Remember that time when Gawker suggested there was a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack that was floating around somewhere, and how they tried to pay for it? Turns out that where there’s smoke, there’s crack, and Toronto police have the video in their possession after arrested the dude who apparently had it.
Appeals court to judge who said the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy was illegal: Stop.
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Edward Snowden has a job.
In a beautiful tribute to September 11th, NYC Ballet released a short film of their piece NEW BEGINNINGS on September 12th of this year. It was taped at “sunrise on the 57th floor of 4WTC in lower Manhattan,” NYC Ballet shares. “It is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, and a tribute to the future of the city that New York City Ballet calls home,” they say.
The company states the piece is of Christopher Wheeldon’s ‘After the Rain.’ They also share their story of their September 11th experience, which you can read in their video bio. Really though, just stop everything and watch this.
Anthony Weiner gets into an argument outside a Jewish deli: You don’t get much more New Yorker than this.
The Electric Zoo organizers have worked with City officials to reduce health risks at this event, but in view of these occurrences, the safest course is to cancel the remaining day of the event.A statement from Mayor Bloomberg and New York City officials • Discussing the cancellation of the final day of the Electric Zoo electronic music festival after two festival-goers died of suspected MDMA overdoses. The festival, with drew more than 100,000 people last year, suffered at least four other suspected overdoses during its first two days.