Homeless New Yorkers Are Living Inside the Manhattan Bridge

We've all heard of the lengths to which NYC's homeless have gone to find shelter, from living in abandoned factories to building whole encampments inside subway tunnels. But a report from the New York Post goes one step further, describing how people are now making homes out of small nooks and crannies between the… » 4/14/14 4:40pm 4/14/14 4:40pm

The Barclays Center's New Green Roof Will Muffle the Rave Noises

When Brooklyn's rustiest building, the Barclays Center, hosted a Swedish House Mafia concert last year, the noise incurred the wrath of neighbors and a hefty $3,200 fine. Now, Barclays is installing a grassy roof on its "bald spot" in an attempt to dampen bass that regularly seeps into the neighborhood—though, like the… » 4/07/14 4:40pm 4/07/14 4:40pm

This $100+ Million Penthouse Will Be NYC's Priciest Apartment Ever

$100 million apartments aren't the norm in NYC, but with "vertical mansions" bubbling up all over, it's only a matter of time. This triplex, which the Wall Street Journal describes as "the city's most expensive apartment," is the latest contender. » 3/26/14 12:00pm 3/26/14 12:00pm

The Huge Mist Cannons That Keep the Air Clean in NYC's New Tunnels

We've followed the $10.8 billion East Side Access project, which will extend the Long Island Railroad from Queens to Grand Central, all year. But now that the tunnels have been blasted, new machines are arriving—and they're just as cool as the tunnel borers. » 3/20/14 2:00pm 3/20/14 2:00pm

A Tour of The Royal Tenenbaums, Wes Anderson's Only Film Shot in NYC

Throughout his career, Wes Anderson has set each of his films in an idiosyncratic and highly stylized world. Yet, only one of his eight films is set in NYC: The Royal Tenebaums, widely considered his masterpiece. In celebration of Wes Anderson's latest film The Grand Budapest Hotel, we present eight NYC film locations… » 3/20/14 9:00am 3/20/14 9:00am

Watch This Supercut of Empty Seinfeld Scenes In Which Nothing Happens

Bless you, LJ Frezza, whomever you are, for piecing together this glorious supercut of building exteriors and empty living rooms from Seinfeld. It's amazing how much time we spend looking at empty shots in which nothing is happening. Just a building and the sound of a couple of plunky notes played on a bass. » 3/12/14 2:24pm 3/12/14 2:24pm

These Trippy Rorschach Landscapes Came From NYC Surveillance Cameras

James Bridle is always up to something. Whether he's drawing pictures of drone shadows or mapping out cities with balloons, the self-described writer, artist, and publisher seems fascinated with the intersection of politics and geography. His latest project is no exception. » 3/11/14 3:40pm 3/11/14 3:40pm