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New Yorker Cover Artist Barry Blitt On The Challenges & Rewards Of Illustrating Trumpgallery

New Yorker Cover Artist Barry Blitt On The Challenges & Rewards Of Illustrating Trump

You may not know the name Barry Blitt, but you definitely know his work. For more than two decades now, the cartoonist has been skewering political figures on the cover of the New Yorker—from George W. Bush...

Paul Ryan & Other Elites Yuck It Up About Russian Election Meddling At Al Smith Dinnervideo

Paul Ryan & Other Elites Yuck It Up About Russian Election Meddling At Al Smith Dinner

(Getty Images) Paul Ryan headlined the annual white tie Al Smith charity dinner in Midtown last night, making a number of what I can only assume are jokes. Set-ups and punchlines included Donald Trump, Steve Bannon,...

Trump Supporter Suing West Village Bar Demands Religious Recognition For MAGA Hat

Trump Supporter Suing West Village Bar Demands Religious Recognition For MAGA Hat

(Getty) The Philadelphia accountant suing a West Village bar for allegedly denying him service over his "Make America Great Again" hat is now arguing that he is a member of a "protected class," and likening his...

Trump To Puerto Rico: 'You've Thrown Our Budget A Little Out Of Whack'video

Trump To Puerto Rico: 'You've Thrown Our Budget A Little Out Of Whack'

(Getty Images) President Trump finally made it to Puerto Rico today, nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island. And at a military briefing this afternoon, he told the devastated island, "I hate to tell...

Manhattan Cocktail Bar That Donated Profits To Groups Threatened By Trump Administration Is Closing

Manhattan Cocktail Bar That Donated Profits To Groups Threatened By Trump Administration Is Closing

(courtesy Coup) Coup, the cocktail bar that donated all its profits to people and organizations that could be negatively impacted by the Trump administration, will close Saturday to begin a nationwide tour. The bar, which is...

Trump's Tax Plan Expected To Hurt Over 1 Million New Yorkers While Helping The Wealthiest

Trump's Tax Plan Expected To Hurt Over 1 Million New Yorkers While Helping The Wealthiest

NYC Tax Day March (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) President Trump's proposed tax policy is expected to raise taxes on over one million New Yorkers, the majority of whom are low- and middle-income households, while providing a...

Trump's Coming Back To NYC Today

Trump's Coming Back To NYC Today

President Trump entering the elevator at Trump Tower in January days before his inauguration. (Getty Images) President Donald Trump is on his way back to Manhattan today. For the second time in two weeks, Trump will...

NFL Players Kneel, Lock Arms In Solidarity Following Trump Tweetsvideo

NFL Players Kneel, Lock Arms In Solidarity Following Trump Tweets

The Jets stood and locked arms during the anthem before Sunday's game. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) On Friday, Donald Trump called for NFL owners to fire players who protest the National Anthem during games to...

Trump Is Back In Town Starting Sunday

Trump Is Back In Town Starting Sunday

Protesters on 5th Avenue during Trump's NYC return in August.(Scott Heins) President Donald Trump will take a break from hanging with his new best friends Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi to spend the week here in...

Meet The 'Bad Hombres' Competing In This Year's Vendy Awardsgallery

Meet The 'Bad Hombres' Competing In This Year's Vendy Awards

Since 2004, The Vendy Awards have crowned the finest in the city's fleet of mobile food vendors, awarding prizes in categories like Best Vegan Vendor and The Master's Cup, which pits previous Vendy Cup winners against one...

Photos: Crowds Protest In Central Park Against Trump's DACA Repeal

Photos: Crowds Protest In Central Park Against Trump's DACA Repealgallery

A raucous rally in Columbus Circle was followed by a spirited--and heavily policed--march up Central Park West and into the park itself.

Cuomo Has 'Inconclusive' Hudson River Tunnel Meeting With Trump & Christie

Cuomo Has 'Inconclusive' Hudson River Tunnel Meeting With Trump & Christie

(Amtrak) Despite his campaign pledge to champion infrastructure, President Donald Trump has yet to fund half of the estimated $24 billion Gateway project, as promised last year. The funding question was central at a White House...

Activism In NYC This Week Starts With DACA Repeal Protest At Trump Tower

Activism In NYC This Week Starts With DACA Repeal Protest At Trump Tower

Seen at Monday's J'Ouvert (Jake Offenhartz / Gothamist) President Trump is expected to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy on Tuesday, ending deportation protections for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who arrived in...

'They Didn't Just Go Away': Historian Talks About NYC's 1939 Nazi Rally

'They Didn't Just Go Away': Historian Talks About NYC's 1939 Nazi Rally

German American Bund parade on East 86th St., New York City, October 30, 1939 (Library of Congress) In the aftermath of this weekend’s chaotic, deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, several commentators have identified...

Report: Trump Will Finally Return To Trump Tower On Sunday For Three Nights In NYCgallery

Report: Trump Will Finally Return To Trump Tower On Sunday For Three Nights In NYC

As expected, President Trump will return to New York City next week for "internal meetings." According to Politico, the President plans to spend three nights in his penthouse apartment in Trump Tower, his first visit "home" since...

Trump Administration Kills Proposal To Screen Trucking & Railroad Employees For Sleep Apnea

Trump Administration Kills Proposal To Screen Trucking & Railroad Employees For Sleep Apnea

The 2013 Metro-North derailment. It was later revealed that the train operator had undiagnosed sleep apnea. (AP) As part of a wider effort to cut down on regulations seen as unfriendly to the business community, the...

Trump Will Return To New York Next Week 'For More Meetings'

Trump Will Return To New York Next Week 'For More Meetings'

President Trump on May 1, 2017 at the White House (Getty Images) Fresh off the first weekend of a 17-day "working vacation" at his golf resort in Bedminister, New Jersey, President Trump announced Monday morning that...

West Village Bar Says Receipts Show MAGA Hat Customer Is Lying About Discrimination

West Village Bar Says Receipts Show MAGA Hat Customer Is Lying About Discrimination

(Getty) The owner of the West Village bar that allegedly refused to serve a customer because he was wearing a Trump "Make America Great Again" hat has produced evidence that he believes will "put the lie...

Police Raid Four Long Island Bars On Suspicion Of MS-13 Gang Activity

Police Raid Four Long Island Bars On Suspicion Of MS-13 Gang Activity

(Google Maps) Suffolk County police raided four bars in Long Island on Saturday night as part of targeted inspections related to the MS-13 gang and other illegal activity, according to authorities. The arrests occurred at four...

ICE Announces 114 Arrests In Crackdown On NYC Immigrants

ICE Announces 114 Arrests In Crackdown On NYC Immigrants

(via ICE Facebook) Federal immigration officers announced this week that they'd arrested more than one hundred immigrants living in the New York area during an 11-day sweep earlier this month. According to an ICE press release,...

Federal Judge Rules Grandparents & Other Relatives Are Exempt From Latest Travel Ban

Federal Judge Rules Grandparents & Other Relatives Are Exempt From Latest Travel Ban

New Yorkers marching against the latest version of the travel ban in Union Square last month. (Emma Whitford / Gothamist) Relatives of American citizens from six majority-Muslim countries will no longer be selectively barred from the...

De Blasio Spokesman Defends Using Taxpayer Funds For Germany Trip

De Blasio Spokesman Defends Using Taxpayer Funds For Germany Trip

(Getty) Mayor Bill de Blasio has weathered a fair amount of criticism over his surprise decision to go to the G20 protests in Germany last week. While some police expressed outrage that de Blasio was going...

De Blasio Slams Trump In Germany As Backlash To G20 Trip Grows

De Blasio Slams Trump In Germany As Backlash To G20 Trip Grows

Mayor de Blasio in Hamburg alongside his son Dante, who is studying in Berlin for the summer (Getty) On Saturday, facing widespread backlash for his hastily announced overseas trip, Mayor de Blasio delivered the keynote speech...

Bushwick Art Show Explores Female Artists' Reactions To The Age Of Trump

Bushwick Art Show Explores Female Artists' Reactions To The Age Of Trumpgallery

The election of Donald Trump sparked a loud reaction from marginalized groups across the board, including for women. Last weekend, a powerful show at Bushwick gallery ArtHelix, dubbed "How Would She Feel?" invited female-identifying artists to create...

Rally In Union Square Against Latest Version Of Trump Travel Ban

Rally In Union Square Against Latest Version Of Trump Travel Ban

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Major immigrant activist groups in New York City have called a rally for Thursday evening to protest a revised version of President Donald Trump's travel ban before it takes effect at 8:00...

Activism In NYC This Week: DIY Town Hall, Resistance Yoga, And An Impeachment March

Activism In NYC This Week: DIY Town Hall, Resistance Yoga, And An Impeachment March

Scott Lynch / Gothamist Summer is officially here, arriving last week on a rainbow of LGBTQ celebrations that blended protest and party. Expect more of this hybrid to come, with the sultry days of July turning...

Nikki Haley Says She Was Booed During NYC's Pride Parade

Nikki Haley Says She Was Booed During NYC's Pride Parade

(Getty Images) Nikki Haley, current U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and former anti-same-sex marriage governor of South Carolina, was apparently booed while leaving an NYC restaurant in the middle of the Gay Pride Parade on...

Death Threats Sent To 'Julius Caesar' Director, Unrelated Shakespeare Companies

Death Threats Sent To 'Julius Caesar' Director, Unrelated Shakespeare Companies

Scott Lynch / Gothamist The Public Theater's controversial production of Julius Caesar closed Sunday night, but the so-called "right-wing hate machine" surrounding the play continues to churn, with a torrent of anonymous threats made in recent...

NJ High School Teacher Suspended After Pro-Trump References Disappeared From Yearbook

NJ High School Teacher Suspended After Pro-Trump References Disappeared From Yearbook

istockphoto A New Jersey high school teacher and yearbook advisor has been suspended for allegedly photoshopping students' supportive references to President Trump out of the yearbook. On Monday, Wall Township Public Schools Superintendent Cheryl Dyer said...

Public Theater Addresses 'Julius Caesar' Controversy On Opening Night

Public Theater Addresses 'Julius Caesar' Controversy On Opening Nightgallery

The Public Theatre's Julius Caesar opened last night, amid ongoing controversy surrounding the title character's Trump-like depiction, and hours after a third sponsor, American Express, distanced itself from the production. That controversy, which Public Theater Artistic Director...

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