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 […]
Residents of the Empire State will be able to get their first drink on Sundays two hours earlier.
NY City Lens asked people what they thought of the candidates’ debate performances.
From lofts in Bushwick to bars in downtown Manhattan, New Yorkers tuned in Sunday night to watch the presidential candidates go at it again in their second televised debate. NYCity Lens reporters watched with them. Bushwick Berners take the debate with a grain of salt Even though many of the supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders […]
The Colombian community is divided on the peace deal, but are hopeful for an improved agreement.
Many local residents are hoping to stop the Museum of Natural History’s expansion.
Anti-gentrification group protests a gathering of start-ups and developers in Brooklyn
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, […]
Ever since a horse named Norman collapsed on a Midtown street on Sept. 2, animal rights advocates are coming down hard on carriage rides.
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 […]
From Ground Zero to Liberty State Park, people across the area marked the 9/11 attacks with speeches, music and tears.
Most Americans go to the beach and munch out at family barbecues, but some laborers have to work on the holiday. Here are there stories.
Some people love guns; some hate them; many of us in New York are touched by them. Here are some of their stories.
Eastchester Gardens residents believe the media doesn’t really see them
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.
Conjugal visits at Ossining help one couple make it through a long sentence.