Bryant Park, in midtown Manhattan, is set to welcome a new sort of visitor this week: Thirty sheep will be making their home in the park in a 40-foot-by-40-foot, plexiglass-enclosed area where they will be able to roam and munch on the grass.
The World Baseball Classic is underway in Jupiter, Florida. It's the third time since 2005 that the international baseball tournament has taken place. And while some countries such as the U.S. and Japan are known for their skill on the diamond, another country is also making its way through the tournament with the help of a New Yorker.
Corporate sponsorship could soon become a reality as the city’s parks department this week solicits bids from companies angling to sponsor one of the city’s 631 basketball courts or one of its 55 dog runs
Street vendors will file suit against the NYPD and the city on Wednesday for what they say is illegal seizure of property following a crackdown in Soho last Spring.
Though the number of jobs in New York City has rebounded to pre-recession levels, the number of union jobs in the city has declined, according to a new report by CUNY.
In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about what happened at last week's Republican National Convention and previews this week's Democratic National Convention. Then Sanger discusses the threat of nuclear strikes on Iran from Israel.
Water temperatures are rising in the Long Island Sound, and bringing a change in the fish population, a new report finds.
While Mayor Michael Bloomberg has stepped up calls for greater gun control in the wake of the recent massacres in Wisconsin and Colorado, former Governor Eliot Spitzer says the mayor is overlooking a powerful tool at his disposal — the city's buying power.
The New York Police Department confirmed they have identified the Twitter user who allegedly sent out a threat to commit a mass-shooting at a Broadway show.
New Yorkers who want to witness the historic landing Sunday of the Mars Planetary Rover Curiosity can do so from Times Square.
Fruit vendors at green market carts around the city say they have been struggling to keep themselves cool and produce fresh in the stifling summer heat.
The city's ban on trans fats in fast food is making a difference in New Yorkers' diet, a Department of Health study published Tuesday shows.
A Queens Councilman called on residents to come forward with information about the shooting that left three men dead in Queens over the weekend – but also pushed for a reevaluation of police practices, which he says has eroded public trust.