As the President delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, more than 100 card-carrying Republicans gathered in the Upper East Side at the Metropolitan Republican Club to cheer him on. It was an energy filled night for these Manhattan Republicans, who have waited nearly nine years to listen to one of […]
The 2nd Women’s March focused on a range of issues, but a dislike of Trump dominated the agenda.
It may have been billed as a march for women, but men showed up too.
Women in New York City share their personal safety strategies.
New Yorkers rally as the country gears up to choose a successor to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
The upgrade will feature new equipment, bathrooms, benches and greenery.
The Coalition to Defend Corona (CDC) performs weekly cleanups and hosts meetings for local organizers.
Pushback on the development has been ongoing since Target announced its expansion of a small-format store in the community.
As murder rates have dropped around the city, domestic violence homicide rates have not seen the same decline.
Protesters wanted to extend the Temporary Protective Status of immigrants.
On the day of the World trade Center attacks, fireman Jimmy Lanza rushed downtown with his East Harlem company to assist with rescue efforts. He helped 16 survivors out of the ruins. They were all found in a stairwell, which later became known as the “miracle stairwell.” He survived that day, and worked for months […]
The case against New York City’s most notorious jail
After some hiccups in the first week of service, the new operator of the East River Ferry is hitting its stride. San Francisco-based private ferry company Hornblower Cruises won the contract from the New York City Economic Development Corporation to take over several ferry routes just over a year ago. Service started on May 1 […]
A beautiful building is preserved, but the cost may be high
On the eve of the president’s hundred-day anniversary, NY City Lens reporters fanned out across the city to ask New Yorkers for their assessment of his job performance so far.