Despite gusty winds, the New York Police Department allowed floats to soar during the annual Macy's Day Parade down Sixth Avenue. But Twitter pictures show the Spider-Man balloon sustained damage to its left arm.
Some big box stores are hoping Americans will be hungry for a heaping helping of shopping with their turkey and cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving.
A new bill being that will be introduced next week in the New York City Council could take some of the oxygen out of the fast-growing market for tobacco-free e-cigarettes.
Time Warner Cable, which supplies cable TV and broadband internet to over one million people in and around New York City, could soon be sold, according to multiple media reports.
High winds may ground the giant balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday. If winds exceed 23 miles per hour and gusts are more than 34 miles per hour the balloons will not be allowed to lift off.
Dozens of businesses in Willets Point could shut their doors this Saturday to make way for the first phase of a $3 billion redevelopment plan, but many are struggling to find a new place to relocate.
New York State’s top court on Tuesday blocked the Bloomberg administration's plan to impose new requirements on single adults trying to enter homeless shelters.
The project for this holiday weekend is to take photos of the people, pets, and things that make you feel grateful.
The city has filed a lawsuit accusing the Correction Officers Benevolent Association and its head, Norman Seabrook, of unlawfully striking, by delaying buses from leaving Rikers Island Nov. 18 in order to prevent a prisoner from testifying against union members.
The family of a legally blind inmate who died at Manhattan criminal court last week wants answers.
Online gaming in New Jersey officially began Monday at midnight. After a soft rollout last week gaming regulators green-lit six online casinos in the Garden State. New Jersey now joins Delaware and Nevada as the only other states to offer legal online betting with real money.
In New York, 76,177 have signed up for health plans on the state marketplace as of Monday. About 54 percent of those have been eligible for private insurance, and about 46 percent have applied for Medicaid.
Two foam monsters made out of dirty cups and take-out containers towered 20 feet high on the steps of City Hall as schoolchildren urged council members to pass a bill to ban foam plates and cups, because they are not biodegradable.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is critical of state lawmakers who are fighting subpoenas that would force legislators to reveal their outside business with legal clients.
After making education the cornerstone of his successful campaign, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio was greeted by a standing ovation Monday at a Columbia University summit on the future of the city’s children. The room was filled with educators, advocates and policy-makers, including former Mayor David Dinkins, who de Blasio thanked for launching his career.
National Weather Service meteorologist Lauren Nash said an approaching nor'easter could dump up to four inches of rain on the city before Thursday morning.
It'll also be windy, with gusts up to 45 miles an hour. Nash said that could pose a problem for car and air travelers, especially at ...
For a second day in a row, the city is facing frigid temperatures, a reminder that winter is on the way. We hit the streets and asked New Yorkers what they're doing to stay warm.
The prosecutor who led the investigation into the Newtown school shootings says it did not determine a motive for the attack.
The federal government grants a prized 2 inch by 3 inch document – a green card – to a million people a year. Two thirds are family members of U.S. citizens and permanent residents. But the legal path to this coveted document is often arduous and long. On a recent day, one family reached the end of that journey after almost 20 years.