Figment NYC

Electeds Demand SantaCon Adopt ‘Good-Neighbor Principles’

Posted December 8, 2015 at 5:12 am

​For the third year running, a coalition of lawmakers has united to fight the scourge of SantaCon. Yesterday afternoon, State Senator Brad Hoylman, along with City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, State Senators Adriano Espaillat, Liz Krueger and Daniel Squadron, Assembly Members Deborah Glick, Richard Gottfried and Linda Rosenthal, and Councilmembers Daniel […]

Filed Under

Get the Pitchforks, SantaCon NYC Confirmed for December 12

Posted November 4, 2015 at 9:33 am

Here we go again. There had been some hope that SantaCon organizers wouldn’t announce a date for New York City. After all, its social media presence for the area remained uncharacteristically silent for much of the last couple months. However, with Halloween in the past, SantaCon 2015 was officially announced Monday evening. Via tweet. Date for […]

Filed Under

The Daily Show Does a Bit on SantaCon, Interviews Organizer ‘Costume Jim’ [VIDEO]

Posted December 19, 2014 at 9:18 am

Last night, five whole days after SantaCon blew through New York City, the The Daily Show decided to air a quick treatment of the event. As you would imagine, the segment exposes the shitshow that happens each year. Most interesting, though, is watching the footage after learning about Costume Jim Glaser and his ties to […]

Filed Under

FIGMENT NYC Board Member ‘Costume’ Jim Glaser Resigns in Light of SantaCon Connection

Last modified December 18, 2014 at 10:12 am

Jim Glaser, a board member of the arts group FIGMENT, abruptly resigned yesterday after it was revealed he is one of the primary organizers of the raucous SantaCon pub crawl in New York City. News of this conflict-of-interest and his ultimate departure broke on a FIGMENT blog post penned by Executive Producer, David Koren. In […]