Foursquare, the application that allows people to broadcast their location to others, is offering a digital "badge" for checking in at STD-testing clinics. The promotion is part of MTV's "GYT: Get Yourself Tested" campaign to take away some of the embarrassment of doing just that. The only problem (and it's a biggie) is that the STD results aren't posted anywhere once the visit is announced -- not that they should be, but should they?
One of New York City's less-likely bragging points is that our tap water is supposedly both delicious and clean. The "deliciousness" of said water -- as "delicious" as water can be -- is easy to attest to. The cleanliness?
A man claiming to be Leonardo DiCaprio's dad has revealed himself in a classified ad on the back cover of this week's Voice. No, we're not making this up, this is an actual, for-real, paid advertisement from a Michael Knute Ingebrethsen of Queens, seeking his allegedly estranged son.
We've reached out to Ingebrethsen several times for comment, but he has not returned our calls.More »
Big news, literally: Tomorrow, not only will ferry service between Brooklyn Bridge Park and Governor's Island begin, but the park will also open up a new constructed portion to the public. Dare you ask what amazing things await the public in this new part of Brooklyn Bridge Park?