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 […]
Tucked away in the West Village is a small artist community, called Westbeth, where wooden elephants, lions and puppies gather together to enchant the children of New York City. The mastermind behind the production is a woman, who greets each family with a nurturing voice and warm hug, embellished in hot pink from head to […]
The mayor’s office will ask Congress for more funds to cover the cost of protecting the president’s assets and family
Booksellers notice a new appetite for dystopian novels and books that explain the political climate
Students in Brooklyn learn how to heat and bend glass under an open flame to create neon art.
Wet cement fumes rise and mingle with the syrupy scent of crab apples, which drop from Forest Hills’ scrawny trees en masse and ferment in residential gutters. Several antique Tudor homes on these quiet streets display construction permits. But the charm of their Gothic gables and quaint brick blanches in comparison to the large homes […]
Once a month, a door opens on Third Avenue in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park. It is easy to pass by without taking notice, but for the people who do walk in, they find services that are hard to come by. The open door leads to Academy of Medical and Public Health Services, a non-profit organization that […]
Such deaths rose 24 percent last year in the city. Is enough being done to keep workers safe?
The National Parks Service commemorates the 150th anniversary of the president’s assassination with a program that follows the journey of the president’s funeral train.
Despite harsh words from a former teammate, the Nets step up.
The fight between Uber and yellow cab drivers finally came to a head after a few medallion owners filed a lawsuit last month in New York.
The lack of elevators and escalators on the line dates back to when it was built, but knowing the history doesn’t make it any easier.
The elderly, residents of a nearby low-income neighborhood and deli owners are bearing the greatest cost of losing a hospital in brownstone Brooklyn. But experts say the impact goes much further.
El Barrio organizes a community effort to fight against the East River Plaza expansion plans
Hot meals aren’t the only thing the Pantry has to offer.