The 9/11 memorial plaza is opening to the public for the first time since the September 11, 2001, terror attacks at the site that has been transformed into a memorial with two reflecting pools ringed by the chiseled-in-bronze names of the nearly 3,000 who died.
Some New York City parent activists are calling on the Department of Education to provide more information about the location of PCB leaks in hundreds of public schools.
The city is set to host the 30th annual National Dominican Day Parade along Sixth Avenue on Sunday.
Following the abduction and killing of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy last week, Borough Park City Councilmember David Greenfield has proposed legislation to create so-called safe havens for kids to seek refuge.
Democratic party leaders are calling on congressman Anthony Weiner to resign, and many of his constituents are beginning to think that's the inevitable outcome of his sexting scandal.
Residents of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn are calling for more police presence after a boardwalk shooting that left a teenage girl dead and four men wounded Thursday.
Some property owners in Soho are taking aim at a decades-old zoning regulation that requires certain area lofts to house artists.
A new, year-round commuter ferry is coming to the East River this month and will leave from East 34th Street and Pier 11 in Manhattan and make stops in Long Island City, Williamsburg and Dumbo.
A major New York City construction company is charged with defrauding its clients — including The Economist magazine — out of more than $30 million over the past decade.
Parks in Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs are getting shortchanged when it comes to safety, some city lawmakers claim.
Fuel efficiency is the buzz phrase at the 2011 New York International Auto Show — but the specter of production slowdowns and supply chain disruptions looms large for Japan-based manufacturers struggle in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami last month.
NYT's David Sanger weighs in on two plans to reduce the federal deficit, which now stands at more than $14 trillion.
Patti LuPone, Neil Patrick Harris, and even Stephen Colbert appear in a new production of Sondheim's Company.
The Bronx Council on the Arts is getting a new home in what was once a bank.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he plans to fight electric bill rate hikes now that the feds have approved increases for power generation companies.
Cricket fans from around the New York area gathered at a Queens movie theater early Wednesday to watch India defeat Pakistan in the World Cup semifinal.
Lawmakers announced Monday new legislation geared toward helping to create a fuel-efficient taxi fleet in the city.
The City Council voted 38-12 Wednesday afternoon to rename the bridge in honor of the former mayor who was born and raised in the Bronx and represented Manhattan's East Side in Congress before becoming mayor in 1977.
NYT's David Sanger weighs in on the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
A day after State Senator Carl Kruger was slapped with corruption charges, some in his Brooklyn district said they're shocked to hear the nine-term lawmaker allegedly accepted more than a $1 million in bribes.