New York City, a crowded land sorely in need of housing, is in the midst of its “biggest building boom in a generation,” issuing new residential building permits at a pace not seen for more than 50 years. Soon there could be tens of thousands of new apartments that you can’t afford.
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The Time Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Accused Him of Brutally Raping Her

During Donald Trump’s 1992 divorce proceedings, his wife provided a deposition that detailed an upsetting, ugly sexual assault. The episode was recounted in The Lost Tycoon, a gossipy biography that’s now out of print—but you can read it right here.http://gawker.com/donald-trump-s... » 7/30/15 2:52pm Today 2:52pm

James Woods Sues Twitter Troll for Calling Him "Cocaine Addict"

Movie villain James Woods filed a $10 million defamation suit Wednesday against a Twitter user who called him “a cocaine addict,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The probably-pseudonymous Twitter user, “Abe List,” made the crack July 15 in response to an asinine Woods tweet that called Caitlyn Jenner “Bruce” and… » 7/30/15 1:50pm Today 1:50pm

Lion-Killing Dentist's Email to Patients: My Bad, I Thought It Was Legal

The most hated dentist in America—no small feat, I assure you—has spoken. Sadly, it seems, Dr. Walter James Palmer is under the impression that “ignorance of the law” is a viable defense to allegedly illegally hunting Zimbabwe’s most beloved lion.http://gawker.com/famous-lion-wa... » 7/30/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Canadian Nightclub Owner Excited to Get Kylie Jenner Drunk on 18th B-Day

World-weary 17-year-old Kylie Jenner, who recently celebrated her graduation from online high school with a party that may or may not have been covered in cocaine, has a big birthday coming up. Know who’s excited? The Canadian entrepreneur who’s hosting her **OFFICIAL LEGAL (IN CANADA) TEEN ALCOHOL PARTY ;)** at his… » 7/30/15 12:53pm Today 12:53pm

Woody Allen Thought He Was Probably Just Gonna Fuck Soon-Yi a Few Times

In a new interview with NPR in anticipation of his 3,000th film about a young woman falling for an old man, Woody Allen talked about why his alleged sexual abuse of his daughter hasn’t affected his movies and the genesis of his marriage to Soon-Yi Previn, the adopted daughter of his ex-partner* Mia Farrow, who first… » 7/30/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Jose Canseco Will Wear a Dress for a Week to Support Caitlyn Jenner—Uhh

Jose Canseco, former baseball guy who currently manages a Twitter account and recently blew off his middle finger, would like to demonstrate his support for Caitlyn Jenner. “A normal, non-offensive way?” you’re wondering. No!!!http://gawker.com/jose-canseco-b... » 7/30/15 11:42am Today 11:42am

He Said, She Said: The Mythical History of the False Rape Allegation

An odd place where men’s rights activists and feminists meet is at the idea that false rape allegations ruin lives. The first side is infuriated that with a single accusation, someone (usually female) can destroy the reputation and future of someone else (usually male). The second side argues that false allegations… » 7/30/15 11:04am Today 11:04am

U. of Cincinnati Cop Who Killed Sam DuBose Pleads Not Guilty to Murder 

Ray Tensing, the University of Cincinnati police officer who killed Sam DuBose during a routine traffic stop on July 19, pleaded not guilty to murder this morning. His bond was set at $1 million.
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