Wet cement fumes rise and mingle with the syrupy scent of crab apples, which drop from Forest Hills’ scrawny trees en masse and ferment in residential gutters. Several antique Tudor homes on these quiet streets display construction permits. But the charm of their Gothic gables and quaint brick blanches in comparison to the large homes […]
Ali El-Sayed is the charismatic personality behind the one-man operation that is Kabab Cafe on Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens. He’s known for his eccentricity, his warmth, his goat with pomegranate reduction… and how he’s always teetering on the edge of a belligerent tirade. Ali was the first Egyptian to open up shop in the […]
Once a month, a door opens on Third Avenue in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park. It is easy to pass by without taking notice, but for the people who do walk in, they find services that are hard to come by. The open door leads to Academy of Medical and Public Health Services, a non-profit organization that […]
Celestina Ford spent Tuesday morning, Sep. 8, dropping her kids off for their first day back at school. Then she drove herself to school. With her kids settled, Ford can now spend the next four-and-a-half hours, worry-free, focusing on her own pursuits: her education. “If you want to further your education, don’t let kids hold […]
One artist in Rockaway keeps the art of stained glass alive with an apprenticeship program.
Rocking the waves, these surfers continue to ride the tide when the mercury falls.
Who loves Spring? New York restaurants with sidewalk space.
Two bidders are said to be competing to own Daily News
NY City Lens profiles New Yorkers, showcasing all their diversity.
Cram Concepts would like to be known as a mural painter, an art form he particularly likes.
Margie Trisband bought her first house on the Grand Concourse in 1968, and has been a Bronxite ever since. Now that her husband and one of her sons are gone, she would like to take some time for herself.
Maurice Porter is one of many still waiting to go home.
Public defender Shaf’on Venable wants to make a difference in her clients’ lives.
“It’s the little sparks that add up to something big,” says Lara Land.
Michael Fandal fought crime in his police uniform. Retired, he says, he’ll continue fighting it—in costume.