Tilda Swinton Honored at MoMA on 53rd Birthday

Until Tuesday night, actress Tilda Swinton hadn’t had a birthday party since she was nine years-old. But her 53rd birthday fête at the Museum of Modern Art changed all of that. “We had a trampoline,” Swinton said of her ninth…

Pamela Anderson Runs NYC Marathon, Tweets Pics

Pamela Anderson announced weeks ago that she would be running in the New York City Marathon this year and set up a donation page on CrowdRise.com to raise funds for Haiti. On Sunday, she completed the run after garnering almost…

Bernie Goetz, Subway Vigilante, Arrested For Pot

Bernie Goetz may not be known to the younger generation, but he made a great deal of headlines back in 1984 when he became a vigilante on the subway. Goetz shot four youths who were trying to mug him on…

New York City to Raise Smoking Age From 18 to 21

Among its 8.3 million residents, 14 per cent of New York City smokes – the average price of a pack costs $11.90, which rakes in about $1.8 billion in tax receipts a year. Last Wednesday night, the New York City Council…

Madonna Revisits Her Dark Past In Harpers

Madonna is no stranger to making headlines. This Friday, the 55-year-old singer revisited her dark past from her early days living in New York City. In a guest essay spot for Harper’s Bazaar, the pop diva once again addressed when…

Bill de Blasio Wins New York Mayoral Primary

Often all it takes to be elected to public office is the promise that you will be nothing like the last guy. Nearly every president in the last twenty years has told the public that they would bring something to…

Mayor Bloomberg Accuses De Blasio of Racist Campaign: Twitter Reacts

Michael Bloomberg, the New York City Major, accused Bill de Blasio (D), the front runner to succeed him as Mayor, as running a “racist” campaign. The original interview was published in the New York Magazine. During this interview, Bloomberg was…

Electric Zoo Deaths Short Circuit Festival

The normally Labor Day weekend-long Electric Zoo music festival turned away attendees Sunday after closing up over two ecstasy-related deaths. Four others are in the intensive care units of area hospitals due to suspected overdoses. City officials are still investigating…

NYC Soda Ban Struck Down By Court

Remember how earlier this year, mayor Bloomberg of New York City tried to pass legislation that would prevent the sale or consumption of soda and other sugary drinks larger than sixteen ounces? Well, dearest lovers of empty calories and obnoxious…

New York City Wants To Regulate 3D Printed Guns

New York City has some of the toughest gun laws in the entire nation. It’s not surprising then to see lawmakers pushing for new laws regulating the creation of 3D printed firearms. The New York Daily News reports that New…