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.
During a tense political moment, comedians with roots in the Arab world temper conflict with humor
As people transition from one gender to another, Community Kinship Life, known as CK Life, provides services and guidance.
By Daniella Emanuel A woman at the back of a classroom in a special class for seniors on the Upper East Side stood up Thursday and told her classmates what she really thought of the Republican presidential candidate. “I think a lot of the people who are voting for Trump really want to be bullies,” […]
Su Yang sang about the rural life in China, in his first performance outside his country.
By Yuqing Zhu “Baby doll, bat, puppy, watermelon, plane, tree, ice cream truck” a kid at Morningside Park counted lanterns of different shapes passing by, as if watching a cartoon. “Oh, look! A green monster!” More than 100 people carried handmade lanterns as they walked from Morningside Park to Columbia University’s main campus last Saturday, […]
On Monday night New Yorkers, like many Americans, gathered at home and in public to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. It was expected to be the most watched presidential debate in U.S. history. NY CityLens staff spread out across the city to find out where New Yorkers were watching, […]
By Courtney Vinopal As commuters in the tri-state area headed to work on Monday morning, police were hunting for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28 year-old man who was suspected of setting off explosives in the New York neighborhood of Chelsea and the New Jersey town of Seaside Park over the weekend. By the time these commuters headed […]
Some people love guns; some hate them; many of us in New York are touched by them. Here are some of their stories.
A group of specially trained nurses visit new moms at home to keep them and their babies healthy
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a power player in New York City politics for decades, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday after being convicted for fraud, extortion and money laundering in November.