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

Mayor de Blasio calls Port Authority explosion an attempted terror attack; suspect in custody

This story is breaking.

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.
Nov. 2, 2017

Jeff Sessions uses speech in wake of NYC attack to double down on visa lottery repeal

The United States Attorney General echoed Trump’s praise for the RAISE Act, a senate bill that would reduce legal immigration and end the diversity visa lottery.
Nov. 2, 2017

Why using “Middle Eastern” as a descriptor for the NYC terror suspect is useless and harmful

Advocates say the nation's political and law enforcement leaders continually fail to set the right tone in the wake of suspected terror incidents.

Nov. 1, 2017

New York just had its deadliest terror attack since 9/11 — that’s “stunning,” says one expert

The attack, which killed eight, is the deadliest since Sept. 11, 2001.
Nov. 1, 2017

Vehicular attacks like the one in New York City are on the rise. Here’s why.

Eight were killed and several others wounded Tuesday in a style of attack that has become an increasingly common form of terrorism.
Nov. 1, 2017

New Yorkers gather for Halloween parade hours after deadly attack: “We always come back strong”

New Yorkers shared messages of resilience as they attended the annual Village Halloween Parade.
Oct. 31, 2017

How ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ star Shalita Grant launched her career

Shalita Grant spoke to 'Mic' about what it was like going from a successful stage career in New York to trying to launch herself as an actor in Hollywood.
Oct. 26, 2017

Career Advice: Here’s the best day and time to apply to a job if you want to get an interview

Career advice sometimes skips the important things: like the best days of the week and times of day to submit job applications — and actually get an interview. Here's what research shows.

Oct. 16, 2017

Ranking the best vegan burgers in New York City

There's been a proliferation of vegan burgers in New York City — so we set out to figure out which one tastes the best.
Oct. 11, 2017

You will never love to travel until you love to travel alone

When you travel solo, you learn to push yourself in ways that may change your outlook on life completely.
Oct. 2, 2017

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on bad food trends, cultural appropriation in food and his upcoming restaurant

The Serious Eats columnist has some choice words about chefs — including himself — who cook other culture's foods.
Sept. 29, 2017

Cheap places to live 2017: Hate roommates? 10 US cities where one bedroom rent costs less than $900

Here are the 10 best and 10 worst big U.S. cities to live in if you hate sharing your space.
Sept. 27, 2017

Road Trip Diaries: 5 incredible stops to make between New York City and Hudson

World-class art, addictive fried chicken sandwiches, vintage biplane rides and more.

Sept. 25, 2017

The most popular Airbnb in all 50 states

From luxurious tree houses to an outfitted Airstream, the United States of Airbnb is diverse as can be.
Sept. 22, 2017

Among major cities, New York has one of the worst subway systems for people in wheelchairs

Just 117 out of the 472 New York City subway stations are fully accessible to people who use wheelchairs.
Sept. 15, 2017

Inside the Movement for Black Lives’ first permanent exhibit in New York City

The exhibit is the first to tell the story of the movement and its growth beyond street protests, one of the curators said.
Sept. 11, 2017

What to tell a real estate agent when buying your first home

Buying your first home? Recent first-time homeowners share their personal stories and how to utilize a real estate agent the right way.