A proposed 3.1 million-square-foot development on the Upper West Side cleared an important hurdle for City Council approval on Wednesday by passing through two of the Council’s key committees.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other city officials celebrated the official opening of a new biotech office and lab building overlooking the East River in Manhattan on Thursday morning.
General Motors’ public stock offering breathed new life into the automaker on Thursday, after it had been beleaguered by debt and rescued by the government during the recession.
Gay rights advocates are increasing pressure on the Senate to repeal the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, before newly-elected Republicans take their seats in the Senate next year. Advocates held a series of Veterans Day rallies across the country today to honor gay and lesbian service members, and to protest the ban on openly gay service members.
After being trapped in a mine for 69 days, Chilean miner Edison Peña is getting ready to pound the pavement in the ING New York City marathon this Sunday.
Amid a string of high-profile hate crimes in the city this month, the Brooklyn District Attorney's office has created a new task force to fight anti-gay violence.
Park Slope residents and cycling advocates led two boisterous rallies on Thursday, over the future of a protected bike lane along Prospect Park West.
Health advocates and smokers' rights activists spoke out about a bill to ban smoking in outdoor locations like public parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas in New York City.
The clean-up from last week’s tornadoes in Brooklyn and Queens will take several more weeks, city officials said Thursday.