Popular dog names of 2015 released by NYC health department

Max and Bella are the top dog (names) in the Big Apple.

Pommes Frites rises from the ashes with new Village location

The fry joint that was destroyed in the St. Marks explosion is back on its feet 14 months later.

New Federal OT rules could help 110K in NYC: Report

New regulations would be a major boon to low paid New York employees.

F train express service likely to return to Brooklyn, MTA says

Plans to bring back express F service to Brooklyn took another step towards reality.

Brooklyn blogger highlights straphangers’ favorite books

Uli Beutter Cohen said she was fascinated by the subway, especially with its diverse group of readers.

Brooklyn Brewery expands to Navy Yard with restaurant, beer garden, more

The iconic brewery will have new, bigger headquarters.

Ivan Pereira’s appearance on MetroFocus

Ivan Pereira appeared on WNET’s MetroFocus to discuss a new report that showed spikes in home sales in Staten Island and the Bronx. http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2016/05/borough-buy-house-know/  Tweet This Post

Williamsburg leads NYC in gentrification, report says

The cost of living is incredibly transforming once havens for working class New Yorkers.

Other Music in East Village to close in June

The popular music shop joined the long list of mom and pops that closed to rising costs.

Uber marks 5 years in NYC

The ride sharing app has its fans and critics alike, but most New Yorkers agree that it has a major presence in the city.

Serbian Orthodox church in Flatiron gutted by 4-alarm fire

A beloved historic church went up in flames on the Serbian Orthodox Easter.

Five Boro Bike tour Blue Card team gives back to Holocaust survivors

A group of volunteers are hitting the streets on their bikes to help nearly 2,000 survivors living in New York.

Council to vote on perishable bag fee

The controversial bill aimed at reducing waste will go for a full vote.

Parks department shares data about trees in NYC

The city shared some interesting factoids about its five million trees.

City’s air quality sees improvments

Green upgrades and new tech solutions have resulted in fresher air for New Yorkers.

NYC job market creates higher risk but higher rewards for Millennials

Millennials face a tough challenge in the city’s job market, but if they gut it out, their rewards are big, according to reports.

NYC recycling: Reuse programs aim to cut down New York waste

There are plenty of ways New Yorkers can reuse their goods and cut down on waste. They just don’t know about it.

Tito Puente East Harlem memorial plan moves forward

Plans to immortalize the East Harlem jazz legend in his home neighborhood are coming together.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to become NYC tourism ambassadors

The radical crime fighting brothers will help draw more tourists to the city.

Stringer aims to audit NYC BOE

The city’s comptroller will take a long, hard look at the New York Primary after a series of complaints from voters.