Hundreds of protesters returned to Zuccotti Park early Tuesday evening, about an hour after a ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court ruled that they could legally return to the park. Police cleared a path at the north and south ends of the park and a steady stream of protesters filed in to cheers and applause.
The same day anti-Wall Street protesters were evicted from Zuccotti Park, a judge's ruled they could not return with tents and sleeping bags to the space that has served as the group's defacto headquarters in Lower Manhattan for nearly two months.
Police continued to investigate an anti-Semitic hate crime that rocked Midwood, Brooklyn, last week as distressed residents of the Jewish enclave tried to get back to life as usual in the neighborhood home to many Holocaust survivors and their children.
Many young service members will be celebrating their Veteran’s Day this year, and they’re are still adapting to life stateside. For many that means joining organizations like the American Legion and VFW, groups that have served WWII, Korean War and Vietnam Vets for years. But for many young men and woman, these groups don’t provide the quick responses, networking and social media access this generation demands.
In the tradition of peripatetic portraitists, Mimi Vang Olsen travels far and wide to meet her subjects in person.
The majority of the 79 protesters who appeared in Manhattan court Thursday to face charges on disorderly conduct stemming from a September protest march refused prosecutors' offers to dismiss the charges if they stay out of trouble for six months.
Joan Didion's latest book, "Blue Nights," explores the death of her 39-year old adopted daughter Quintana. It's an event, “I hadn't dealt with it at any level, and I needed to,” she told WNYC's Leonard Lopate on Wednesday.
A unique weather phenomenon that occurs in the spring and fall caused unusually high high tides in the New York area a few days this week.
Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road employees may have scammed their way to large pensions in what prosecutors claim could amount to a $1 billion scheme, authorities said Thursday.
WNYC began visiting the World Trade Center site in April 2010 and continues to document the construction of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial, the transportation hub and the people working on the site.
From the Wall Street protests has emerged the irregularly published Occupied Wall Street Journal, a four-page broadsheet that editors claim has a circulation equivalent to a small town publication.
Fong Inn Too in Chinatown is one of the oldest family-run tofu factories in the country, but the fourth generation has little interest in keeping the tradition going. For now, preservation of the legacy rests squarely on the founder's great grandson.
The Wall Street protests have recent endorsements from interested factions — large and small — making for some strange bedfellows in Zuccotti Park, the protesters’ defacto headquarters, as businessmen, union members and anarchists are among the otherwise unlikely to rub elbows.
Occupy Wall Street protesters shut down part of the Brooklyn Bridge when marchers spilled onto the roadway from Manhattan. Police arrested approximately 700 protesters while trying to clear the road and reopen the bridge to traffic Saturday evening.
The record has been broken three times since 1961, but to Sal Durante, a 70-year-old Yankee fan living on Staten Island who is claimant to five-minutes of baseball infamy, the record still stands.
Over a thousand protesters marched from Wall Street to NYPD headquarters early Friday evening.
A woman is caught in the rain at 127th Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem on Thursday
At Ample Hills Creamery in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, everything is made the old fashioned way. As a certified dairy, they even pasteurize their own milk. So patrons of the shop — where milk shake mixers, wall posters and table mats pre-date most of its clientele — may be surprised to find an iPad on the counter where a vintage brass cash register might sit.
PHOTOS. Thousands of protesters rallied outside of the UN on a wide range of global issues. But the largest rallies were surrounding the decision by Palestinian leaders to seek statehood through the U.N. Security Council. The U.S. has pledged to veto any resolution brought to the Security Council seeking to grant the Palestinians statehood.
Crew are working overnight to try and restore subway service on the A, B, C, and D lines in time for the morning rush after a water main break Monday. A 94-year old water main broke around 11:00 a.m. under W 106th Street at Central Park West, causing the shut down of the entire B and C lines and curtailed service on the A and D lines.