Filipino New Yorkers are struggling to send aid to family members who live in the Southeast Asian nation amid deadly floods that have shuttered banks and snarled mail services in the Philippine capital of Manila.
Days after a gunman opened fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, New York City’s Sikh community say they will open the doors of their temples and cultural centers to anyone who wants to learn more about Sikhism.
A New York City memorabilia shop famous for its original pin up photos is selling its entire inventory for auction.
A New York state official was killed by falling debris and collapsing construction scaffolding after lightning struck the rooftop of a Brooklyn church on Thursday.
New York City's health board is holding a public hearing on a proposal to ban restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries from serving giant-sized sugary drinks.
State environmental officials are working with community groups, elected representatives and businesses to enforce air pollution laws in the Bronx.
New York University’s controversial expansion plan was approved by a City Council committee on Tuesday after the school said it would scale back development.
Pay phone kiosks - the remnants of days gone by - are set to get a new lease on life in New York City. They'll serve as the hosts of wireless Internet hotspots.
Sixty years of artwork by the influential Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will go on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art on Thursday. See a slideshow of works in the show.
An East Harlem farmer’s market opened for the summer on Friday – one of seven such markets hosted by public hospitals citywide.
New Jersey officials are banning outdoor water use in Monmouth County after three water mains broke.
Artist Tom Sanford's colorful 4-foot tall mural, called “Saints of the Lower East Side,” depicts Joey Ramone, Charlie “Bird” Parker, Ellen Stewart, Martin Wong, Miguel Piñero, Arthur Fellig and Allen Ginsberg.
While many in the city are eagerly waiting the start of the city’s bike sharing program, at least one man isn’t. New York City Comptroller John Liu is warning of safety and lawsuit problems that could come with the launch of Citi Bike.
Continuum Health Partners says it’s suspending merger talks with NYU Langone Medical Center and is instead considering a bid by Mount Sinai. The announcement comes just two weeks after Continuum and NYU officials announced an agreement to formally pursue a merger.
Some yoga enthusiasts took advantage of the heat. About 14,000 people practiced yoga on concrete hot enough to melt some people’s yoga mats to celebrate the summer solstice in Times Square.
The city's longtime parks commissioner Adrian Benepe is stepping down after a decade on the job.
The fifth annual Summer Streets will have something new this year: a 30 foot zip line, which will give New Yorkers a new way to appreciate the car-free streets.
In an effort to bring more voters to the polls, politicians and activists are proposing to make the voter registration process easier. But the legislative session ends in June 19, leaving little time for the proposal to be passed or be in effect in time for the election in November.