The Briefly for July 3, 2018 – The Ferry Will Write You A Late Note, Trump-Kim in NYC, Pirate Radio is Alive, and More
The Immigrants in Battery Park
If the Staten Island Ferry is running late, they will write you a late pass for work. No, seriously.
Part Flatbush was declared Little Haiti by a city council resolution.
The next Trump-Kim summit could happen in the city, and holy fucking shit that sounds like a bad idea.
The cost of fixing the lead paint problem across the city's housing projects is estimated at $31.8 billion and the NYCHA is $24.9 billion short.
Photos from the supremely unlikely Rooftop Films/Insane Clown Posse collaboration.
Harvey Weinstein faces new charges and could be headed to jail for life.
Why are LinkNYC stations playing a creepy version of the Mister Softee song?
Filming Around Town: The Deuce, starring James Franco, is at 22nd St and 41 Ave in Long Island City, Aviva is at 72nd and 5th and Netflix and Marvel's Jessica Jones is at Hoyt Ave and 23rd in Astoria.
“I thought he was cheating on me so I lit his clothes on fire.”
There are over one million bodies buried on Hart Island, including scores of unclaimed victims of AIDS from the 80s and 90s.
Don't leave your dog inside your hot car! It's 2018, why are we still having this conversation?
The taxi commission is considering a new rule that would guarantee an Uber/Lyft driver a minimum wage of $17.22 after expenses, which would increase drivers' earnings by 22.5%, of $6,345 per year.
Madonna had to be told to stop harassing her neighbors on the Upper West Side.
Lyft bought Citi Bike's parent company, which will remain Citi Bike branded. This is a tit-for-tat move against Uber, who bought the bike-sharing company Jump.
Jump into the fountains! It's totally legal to take a dip in the city's fountains.
Pirate radio is alive and well in Brooklyn, just don't be a cop about it.
Someone in a Trump/Pence shirt with Alex Jones stickers punched a stranger on the 4 train and screamed homophobic slurs, reinforcing everyone's assumptions about anyone who might be wearing a Trump.Pence shirt.
Andy Byford is the president of the New York City Transit Authority and hasn't met with the mayor yet. He's been on the job since November.
Officers Roberto Anton and Lisa Lovell of the 73rd Precinct are under investigation for not getting out of their patrol car while responding to a shooting in Bushwick on Saturday.
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