Brooklyn is big. Seventy square miles. Ample room for the more than 2.6 million people live here. Some of those people pay a high premium to live in recently constructed high rise towers. And then—and then—try to guess what they do.
Taking the mic in front of a standing-room-only crowd at the Brooklyn YWCA on Wednesday night, Chris Maisano marveled that even the hosts of ABC’s The View are debating democratic socialism these days.
Jared Kushner’s former real estate company may have exposed children to toxic dust as part of a campaign to push out rent-controlled tenants, according to a new lawsuit.
It’s another day, which means there is another horrific story of an undocumented immigrant being terrorized and punished for trying to make a living.
Dozens of defense attorneys and protesters rallied outside a Brooklyn courthouse Tuesday afternoon after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents “pounced” on a man with no prior criminal record waiting outside a courtroom, according to his attorney.
ICE agents attempting to detain and arrest undocumented immigrants at a Brooklyn courthouse were reportedly forced to retreat after they were confronted by members of the media on Thursday.
Not all of our esteemed Republican newspaper columnists are as bold as Dame Peggy Noonan, who ventured bodily into deepest Brooklyn some years ago and is still talking about that adventure today. But “Mr. Peanut” mascot George Will did the next best thing: He read a book about this wretched place. And learned!
New York City’s municipal primary elections are tomorrow, and across the five boroughs, New Yorkers are saying, wait, there is a mayoral race happening right now, as in this year?
Rev. Khader El-Yateem is the first to describe his identity as “complex.” He’s Arab American, Palestinian, a Lutheran minister, a socialist, and a father of four.
Despite the more than 150 years that have passed since the Confederate Army fought for—and lost—the right to own other human beings as property, the U.S. military insisted this week that removing the name of several Southern generals from an active base in Brooklyn would nevertheless be against “the spirit of…
Brooklyn police officer Danielle Alamrani has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the New York Police Department and several of its officers, claiming she was harassed and discriminated against by her coworkers, after converting to Islam.
In 2015, there were eight cases of rape or attempted rape reported in the Brooklyn, NY, neighborhood of Greenpoint.
A park named after late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch was defaced with swastikas and pro-Trump graffiti. So the band asked fans to "rally to stand against hate" at the park in Brooklyn today and hundreds of New Yorkers showed up.
When Somia Elrowmeim's 11- and 8-year-old daughters woke up this morning, she didn't know how to break the news to them: Donald Trump was the next president of their country.
Her tone is glib, though she is clearly educated. She flexes a strong hashtag game, an eye for minimalist design. She is a beginner at reading tarot. She has opinions about Drake’s new album Views. She can paint a perfect cat-eye while high as fuck. She doesn’t fit the mold of the 1990s-era Spencers Gifts pothead, or…
While both artists were at the Tidal X: 1015 concert in Brooklyn Saturday night, Nicki Minaj and Lauryn Hill met for what appears to be the first time. Minaj, appropriately, freaked out.
When Piper Kerman carried $10,000 in drug money from Chicago to Brussels in 1993, she never expected to actually go to jail. She was one year out of college at Smith and waiting tables. Back then, she believed that people like her—white, upper class, and educated—were unlikely to go to jail.
Lined wall to wall with neon pumps, candy-colored wigs, and color-blocked jocks, House of La Rue definitely lives up to its title as a "style, glam, and drag emporium."
Musicians have been known to ask for some preposterously specific things on their tour riders. Sometimes, these requests are made to verify whether venues are actually reading the riders in the first place, as was the case with Van Halen's notorious "no brown M&M's" clause. Other times, Lady Gaga just wants a …