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Video: This Is Arguably The Best Sausage Truck In NYCvideo

Video: This Is Arguably The Best Sausage Truck In NYC

The novelty of food trucks has long since passed, and with good reason. With occasional exceptions, a meal from one of the city's more precious mobile food vendors is generally 25 to 30 percent worse than...

Video: Activists & Hasidic Jews Face Off At Ritual Chicken Slaughtervideo

Video: Activists & Hasidic Jews Face Off At Ritual Chicken Slaughter

Hundreds gathered on President street at Kingston Avenue on Monday night for a ritual chicken slaughter in advance of Yom Kippur. (Jessica Leibowitz/Gothamist) The stench of death, of hot entrails, feces, and blood, pulled at the...

Video: Trans Model Geena Rocero Breaks Barriers At NY Fashion Weekvideo

Video: Trans Model Geena Rocero Breaks Barriers At NY Fashion Week

"When I became a fashion model I felt that I had finally achieved the dream that I always wanted since I was a young child," said Filipino-born model Geena Rocero, in her Ted Talk last March....

Watch This Mind-Blowing Blind Magician Wow L Train Ridersvideo

Watch This Mind-Blowing Blind Magician Wow L Train Riders

(Courtesy of Justin Sight) Recently we saw a guy floating a quarter in thin air, and it made us believe in magic. Or at least it made us believe that magicians are out there, working on...

How To Take Appetizing Food Photos With Your Phonevideo

How To Take Appetizing Food Photos With Your Phone

(Paul Quitoriano/Gothamist) You don't have to be a food photographer or blogger to join the millions of (possibly disturbed) people who regularly photograph what they're shoving into their mouth holes. Even though our obsession with meal...

Video: West Indian Day Parade Costume Maker Tired Of Fighting Gentrification's Bad Vibes

Video: West Indian Day Parade Costume Maker Tired Of Fighting Gentrification's Bad Vibes

Designers at the tiny storefront headquarters for Phoenix International Mas Band in Crown Heights have spent the better part of the year preparing for the West Indian Day Parade that takes over Eastern Parkway on Labor Day.

Video: A Day In The Life Of A NYC Ice Cream Truck Operatorvideo

Video: A Day In The Life Of A NYC Ice Cream Truck Operator

Victor works the Greenpoint area Summer in New York City means many things: hot, sticky weather, water of unknown provenance falling on your head and the ice cream truck jingle slowly driving you insane. But we're...

Video: Heart-Pounding Rat Rescue On The West Side Highway

Video: Heart-Pounding Rat Rescue On The West Side Highway

Two weeks ago we wondered who dumped hundreds of domesticated white rats on a small strip of land next to the West Side Highway. "Those rats are not going to last very long if someone doesn't rescue...

Video: There's Always Room On The Subway If You Try Hard Enoughvideo

Video: There's Always Room On The Subway If You Try Hard Enough

We harp a lot about subway etiquette. Don't spread your legs, don't spit your sunflower seeds all over the floor, don't be Michael Cera, don't let your balls peek out from an unfortunately placed trouser hole,...

Watch What Happens When A Pregnant Woman Tries To Get A Seat On The Subway

Watch What Happens When A Pregnant Woman Tries To Get A Seat On The Subwayvideo

We see a lot of bad subway etiquette around here, so let's enjoy a reminder that New Yorkers are sometimes thoughtful and considerate human beings. Recently we sent videographer Jeff Seal (who filmed discreetly from his...

Video: Confronting Subway Manspreadersvideo

Video: Confronting Subway Manspreaders

Knowingly or not, you have seen the phenomenon of "manspreading" in nature. You've probably been its unwitting victim. The slow (or rapid) creep of a knee into your own by a guy (indeed, it is always...

Video: Why Do Men Harass Women On The Street?video

Video: Why Do Men Harass Women On The Street?

There's been an ongoing and wide-ranging conversation about street harassment over the past few weeks, sparked by this now infamous video of one woman's catcall-filled journey around NYC—the same catcall-filled journey that many women experience every...

Video: Chaos Reigns At Three Of NYC's Most Dangerous Intersectionsvideo

Video: Chaos Reigns At Three Of NYC's Most Dangerous Intersections

Shining a light on transportation issues, to put it one way, is a large part of Gothamist's mission. We follow the trials and tribulations of Citi Bike; we pay close attention to drivers' ability to get...

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