By Angie Wang and Tulika Bose Updated, 11:45 p.m. — A 67-year-old man died in a blaze that broke out at Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan Saturday evening, police said. FDNY received a call about a fire on the 50th floor of the residential and commercial building at about 6 p.m. Todd Brassner was found unconscious and […]
Women in New York City share their personal safety strategies.
Protesters wanted to extend the Temporary Protective Status of immigrants.
The case against New York City’s most notorious jail
A local Bushwick chef creates dishes with a dash of marijuana.
A beautiful building is preserved, but the cost may be high
De Blasio to spend $100 million to complete the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway on the Upper East Side
The city has allocated $30 million to improve the park, but how it will be spent hasn’t quite been figured out yet.
By Allison Lau and Katryna Perera Nestled between Manhattan and Queens is a small island that has been receiving more attention than usual–Roosevelt Island. To be precise, the island’s school–P.S./I.S. 217. It’s been in the headlines with reports of water laced with lead at the levels seen in Flint, Mich. Specifically, the New York Department of Water […]
New Yorkers celebrated International Women’s Day in colorful ways and welcomed a new female statue to Wall Street
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 […]
Thousands join demonstration outside Brooklyn’s Borough Hall Thursday