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 […]
After 10 years of construction and business slowdowns, foot traffic along the avenue is on the rise
Existing affordable housing is a key piece of New York’s housing puzzle, and city tax breaks can help the system stay profitable
Immigrants are troubled by events in their home country, which remind them of its turbulent past.
The Bronx neighborhood offers more space for less money
Parks department holds round-table discussion with community regarding new park designs
Technology startups and incubators are helping minorities and women get a boost
A local microbrewery introduces its brew at the Queens Beer Festival
Many local residents are hoping to stop the Museum of Natural History’s expansion.
An inside story of the stress, paranoia, and distrust at the fourth school to close under Mayor Bill de Blasio
A newcomer to America finds out what it’s like to have a gun pointed at his ribs
“Holy Moses it’s cold out there!” said John Miniaci, the owner of Johnny’s Pizzeria, rubbing his hands and hurrying back into his warm shop as the sun set on Sunset Park and 15-mile winds raced down 5th Avenue. On the sidewalk outside of Johnny’s on this frigid Wednesday was a film crew, four puppies, a […]
Activists want the structure to become a landmark so it won’t turn into a condominium.
Advocates fight to preserve the once glorious theater, which is up for sale.
Chelsea’s trendy allure may be pricing out one of the neighborhood’s fitness fixtures.
An indictment and five arrests help the neighborhood recover and get back to business