June 22, 2018

Antoni Porowski of ‘Queer Eye’ opens up (a little) about his new restaurant in New York City

Antoni's quest to prove he really does know how to cook continues.

June 22, 2018

Why a gay bar denied entry to a blind queer person — and how to improve spaces for disabled people

Even the most progressive spaces can sometimes still have trouble with inclusivity.
June 18, 2018

Alexander Wang talks pride-inspired capsule collection and using fashion as a vehicle for change

"[I want to] use this platform that I have to share a positive message and bring people together for not only what they have in common, but what their differences are."
May 24, 2018

McDonald’s shareholders vote against a companywide ban of plastic straws

The fast food company will continue to use plastic straws in its stores worldwide.
May 18, 2018

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Mueller’s probe

The Trump administration may have tried to cover up a major water contamination crisis and Homeland Security is preparing a plan to separate immigrant families.
April 27, 2018

Caitlin FitzGerald worked hard to leave restaurants behind — and now she’s playing a waitress on TV

'Mic' spoke to Caitlin FitzGerald about how she prepared for her role in 'Sweetbitter' and the impact of #MeToo on the restaurant and acting industries.

April 19, 2018

150 years ago, a group of women fought the patriarchy by eating lunch at this NYC restaurant

Before they were fighting for the right to vote, women were fighting for the right to dine out without the accompaniment of a male chaperone.
March 28, 2018

‘Barely Adults’ web series chronicles the Great Recession blues of a young, ambitious black woman

Series creator Christine Sanders opens up about the inspiration for her first show.
March 21, 2018

Trump is keeping a New York tunnel project in limbo, and it could have major effects on the economy

Trump's opposition has put the fate of a new tunnel under the Hudson River in limbo — and it could have a nationwide effect on the economy.
March 13, 2018

For ballerina Misty Copeland, NYC is full of memories — particularly at the Red Lobster in Queens

Misty Copeland had to teach herself to cook healthily when she moved to NYC, but she's always had a soft spot for fast food.
March 6, 2018

If running is your ideal way to travel the world, here’s how to plan a race-cation

Plus, five races where you can explore amazing places, from Bermuda to Havana, on foot.

March 2, 2018

The bacon-infused cocktail isn’t going anywhere

In our increasingly wellness-obsessed world, cocktails featuring meat have become a hedonistic form of resistance.
Feb. 28, 2018

Why the self-pour beer revolution is here to stay

These tech-driven bars serve beer by the ounce — so you can sample multiple types — and reduce beer waste at the same time.
Feb. 27, 2018

In ‘Apologies From Men,’ the words of accused sexual harassers become the lyrics of cutesy songs

Don't anger comedian Lauren Maul with your bad apology, lest you become fodder for her kitschy music video series.
Feb. 26, 2018

‘Top Chef’ judge Gail Simmons on what the #MeToo movement means for restaurants

"There’s a perception of a glamorous industry — that you’re an exception to a rule — and like in Hollywood, that has changed and damaged lives."
Feb. 15, 2018

NYPD officer who fatally shot Deborah Danner is found not guilty of all charges

After a two-week bench trial, Justice Robert A. Neary of the state Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors had not proven NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry was unjustified when he shot and killed Deborah Danner.
Feb. 15, 2018

An insider look at Spyscape, New York’s first museum dedicated to the art of spying and hacking

Could you cut it as a spy? This museum will tell you if you have the skills for it.
Feb. 5, 2018

After Super Bowl protests, Black Lives Matter supporters turn their focus to schools

The week of action comes on the heels of Black Lives Matter protests at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
Jan. 16, 2018

It’s the age of Aquaria — and we’re just along for the ride

"You never know which face is going to be your last so I like to make the most of the night."
Jan. 14, 2018

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio issues guidance on city’s controversial monuments

The city will only remove one of its controversial statues, but add context and commission works honoring underrepresented groups.

Dec. 30, 2017

Activist Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, is dead at 27

After the death of her father at the hands of the NYPD, Erica Garner became a prominent, fiery voice of the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as in national and local politics.
Dec. 28, 2017

Kwanzaa Crawl unites young black people in support of black-owned bars in New York City

Kwanzaa Crawl ushers in a modern way to ring in the weeklong cultural celebration.
Dec. 13, 2017

5 easy ideas for a greener holiday season

Some reevaluation of your annual traditions and holiday practices can go a long way.
Dec. 13, 2017

Colin Kaepernick visits inmates at New York’s Rikers Island prison

"It was amazing," the charity founder said.
Dec. 11, 2017

Experts weigh in on the Port Authority Bus Terminal explosion

Monday's attempted attack was different from others that have targeted New York City in the past in one key way.

Dec. 11, 2017
Dec. 1, 2017

New York City just voted to ban conversion therapy, but other places aren’t making the same progress

So-called "conversion therapy" is still legal in much of the U.S.
Nov. 21, 2017

Hungry New Yorkers have lost out on 223 million meals because of food stamp cutbacks

Compared to the rest of the country, more New Yorkers are left without access to quality food by budget cuts.
Nov. 3, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Dems fight for DACA, Gothamist shuts down and why “Middle Eastern-looking” isn’t right

It's Friday. Here are three things you need to know.