Life gets back to normal after a shooting in midtown.
AMC Theatres is trying to bring more customers to their locations with one thing that home living rooms have always had cornered: comfort.
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices. Here, playwright Rick Elice.
There was broad consensus among New Yorkers that Bill de Blasio was the best choice on Tuesday's ballot. He got 73 percent of the vote and won among every major demographic group. But now that the election is over, what do we actually know about how he will govern? WNYC Metro Editor Andrea Bernstein and reporters Brigid Bergin and Anna Sale review what we know — and the potential wild cards.
Check out some of the events around town that our colleagues are suggesting for this weekend.
The artist who turned his parents' survival from the Holocaust into a Pulitzer-prize winning graphic novel is the subject of a new exhibit at the Jewish Museum.
A popular park is in financial trouble, but neighbors don't like the rescue plan.
The federal government Friday began implementing a law that would require insurers to provide benefits for mental health comparable to those for other medical services.
Two recent reports reveal pockets of anti-Semitism in the New York area.
After 10 months on the campaign trail, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, are taking some well-earned time off after he appears at the Somos El Futuro conference in Puerto Rico this week. But with just eight weeks before someone hands him the keys to City Hall, there are conversations to be had, even if it’s while decompressing on the beach.
Here are five things Mayor-elect de Blasio may be mulling between now and Jan. 1.
He painted freckled boy scouts, sprightly grandmothers and little black girls walking into an all-white school. Norman Rockwell was the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, and served as America's unofficial "artist in chief."
Voter turnout on Election Day Tuesday appears to have set a record low of 24 percent. Slightly more than one million of New York City’s 4.3 million registered voters cast their ballots.
New York's junior senator, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand, has been championing an effort to change the way the military deals with sexual assaults. Another Democratic Senator, Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, has also made the issue a top priority. But they are approaching reforms in different ways, and each is lobbying her colleagues hard for her own bill. McCaskill wants to keep prosecutorial power in the hands of military commanders. Gillibrand thinks those commanders — essentially, the bosses of the accusers — have been part of the problem, and her bill would take assault cases out of the chain of command and turn them over to military prosecutors.
SUNY spokesman David Doyle said Long Island College Hospital turned away ambulances Wednesday night because of "a shortage of medical specialists." But he said the hospital expects to resume accepting ambulances and admitting new patients tomorrow.
Many voters say they forgot to flip the ballot over in Tuesday's election and vote on the referenda questions on the back. According to a WNYC analysis of the Associated Press election results, 25 percent of voters didn't answer any of the questions.
Are big department stores taking the uproar over "shop and frisk" seriously?
A federal judge has ruled that New York City is not adequately prepared to evacuate disabled residents during emergencies, a problem that came to the forefront during Sandy and Irene.
Immigrant-rich neighborhoods in New York continue to show stronger economic growth than the rest of the city, according to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's office.
In New York City, 1.8 million people use food stamp, including 24-year-old Yale graduate Hugo Martinez Bernardino. Bernardino, along with one in five New Yorkers, saw food stamp benefits go down last week. Now a debate in Washington is underway about whether to implement larger cuts.