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City Council Speaker to GOP: ‘Go Ahead and Sue Us’ Over Proposed Immigrant Record Purge

Melissa Mark-Viverito said two Staten Island GOP pols can sue the city over its plan to destroy IDNYC files because it will fight, too.

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‘Search Party’ Co-Creator Sarah-Violet Bliss on Her Lean, Mean Millennial Mystery

Now that Thanksgiving is over and done with, we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming of losing our minds about what is happening in the country right now. If there was ever a time when America needed an entertaining distraction,

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American Wrestlers Wave Goodbye to Terrible Youth With Catchy Power Pop

There’s an urgency to American Wrestlers’ infectious, witty songs, and it’s only amplified by our post-election ennui.

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‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Premiere: A Westworld Reenactment of Stars Hollow

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life series feels like a Westworld reenactment of the Stars Hollow we once knew.

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Fidel’s Oppressive Legacy

Since the end of the Cold War, peace, prosperity and progress have largely been the order of the day for hundreds of millions of people in the Americas, but not for the people of Cuba. Since he took power over

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Fidel Castro: 1926-2016

Fidel Castro has died.

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Imagined Dialogue For: ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’

‘Imagined Dialogue For’ is our new series by the hilarious and talented Chris Scott, of Reviews of Movies I Haven’t Seen fame. Next? Chris takes a stab at guessing what happens in Magical Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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Behind the Screens: Filmstruck SVP of Programming and Production, Charlie Tabesh

Welcome to “Behind the Screens” a new feature where we interview the people who make the decisions about what the most influential arthouse and indie theaters in New York and beyond put on their screens. Along the way, we’ll uncover

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Why ‘The Sopranos’ is Overrated

It happens a lot in this era of Peak TV. You’ll be with your friends and amidst some casual conversation, someone asks what everyone’s favorite television show is. Your buddies always namedrop the heavy hitters first: The Wire, Mad Men,

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New York City Braces For Thanksgiving Day Parade—On Top of Donald Trump

Bill de Blasio said the NYPD can handle security for both Trump Tower and the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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‘The Flash’ Recap 3×07: Heart of Ice

On The Flash’s ‘Killer Frost’, the team finally calls Barry Allen out for ruining their lives.

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De Blasio and His NYPD Commissioner Push Cuomo to Sign Bill Limiting Tinted Windows

Bill de Blasio and James O’Neill urged Andrew Cuomo to support a bill making window clarity a part of yearly vehicle inspections—and the governor said he will.

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NYC Mayor Can’t Say Exactly How He’ll Resist Trump—Or Make Up Lost Federal Dollars

Bill de Blasio wouldn’t specify how he’ll block Donald Trump’s Muslim registry or offset any potential cuts in federal funding.

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With State Senate in the Balance, One Democrat Plans to Run for City Council

Bill Perkins confirmed to the Observer he will run for Inez Dickens’ seat, leaving a hole in the State Senate Democratic conference.

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Richard Prince Sued Again—Photo of Kim Gordon Posted With No Edits … And More

Art world news for November 21, 2017.

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New York’s Most Liberal Congressman Lays Out Roadmap for ‘How We Resist Trump’

“People’s lives and the soul of our country is at stake. For our children and grandchildren, we must now stiffen our spines for this fight, because there is no time to waste and this is a fight we must not

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‘Fighting Time’—Al Sharpton Rips Donald Trump’s Pick of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

“We cannot sit by and allow what we have built under Holder and Lynch to just end without a fight! I might not win every fight, but you gonna know you was in a fight if you mess with me!”

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WINNERS and LOSERS: League of Municipalities Edition

ATLANTIC CITY – They came. They ate. They got drunk. They submitted.

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NYC Mayor Wants the Feds to Reimburse NYPD for Guarding Trump Tower

Bill de Blasio thinks he has a “very, very strong case” for getting the Secret Service to pay for the extra security around Trump Tower.

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All Natural, Cruelty-Free, AND Made in Canada?! A Lipstick to Love

Short List / Singer Nikki Yanofsky’s Latest Obsessions

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