Families of 9/11 victims and a firefighter began watching the closed-circuit pre-trial hearings at Guantanamo of the five men charged in the terror attacks at at the Fort Hamilton Army Base in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, on Monday
Devotees of Barbra Streisand seem to like falafel. Jay-Z heads generally eat and drink late into the night. Neither seem to have much interest in cupcakes or whimsical, irreverent Brooklyn-themed T-shirts, according to a recent survey of local businesses in the area.
The East Village has housed news immigrants, beatniks and the homeless — and the storied neighborhood that was once widely considered one of the most down and out areas in Manhattan is now home to 330 buildings in the city's newest historic district.
It’s been one year since Private Danny Chen of Manhattan was found dead in a guard tower in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from what military officials called a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
The list of 2012 MacArthur Fellows is out, and includes writer Junot Diaz and mandolin player Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek.
The owner of a clinic that provided abortions in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, refuted a report that he shuttered the facility in the aftermath of frequent protests.
Throngs of people descended on Downtown Brooklyn for opening night of the Barclays Center on Friday – but for the most part, by late evening, the choking traffic and transit snarls that some feared never came to fruition.
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Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reassured New Yorkers on Tuesday that the city’s parks are safe in the aftermath of two recent rapes in Manhattan parks.
Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated the movement's anniversary on Monday by clogging intersections in the city's financial district and marching to the beat of drums that were a familiar refrain last year.
Police say more than 100 people have been arrested as Occupy Wall Street protesters march in small groups around Manhattan's financial district to mark the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.
Since it opened on September 11 of last year, more than 4.5 million visitors have entered the National 9/11 Memorial to observe the reflecting pools in the footprint of the World Trade Center. But what does the memorial say about us?
After a loss Tuesday night, the Yankees have let their 10-game division lead evaporate and are now sharing first place in the AL East with the Baltimore Orioles. With only 27 games left in the regular season fans are frustrated, and hoping the pinstripes will pull through.
The ongoing courts-martial surrounding the death of Manhattan resident Private Danny Chen continue next month. Since June, five of the eight members of his platoon have been tried and sentenced. But some are unsatisfied, saying they think the military is not taking the charges seriously enough.
The women’s accessory designer who allegedly gunned down his former co-worker outside the Empire State Building on Friday was described as a mellow loner who showed no signs of distress the morning of the shooting.
A second solder accused of driving an Asian-American private from New York City to commit suicide last fall pleaded guilty Monday morning.
Levi Aron pleaded guilty to killing 8-year old Leiby Kletzky in court Thursday, and now faces 40 years to life in prison. The Borough Park community, where Leiby’s dismembered body was found in Aron’s refrigerator, is still coming to terms with the fact that it was a Jewish man and a neighbor who perpetrated one of the city’s most gruesome crimes in their backyard.
New renderings of One World Trade Center were released Tuesday by the Port Authority that show changes in the design for the base and spire of the building.
“A Chorus Line” composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday, was remembered by his fans for his indelible mark on Broadway and in film.
In the wake of the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left seven people dead, including the gunman, the NYPD is increasing its presence at Sikh temples in the area.
When Dr. Dre needed a fresh sample for his 2001 hit single with Snoop Dogg, “The Next Episode,” he hit up East Village record store co-owner Jared Boxxs’s shop Sound Library. Dr. Dre walked away with the David McCallum album “Music: A Bit More of Me” and a Billboard chart topper.