To Gazing Into The Abyss

"Above all do not lose your desire to walk." - Kierkegaard Conductor (Photo by David "Dee" Delgado/Gothamist) The subway often appears to be in its sunset years, creaking towards death, no money in its retirement plan,...

'Great Comet' Sets September 3rd Closing Date After Casting Uproar

'Great Comet' Sets September 3rd Closing Date After Casting Uproarvideo

The cast of 'The Great Comet' at the 2017 Tony Awards (Getty Images) After a guest star casting change caused a massive outcry, the producers of acclaimed Broadway musical The Great Comet announced that the show...

You Can Visit What Is Now Believed To Be The Largest Dinosaur To Have Walked The Earth At AMNH

You Can Visit What Is Now Believed To Be The Largest Dinosaur To Have Walked The Earth At AMNH

Courtesy AMNH The American Museum of Natural History teased reporters with the promise of a "special scientific announcement" about Titanosaur this week, its newest and tallest dinosaur fossil. I assumed that the big reveal would be...

The Late, Great Arlene Gottfried's Iconic Photos Of Old NYCgallery

The Late, Great Arlene Gottfried's Iconic Photos Of Old NYC

This week singing photographer and NYC treasure Arlene Gottfried—native Brooklynite, beloved photographer and sister of Gilbert—died at her home at the age of 66 surrounded by friends and family, according to her dealer and owner of the...

The Hottest Late Night Show In NYC Is In The Subwayvideo

The Hottest Late Night Show In NYC Is In The Subway

You never know what's gonna happen to you on the train. (Screenshot via YouTube) We know that the subway is the place to be if you want to catch the hottest WWE action available without shelling...

Help Wanted: Gothamist Is Hiring A Sales Account Manager

Help Wanted: Gothamist Is Hiring A Sales Account Manager

(istockphoto) Would you like to join the team here at Gothamist? We're looking to hire a full-time Account Manager to work in our Advertising Sales and Operations Department, based out of our Midtown Manhattan office. The...

A 'Broad City' Vibrator Is The Branded Gift You Deserve

A 'Broad City' Vibrator Is The Branded Gift You Deserve

Broad City finally returns on September 13th, and someone is celebrating with...a line of sex toys, which I guess makes sense. Online adult toy shop Lovehoney is offering a slew of Broad City-branded wares, including a...

Bruce Springsteen Announces Intimate Solo Broadway Residency

Bruce Springsteen Announces Intimate Solo Broadway Residency

Getty Images The rumors turned out to be true: the indefatigable Bruce Springsteen will indeed play an eight week residency on the Great White Way this fall. Springsteen on Broadway, an intimate solo show featuring The...

Interview: Mick Fleetwood Talks About The Early Days Of Fleetwood Mac

Interview: Mick Fleetwood Talks About The Early Days Of Fleetwood Mac

Mick Fleetwood in Maui, Hawaii 2017 (Daniel Sullivan) With Fleetwood Mac having hit both coasts to play the Classic East/West festival in July, and more dates reportedly being lined up for 2018, the band is showing...

Bill Murray Went To See The Groundhog Day Musical

Bill Murray Went To See The Groundhog Day Musical

Back in April, "Groundhog Day" opened at the August Wilson Theatre—the musical is based on the 1993 movie of the same name, starring Bill Murray as curmudgeonly weatherman Phil Connors, who gets stuck repeating the same...

Forever Stuck On The L: How To Beat The Subway Grime And Stay Healthy

Forever Stuck On The L: How To Beat The Subway Grime And Stay Healthy

Public transportation: can’t live without it, can’t seem to catch a break on it—especially when you’re packing onto the L. According to the MTA, the L train serves 300,000 people daily. That’s an awful lot of busy people and even more germs and illness—all before your day has even begun! How do you stay healthy while riding hip-to-hip on the subway with a couple thousand strangers? Dr. Neal Shipley of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, has shared the below tips for a smooth, sanitary ride:

Stream A Star-Studded Posthumous Album From NYC Rap Hero Sean Price

Stream A Star-Studded Posthumous Album From NYC Rap Hero Sean Price

Graffiti artist Meres One paints a mural memorializing Sean Price in Crown Heights one day after his unexpected death in 2015. (Scott Heins/Gothamist) The New York hip-hop scene suffered a terrible blow when Sean Price died...

Seaport Music Festival Returns With Ted Leo, Big Huge, And More

Seaport Music Festival Returns With Ted Leo, Big Huge, And More

After three years adrift—and a couple of subpar imitations—the Seaport Music Festival will make its triumphant return to Lower Manhattan next month to celebrate its 15th anniversary with four straight days of waterfront music and more....

NY Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup, Including 'Mudbound,' 'Call Me By Your Name,' And Greta Gerwig's Directorial Debut

NY Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup, Including 'Mudbound,' 'Call Me By Your Name,' And Greta Gerwig's Directorial Debut

L to R: Zama, On the Beach at Night Alone, Ismael’s Ghosts; Félicité, Lover for a Day, BPM (Beats Per Minute); The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), The Square, Thelma The 55th New York Film Festival's...

Hundreds Of Old NYC Photos Are Now Available Online

Hundreds Of Old NYC Photos Are Now Available Onlinegallery

The GVSHP (Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation) is one of a few wonderful organizations that offer up great little archives of old New York images, and their collection just expanded with around 500 digitized photographs from...

David Letterman Returning To TV With New Netflix Talk Show

David Letterman Returning To TV With New Netflix Talk Show

Getty Images After leaving the Late Show two years ago, David Letterman will take a break from grooming his impressively fluffy beard to star in a new Netflix series. @ByeLetterman something's going on with Netflix pic.twitter.com/QRsUl6LJD6—...

Video: Go Behind-The-Scenes Of The Epic Dragon Attack From 'Game Of Thrones'

Video: Go Behind-The-Scenes Of The Epic Dragon Attack From 'Game Of Thrones'video

The face you make when hundreds of people are burning to death around you (HBO) This past week's episode Game Of Thrones included arguably the most exciting sequence of the season so far—and no, we're not...

There's A Late Night Party At Governors Island On Friday

There's A Late Night Party At Governors Island On Friday

Courtesy beanhead4529's flickr Governors Island is getting lit again this Friday, staying open until 10 p.m. so New Yorkers can watch the sunset from The Hills. The Trust for Governors Island says they're extending the island's...

2 Dope Queens, Bill Maher To Headline New York Comedy Festival

2 Dope Queens, Bill Maher To Headline New York Comedy Festival

2 Dope Queens (Courtesy NYCF) The 14-year-old New York Comedy Festival announced its 2017 lineup today, and this year the inimitable 2 Dope Queens duo will headline at The Bell House, which is quite a treat....

Amy Schumer To Make Broadway Debut In Steve Martin's New Play

Amy Schumer To Make Broadway Debut In Steve Martin's New Play

Amy Schumer at the premiere of 'Snatched' (Getty Images) Amy Schumer is heading to the Great White Way: The comedian will make her Broadway debut in Meteor Shower, a new comedy by Steve Martin that opens...

'Game Of Thrones' Power Rankings: The Spoils Of War

'Game Of Thrones' Power Rankings: The Spoils Of War

HBO Last week on Game Of Thrones, the Queen of Thorns dispensed some advice, Cersei got some revenge, and Dany and Jon finally came face-to-face. This week, Jon and Dany went spelunking, Arya arrived at her...

Mooch Happy: Anthony Scaramucci Seems To Approve Of Mario Cantone's Impression

Mooch Happy: Anthony Scaramucci Seems To Approve Of Mario Cantone's Impressionvideo

Mooch and Mario (Getty Images, left; Comedy Central) America only had 10 days of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director. Heady days of a press secretary resignation, profane declarations about fellow White House staffers and...

40 Photos Of NYers Enjoying Summer Streets And The Car-Free Paradise In Manhattan

40 Photos Of NYers Enjoying Summer Streets And The Car-Free Paradise In Manhattangallery

Popular return attractions like the giant water slide and Midtown zipline were joined this year by a miniature, dishwasher-themed "water park".

Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Talk About His New Book At The Kings Theatre This Fall

Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Talk About His New Book At The Kings Theatre This Fall

When you're trying to smile through the darkness. (Anna Webber/Getty Images for The New Yorker) It's been a bit of a tough time to be a liberal, what with waking up every day and looking at...

Kendall Jenner Went To Baby's All Right And Didn't Tip

Kendall Jenner Went To Baby's All Right And Didn't Tip

Kendall Jenner, the Kardashian half-sister who just seems to keep finding weird money-related controversies, stepped in it again this weekend when she went to Baby's All Right and didn't tip her server. Don't forget to tip your...

2017 Summer Streets Is On, And Here's The Route

2017 Summer Streets Is On, And Here's The Route

Summer Streets, 2016 edition (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) If it's August, it means that New York City will clear cars from seven miles of Manhattan streets so people can bike, skate, run, walk or dance their...

Photos: Cats In Couture At The Algonquin Hotel Cat Fashion Show

Photos: Cats In Couture At The Algonquin Hotel Cat Fashion Showgallery

All the world's a stage, and all the cats are merely models: On Thursday afternoon, the Algonquin Hotel's Annual Celebration & Cat Fashion Show took place, featuring fabulous felines decked out in outfits celebrating famous Broadway shows....

Video: A Subway Royal Rumble Went Down On The M Train

Video: A Subway Royal Rumble Went Down On The M Trainvideo

Oh sure, wandering onto a train filled with a bunch of dead crabs or catching a glimpse of someone watching porn on their commute is pretty average subway stuff. But seeing an improv performance of a...

Video: Stephen Colbert Writes New Statue Of Liberty Poem For Trump Administration

Video: Stephen Colbert Writes New Statue Of Liberty Poem For Trump Administrationvideo

This week, Donald Trump sent senior policy advisor and "national forehead reserve" Stephen Miller to talk to reporters about controversial legislation that would slash annual legal immigration to the country in half over the next decade....

Grab Your Tickets To The Final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Ever (Before You Can't)

Grab Your Tickets To The Final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Ever (Before You Can't)

Goodbye, sweet festival prince. (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images) Have you seen the announcements for the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival come and go over the past nine iterations and thought, "Ah that sounds pretty cool but I think...

Chris Gethard Explains His Plan To 'Put The Weirdness Of NY Back On Live TV'video

Chris Gethard Explains His Plan To 'Put The Weirdness Of NY Back On Live TV'

(Courtesy of The Chris Gethard Show) The last time we spoke with Chris Gethard, the veteran UCB man and longtime New York stand-up was preparing for a Judd Apatow-backed HBO special—a "big break" for a guy...

Beautiful Movie Trailer Brings Modern Day Civil War To 'Bushwick'

Beautiful Movie Trailer Brings Modern Day Civil War To 'Bushwick'video

This is factually correct! If war broke out in the United States after Texas seceded from the union, where do you think the great battles of Civil War II would be taking place? If you guessed...

How To Fight Your NYC Parking Ticket From Just About Anywhere

How To Fight Your NYC Parking Ticket From Just About Anywhere

If you happen to be a car-owning New Yorker who gets the occasional parking ticket, then you also know “the boot” is more than just an Oktoberfest chugging challenge.

Anyone With A Library Card Can Now Stream Thousands Of Feature Films, Including The Criterion Collectiongallery

Anyone With A Library Card Can Now Stream Thousands Of Feature Films, Including The Criterion Collection

In July, LAist announced that you could stream hundreds of movies from the Criterion Collection for free if you had a Los Angeles Public Library card. We immediately reached out to the New York Public Library inquiring...

Dave Chappelle Is Done Giving President Trump A Chance

Dave Chappelle Is Done Giving President Trump A Chancevideo

Dave Chappelle has now clarified the seemingly ambiguous opinion of newly-elected president Donald Trump that he presented during his Saturday Night Live monologue from last season. The comedian appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert...

Help Wanted: Gothamist Is Hiring A Sales Coordinator

Help Wanted: Gothamist Is Hiring A Sales Coordinator

Shutterstock Would you like to join the team here at Gothamist? We're looking to hire a full-time Sales Coordinator to work on our Advertising Sales and Operations Departments, based in our office in Midtown Manhattan. The...

Owner Of Catskills Resort That Inspired 'Dirty Dancing' Wants State Cleanup Money

Owner Of Catskills Resort That Inspired 'Dirty Dancing' Wants State Cleanup Money

Lobby, Grossinger's Catskill Resort and Hotel, Liberty, New York. (Marisa Scheinfeld) The 30th anniversary of Dirty Dancing (and thus the 30th anniversary of when Patrick Swayze went back in time and invented easy listening 24 years...

Subway Rider Solves Rubik's Cube With One Hand, Impressing No Onevideo

Subway Rider Solves Rubik's Cube With One Hand, Impressing No One

Move over blind subway magician, there's a new underground superhero here to perform dazzlingly dexterous tasks while New Yorkers look on indifferently. Last week, street photographer Sheldon Serkin captured the below video of Lionel Clarke (aka rubiksxcube)...

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