1. Chris GayomaliI’d argue that using utensils to carve a pizza into sensible bites is unquestionably the preferred method for enlightened pizza consumption, NYC’s sneering and laughably folkloric infatuation with “folding it” be damned.”

    Here are 4 reasons you should reach for the silverware.


  2. It can tolerate temperatures as low as -8 degrees celsius.  It can survive 12 hours with frozen body tissues. 

    It is…the winter-proof cockroach.  And it’s in New York City.


  3. 170.

    The number of female cab drivers, out of 46,000 taxis in New York City.

    On the 12-hour shift with New York’s female cabbies


  4. Is this the end of New York City’s stop-and-frisk?

    Key nugget:

    According to data from the New York Civil Liberties Union, the number of stop-and-frisks jumped from about 97,000 in 2002 all the way to a high of nearly 686,000 in 2011. Only two percent of all stops uncovered a weapon.


  5. Thousands of riders up early for the Five Boro Bike Tour. - Chris #biking #nyc


  6. Caught, mid-snowball fight. #snowandtell #nyc


  7. It’s getting very snowy and cold here in NYC. To share your snow pics with us on Instagram, use #snowandtell


  8. We’re ready for the storm! Show us photos of your winter attire — tag on Instagram with #snowandtell. We’re @theweekmag.


  9. Our corner coffee and donut guy. Just next to our offices at 39th and 6th in #NYC.


  10. Today in #NYC: Snowy and cold. Coming on Wednesday: 57 degrees and rain.


  11. It’s really cold in #NYC! Frozen Bryant Park fountain.


  12. Something was missing this morning… #fog #nyc #eerie


  13. The cannons of the British warship H.M.S. Hussar were last fired more than 230 years ago. But on Friday, the NYPD discovered that one such cannon on display in Central Park was actually loaded and could have theoretically gone off at any moment. While examining the cannon for cleaning, park workers removed its concrete capping, only to discover a cannonball the size of a melon and one pound and 12 ounces of gunpowder wrapped in wool inside the barrel. “In theory you could have fired that cannon, because the powder was still working,” the NYPD’s chief spokesman, Paul J. Browne, told The New York Times

    How did a loaded Revolutionary War cannon end up in Central Park?