Around 100 islanders marched in the streets Sunday. They said that under Guerra's leadership, the Department has been needlessly confrontational, especially with teenagers.
Restaurants are often the first to complain when food trucks move in. But the trucks have also been on shaky legal ground since a judge ruled in 2011 that they cannot idle in metered parking spaces.
A wastewater treatment plant on the north shore of Staten Island is set to become one of the city's biggest solar energy farms.
Memorial Day is just six weeks away, and the Parks Department is working 24 hours a day to restore the Rockaways Boardwalk, which was badly damaged by Sandy.
Before making a hire, many employers check the credit history of job applicants, looking for late payments, bad debt, and other problems. Now, the New York City Council is considering banning these credit checks.
According to the latest figures from the real estate firm Douglas Elliman, there are fewer homes for sale and prices are rising in Queens, Brooklyn and Westchester. But there’s another trend not shown in these numbers: the increasing dominance of all-cash buyers.
Councilman Brad Lander said credit reports weren't designed to be a hiring tool, and they're not a good indicator of whether a person will be a good worker.
New York City is working to make top-speed internet available to more homes and businesses and at the same time cut down on disruptive road-work and street closures.
The Bloomberg administration believes it’s found a powerful new tool to connect the jobless with jobs: TXT-2-Work sends text messages about job listings directly into the hands of unemployed New Yorkers.
The future of the Empire State Building depends on about 2,800- stakeholders who already own a piece of the art deco tower.
The Port Authority confirms it's considering adding so-called "submarine walls" to the World Trade Center site, as a result of Sandy.
So long as credit is tight, homeowners who might think about upgrading don't have much reason to put their apartment on the market. Interest rates are low, but few would-be purchasers qualify.
Almost five months after Sandy, there's still no dial tone for hundreds of people living in the Rockaways. The city councilman representing the area is warning the phone outage is a dangerous situation that must be fixed quickly.
The debate over paid sick time has focused on small businesses and low-wage workers. But if they get sick, many workers in the city’s fast-growing tech sector also have few options.
East Flatbush is a neighborhood on edge after the shooting death last weekend of a young man by police led to unrest along Church Avenue. The street is also a shopping hub, and the tension there has been bad for business.
New York is one of eight states providing information to a $100 million database of public school students from kindergarten through high school. In addition to names and addresses, medical info and test scores are included. New York City parents protested the sharing of children's information without their consent.
Dunkin’ Donuts is changing it recipes, though customers may not notice much difference the next time they bite into a cruller.
Months after Sandy, fiber connectivity hasn’t reached everyone, and many businesses and residents are still without basic communications services.