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WATCH: What Happens When You Come Out To Your Gay Best Friend?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices

One of this year's breakout queer web series is back with a new episode exploring what it's like to come out to your gay best friend. "Tough Love" ...

Time Is Still 'Illmatic'

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.11.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

A high school dropout that grew up in the Queensbridge projects, Nas preached to the world what the reality was like in his universe. Now, 20 years later, Illmatic is regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time.

Car Flips Into New York City Creek, 4 Dead, 1 Injured: NYPD

AP | Posted 04.06.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Four people died after the car they were riding in flipped over into a creek in Queens and sank Friday night, authorities said. A f...

Iconic 1964 World's Fair Towers Could Be Torn Down

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 04.05.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like pla...

UPS Fires Hundreds Of Workers Who Defended Fired Colleague

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business

UPS, one of the world's largest shipping and logistics companies, has decided to fire 250 workers who staged a 90-minute protest in February. The prot...

Transgender Activist Cecilia Gentili on Identity and Putting the 'T' Back in LGBT

Daniel Lyons | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Lyons

Since leaving Argentina, Cecilia Gentili has embarked on an incredible journey of transformation, ultimately turning her into a widely respected advocate for trans rights in New York City. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Cecilia and hearing first hand how her story has unfolded.

LOOK: Gay Police Group Gets Surprise Support In St. Pat's Parade

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio received praise from a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates after he opted to m...

This Hilarious Queer Web Series Is Back!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Last week we brought you the first two episodes in a hilarious new web series that follows two young queer individuals struggling to make it in New Yo...

WATCH: Hilarious Web Series Tackles Being Young And Broke In NYC

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.25.2014 | Gay Voices

"Tough Love" is a hilarious web series that follows the lives of two friends living in New York City's "third-coolest borough": Queens. With a succ...

At the Scene of a History-Making Cockfight Raid

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

These arrests and the enormous number of animal seized should open some eyes to the modern face of this abhorrent crime -- it's both more prevalent and more savage than most dare to think.

Mother, Two Toddlers Fatally Stabbed In Queens Apartment

AP | Posted 03.22.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Monday were looking for a man wanted after the stabbing deaths of his two young daughters and their mother in their home. ...

Thank You, Mike Bloomberg

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

New York has been an extremely well-run city for more than a decade due to Bloomberg's considerable management skills. And, while there is room for criticism, Bloomberg has done an enormous amount of good for the city while taking home only $1 in salary each year.

WATCH: Off-Duty NYPD Cop Brutally Beaten

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.19.2013 | New York

An 18-year veteran of the NYPD is in stable condition Monday after being beaten unconscious outside a New York City club over the weekend. Forty-y...

The New York City Marathon: 26.2 Miles of Inspiration and Self-Discovery

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The events I had just witnessed, combined with my own exhausted state, and the triumph of finishing my first marathon were almost too much. What a glorious world we live in and how thankful I am to be alive to experience days like this.

November 9, 1993: When Marauders Entered The 36 Chambers

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

While Wu-Tang and Tribe's sound could not be further from each other, they showed that hip-hop, still in its early years, did not have boundaries. They showcased what could be done and how to do it.

Kevin Short

This Is What New York City Could Look Like In 2033

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Architectural renderings allow us to peer into the future of our beloved city without a crystal ball. New York City has some big changes coming, and h...

Halloween on East 91st

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.25.2013 | New York
Joe Peyronnin

Perhaps no city block takes Halloween more seriously than East 91st Street. On this ghostly, otherworldly day, people from all over the region descend on this two-block stretch lined by beautiful limestone townhouses and apartment buildings.

Are These The Worst Restaurants in America?

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.14.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Deep in the recesses of the culinary dustbin are 10 restaurants that very well might be the worst in the country.

Politics as Un-usual: My Dinner With Adolfo

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

A bona fide politician actually put down his fork mid-air to listen to me. Not one minute was spent on fundraising or self-promotion. Nope. Instead, Adolfo Carrion, running on the Independent Party ticket, concentrated on us -- all young independent artists struggling to survive in New York City.

High Line-Inspired Park Could Be Coming To Queens

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Barbara Porada WXY Architecture + Urban Design and Dlandstudio Architecture & Landscape have been commission...

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, King Souvlaki of Astoria

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"Grilling fast and grilling good" is the name of the game at this meat-on-a-stick street food stop.

Frisk Your Ground: The Floridafication of New York City

Mitch McEwen | Posted 10.14.2013 | New York
Mitch McEwen

As a systemic violence, the Stop-and-Frisk policy of the NYPD might be considered the policing equivalent of Stand Your Ground. Search first -- ask questions later.

Ouch!

Myra Demeter | Posted 09.28.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

I am pretty religious about going to get my teeth cleaned every six months, although each time I go, it is a harrowing experience. The trauma I feel now stems from my childhood.

Robbers Use Backhoe To Steal ATM

DNAinfo | Posted 09.27.2013 | New York

MASPETH -- It was the Queens version of the Italian job. A crew of bank robbers used a stolen Caterpillar backhoe to try to lift an ATM from a Chas...

The Bocce Boys Of Corona, Queens

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

“Red!” Nicky shouts across the court. He lets the ball drop to his feet and walks towards Dennis, who’s trying to figure out whether red or gre...