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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced stricter rules on communities and businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19 on Friday morning. All employees of "non-essential" businesses

Also gyms, movie theaters, and casinos—all to help slow the virus

Islanders to return to Nassau roots—and many New York City hockey fans shrug

“It’s the business,” one detective said to the other when he saw the dynamite. Soon it would explode

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

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

How does someone without a bank account navigate the city’s increasingly digitized financial system?

For journalists covering the sexual assault trial of the movie mogul, it’s meant long, tedious hours outside the courtroom

Cafes around the city are starting to cater to people and their pooches.

At the Macon library in Bed-Stuy, residents gather to learn about African American history through names, objects, food, and memories

Long lines and frigid temperatures didn't keep couples from getting hitched on Valentine's Day

How a series of technological advances have changed the voice-over industry 

What does the South Korean movie’s historic win at the Academy Awards mean to New York filmmakers and moviegoers?

What does the South Korean movie’s historic win at the Academy Awards mean to New York filmmakers and moviegoers?

The diocese in Brooklyn and Queens doesn’t want to risk anyone getting sick

[gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="21589,21590,21591,21592,21593,21594,21595,21596,21597,21598"] Many building walls all over Brooklyn are covered by 40-foot advertisements or sleek glass floor-to-ceiling windows. But the borough is also

As the Feb. 24 memorial is set for the NBA legend, fans in Asia pay tribute to his fighting spirit

From the great-great-granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton to the first female firefighter in New York, the board of directors is a veritable history lesson

At an event in Astoria, cops and firefighters mingle with singles