Concerned parents and community members gathered in front of the Park Slope YMCA on Tuesday to protest the city’s lack of street safety in response to a car collision that killed two children on Monday afternoon. On March 5 at 12:40 p.m., two children and three adults, who were walking across the street, were hit […]
NYC Veterans organizations celebrate a victory after opposing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed budget
Mayor De Blasio’s proposed cuts to his own new Veterans Services department draws a demonstration—and political rivals
Despite official assurances, there have been at least 14 such attacks in February alone, while slashings in 2016 are up 20 percent from a year ago
On Wednesday Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled OneNYC, a 332-page manifesto detailing the administration’s vision for the city’s future. Just as with previous plans, OneNYC continues to focus on growth, sustainability, and resiliency, but de Blasio has chosen to include an emphasis on equity in the aim of decreasing New York’s growing income inequality. The […]
An economically stressed group faces one of their toughest battles yet: to find a place to live.
From outside, the QueensWay project—a 3.5-mile linear park over an abandoned railway track in Queens—seems a great idea. But some members of the Woodhaven community are not yet sold on it.
Some worry that fewer children will need their care
Profits from a pair of cafés will go back into Prospect Park. The bigger question is: Who should support all the city’s parks?
Young parolees and ex-cons step on stage to tell their stories to make reentry into their community smoother.
Mayor won’t march in Fifth Avenue parade, but gives thumbs-up to Sunnyside’s all-inclusive one.
A neighborhood discovers that some feral friends have gone missing.
The mayor wants to eliminate traffic fatalities. Among the proposals: reduce the speed limit city-wide.
In case you missed it: Six things to know (plus five fun facts) about Bill de Blasio’s big speech
Surprise! Many of the mayor’s proposals depend on private action or federal dollars, not local spending