For the second time since 2008, a concrete testing laboratory has been indicted for falsifying results of inspections for major private and public projects including the Second Avenue Subway, a LaGuardia Airport Control Tower and the Fulton Street Transit Center.
Laborers at the World Trade Center walked off the site Tuesday for the second day amid contract negotiations. Nearly 200 cement workers, whose contracts expired on July 1, were joined Tuesday by carpenters at the World Trade Center site and other cement workers from around the city.
A report released Monday, the fifteenth anniversary of the founding of the 47th Street Business Improvement District, said the one block stretch between Fifth and Sixth Avenues known as the 'Diamond District' needs to develop a more cohesive look to continue attracting customers. The block is home to more than 4,000 diamond-related businesses, which give the block its nickname.
Since the New York Liberty started playing at Newark’s Prudential Center this spring, attendance the at the games has dropped 30 percent, according to WNBA figures.
Ronald Farmer said he, his wife and his three children have nowhere to go after their Townsend Ave. basement apartment was flooded following a water main break in the Bronx this week: "I've lost everything in my apartment," he said.
Parents and city officials urged the Department of Education on Monday to halt the co-location of a charter elementary school at the Brandeis High School campus on the Upper West Side.
Sewage from a Harlem waste water treatment plant damaged in a fire continued to seep into the Hudson River Thursday — causing officials to caution swimmers and boaters to stay out of the water through the weekend and raising the specter of beach closures.
The city is offering a reward to neighborhoods with clean streets: fewer alternate-side parking days each week.
The FDNY has launched an aggressive campaign to attract minority applicants and get word out about its revamped exam following a judge's ruling last year that the city's test discriminated against blacks and Hispanics.
The U.S. kicks off against Brazil in the quarterfinals of the FIFA Women's World Cup on Sunday. The U.S. defeated Korea and Colombia but fell to Sweden Wednesday during the first round. City bar owners said they're seeing more and more customers seeking out the game.
Derek Jeter is Mr. 3,000. The Yankees captain hit a home run in the third inning of Saturday's game at Yankee Stadium off a pitch from the Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price to reach 3,000 career hits, making him only the 28th player in baseball history to achieve the milestone.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is just a few hits shy of reaching 3,000 hits, a career milestone that only 27 other Major League Baseball players have reached. Authenticators will be on duty at Yankee Stadium and ready to stamp on the MLB hologram — whenever the hit occurs. Take a peek at other milestone memorabilia items that fetched a pretty penny.
Yankees fans heralded Derek Jeter's return to the team Monday night, but three people at the game were especially focused on each swing: a trio of Major League Baseball "authenticators," standing by to be official eyewitnesses to a Yankee milestone and certify a Rawlings baseball as a piece of history.
Hot dog eating world champion Joey Chestnut stared down women's record-holder Sonya Thomas at the weigh-in ceremony for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest on Friday.
The competition begins Monday at 11:30 a.m. with the first ever Women’s Hot Dog Eating World Championship. Chestnut is ...
Sales tax will increase and apply to more goods and services in Connecticut starting Friday when the standard sales tax will rise from 6 percent to 6.35 percent.
A last-minute budget deal saved four pools facing closure and prevented the season from being cut short by two weeks, Benepe said. Now, all 54 pools — which host nearly 50,000 people daily — will be open for the full season through Labor Day.
The Kingsbridge branch of the New York Public Library turned a page Tuesday when it opened its new $18 million home in the Bronx.
Shakespeare will soon have a new home in downtown Brooklyn. The Theatre for a New Audience broke ground on its new space in the BAM Cultural District on Friday.
Airlines should be tasked with finding an alternative to slaughtering geese near the city's airports in order to protect aircraft, activists said Thursday.
The news that Al-Qaeda has a new No. 1 won't affect New York City's counter-terrorism strategies, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said on Friday.