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This week’s winner for most batshit rant at a routine community board meeting goes to Mr. Salsano of the Upper West Side. Seems like residents near Riposo 72 are terrified that the wine bar’s yet-to-be-built 16-seat sidewalk cafe and liquor license will “erode” the “quality of life” and “complexion” of their “bedroom community” near Central Park West and the Dakota. Their […]

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Upper West Side resident Kang Chun Wong was arrested on January 21st, when he allegedly crossed W. 96th Street at Broadway against the light. As he only speaks Cantonese and Spanish, he didn’t understand why Officer Jeffrey Loo took his ID and began to walk away. He protested. The Daily News explains: Loo, joined by several more unidentified cops, pushed Wong up against […]

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Introducing Stitch, a dating service that helps senior citizens find companionship, whether it’s for a hot date or a friendly trip to the theater. As Ellis Hamburger puts it at The Verge, it’s “like Tinder, but for your grandma.” It’s not exactly like Tinder, though. For one, there’s the aforementioned option for platonic companionship, and Stitch operates on the […]

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You clicked the headline, so you already know what you’re in for. Here’s a beautifully produced video of a few very old white people reciting the lyrics to A$AP Rocky’s “Houston Old Head.” It is very funny, especially when you get to “pimpin’ bitches since lemon shrimp lo mein.” These people are actually very compelling […]

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Paul Rivot’s grandmother is 90 years old. She lived through the Great Depression, World War II, and the advents of AM/FM radio, television, and the internet. In the above video, she tries out the extraordinarily powerful Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for the first time, and it is positively heartwarming. Rivot set the headset to […]

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Residents of Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood fear that Royal Palms, a new 17,000-square-foot nightclub featuring regulation-sized shuffleboard courts, will bring legions of drunken senior citizens to their sleepy neighborhood. “This is a nice quiet neighborhood, but you’re gonna bring a lot of drunk people around here,” said Gowanus resident Joe Padilla. “When business starts blowing up, […]

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According to research by British journal The Lancet, New Yorkers are expected to live ten years longer than they were before. This life expectancy growth is the fastest such growth in the country. The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation found that in the United States as a whole, life expectancy has […]

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Ari Seth Cohen and Lina Plioplyte have been interviewing and photographing exceedingly fashionable octogenarians for over three years on their blog, and they’ve gotten loads of attention and a book deal. The women are undeniably remarkable, and are completely open to any topic, from how best to dye cashmere, to what role the concept of […]

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The 71-year-old who tagged hundreds of telephone poles in Pinellas County, Florida has been arrested. Mr. Charles Ignatius Wesley — or “SLA” — has been vexing the authorities for five fruitful years. […]

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