Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Year of the Dragon kicked off with fireworks, confetti and other activities, including lion and dragon dancers in Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood. Millions of Asians around the world are celebrating with feasts, family reunions and festivities.
Friday, December 02, 2011
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
Facebook announced it will open an engineering center in New York City next year, their first such office outside the West Coast.
Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer, said it’s still unclear how many new employees the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company will hire.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said West Coast tech ...
Monday, November 28, 2011
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
On the warmest November 28th since 1990, when temperatures reached 69 degrees, Monday broke 70. And at the Soho Trees Christmas tree stand, customers still bought their Douglas Firs and Canadian Balsams.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rep. Nydia Velazquez were among the officials who announced the 1.1 million-square-foot warehouse in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, that dated back to 1916, would be renovated into a center for light manufacturing — a venture they said would also add 1,300 permanent jobs.
Friday, August 19, 2011
By Daniel P. Tucker : Associate Producer, WNYC News
Hundreds of aspiring singers, dancers and actors lined up in Soho overnight to audition for Protagonistas, a new reality TV show that debuts on the Spanish language channel Univision in the fall.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
A straphanger fans herself on the No. 1 train Thursday as the city sizzled with high temperatures. The metropolitan area is under an excessive heat watch through Friday evening — and Con Ed is telling New Yorkers to brace for heat-related power outages.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
By Ilya Marritz
SEE PHOTO. A man perched on a traffic light in Times Square stopped traffic and drew hundreds of onlookers Tuesday morning when he refused to come down for an hour.
Wednesday, June 08, 2011
A red-tailed hawk hops around as it watches a nest in Riverside Park near the 79th Street Boat Basin.