A proposal by Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to convert a street on their campus into a pedestrian plaza has yet to win approval from the local community board. The public plaza would close off Haven Avenue to non-emergency traffic between 168th and 169th streets and would feature plantings, grassy areas and tables. […]
Hundreds march down Madison Avenue for the 32nd Annual Muslim Day Parade.
As murder rates have dropped around the city, domestic
violence homicide rates have not seen the same decline.
The Rev. Luis Barrios stepped out of Holyrood Episcopal Church in Washington Heights on Tuesday morning, Sept. 12, and scoured the street, looking for any sign of immigration officials. Deciding the coast was clear, he summoned Amanda Morales Guerra, who sought sanctuary in the church, to come outside. Morales’s teeth hurt, she said. A dentist […]
Emotions ran high Thursday night at a public hearing about proposed rezoning plans for Inwood, with elected officials and activists accusing each other of shutting down conversation and exploiting racial dynamics to push their agenda. The meeting was a chance for residents to respond to a draft rezoning document released last month by Mayor Bill […]
De Blasio to spend $100 million to complete the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway on the Upper East Side
The arrival of a tech hub on 14th Street has neighbors worried about the character of their community
Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets in the city on Earth Day; similar marches took place across the country.
At 10:45 p.m. on Tax Day, Mary McDonald stood at a desk at the James A. Farley Post Office Building on 31st Street and frowned through red acrylic glasses at her mounting pile of envelopes. Each was addressed in the same looping cursive: ‘Department of the Treasury.’ “I wasn’t sure where to post these, but one […]
The annual New York City Easter Parade on 5th Avenue draws hundreds of attendees each year. Some come to see and others come to be seen, crafting whimsical hats and brightly colored get-ups for the occasion. There was no shortage of costumes to be seen this year, as crowds of parade-goers gathered outside of St. […]
Parishioners at St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery commemorate the day with a unique exhibit
Peace groups voiced their opposition to President Trump’s action against Syria in front of Trump Tower
Trump’s threat to cut funding for the arts triggers a nationwide viewing of George Orwell’s scary vision
A derailment on New Jersey Transit caused ripple effects still evident two days after the incident.
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 […]