A lot of classic New York City spots might be disappearing, but you can still go to these distinctive shops, bars, and restaurants. For now, anyway.
The move comes a month after federal prosecutors sued New York City for alleged civil rights violations against teenage inmates in Rikers Island. The new policy will take effect in January 2016, pending funding.
A three-alarm fire tied up some subway service Tuesday morning and could cause delays on the Long Island Rail Road during rush hour.
On the one hand: Di Fara. On the other hand: El Farolito.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gave their end of the year news conference Monday and city crime stats. BuzzFeed News highlights the takeaways and provides some context.
She did it with a little bit of sass and a whole lot of class.
Commissioner Bill Bratton told officers they should not turn their backs on the mayor during the funeral for slain NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu.
Protesters are still marching every day, sometimes clashing with police. On New Years Eve, demonstrations took place in St. Louis, New York, Los Angeles, and other cities.
New York, I love you, but you’re bringing me down. This post is going to be a bummer unless you really like luxury condos and frozen yogurt.
Your commute just became slightly less horrible!
An estimated one million people will show up in New York’s Times Square Wednesday to ring in 2015. Join the festivities without having to brave the cold and the crowds. Live video begins at 6 p.m. ET.
Mayor Bill de Blasio made it his mission to reduce homelessness, but the scale of the problem has so far proved overwhelming.
Protesters in Los Angeles took to Beverly Boulevard for the Millions March LA. In New York, protesters called for justice for Akai Gurley.
It’ll be added to the bill once the ride is completed. The fee is being added “on behalf of drivers,” Uber said, though a taxi drivers’ union questioned the purpose of the fee.
New York City has been gripped by protests ever since a Staten Island grand jury decided to not indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Here are some of the most powerful scenes.
Landmarks across New York City went dark for five minutes Tuesday night in honor of the two NYPD officers who were shot and killed last week.
A NASA rocket explodes during liftoff. Apple and U2 touch fingers. A home explodes on live television. Here are some of the most memorable BuzzFeed News Vines from 2014.
No injuries were reported when the two planes collided on the tarmac near a passenger gate Tuesday, airlines officials said.
De Blasio’s contentious relationship with law enforcement boiled over Saturday after two NYPD officers were murdered.
Before Jay Z, there was Jay D. (Joan Didion. Sorry.)
Uber and Lyft are fighting for the ability to operate in cities across the country. Here are some of the regulatory battles, the resulting citations, and in some cases, law suits the companies are embroiled in.
Who needs Dorsia when there’s a VIP list like this?
Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of New York City to protest recent police brutality on Saturday, which happened to coincide with the city’s infamous “Santa Con.” Some Santa Clauses couldn’t quite figure out what was going on…
Thousands are taking to the streets of the Washington D.C. and New York to demonstrate against recent police action against minorities, including the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
MailMySharps.com claimed to sell medical waste equipment, but much of its website was apparently copied from a competing company. MailMySharps.com is associated with Bio-Recovery, the controversial company hired to clean up Ebola in New York City. A follow-up to an ongoing BuzzFeed News investigation.
Prosecutors said guard Carol Lackner falsified prison records after she failed to tour and inspect inmate cells in February. Inmate Jerome Murdough died of heat exposure in his 100-degree cell.
Amy Touchette’s beautiful photographs prove that street photography is alive and well.
Demonstrators took to the streets in New York City, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago, and other cities. On Monday, they closed a major highway leading to a bridge during rush hour.
The demonstrators invaded the stores en masse, chanting slogans and waving placards.
Protesters took to the streets in New York City, Hollywood, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, and other places.