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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
A book that takes readers on the first transcontinental railroad ride in 1869 is the winner of America's highest honor for children's picture books.
Monday, January 27, 2014
New York City often brags about having the best tap water in the country, but an investigation by The New York Times reveals that some of the city's wooden rooftop water tanks tested positive for E. Coli and other bacteria.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
The new HBO show Looking is earning praise for its realistic look at the lives of four gay men in San Francisco. But for others, realistic is just another word for boring. After years of groundbreaking programming like Queer as Folk, The L Word and Will and Grace, and a whole channel dedicated to gay programming, Logo, can a gay TV show even be newsworthy?
Thursday, January 16, 2014
New Yorkers are apparently feeling good about their new mayor, according to a new poll.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
One billion dollars.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Dr. John Cordice, a surgeon who was part of the three-man team that in 1958 saved the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from a near fatal stabbing in Harlem, 10 years before King was assassinated, died Sunday. He was 95.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Amanda Burden, the outgoing commissioner of city planning has some advice for helping Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio when it comes to fulfilling his vow to create more than 200,000 units of affordable housing. Burden says de Blasio must "persuade communities to accept additional height and density," something easier said than done.
Monday, December 23, 2013
David Yassky, who for nearly four years led New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission, sat down with WNYC's Amy Eddings for an exit interview.
Monday, December 16, 2013
"I wish him well. I'm going to live in this city. My kids are going to live in this city. I hope he's a better mayor than I was," Bloomberg said.
Friday, December 13, 2013
From Scandal to Orange is the New Black, here's your weekend calendar of binge-watching musts.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
A bill mandating speed humps on roads near schools was signed into law today by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Ornithologists rejoice! The Port Authority just announced it will stop shooting dead these adorable little white-plumed creatures who have the unfortunate habit of hanging out at our local airports.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Three men charged with stealing millions in taxpayer money when they were hired to consult on a city payroll program will soon learn their fates.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Today marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
It takes years of training to become a professional dancer. But one choreographer in Brooklyn is challenging that idea.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Who said "I intend to be the Mayor of all of the people"? Who said "all groups are part of this city"? Who said "I'm grateful and humbled by the mandate the people of the city have given me"? Test your knowledge and get a glimpse of what New York felt like, beginning in 1965.
Friday, November 01, 2013
We won't know until Tuesday night who the next mayor will be, but one thing we know for sure— he won't be a billionaire. And that has implications for who will have influence at City Hall.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Bill de Blasio, the frontrunner in the city's mayor's race has spent his career as a champion for progressive causes. And he's used that profile to his advantage in the race. The Democrat has been leading Republican Joe Lhota by nearly about 40 points or more -- and it's given political observers lots of time to assess the promises de Blasio has made and what kind of mayor he might be, should he win the election on Tuesday.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Fresh off a strong debate performance, mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is maintaining an aggressive stance and keeping up his attacks on Democrat and front runner Bill de Blasio. On the campaign trail yesterday, Lhota told reporters that he's back, but will this new Lhota be enough to change the race?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
President Obama's visit to a Brooklyn school Friday will close one of the borough's largest parks for six hours.