By Allison Lau and Katryna Perera Nestled between Manhattan and Queens is a small island that has been receiving more attention than usual–Roosevelt Island. To be precise, the island’s school–P.S./I.S. 217. It’s been in the headlines with reports of water laced with lead at the levels seen in Flint, Mich. Specifically, the New York Department of Water […]
New Yorkers celebrated International Women’s Day in colorful ways and welcomed a new female statue to Wall Street
By Allison Lau, Alexandria Bordas, Zhiming Zhang Harlem has been locked in a battle against obesity and diabetes for years. In East Harlem alone, the 13th poorest of New York City’s 59 community districts, one in three adults are obese, which is the highest proportion of obese adults in all New York City neighborhoods. The […]
Thousands join demonstration outside Brooklyn’s Borough Hall Thursday
Hundreds of demonstrators rush to JFK International Airport to protest the president’s executive order
NY City Lens reporters captured the inauguration on the national mall and on the streets of New York City
NYCity Lens reporters talked Trump with New Yorkers
New Yorkers gathered for “100 Days of Resistance.”
By Daniella Emanuel Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein supporters in New York are making verbal pacts to swap votes with swing state voters. Some voters in New York are finding people who live in swing states who are either undecided or Green Party, and asking them to vote for Clinton there, promising them that they […]
Creepy clown sightings, real or fake, has sparked real fear and anxiety across the country. Last week, McDonald’s decided to limit the activities of its clown mascot Ronald McDonald. Tuesday, Target started removing clown masks from its shelves. It is an issue of thriving for these two giant companies, but for full-time clowns, the sightings […]
A weekend devoted to tango strived to show that it’s not an exclusive partner dance between a man and a woman anymore.
At a festival featuring the heat-provoking condiments, vendors show off their wares.
NY City Lens asked people what they thought of the candidates’ debate performances.