New York is known as the city that never sleeps — but what about when you need to stop and rest or simply enjoy the view?
A meeting among taxi industry stakeholders is taking place at the Governor's office on Friday, as he considers whether to sign the Bloomberg administration's 5 Borough Taxi Plan. Disabled New Yorkers say they're optimistic that in the process Governor Andrew Cuomo will help make the city's taxi fleet more accessible.
The city has removed hundreds of police barricades from the Financial District, a day after local politicians complained to Mayor Michael Bloomberg about them. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and others said they were a nuisance to those who live and work downtown.
As the weather gets colder, Occupy Wall Street protesters are fighting to get back generators the Fire Department took out of Zuccotti Park last week. At the same, the Working Families Party is circulating a petition asking Mayor Michael Bloomberg to help protesters survive the winter.
The competition is underway to see which university will be selected to build a state of the art engineering and applied sciences campus in New York City.
Anti-Wall Street protesters say they plan to march to a handful of bank headquarters Friday and deliver thousands of letters from people who have posted them online.
Taxi Drivers have been put on notice by the city that if they sound their horn it will cost them.
One of the most noticeable features of the Occupy Wall Street protest is the decentralized structure and lack of central leaders. Decisions are made at daily General Assembly meetings. But, in fact, hundreds of smaller decisions aren't made at those gatherings, but happen off site.
Disability rights groups said a rare move by the U.S Attorney in Manhattan will get them a step closer to bringing more accessible taxis to New York's streets.
As the Occupy Wall Street protest nears the one month mark, people who have been participating since Day 1 say they're not tired of protesting or living at Zuccotti Park, but admit it does cause some personal wear and tear.
Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder and former CEO who helped revolutionize the personal computer industry, the way we listen to music and mobile communications, died Wednesday. He was 56.
Over a thousand protesters marched from Wall Street to NYPD headquarters early Friday evening.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's office has sent out about 3,500 pink slips to state workers. Their union, the Public Employees Federation, voted down a contract deal on Tuesday. It would've frozen wages and increased health insurance costs in exchange for avoiding layoffs.
A computer glitch that caused the city to overcharge landlords $43 million on their last property tax bills has been fixed, according to the head of the city's Department of Finance.
Following 80 arrests over the weekend, organizers of an anti-Wall Street demonstration are now facing possible eviction from the Lower Manhattan park that has been their unofficial base of operations for the past 10 days.
A New York based radio service for the visually impaired that helps keep them up to date on current affairs says it’s funding will soon run out.
Hundreds of demonstrators are still camping out and rallying in the financial district as their protest against Wall Street greed. Zuccotti Park at Broadway and Liberty Street has become the base of operations for a core group of protesters, many of who have been camping out since Saturday.
There was no sign of protest at the Park51 community center last night. It opened its doors to the public in lower Manhattan Wednesday, without the opposition that had surrounded the project for a year.
Sixteen immigrants became U.S.citizens on Tuesday at a New York museum dedicated to the immigrant experience: the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. The naturalization ceremony also inaugurated the Museum’s new 10-thousand square foot visitor's center on Orchard Street, which opens to public next month.
The annual report card of the mayor's administration reflected a city under economic strain. The data shows city services are getting cut back while the city's most vulnerable residents are seeking more aid.