Thanksgiving week is synonymous with turkeys. Prepping and cooking one, along with all of the fixings, for the big feast. Inmates at Rikers Island will get a preview of that on Tuesday, when they will prepare 150 turkeys for people in need.
The removal of the Occupy Wall street encampment from Zuccotti Park has left some downtown stores and restaurants optimistic that their business will soon return to normal.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said an anti-truancy program that assigns mentors to chronically truant students is showing results.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard is opening to the public this week for the first time in 200 years. It’s unveiling a new museum that documents the city's shipbuilding history.
Protesters with Occupy Wall Street have begun erecting all-weather tents at their encampment in Zuccotti Park to get ready for winter.
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.