By Carson Kessler and Currie Engel
A Mom Battles for Her Special Needs Child from NYCityLens on Vimeo.
For one mother, finding her child a place in a special needs classroom was an uphill battle. Read the full story here.
By Yuntong Man and Currie Engel
New Yorkers Adjust to "Work From Home" from NYCityLens on Vimeo.
With coronavirus cases in the city rising daily, companies have started telling their employees to stay home. Here's how some workers are dealing with being told to "work from home."
The rapid spread of the potentially deadly virus has raised alarms over safeguarding the city’s and the nation’s most vulnerable populations
Nearly 2,000 such kids are without Pre-K seats, and 40% of them are in the Bronx
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to sound alarms across the globe, some travelers are cancelling their trips out of fear of contracting the virus.
The Wild Bird Fund is New York City’s only wildlife rehabilitation center.
The Strand will move into a storefront previously occupied by Book Culture
[caption id="attachment_21870" align="aligncenter" width="842"] Evan Brooks, 50, at a digital literacy workshop in Queens. Photo by Joaquim Salles.[/caption]
When Creig Robinson went to prison for robbery in 2005, most Americans still relied on dial-up connections for their internet. The iPhone would not be released for another two years and Facebook was a hot new start up with six million users. Eleven years later, when Robinson came out, he felt like he was on another planet.
“Everything was computers and internet,” he said. “Everybody and their mother walked down the street with a phone like it was a permanent attachment to their arm.
After decades of advocacy, adoptees in New York can finally get their original birth certificates. But it has been a long, arduous road
The MTA is planning changes to a program serving New Yorkers with disabilities, and some of them are not happy about it
Visitors and vendors take safety precautions, but are taking it in stride
After the first confirmed coronavirus infection in NYC, residents around the city rushed to get prepared out of fear that the virus is spreading
New Yorkers seem prepared for the new law despite the state’s one-month enforcement delay
A new city policy may soon offer both small business owners—and pedestrians— some relief.
If the Mayor’s Office of Operation and city Law Department approves the proposal, the policy would give business owners the chance to have certain fees waived if their business opens its bathroom up to the public. The program is awaiting the Mayor’s Office of Operation and the city Law Department’s review and approval.
The program will waive fees that arise from 47 different violations of city law including posting prohibited signage and failure to have information in English. These included violations come with a fee between $75 and