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Your "boob" porn searches will help raise money for breast cancer

Too lazy to do a walk-a-thon for breast cancer? Want to put your horniness to good use? In honor of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness month, adult entertainment website Pornhub.com announced Tuesday they are donating 1 cent for every 30 unique views of their "small tits"...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:02pm

VIDEO: Shooting caught by surveillance camera in North Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police released a video today of a shooting of a 26-year-old man in North Philadelphia.   The man was was walking on the 1200 block of Huntingdon Street around 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 when an unknown man started shooting at him, police said. The man was hit once in the elbow and...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:02pm

New Yorkers search more for BDSM porn compared to rest of the world

New Yorkers are getting their freak on — behind closed doors. While BDSM enthusiasts tell Metro they have definitely seen more newcomers to the underground sex scene, newly released statistics by adult entertainment site YouPorn show New Yorkers are most exploring their kinky...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:01pm

VIDEO: Banksy sells art on the street for $60

Superstar graffiti artist Banky quietly set up a booth to sell his signed art on Central Park South on Saturday. Although the neighborhood is usually crowded with tourists and New Yorkers out for a stroll, no one suspected the artworks were the real deal. Banksy set up his stand at 11:15 a.m....

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 8:13pm

Five strangest attractions in Coney Island's history

Coney Island has been replete with strange and fascinating rides in its more than century-long history. Metro takes a peek at the top five oddest rides from over the years. Coney’s Colossus A 162-foot, 31-room hotel in the shape of a giant elephant stood on 12th Street and Surf Avenue from...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 4:29pm

Dating in the city: The NYC neighborhoods with the most singles

  Via Trulia Valentine's Day is just two days away and the hunt to find a date continues. It's a known fact that women outnumber men in the power centers of the Northeast: New York, Boston and Washington D.C. Real estate website Trulia backs up the facts. In New York City, women...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:10pm

Mob associate used deer corpses to fake car accidents for insurance fraud, prosecutors say

American Collision and Auto Center on 20th and McKean streets in South Philly allegedly contained deer corpses, blood, fur and other props that prosecutors say owner Ronald Galati Sr. used to perpetrate insurance fraud. Credit: Google MapsProsecutors announced today that reputed mob associate...

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:31pm

Dislike — separate, not equal vows

Marriage equality groups are saying “I don’t” to news that New York City Hall will start offering “marriage-like” ceremonies to domestic partners.For $35, couples seeking domestic partnerships can have the niceties of a marriage ceremony — a commitment ceremony in a chapel with flowers and music....

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 6:17pm

Brewer celebrates Women's Equality Day with voter pledge

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer urged women to register their friends and family to vote Tuesday as part of Women's Equality Day. Photo credit: Wendy Joan BiddlecombeManhattan Borough President Gale Brewer celebrated Women’s Equality Day Tuesday by pledging to register at least five women...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 6:54pm

New York's first maid cafe offers more than just coffee

When you walk into Maid Cafe NY, young women in pink and white frilly maid uniforms bow and say, "Okaerinasai mase, gosyujin sama!" (or "Okaerinasai mase, ojou sama!" if you are a woman). The Japanese phrase means "Welcome home, master!" and this phrase sets the tone at the Moe Maid Cafe event at...

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:44am

Leech therapy: Bloodsuckers in Brooklyn

Zena, 24, is undergoing leech therapy for her fertility issues.Credit: Bess Adler / MetroAt a medical office near Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, a 24-year-old woman prepared to get her blood sucked.Zena, who asked to be identified by her nickname for privacy, has been trying to get pregnant for three...

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:34am

Digital love: Webutante Ball draws New York's tech singles

The Webutante Ball is known for being one of the city's biggest tech events each year.Credit: Insider ImagesInternet Week's Webutante Ball is well-known for being one of New York's biggest tech parties, but it also functions as the perfect pickup spot for Silicon Alley singles. Founder Richard...

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:34am

Narcissister explores topless rights in video installation

The artist behind Narcissister says of her character: "As Narcissister, I wear stripper gear, pneumatic breasts, outlandish wigs, and trompe l’oiel costumes to deconstruct stereotypical representations."Credit: Miles Dixon / MetroNarcissister might not always wear a top, but she always wears a...

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:20am

Combat may be 'over,' but Army doc’s death in Afghanistan shows troops still in harm’s way

Michael Dawson did what no parent should have to do: Inside a suburban Boston church, he gave the eulogy for his 22-year-old son, a U.S. Army Medic shot dead in Afghanistan by yet another of that country’s traitorous soldiers. To his fellow warriors, Cpl. John Dawson was “Doc,” or “Doc Dawson.”To...

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 3:13pm

MAP: Watch this animated GIF of the New York City subway

If you equally enjoy maps, .GIFs and New York City history, then you'll enjoy this.Theres a new animated New York City MTA subway map that shows us each subway line in New York City in chronological order.RELATED: New York City subway cars from the 1980sVery Appealing created this animated map that...

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:27am

Will more investigators help PPD police their own?

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey. Credit: Charles Mostoller/MetroPhiladelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey has quietly beefed up the manpower of the Internal Affairs Division.This year, 17 new investigators were added to the Philadelphia Police Department’s Internal Affairs...

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:23pm

MTA on NJ 7 train: Not so fast

MANHATTAN – MTA chairman Jay Walder said yesterday the idea of a 7 train that runs to New Jersey is “very exciting,” but finishing the MTA’s existing capital projects, like the Second Avenue subway and Long Island Rail Road access to Grand Central, must come first. “There is no money in our capital...

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 5:06am

Authorities catch inmate who fled Boston halfway house

Authorities have captured an inmate who walked away from a Boston halfway house last Friday.Gary Smith, who was serving a three to seven year sentence for unarmed robbery, was captured Monday morning in Somerville by the the Massachusetts Department of Correction's (DOC) Fugitive Apprehension Unit....

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 9:54pm

Ask Septa: GM Joe Casey answers your questions, emergency assistance button, regional rail tardiness

Every three weeks, SEPTA general manager Joe Casey will address public transit questions submitted by Metro Philadelphia readers.Anything from frequency of trains to funding to cleanliness and more is fair game. Ask Casey whatever you like by emailing City Editor Christina Paciolla at christina....

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:58am

Report: Mass. poor incurring debt to meet 'daily demands'

(STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) -- Debt levels among low-income adults in Massachusetts are harming their physical and mental health, reducing their access to education, and serving as a barrier to employment, according to survey results marked for release Thursday morning.The non-profit anti-poverty...

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:57pm