More than two million voters are expected to cast ballots in New York City on Election Day – and officials want to make sure the Board of Elections is adequately prepared following criticism of its handling of the June primary.
It was Lehrer on Lehrer, when veteran PBS newsman Jim Lehrer stopped by The Brian Lehrer Show to explain the importance of presidential debates, stress the vital need for federal funding for public broadcasting and defend his own controversial moderating performance from the first Obama-Romney debate.
The nationwide effort to save a 2-year-old California boy is coming to Chinatown this weekend.
Fifty-four years ago this month, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Harlem signing copies of his book, when a mentally disturbed woman plunged a steel letter opener into his chest.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the MTA has no choice but to comply with a court order that allows a controversial pro-Israel ad from appearing in ten subway stations.
Many critics say they are unimpressed by the Great White Way's fall lineup. We asked two to weigh in on hits and misses for the new crop of Broadway shows that include Annie, Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf? and Glengarry Glen Ross.
A 19th-century Episcopal church in Brooklyn has still not been able to hold services nearly eight weeks after it was damaged in a thunderstorm.
A gritty New Brunswick, N.J, rock club, which shuttered in January, is getting ready for an encore.
A Queens lawmaker last week called for more gun buy-back programs in the wake of a triple fatal shooting. But experts cast doubt on the effectiveness of the program to thwart crime.
Twenty-four people were hurt Wednesday after the driver of a bus returning from the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut lost control and crashed on Interstate 95.
Federal prosecutors will get a second chance this week to try to prove City Councilman Larry Seabrook misdirected hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to nonprofits he controlled.
The Tony Awards, to be held on Sunday and to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will include showdowns between Nina Arianda in "Venus In Fur" and Tracie Bennett in "End of the Rainbow"; and Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Corden in the Best Actor category. "Once" will also be going up against "Newsies" for the Tony for best musical.
The group overseeing Pier 40 on the West Side of Manhattan wants to change the law to allow for new kinds of commerce to help generate revenue for the crumbling, cash-strapped structure.
More than 40,000 ulta-Orthodox Jewish men will gather at Citi Field Sunday to discuss how to use modern technology – including how to avoid potential dangers of the Internet.
Argentine tourists Florencia Colacioppo and Noelia Pfeiffer are visiting New York City for nine days. In that time, they plan to see Central Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, Chelsea and visit museums.
Most New Yorkers want to see Mark Sanchez as starting quarterback for the New York Jets over newly acquired Tim Tebow – even though the incumbent QB holds a slim four-point advantage over the former polarizing Denver Bronco, a new poll finds. Who's your favorite New York athlete?
Amateur photographer and collector Lynne Rostochile made one her most interesting finds to date at an Oklahoma flea market: a box of 70-year-old 35mm negatives shot during the 1939-'40 New York World’s Fair.
Nearly 6,000 residents in four council districts green lit projects from security cameras in public housing in Upper Manhattan to an outdoor performance space in the Rockaways, according to the results of the city’s first-ever participatory budget vote released Wednesday.
Some Brooklyn and Manhattan community members who had a hand in choosing the projects to finance in their neighborhoods will soon find out how $1 million of their tax dollars will be spent.
Murray Lender, who helped turn his father’s small Connecticut bakery into a national company that introduced bagels to many Americans for the first time, has died in Florida. He was 81.