A $20 million investment to improve crumbling medians on Kings Highway. A blitz to paint over graffiti along Sheepshead Bay Road, Coney Island Avenue, and Avenue Z. A plan to find new locations for noisy party boats. These were just some of the promises Mayor Bill de Blasio made to Sheepshead Bay residents during a […]
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 […]
After a visit to a Harlem charter school, neighbors are irritated with the Speaker and the crowd that came to heckle him
De Blasio to spend $100 million to complete the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway on the Upper East Side
When it comes to subway upgrades, New York State holds the power
The city has allocated $30 million to improve the park, but how it will be spent hasn’t quite been figured out yet.
Earlier this year, a new bill was introduced into the House and Senate that could throw New York’s system of concealed carry weapon enforcement into chaos. In New York, residents can become licensed gun owners if they are 21 years old, a U.S. citizen, and are not convicted of any felony, do not use controlled […]
Pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron is the clear favorite among French expats in New York
Turkish-Americans weigh in on a referendum that consolidates the president’s vast power
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 […]
While many New Yorkers marked the holiday, a small group showed its support for the president instead.
Advocates confirm the fear of deportation in the Trump era is keeping some victims silent
One woman’s deportation story
Trump’s threat to cut funding for the arts triggers a nationwide viewing of George Orwell’s scary vision
Kevin Collins set the record for the most Trump responses—2,184
A new ban catches New Yorker travelers unaware, and they are not happy