Author Sean Howe goes deep into some of the stories in his wild new book, Agents of Chaos: Thomas King Forçade, High Times, and the Paranoid End of the 1970s. Subscribe to the FAQ NYC podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever podcasts are found.
Just two years ago, more than 90 percent of New Yorkers applying for food stamps and other benefits received them in a timely fashion. Now, it’s fewer than 30 percent. Podcast co-hosts Christina Greer and Harry Siegel discuss what it means for New Yorkers, and for the mayor, when stuff isn’t getting done. Subscribe to […]
Photographer Stephen Yang joins Alex Brook Lynn and Harry Siegel for a conversation about capturing private moments in public settings, the differences between photojournalism and street photography, why tabloids have traditionally frowned on high-contrast shots (spoiler: those require too much black ink to print) and much more. Subscribe to the FAQ NYC podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or […]
A battle over who is entitled to early retail licenses has flared to the point where an upstate judge implored the two sides to reach a compromise before a hearing in two weeks.
Liquor license applicants are required to come before community boards before a license is granted — but that’s not the process for weed businesses.
Which weed dispensaries are officially open? What about legal delivery? Can you grow a plant? And more burning questions about the rollout of recreational consumption in the city.
Officials pledge loans and cost caps, but an angry license-holder calls current practices ‘downright shady.’
Business owners looking for retail space to site licensed weed stores say the state Dormitory Authority is rejecting locations deemed too close to competing state-leased storefronts.
‘Nuisance abatement’ cases are still pending in court, with just four filed so far, all in the East Village.
City law enforcement officials and City Council members probed the grimmer side of NYC’s rowdy cannabis gray market.