James Ramsay

Articles by James Ramsay

Because boats use GPS, the feds have decided to give out lighthouses for free, here are your end-of-day links: Prospect Park's gross port-a-potties, teens are stoned at school, Queens guy wins Jeopardy! and more.

Because near-misses are on course to hit a record this year, here are your early links: NYPD squad car chasing a moped, Uber for teens, flossing your cake and more.

Because a junior named Ethan did some research and scored his classmates a four-day weekend, here are your end-of-day links: Midday shower squad, Daniel Penny to testify before grand jury, Capitol riot prison sentences and more.

Because Orkin's phone has been ringing off the hook, here are your early links: Skaters are back at the Brooklyn Banks, Twitter spaces vs. Trump's golden escalator, turning off the A/C is motto Italiano and more.

Because NYPD Chief of Department Jeff Maddrey stands to lose between six and 10 vacation days, here are your end-of-day links:

Because the world of YouTube rap battles seems interesting, here are your early links: Asylum-seekers selling fruit on subway platforms, Van Leeuwen recall, the return of the Flatiron Building auction and more.

Because NYPD officers with misconduct records have gone south, here are your end-of-day links: Robot-operated Sweetgreen, Lana Del Rey's nepo daddy, Vladimir Putin might get arrested and more.

Because there are plenty of open beds for migrants and tourists alike, here are your early links: 350-pound boar allegedly on the loose in Brooklyn, Woody Allen does the Heimlich, mermaiding is booming and more.

Because his knees deserve a rest, here are your end-of-day links: Strokes bassist at war over his West Village backyard, the new Indiana Jones is bad, Snooki doesn't want wind turbines off Jersey Shore and more.

Because WalletHub has deemed it so, here are your early links: driving while stoned, f**king while stoned, Miley Cyrus is done performing for her fans and more.

Because the beach has made top-100 lists for both family beaches and skinny-dipping spots, here are your end-of-day links: MTA making Access-A-Ride users travel just to get approved, the new Nate Silver, cow named Miles and more.

Because Hastings-on-Hudson got a bump in the night, here are your early links: NYPD sued for confiscating lawyer's dog, Andrew Cuomo regrets throwing Joe Percoco under the bus, Whoopi isn't buying the Meghan and Harry car chase story and more.

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