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.
Mixed reactions along Fifth Avenue as Trump wins Indiana and is named presumptive GOP nominee
A Bronx entrepreneur returns to her lifelong dream of opening up a bakery
As the N.Y. presidential primary approaches, our reporters follow the candidates
By Mary Kekatos and Ang Li Every year, hundreds of churches, schools and organizations gather on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue for the Greek Independence Day Parade–the largest Greek event in the United States. The celebration commemorates March 25, 1821 when the Greek people claimed their independence after 400 years of rule under the Turkish Ottoman Empire. […]
A Queens toymaker breathes new life into recycled and locally sourced wood.
The battle with the FBI is over, but New York law enforcement also wants to unlock 175 cell phones.
NYC siblings Alexander and Sascha Pinczowski were among those killed in the Brussels attacks.