New York

Everything you need to know about Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn

Lovers of beer, genre films and dine-in movie theaters, the long-awaited Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn has finally arrived. The Texas-based chain’s 25th location sits on the fourth and fifth floors of Downtown Brooklyn’s City Point mall (445 Gold St.), with seven screening rooms ranging...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:49pm

Look inside iPic's luxury dine-in theater at South Street Seaport

NYC's growing dine-in movie theater scene has a new addition. South Florida-based iPic Theaters is opening its first luxury bar-lounge-theater in the city at South Street Seaport on Friday, Oct. 7. Before we get into the details, an important note: The theater is giving away free tickets to new...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 7:03pm

Miss New York talks miss usa in 2015 for prep and more

  Thatiana Diaz is a first generation college graduate and this year's Miss New York. She has been competing in pageants since the age of 15 and works full-time as a beauty assistant at People en Español. With the Miss USA pageant just weeks away, Metro chatted with Diaz to...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:55pm

Army soldier allegedly stabs Marine in Veterans Day bar brawl: Sources

A Veterans Day brawl at a Turtle Bay bar ended with an Army soldier allegedly slashing a Marine in the back, according to witnesses and police sources. A group of men in Army fatigues was drinking at Turtle Bay NYC on Second Ave. near 52nd St. around 7:45 p.m. when an argument allegedly broke...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:15pm

3 new books that totally get New York City living

New York City is a magical place. It must be for the things we put up with to live here. Where else is asking a broker if a listed apartment has a kitchen, a real question?Where else do people compete for fifth floor walkups — and still turn to Craigslist to enlist some stranger to move in...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:09pm

Subway crimes are soaring, admits city's top transit cop

Less than a week after an NYPD transit cop was stabbed near a Coney Island subway platform, one of the city's top brass was forced to admit Monday that MTA crime was soaring. NYPD Transit Chief Joseph Fox said felony assaults on the city's subway and bus system have jumped 26.9 percent...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:48pm

Manhattanhenge 2016: Dates, times and best spots to see sunset

Photographers and photo enthusiasts get ready. Each year in May and again in July, New York City has the opportunity to experience Manhattanhenge - the phenomenal moment when the sun aligns perfectly with the city’s grid and gives us the chance to catch a glimpse of the sunset from east to...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:38pm

MAP: Know your hurricane emergency evacuation zones in NYC

Hurricane Joaquin has been upgraded to a category 4 storm and is considered to be extremely dangerous. According to the National Hurricane Center, the threatening storm is expected to increase its force after passing through the Bahamas in the next 24 hours. UPDATE: Hurricane Joaquin now '...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:23pm

Coalition of experts, LGBT community call for end to ‘discriminatory’FDA blood donation policies

Outraged at being denied the chance to donate blood for the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, a coaltion is calling for and end to discriminatory policies related to AIDS transmission. The Blood Equality coalition – made up of medical experts, scientists and members of...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:18pm

FDNY rescues man who fell down subway grate in Queens

The worst fear of many New Yorkers came trueTuesdaymorning when a man fell a horrifying 20 feet through an open subway grate in Queens. The man, who was not immediately identified, fell through the grate near 24-20 Jackson Avenue, in Long Island City, after opening it to retrieve his keys....

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:02pm

Make these NYC Restaurant Week 2016 reservations now

The city’s biggest restaurant event ever is almost here, but you won’t want to wait to make these reservations. The winter edition of NYC Restaurant Week (Jan. 18-Feb. 5)will have the most participants in its history, with 372 restaurants across the five boroughs serving special...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:09pm

3 ways Indian Accent is not a typical Indian restaurant

New York has been home to the polar opposites in Indian cuisine for years, but the space between Junoon and Curry Row is becoming more interesting. First, it was last summer’s neon-colored newcomer with a swagger, Babu Ji. Now, New Delhi’s acclaimed Indian Accent has made the trek...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:33am

Meet Fresh 2 Life, two drummers who talk about respect and manners on the NewYork City subway

It’s 11:43 on a recent Friday morning, and the 4 train —free from rush hour congestion —is flying downtown to 86th Street from 125th Street. Ab’shalom ben’ Yisrael, 40, and Zu Naftali, 36, bow their heads and say a prayer to the powers that be to keep them safe as...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:11am

10 ways to have fun (and stay cool) indoors during summer in NYC

Not that we’re not glad winter is over, but this weekend’s sweltering summer heat may just be too much to bear. But we don’t have to be confined to our apartment, sitting in front of our window A/C unit. We’re still fun, active people, dammit! Luckily, the city is full of...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:42pm

Get your taxes done by an accountant at Brooklyn bar Yours Sincerely

Setting up an accounting office inside a bar is the kind of simple genius that makes you wonder why we haven’t been doing it all along. At least if the news is bad, it just makes sense to have a bracing drink one desperate gesture away. Certified public accountant Shane Mason is...

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 3:09pm

Senor Frog's is closed because New York doesn't love Spring Break

Good luck finding someplace new to drink margaritas by the yard. Señor Frog’s in Times Square was always an oddity, an urban outpost of the Spring Break-themed vaguely Mexican bar-restaurant chain usually found closer to beaches and year-round sunshine. The New York location opened only...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:40pm

Let the psychedelic foodie party that is Sushi Roxx take over your senses

Our waitress at Sushi Roxx has just arrived to take our appetizer order when she abruptly but apologetically excuses herself. Next we see her, she’s donned red-fringed arm covers as the restaurant lights up like the bonus round of a pinball machine, with flashing lights, psychedelic...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:27pm

Look inside Columbus Circle's TurnStyle underground market

NYC's newest food hall and market turns your walk to the subway into an opportunity to try something new. TurnStyle, a new Chelsea Market-style collection of 38 restaurants, grocers and retailers, opens just south of Columbus Circle on Tuesday, April 19, at 5 p.m. Two years in the...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 3:58pm

Richard Avedon is the rare fashion icon who let models shine

Advertisements are rarely memorable, but you probably remember when Calvin Klein was selling fragrances and jeans with a revolutionary campaign in the ’80s and ’90s, with James King speaking candidly about her friend’s suicide or Kate Moss choosing a screaming fight over...

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:19pm

WTF is nude looping? Performance artist Matthew Silver explains

While New York Fashion Week was in full swing last weekend, a few other things were swinging outside Manhattan’s Rivington Design House during a public naked performance art piece. RELATED:Times Square topless ladies situation not like bad old days: Bratton Performance artists Matthew...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:05pm