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.
The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission approved a rule change that will allow the widows of cab drivers to lease out their husband's medallion.
Taxi drivers will now be able to reject certain rooftop ads they find questionable, the Taxi and Limousine Commission board ruled Thursday.
Since it debuted two years ago, Taxi TV hasn’t gotten great reviews. But the city is promising more choices that it hopes will boost its popularity this fall.
Congressman-elect Bob Turner was feted at the annual state Republican Party dinner Wednesday night in Midtown Manhattan like a newly crowned prom king. His upset victory in the 9th Congressional District was referred to throughout the night as a wake up call to Democrats.
Former hospital CEO David Rosen has been convicted of a scheme to bribe three New York State lawmakers to assist Medisys, the Health Network that includes Jamaica, Flushing and Brookdale Hospitals.
Many longtime business owners in Coney Island said the wet, unpredictable weather this season resulted in a serious drop in revenue. The storms and evacuations this summer have left businesses scrambling.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a page from President Barack Obama, and suggested a "beer summit" to work out the tensions caused after police officers shoved and handcuffed two black city officials who said they had permission to walk on a blocked off sidewalk during the West Indian American Day Parade.
As the first day of classes for public school students approaches, many parents are out shopping for school supplies. After 5 years of budget cuts in city schools, some have seen the shopping lists grow longer.
More than 3,000 taxi drivers who own a cab but not a medallion are fighting for the right to elect whether they have a rooftop ad — the content of which some say they are embarrassed to be associated with.
More than 2,000 concrete workers have reached a tentative contract agreement.
As the Verizon strike continues into its second week, both sides say negotiations toward a new contract are ongoing — albeit at a sluggish pace.
New York City will once again require middle schools and high schools teach sex education.
Relics from the famed Upper East Side restaurant Elaine's will go up for auction next month and includes hundreds of pieces of artwork and keepsakes that once belonged to owner Elaine Kaufman. "The items are eclectic — true to Elaine's style," said longtime manager of the restaurant Diane Becker.
For more than a decade, many of New York City's prisoners have -- in the name of safety and contraband control -- been required to sport canvas sneakers that have come to be known by a memorable nickname.
In a unanimous ruling, an appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the teacher’s union and other groups that claimed the city misused more than $700 million in state aid between 2007 and 2010 that was supposed to reduce class size.